Oakland will celebrate its third annual Oakland Restaurant Week January 18-27, 2013, with more than two dozen restaurants offering special prix fixe menus at $20, $30 or $40 for lunch and dinner. Oakland continues to gain recognition as one of the best culinary destinations to visit, known for incorporating fresh ingredients into creative dishes. The city's restaurants also reflect the many different cultures of Oakland, one of the most diverse cities in the country.
The ten day event is an ideal opportunity for visitors and locals to experience Oakland's vibrant culinary scene, which continues to receive rave reviews from media outlets across the globe. Participating restaurants are located throughout the city's popular visitor and residential neighborhoods, such as Grand Lake, Jack London Square, Montclair Village, Old Oakland, Rockridge, and Uptown. Restaurants include:
- B-Side BBQ
- Bay Wolf
- Chop Bar
- Lake Chalet
- Paragon Restaurant & Bar at The Claremont
- Plum Bar
- Rumbo Al Sur
- Scott's Seafood
- Spice Monkey
- The Fat Lady
- Toast Wine Lounge
- Yoshi's Jazz Club & Japanese Restaurant
Diners are encouraged to make reservations in advance of the event. Direct booking links can be found on the Oakland Restaurant Week webpage. Information about special events during the week will also be online.