Oakland’s Chinatown is much smaller than its San Francisco sister, but bustles with commerce. English is infrequent and tourists few....
Ronald Dellums Federal Building
A beautifully refurbished 1914 beaux arts hall.
So popular that it busted out of its original brick-and-wood-paneled shoebox and expanded into a second storefront and back terrace, the...
If you want to eat outside on a sunny day, grab a sandwich from Ratto’s, a vintage Oakland grocery (since 1897) with a deli counter (and...
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Old Oakland information
Old Oakland , immediately west of Broadway, is lined with historic buildings dating from the 1860s to 1880s. The buildings have been restored and new, upscale restaurants have begun to make this a hub of evening activity. The area also hosts a lively Chinese-influenced farmers market every Friday morning – a great time to visit.