Located in the vibrant Uptown Oakland neighborhood, the Fox Theater is surrounded by some of the best places to eat, drink and rest in the Bay Area. Here’s a list of our favorite nearby spots.

Recommended Hotels

Claremont Resort & Spa – 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley (800) 551-7266

Courtyard By Marriott Emeryville – 5555 Shellmound Street, Emeryville (510) 652-8777

Executive Inn & Suites – 1755 Embarcadero (510) 536-6633

Four Points by Sheraton – 1603 Powell Street, Emeryville (510) 547-7888

Hyatt House Emeryville –5800 Shellmound St.,  Emeryville  (510) 601-5880

Hilton Garden Inn – 1800 Powell Street, Emeryville (510) 685-9300

Hotel Shattuck Plaza –2086 Allston Way (510) 845-7300

Homewood Suites – 1103 Embarcadero (510) 663-2700

Doubletree Berkeley Marina – 200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley (510) 548-7920

Marriott Oakland City Center – 1001 Broadway (510) 451-4000

Moxy Oakland Downtown – 2225 Telegraph Avenue  (510) 974-1112

The Washington Inn – 495 10th Street (510) 452-1776

Waterfront Plaza Hotel – 10 Washington Street (510) 836-3800


The Den at the Fox Theater

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1807 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 302-2250

Enjoy food and drinks before every the show at The Den. The Den is a sophisticated bar located inside the venue and open to the public typically an hour prior to doors time. Our gourmet menu and specialty cocktails await!


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

362 17th St
(510) 502-7743

Aburaya is a punkrock influenced restaurant specializing in Japanese fried chicken and seasonal izakaya plates. Everything is freshly made in house, from marinades to sauces and seasonings. Produce is sourced fresh from local weekly farmers’ markets and organic and natural products are used as much as possible.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2135 Franklin Street
(510) 288-3668

Conceived from a love of food and community, Agave Uptown made its debut in June 2016 at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, CA. Located in the heart of Uptown Oakland, Agave sets the standard for authentic Oaxacan cuisine in the area.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1901 San Pablo Avenue
(510) 839-0000

Expect Korean-Mexican fusion influence by Los Angeles street food: kimchi-stuffed tacos, steak and French fry burritos, and tempura-topped burgers, plus house-made lemonades and potent truffle fries.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2337 Broadway Street
(510) 338-3272

Working to provide the very best Mexican region-inspired cuisine, combined with the rebel spirit of Oakland, Calavera creates an eclectic experience unmatched in the town.

Classic Cars West Beer Garden

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

411 26th Street
(510) 922-1319

The Classic Cars West Beer Garden and restaurant: vintage cars, art gallery, beer garden & full vegan restaurant! Delicious Vegan comfort food provided by Hella Vegan Eats. Draft line up features Oakland's finest craft brewers such as, Linden Street, Ghost Town Brewery , Line 51, Federation, Fieldwork , Crooked City Cider, Ale Industries, Temescal Brewing and more.

Curry Up Now

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1745 San Pablo Ave
(510) 858-7475

Think tikka masala burritos, deconstructed samosas and sexy fries. Curry Up Now takes traditional Indian flavors and present them in a friendly, recognizable way. Their obsession is amazing tasting food, but we’re just as passionate about making sure our guests have an incredible experience the moment they walk through our doors or step in line at our food trucks.

Drake's Dealership

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2325 Broadway Auto Row
(510) 568 2739 x 40

This classic brick building on Oakland’s historic Broadway Auto Row was once the parts and service department of an old Dodge dealership. Enjoy a wood-fired pizza and sample our fresh beer brewed right here in the East Bay. Kick back and welcome to the Drake’s family.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

468 19th Street
(510) 893-0174

DUENDE is a collaboration between Chef Paul Canales and strategic visionary and style maven Alexandra Vorbeck and tech whiz and food enthusiast Tony Siress, born from a common passion for creative soulful food, artisan wines, beers & spirits and eclectic improvised music and art. The space is housed in the historic and ornate Oakland Floral Depot building, considered by many to be the Art Deco jewel of the Uptown/Downtown scene.

Emporium Oakland

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1805 Telegraph Ave
(773) 697-7922

Emporium Oakland, sister-site of Emporium SF, is an arcade bar that boasts a huge collection of pinball games, arcade games, foosball, skeeball, and more! Emporium also features a variety of craft beer on tap, an innovative cocktail program, a full bar, live DJs and special events.

Home of Chicken and Waffles

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

444 Embarcadero West
(510) 836-4446

Immensely popular Oakland soul food hotspot Home of Chicken and Waffles (HCW) opened its doors in May 2004. From residents of the neighborhood’s luxury lofts to club-goers looking for a delicious way to end their night, Home of Chicken and Waffles is a hands-down favorite. Originally a franchise of Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles, the family-owned HCW implemented an upscale thematic flair and re-branded itself with a 60’s diner image.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1915 San Pablo Avenue
(510) 788-6217

Hopscotch is an upscale diner serving seasonally inspired cocktails and regional American food with Japanese sensibility in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. Yonsei Ramen Shop is the savory after-hours shadow of Hopscotch, open every Friday from 11pm to 2am.

Ike's Sandwich

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2204 Broadway
(510) 338-6789

Ike’s Sandwich first opened its door on Halloween of 2007. The man behind the sandwich, Ike Shehadeh, always puts his customer's happiness first. That is what sets Ike’s Sandwich aside from the rest. The bread is baked fresh to order and their soon to be patented “Ike’s Dirty Secret Sauce” is spread on every sandwich and baked right in the bread, and another layer is spread on afterwards to give it that extra flavor. Mmmmm… are you hungry yet?

Itani Ramen

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1736 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 788-7489

“Itani Ramen is my expression of Japanese ramen culture here in Oakland. I set out to mirror the Japanese ramen experience, one where a bowl of ramen is affordable, served quickly, and always soulful and satisfying. I see ramen in Japan as a creative outlet for chefs working within the constraints of a cuisine mired in tradition. Through my travels I’ve been inspired by the evolution of ramen; each prefecture offers a unique twist, celebrating their local ingredients and representing the best the seasons have to offer. It is with that originality and drive that we present to you, Itani Ramen. ” - Kyle Itani

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1520 Lakeside Drive
(510) 208.5253

The people that rocked San Francisco with the beloved Beach and Park Chalets have opened their follow-up in Oakland -- the Lake Chalet, a 425-seat, multimillion dollar seafood behemoth in Lake Merritt's newly renovated boathouse. The seriously classed-up premises are awash in painted blue wood, blackened steel, and mahogany, and are made up of several distinct dining zones including two fireplaced private eating rooms, an 80-foot marble bar that looks out at the lake, and a dockside patio.

Le Cheval

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1007 Clay Street
(510) 763-8495

East Bay Express Readers' Choice for Best Vietnamese/Southeast Asian for 21 years running, Le Cheval's style incorporates the French, Chinese and Southeast Asian cooking concepts of preparing wholesome, nutritious and special dishes that emphasize quality with quantity.

Little Giant Ice Cream

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1951 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 922-1426

Little Giant Ice Cream was born of a simple love for ice cream. The experiences it inspires, the memories it helps create. It’s simple, honest and easy. But it’s also decadent– a treat for the best of times, and the ultimate comfort during the tough stuff.

Lost and Found

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2040 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 763-2040

The family that brought you Oakland’s favorite dance floor, The Layover Music Bar and Art Lounge, has created yet another undeniably Oakland destination, Lost And Found. This is a tranquil spacious sun-filled indoor/outdoor beer garden, where one can get lost in the extensive beer offerings, and found in an accessible menu of high quality, healthy, delicious fare. The beer ranges from the traditional blue-collar pints to the European and local barrel aged high gravity craft brews.

Luka's Taproom & Lounge

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2221 Broadway
(510) 451-4677

Luka's menu inspiration comes from the brasseries of France and Belgium. In fact, they've taken to calling their style of cuisine "California Brasserie," which basically means that they've taken traditional French & Belgian brasserie dishes such as oysters, mussels, frites , sausages and cured meats, and put them together in a way that reflects the culinary sensibilities of the Bay Area.

Make Westing

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1741 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 251-1400

Make Westing is located in the thriving Uptown district of Oakland. Wood, iron, and slate make up the décor that resonates with the industrial heritage of the city of Oakland. Make Westing is equipped with a full bar, a variety of gourmet bites, an outdoor patio, and two indoor bocce courts.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2442a Webster Street
(510) 238-1100

The cozy bar opens to an airy two-story dining area full of eclectic art that can be transformed into a dance floor or performance space as needed. The upstairs is intimate and lounge-like. The menu focuses on international comfort food such as BBQ pork buns, butternut squash soup, lamb tagine with couscous, and fried chicken.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

357 19th Street
(510) 451-1357

Parlour the latest labor of love from the partners behind the iconic Bar 355. Linda Bradford, Travis Dutton, and Patrick Lynch have been planning a restaurant since the beginning of their partnership, and had a vision of a seasonal, ingredient-driven menu that draws upon the bounty of top-quality local producers. Parlour’s Italian influenced, Bay Area cuisine showcases the beautiful wood-fired oven that is the centerpiece of the open kitchen, while the bar offers classic and modern cocktails with an assortment of carefully curated spirits, wines, and beer.

Pho 84

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

354 17th St
(510) 832-1338

Oakland’s oldest Vietnamese restaurant! Pho 84 serves traditional Vietnamese pho & other regional staples using the freshest high quality ingredients.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1951 Telegraph Ave #2
(510) 922-1583

From pasture to plate, Roam Artisan Burgers offers delicious burgers, sides, shakes and sodas crafted from fresh ingredients that have been carefully sourced from a select group of purveyors.

Shiba Ramen

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1438 Broadway
(510) 985-8309

Shiba Ramen believes in the Japanese ramen experience. They offer a streamlined, ramen-focused menu, complemented by a handful of tasty sides. Cold beer is on tap, as it should be. Shiba Ramen also features rotating draft Bay Area craft beers, and a curated collection of Japanese craft beer and sake.


Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1825-3 San Pablo Ave
(510) 271-1888

Yingji Huang became fascinated with Japan after traveling to Tokyo at age 15 for a summer vacation that turned into a three-year sushi chef apprenticeship. Eager to bring his newfound skill set to the States, Yingi moved to Los Angeles, where he owned Kippa in Beverly Hills and established Asia De Cuba Restaurant Group’s sushi program. A decade later, Yingji’s aspirations became a reality, as he partnered with friend and former colleague Andy Liu to open sushi bar Kakui in Oakland’s Montclair neighborhood. At his newest restaurant project, Shinmai, Yingi unites with Andy again to bring a lively izakaya experience to Uptown Oakland.

Umami Burger

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

2100 Franklin Street
(510) 899-8626

Adam Fleischman developed a restaurant concept dedicated to the all-American classic, hamburgers. The ART of creating that perfect mouthful. It starts with the house-ground, hand-formed patty infused with the Umami Master Sauce. It builds with the carefully crafted combination of toppings resting on the lightly toasted and slightly sweet bun. Finally, it explodes with house-made sauces, paired with unique sides, accompaniments and the perfectly paired beverage.

Xolo Taqueria

Fox Theater - Neighborhood

1916 Telegraph Avenue
(510) 986-0151

Xolo Taqueria is Restaurante Dona Tomas' new "mission-style" taqueria located in downtown Oakland across the street from the historic Fox Theater. Xolo is a casual, cool and kitschy taqueria featuring a simple menu of unusual and delicious tacos and burritos plus a few other items like the "Danger Dog", a Mexican-style bacon wrapped hotdog, vegan pozole and hot bite-size churros. Beer and wine is served along with house made horchata and seasonal aguas frescas.