Oakland Restaurant Week Returns, March 18-27, 2022


Oakland, Calif., Feb. 15 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Visit Oakland announces the return of its popular Oakland Restaurant Week, March 18-27, 2022. With specially curated dining experiences and offerings ranging from local gems and food trucks to Michelin-starred eateries and newly opened eateries, it’s 10 days of lunch and dinner specials and endless possibilities for delights. Diners are encouraged to support local restaurants and literally “Fest your way through the East Bay”.

Launched in 2010, Oakland Restaurant Week is an annual dining promotion presented by Visit Oakland, a non-profit organization marketing Oakland, California as a travel destination. The 10-day celebration showcases the flavors of Oakland and is designed to support local establishments, enticing diners with menu offerings and experiences made available only during the 10 days March 18-27, 2022.

“Come discover Oakland and all the richness it has to offer,” says Peter Gamez, President and CEO of Visit Oakland. “I love Restaurant Week because we discover Michelin-starred restaurants, as well as the most innovative food trucks in the country. Our bustling neighborhoods are just the backdrop where your senses come alive with every bite,” he continues. “Oakland is ready to show what we have to offer in the culinary scene.”

After a particularly difficult year, Visit Oakland is focused on supporting Oakland’s eclectic restaurant community with a quick, fast and delicious recovery. Oakland Restaurant Week is offered free to all restaurants in Oakland. Participating restaurants create new and unique offerings from family dinners, special menu items, prix fixe menus, ingredient-focused tastings and more. It is an invitation for the community, locals and visitors to eat. Drink. Repeat.

The community and fabric of Oakland is made up of culturally distinct neighborhoods, inspiring an incredibly creative culinary scene of unexpected pairings and fusion-style flavors. Favorite foodie hotspots include Jack London Square and Temescal to Uptown and Fruitvale, to name a few. A sampling of featured restaurants: Agave Uptown, A16, Italian Colors, ChopBar, Duende, District, Sobre Mesa, Shinmai, Home of Chicken & Waffles, Eating Saigon, Perle Fine Wines & Cocktails, OakCali Cafe, and more.

All Oakland Restaurant Week attendees will offer lunch and/or dinner menus at six different price points:

  • Lunch pricing tiers will be offered at $10, $15, $25
  • Dinner price tiers will be offered $25, $40, $60

Throughout Restaurant Week, visitors to Oakland are strongly encouraged to eat, drink…and stay. Visit Oakland will offer special accommodation and travel packages, including discounted rates with select hotel and transportation partners.

Complete listings of participating hotels, restaurants, menus, special events and reservations are available at OaklandRestaurantWeek.org. Participating restaurants can be searched by neighborhood, cuisine, type of meal and price. Through a partnership with OpenTable, reservations (highly recommended) can be made directly from the Oakland Restaurant Week page. Media partners include Diablo Magazine, San Francisco Magazine and East Bay Times.

About Visit Oakland

Visit Oakland is a non-profit organization that markets Oakland, California as a travel destination. Visit Oakland offers a wide variety of free services and materials for travelers interested in visiting Oakland. For more information, visit VisitOakland.com. Want to share the love of Oakland with the world? Follow @VisitOakland on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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