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A great drink spot, Missouri Lounge Cafe is home to a nice selection of brews and cocktails in Berkeley's Southwest Berkeley district. Low-fat, gluten-free and anything else you've been looking for waits here. Cheer on your favorite team at Missouri Lounge Cafe, a local restaurant with TVs. The patio seating at Missouri Lounge Cafe is perfect for those warm summer days. Get down with a live DJ while dining and have some fun on the bar dance floor. The lively clientele and reverberating tunes result in a noisy scene, so don't plan any quiet conversation at the bar. Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the bar gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected. No need to dress up for a trip to Missouri Lounge Cafe — the casual bar encourages laid-back attire. Diners at Missouri Lounge Cafe will be happy to know that free parking is always available. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Missouri Lounge Cafe. If you go out for a nice meal, it doesn't need to cost $100, come treat yourself at Missouri Lounge Cafe. Cash is the only payment option offered at Missouri Lounge Cafe.
2600 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,
CA
US
Enjoy traditional American cuisine at George and Walt's, home of American comfort food. Come prepared to feast at George and Walt's — with no low-fat options, any diets will need to be put aside for the moment. TVs are also on hand in the bar to keep up with the latest scores. Ideal for large groups, George and Walt's will make sure your party feels anything but cramped. During the restaurant's weekend rush, waiting in line is the name of the game (so avoid Friday and Saturday nights if you're looking for something quick). George and Walt's offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. The restaurant is next to a parking lot, but drivers can also settle for street parking. Super-savers will adore the low-prices at George and Walt's, too — meals there usually cost less than $15. George and Walt's is cash-only, so plan a trip to the ATM before heading over.
5445 College Ave
Oakland,
CA
US
Hankering for a side of fries? Try the grub at Merchants' Saloon, a tasty restaurant serving American-style fare. You can also catch the latest scores on the TVs in the bar. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at Merchants' Saloon just as much as mom and dad. If space is what you're looking for, Merchants' Saloon has plenty of room for larger parties. Don't let your weekend plans get spoiled! Be sure to reserve a table if you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday since it can get pretty crowded. Valet parking is available at Merchants' Saloon's 2nd St address, so make sure to bring along a little extra for tip. Tabs at Merchants' Saloon almost never exceed $15, so it's a great low-cost option for any time. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — Merchants' Saloon serves up all three meals.
401 2nd St
Oakland,
CA
US
Season your day with some Indian spice — Kerry House serves top-notch Indian-style cuisine. Don't expect to find any low-fat fare on Kerry House's menu — you'll need to be prepared to indulge a bit. For your viewing pleasure, Kerry House also stocks TVs in the bar area. Patio tables and chairs are ready for Kerry House diners who prefer their meals al fresco. If you want to skip the weekday crowds, visit the bar over the weekend (and keep the bar's no-reservation rule in mind). Wear what you like when you dine at Kerry House — the restaurant has a chill vibe just right for casual dining. Brush up on your parallel parking skills — the bar's Piedmont Ave location offers nearby street parking. Prices at Kerry House typically stay below the $30 mark, so you can afford to bring along a friend or a date.
4092 Piedmont Ave
Oakland,
CA
US
For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, Lakeside Lounge is a top pick. If you prefer to eat healthy, you'll find tons of fresh selections on Lakeside Lounge's menu. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Get your whole crew together at Lakeside Lounge, offering lots of special space for larger parties. A DJ spinning or live musical patrons are not out of the ordinary at Lakeside Lounge. The bar hosts a DJ, and visitors can take to the dance floor as well. If you're heading out on a Friday or Saturday, keep in mind that the bar gets busy. Street parking is readily available near Lakeside Lounge's E 18th St location. The super-affordable fare at Lakeside Lounge will definitely make your budget happy too — prices are almost always under $15.
338 E 18th St
Oakland,
CA
US
The Stork Club is Oakland’s premiere venue for all things music related. The Stork Club offers a state-of-the-art sound system that is sure to please artists and fans alike. All you need is your instruments and a few hundred screaming groupies and you’ve got yourself a party. The Stork Club is an establishment that caters to the 21 and over crowd and supplies the best in indie, rock, and underground music. If it’s not on the radio, you’ll probably find it here at the Stork Club. If you’re a band and you’d like to play the Stork Club round up some of your compatriots, fill the card, and make a great night out of it. If you’re a fan, be sure to check the Stork Club’s website often to see who’s playing and when. The Stork Club is your one-stop-shop for the latest and greatest in the rock music scene.
2330 Telegraph Ave
Oakland,
CA
US
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