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To add a little flavor to your day, head to Oakland and dine at Penrose. Whether you have something to celebrate or just need something to take the edge off, the drink menu at this restaurant won't disappoint.
It can be a bit of a mob scene on the weekends, so don't take a chance on getting seated ? best to call ahead and make a reservation. Don't spend time or money shopping for a new dinner outfit - Penrose's laid-back vibe accepts jeans, T-shirts, and everything in between.
The restaurant is next to a parking lot, but drivers can also settle for street parking. At Penrose, diners can make use of the safe bike rack.
Penrose is a bit of a splurge at around $50 to $75 for a meal.