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Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

1520 Lakeside Dr. Send to Phone
A prize waterfront location, historic building and vibrant atmosphere give this friendly seafood restaurant, bar and grill multifaceted appeal.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late

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Dining room at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill, Oakland, CA

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill Restaurant Review

: A festive, see-and-be-seen vibe pervades this rambling horseshoe-shaped hometown hangout anchored by a renovated boathouse at the west side of Oakland’s Lake Merritt. Lovingly restored features such as high wooden ceilings provide a fun counterpoint to executive chef Shea Ohlott's modern bistro creations. (Owners Gar and Lara Truppelli have a knack for choice locations: they also own the Beach Chalet and adjoining Park Chalet at the foot of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.) An 80-foot marble bar, three private dining rooms, and ample outdoor seating on a heated dock with its own bar attract bevies of locals in-the-know---especially for taco Tuesdays, crab Fridays, and twice-daily happy hours. Seafood and other mellow offerings compete with the view for your attention; hearty starters include a plump prawn cocktail with spunky house-made sauce and an artisanal cheese plate with honeycomb; entrées range from tender beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips to roasted sea bass to herbed pan-tossed gnocchi that will make vegetarians feel nurtured. Fun-to-eat desserts include a crispy-creamy coconut-mango napoleon. Sample the beer menu hailing from the microbrewery at sister restaurant Park Chalet: Lady of the Lake is a standout.

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