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Place to eat before show at Paramount-tomorrow

Lkanne154 Dec 4, 2008 01:55 PM

I am looking for a place to get a quick bite to eat for 6-8 people before going to an 8:00 show at the Paramount. Any and all suggestions welcome.


  1. JasmineG Dec 4, 2008 03:18 PM

    Flora is not far away, but I'd call for a reservation for that many people. Luka's also isn't far away, and would be a good bet. And the brand new (opening tonight) Ozumo might be a fun place.

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    1. re: JasmineG
      Lkanne154 Dec 4, 2008 03:37 PM

      Thanks for the help.

    2. m
      ML8000 Dec 4, 2008 03:21 PM

      Luka's is very close but it might not be quick. It can get busy.

      Flora is also close by. I've heard good things but haven't been.

      Luka's Taproom
      2221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

      1900 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

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      1. re: ML8000
        Ruth Lafler Dec 4, 2008 04:18 PM

        There's also Luka's "sister" restaurant, Franklin Square Wine Bar, across the street.

        Franklin Square Wine Bar
        2212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

        1. re: ML8000
          adrienne156 Dec 11, 2008 08:49 AM

          If you opt to sit in the lounge, you can cut out a lot of the wait time.

        2. l
          Lkanne154 Dec 4, 2008 03:37 PM

          Thanks-I'll check it out.

          1. rworange Dec 10, 2008 04:02 PM

            Sooo ... where did you go and how did you like it?

            1. gourmandadventurer Dec 11, 2008 08:44 AM

              I second Luka's!

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