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Lunch in Oakland on a Weekday for Sister's Big Bday

guanciale415 Sep 12, 2012 07:07 PM

My poor sister has her board exams coming up and doesn't want to go out for a big dinner for her 30th(!) birthday so she has her evening open for studying. We want to take her somewhere special for lunch in Oakland (she doesn't want to drive to SF) and price is not a consideration. It will be 4 adults and I will be bringing my 1 year old. Any suggestions?

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    ML8000 RE: guanciale415 Sep 12, 2012 08:00 PM

    If it's a nice day out, Boca Nova and sit outside.

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      Cheesy Oysters RE: guanciale415 Sep 12, 2012 08:00 PM

      I think my favorite would be Wood Tavern.

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        Rapini RE: guanciale415 Sep 12, 2012 08:01 PM

        Cafe at Chez Panisse.

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          Ruth Lafler RE: Rapini Sep 12, 2012 11:26 PM

          BocaNova and Cafe at Chez Panisse were the first to that came to my mind, also.

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