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Bar Dogwood [Oakland]

Scott M Jul 15, 2013 11:41 AM

Read an article about the windows being smashed and realized I hadn't heard of Bar Dogwood in Oakland.

Has anyone been and can share their experience?


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    mdougherty RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 01:12 PM

    They have good cocktails in a nice, rather small space. One of my favorite cocktail spots in Oakland.

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      shanghaikid RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 01:27 PM

      never tried it but house made charcuteries are a draw here.

      nice greyhounds here too.

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        rubadubgdub RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 02:16 PM

        Nice, intimate bar for mixed drinks and ages as compared to Make Westing neaby which is bigger, younger, louder.

        1. Melanie Wong RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 02:27 PM

          Here's bbulkow's early report

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            Scott M RE: Melanie Wong Jul 15, 2013 02:44 PM

            Thanks, I searched for Dogwood didn't find this post.

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              Melanie Wong RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 03:01 PM

              It was more than a year ago, so unless you changed the default 12 month search setting, it would not come up.


          2. Mission RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 03:04 PM

            Dogwood is a relaxed intimate bar with great drinks that also serves high end Grilled sandwiches.

            More for the 30-55 crowd.

            One of Jerry Brown's favorite Oakland bars.

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              behold RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 04:02 PM

              Delicious cozy place. Yummy cocktails. They also have cheese and cured meats available on site. I'm going there tonight to support them after what happened on Saturday.

              1. jillyju RE: Scott M Jul 15, 2013 06:34 PM

                Same owner-- Alexeis Filipello, as Stag's Lunchette. Both places serve the same killer grilled cheese sandwich.

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                  The Dive RE: jillyju Jul 16, 2013 01:28 PM

                  Ditto on the grilled cheese sandwich. Enjoyed the cocktails as well. Definitely quieter than Make Westing, but I think Make Westing is a bit more interesting.

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