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GO! ALAMEDA TRAIL GUIDE TO DINE, DRINK, STAY & PLAY!

WHEN YOU LAND IN ALAMEDA THERE ARE TONS OF FUN THINGS TO DO, GREAT PLACES TO EAT AND DRINK.

DINE & DRINK!

 

1400 Bar & Grill               

1400 Webster St Located in the beautiful historic Croll’s building, 1400 carries on the tradition of destination watering hole & gathering place. Drinks, beer, wine, appetizers, soup, salads, burgers, steaks, onion rings and more! M 3p-12a; Tu-Th 1130a-12a; F 1130a-1a; Sa 9a-1a; Su 9a-10p. Pizza served daily 4-10p 510.263.9651

Alameda Island Brewing Co.

1716 Park St Micro brewery & tasting room. Beautiful indoor setting and comfortable outdoor seating. Dogs & families welcome as well as outside food. M-Sa 12noon-11p; Su 12noon-10p 510.217.8885

Alameda Marketplace

1650 Park St Home to 10 local eateries that focus on gourmet, all-natural, sustainable, handmade, artisan, and organic foods. Alameda Natural Grocery, Baron’s Meat & Seafood, The Beanery Coffee Co., East End, Farmstead Cheeses & Wines, Feel Good Bakery, Greens & Grains, La Estación, and Sushi King. M-Sa 8a-8p; Su 8a-7p 510.865.1500

Almanac Beer Co.

651B West Tower Ave Fun family-friendly brewery w/award- winning Farm to Barrel beer selection. Indoor taproom & beer garden seating. Food truck daily. M-Th 12-9p; F/Sa 12-10p; Su 12-8p 415.992-3438

Craft Beer & Wine 

2526 Santa Clara Ave Wonderful bottle shop specializing in Euro. Wines & Barrel-Aged Beers/Spirits. 400+ beers & ciders w/over 100 barrel- aged! Extensive array of indie winemakers’ wines & growing selection of Amer. craft beers/ciders. M-Sa 10a-7p; Su 12-5p 510.769.9463

Faction Brewing

2501 Monarch St Fun group destination! 20+ beers w/focus on west coast style hoppy beers in repurposed 25,000 s.f. hangar on the old Alameda Naval Base. Large outdoor dog & kid friendly patio w/unobstructed views of the SF skyline. Ample indoor seating & rotating food trks. W-Sa 12-8p; Su 12-6p 510.523.2739

La Penca Azul +Tequila Bar

1440 Park St Authentic Mexican food featuring street tacos, antojitos, burritos, quesadillas, dinner entrees, late night munchies & more. Fun & festive Tequila Bar serving only 100% blue agave Tequilas, cocktails, beer & wine. M-F 11a-3a; Sa-Su 7a-3a; Taco Bar opens at 6a; HH drinks/appetizers M-F 2-6p; Late night HH M-Tu 9p-130a 510.769.9110 Taco Truck 720 High St M-Sa 8a-8p; Su 9a-5p 510.436.4771

La Penca Azul Harbor Bay Landing

891 Island Dr #B, Harbor Bay Landing, Bay Farm Island Authentic Mexican food featuring street tacos, antojitos, burritos, quesadillas, dinner entrees, late night munchies & more. Fun & festive Tequila Bar serving only 100% blue agave Tequilas, cocktails, beer & wine. Su-Th 7a-10p; F 7a-1a; Sa 7a-12a; HH drinks/appetizers M-F 2-6p; Late night HH M-Tu 9-10p 510.814.0560

Lucky 13

1301 Park Carries 20+ draft beers, 40+ bottled beers, fine spirits & wines from local wineries. Great place to kick back & hang out with the community & enjoy a great Outdoor Beer Garden. Play pool, pinball & take photos. Fully loaded jukebox. Daily 12p-2a 510.523.2118

Marley G’s Pizzeria 

1330 Park St Creative comfort food, great NY style pizza &  outstanding Italian cuisine. All prepared in the Scolaris’ tradition – with care. Tu-F 11:30a-10p; Sa 12-10p; Su 12-9p 510.227.5521

McGee’s

1645 Park St Local craft beer, tap beer, cocktails & pub grub. Relaxed scene w/sports TV, live local bands & outdoor patio. Late night snacks from Burgers to Fried Zucchini. Grill Hours M/Tu 3-9p; W/Th 3-10p; F/Sa 11a-10p; Su 11a-9p; Bar Hours M 10a-12a; Tu/W 10a-1a; Th/F/Sa 10a-130a; Su 10a-12a; HH M-F 3-6p 510.522.3470

Ole’s Waffle Shop

1507 Park St  A local institution and Alameda tradition since 1927! Classic neighborhood diner serving up their famous pancakes and waffles. Open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner from eggs & bacon with a short stack to steaks and hamburgers, there is something for everyone. M-Th 530a-830p; F 530a-1130p; Sa 6a-1130p; Su 6a-830p 510.522.8108

Rock Wall Winery

2301 Monarch St  One of the first Urban Wineries in the EB, Shauna Rosenblum combines the art & science of winemaking to create fabulous wines. Have a taste & grab a glass; pick your favorite lounge chair, order food from Scolari’s at The Point next door & enjoy the SF Bay views. M-F 1130a-7p; Sa/Su 1130a-6p; HH M-Th 4-7p; F 4-6p. Sorry only service dogs allowed. M-F 1130a-5p; Sa/Su 12-530p 510.522.5700

Scolari's

Scolari’s at The Point

2301 Monarch Street  On the San Francisco Bay sharing the outdoor lounge with Rock Wall Winery. Unique & authentic East Coast-style pizzas, rotating selection of local & imported cheeses (with fruits, nuts, crackers and house-made bread), extensive salad menu & daily specials. Table service. Grab a glass of wine from Rock Wall Winery next door. M-F 1130a-5p; Sa/Su 12-530p 510.832.7827

Scolari's

Scolari’s on Park

1303 Park St  Conveniently located adjacent to the Lucky 13 bar, patrons can enjoy a beer or other libation while waiting for their food order delivered right to the bar! Known for their classic burgers & fried chicken sandwiches. Sidewalk seating also available – enjoy your food in the Alameda sunshine! M-W 1130a-10p; Th-Sa1130a-12a; Su 12-10p 510.521.2400

The Churchward Pub 

1515 Park St  Pub & sports bar creating its own legend in the old Pops Inn space. 10 TV monitors, pool tables, cool bartenders, great DJs & dance floor. Fun place to hang out and have a drink with a friend. Daily 10a-2a; HH Daily 10a-7p 510.521.4800

The Hangar 1 Distillery

2505 Monarch St  Soak in GG & Bay Bridge sunsets on historic Alameda Point while you enjoy a curated tasting flight of 6 spirits or sip spirits along a tour & learn about distillation. Head Distiller Caley Shoemaker & team create unique vodkas and other spirits inspired by local seasonal fruit and botanicals. Th 3-7p; F 3-9p; Sat 12-8p; Sun 12-6p 510.871.4951 to book a tour.

The Local

1333 Park St  A community gathering place on the ground floor of the original Masonic lodge offers up Mr. Espresso Coffees, Tea, Italian Sodas, Sandwiches, Salads, Snacks – Beer & Wine and Smokin’ Fast WiFi. W-M 7a-8p; Tu 7a-10p (game night) 510-523-2116

The Star on Park

1400 Park St  Family restaurant and bar in the beautiful former Wells Fargo building with marbled columns, chandeliers and exposed brick. Specializing in Chicago-style deep dish & thin crust pizza, artisan cocktails, craft beer & wine with lots of salads and sandwiches. Your dog is welcome on the outside patio. Su-Th 1130a-10p; F-Sa 1130a-11p 510.832.7827

Tuckers Ice Cream                

1349 Park St  A tradition in Alameda since 1941 where locals go to celebrate all sorts of occasions! Specializing in rich and full-flavored old-fashioned super creamed ice cream, they also offer yogurt, sorbet, sherbet, fresh fudge, cookies & more. Su-Tu 12-930p; W/Th 11a-930p F/Sa 11a-11p 510.522.4960

Wine & Waffles

1505 Park St  Stylish wine bar & lounge. Fusion of it‘s creators’ passions – Sonoma Co wine heritage & Alameda upbringing, along with family ownership of Ole’s Waffle Shop – bring together sweet & savory flavors with California & global wines, craft beer & unique appetizers. Plus, live music! Su-Th 4-10p; F-Sa 4p-12a; HH Daily 4-6p & all night Wednesday 510.523.2301

STAY!

Coral Reef Inn & Suites

400 Park St Beautiful courtyard, garden or lagoon views. Quiet relaxation & beautiful sunset at the end of your busy day. 510.521-2330 

PLAY!

2nd Friday Art Walk

Park St Business District.  Takes place from 6-9p the 2nd Friday of the month. Stroll through the art & clulture of Alameda!

Bladium

800 West Tower Ave  11.000 s.f. sports complex. Gym memberships & classes, soccer leagues, childcare, kids birthday parties w/digital game zone & sports activities, sports camps, field rentals and more! M-F 5a-12a; Sa/Su 7a-10p 510.814.4999  
 

Blue Endeavors

2219 A South Shore Center  Science Dive and Ocean Conservation activities and expeditions. 510.871.0172
 

Feathered Outlaw

1506 Webster St  Peddlers of new & vintage and custom-printed apparel, handcrafted jewelry & accessories, home goods, gift items and custom bath & body products…and Joy, Healing & Beauty! 510.239.4593

Lost City Antiques

1519 Park St  Antique & vintage collectibles. 10,000 s.f. 3-story historic Alameda building. Vintage & antique furniture, lamps, pottery, stem crystal glassware, housewares, retro toys, transformers, tools, clothing & jewelry. W-M 11a-6p 510.381.0483

Orangetheory Fitness

2610 Fifth St  A science-backed, technology-tracked, coach-inspired workout designed to produce results from the inside out – giving people a longer, more vibrant life. Check their website for class hours. Located in Alameda Landing 510.927.4414    
 

Lauren’s Closet

1420 Park St  Local one-stop-shop for clothes, gifts, and more! Buy. Sell. Trade. Consign. Children’s clothes, unique toys and books; Adult gifts, clothes & accessories. Daily 10a-7p 510.865.2219

Modern Mouse

2223 South Shore Center  Beachside boutique offers a fun, stylish, and creative collection of high-quality, modern goods made by independent artists & small manufacturers across the USA. 200+ artists in-store!T-F 11a-7p; Sa 10a-7p; Su 10a-6p. Open Mondays in Nov/Dec. 510.814.8830
 

Paul’s News Stand

Corner of Park & Santa Clara  Yes, Alameda has a good old fashioned news stand! Stop by, pick up a paper, and say hello.

Pacific Pinball Museum

1510 Webster St.  A fun and interactive experience for all ages.  Science, technology, engineering, art, math and history (STEAM) come alive through pinball play. In and out privileges. T-Su 11a-9p; F/Sa 11a-10p; Special discounts Tu/Th. DJ every 3rd Friday. 510.769.1349

Alameda See Spot Run 

2510 Santa Clara Ave.  This friendly family owned and run store offers well researched pet food & accessories. Full service dog grooming, natural food consultations & dog training. M-W 10a-6p; Th/F 10a-7p; Sa 10a-6p; Su 10a-5p. 510.523.7768

Sole Desire Shoes

1330 Park St  Specializes in women’s comfort fashion footwear & accessories. Latest styles & seasonal favorites your feet will love. Lrg assortment of handbags, small leather goods, socks & more. 510.214.8055.

South Shore Center 

2217 South Shore Center  Located on the beautiful banks of the San Francisco Bay, South Shore Center is an open-air retail destination, featuring a variety of shops, services and entertainment; including mainstays like Starbucks and Safeway, along with local favorites Trabocco and Modern Mouse. Onsite amenities include a children’s playground and EV charging stations. M-Sa 10a-9p; Su 11a-6p
 

Twirl

1424 Park St  Children’s drop-in play/studio. 510.473.0812

Toy Safari

1410 Park St  The Greatest Toys on Earth! And so many of them! Huge inventory of arts & crafts, brand-new and used toys alongside classics, vintage, and collectibles; games, puzzles, action figures & more. Su-Th 9a-8p; F/Sa 9a-9p 510.522.1723

Whales & Friends

2060 Lincoln Ave/South Shore Center  Fun curated collection of nature inspired gifts, educational toys, books, Tiffany style lamps, garden sculptures, wind chimes and artisan jewelry including their own cloisonné Bamboo Jewelry. Lincoln M-W 1030a-6p; Th-Sa 1030a-8p; Su 11a-6p 510.769.8599. South Shore S/M 11a-6p; Tu-Sa 11a-8p 510.296.7229
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