Best lake in Other (International)

Check out the top lake in Other (International), reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lakeshore Cafe
1. Lakeshore Cafe
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8 local reviews
3257 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+1 510-832-4374
CafeRestaurantFood
boris
View of lake, super close
Reid
Cute cafe in the lovely Lake Merritt neighborhood. Great for a morning walk around the lake and shopping
Pamela
Breakfast and lunch, excellent.
1. Lakeshore Cafe
1. Lakeshore Cafe
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8 local reviews
3257 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland
Closed · Opens Sunday 8:00 AM
+1 510-832-4374
boris
boris
View of lake, super close
Reid
Reid
Cute cafe in the lovely Lake Merritt neighborhood. Great for a morning walk around the lake and shopping
Pamela
Pamela
Breakfast and lunch, excellent.
2. Grand Lake Theatre
2. Grand Lake Theatre
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93 local reviews
3200 Grand Ave, Oakland
+1 510-452-3556
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Jerry
The Grand Lake Theatre is a historic movie palace located at 3200 Grand Avenue and Lake Park Avenue in the Gra…
Susie
This iconic historic movie theater is located just a hop from the freeway and from Lake Merritt. They have gre…
Melia
Iconic movie theater in the heart of the Lakeshore district. I think there is still a guy who plays wurlitzer …
2. Grand Lake Theatre
2. Grand Lake Theatre
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93 local reviews
3200 Grand Ave, Oakland
+1 510-452-3556
Jerry
Jerry
The Grand Lake Theatre is a historic movie palace located at 3200 Grand Avenue and Lake Park Avenue in the Grand Lake neighborhood of Oaklan…
Susie
Susie
This iconic historic movie theater is located just a hop from the freeway and from Lake Merritt. They have great ticket prices and you can a…
Melia
Melia
Iconic movie theater in the heart of the Lakeshore district. I think there is still a guy who plays wurlitzer organ before shows in the main…
3. Sidebar
3. Sidebar
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24 local reviews
542 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 510-452-9500
BarRestaurantFood
Kay Marie & Gerald
Open for lunch and dinner. A very nice place for a cocktail or steak frites and other seasonal house specials …
Cynthia
Sidebar has great food! Its a bit more on the pricey side, but if you'd like a good glass of wine or drink wit…
Claudia
Good food, nice bar,open for lunch and dinner. Popular with the neighborhood.
3. Sidebar
3. Sidebar
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24 local reviews
542 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 510-452-9500
Kay Marie & Gerald
Kay Marie & Gerald
Open for lunch and dinner. A very nice place for a cocktail or steak frites and other seasonal house specials right across from Lake Merritt…
Cynthia
Cynthia
Sidebar has great food! Its a bit more on the pricey side, but if you'd like a good glass of wine or drink with your meal. Or just drinks & …
Claudia
Claudia
Good food, nice bar,open for lunch and dinner. Popular with the neighborhood.
4. Lake Anza
4. Lake Anza
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8 local reviews
Lake Anza
Natural featureEstablishment
Ben & Jacqueline
A lake in the beautiful Berkeley hills where you can swim. Lifeguard + entrance fee during summer days. At dus…
Berkeley Home
Great little lake to take a hike around. Just up the hill is a carousel. If you have kids they might enjoy a …
Stefanie
Big open lawn for picnics family and games. Trails for hiking around the lake or deep up into Tilden Regional …
4. Lake Anza
4. Lake Anza
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8 local reviews
Lake Anza
Ben & Jacqueline
Ben & Jacqueline
A lake in the beautiful Berkeley hills where you can swim. Lifeguard + entrance fee during summer days. At dusk, it's free entrance.
Berkeley Home
Berkeley Home
Great little lake to take a hike around. Just up the hill is a carousel. If you have kids they might enjoy a ride!
Stefanie
Stefanie
Big open lawn for picnics family and games. Trails for hiking around the lake or deep up into Tilden Regional Park. Swimming in the lake!
5. Whole Foods Market
5. Whole Foods Market
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62 local reviews
230 Bay Pl, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 510-834-9800
Grocery or supermarketSupermarketStore
Nate
This Whole Foods has an amazing selection of groceries and also many "eat now" food options. A great spot to g…
Danielle
This is a massive Whole Foods. It's Oakland's flagship store. Great if you plan on visiting Lake Merritt or ch…
Jennifer
Go for a walk around Lake Merritt and grab lunch at Whole Foods
5. Whole Foods Market
5. Whole Foods Market
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62 local reviews
230 Bay Pl, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 510-834-9800
Nate
Nate
This Whole Foods has an amazing selection of groceries and also many "eat now" food options. A great spot to grab some items and head to the…
Danielle
Danielle
This is a massive Whole Foods. It's Oakland's flagship store. Great if you plan on visiting Lake Merritt or checking out Oakland's uber cool…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Go for a walk around Lake Merritt and grab lunch at Whole Foods
6. Arizmendi Bakery
6. Arizmendi Bakery
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44 local reviews
3265 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 510-268-8849
BakeryCafeMeal takeaway
Amy
No visit to the GrandLake area would be complete without a visit to our local pizza-bakery cooperative. Yum!
Nina
Their pizza is EVERYTHING! Only one option a day, always delicious and interesting, pick-up a slice or a pie a…
Johanna
It is a worker owned co-op. Parking can be difficult on Lakeshore Avenue but it is a great street to take a wa…
6. Arizmendi Bakery
6. Arizmendi Bakery
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44 local reviews
3265 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 510-268-8849
Amy
Amy
No visit to the GrandLake area would be complete without a visit to our local pizza-bakery cooperative. Yum!
Nina
Nina
Their pizza is EVERYTHING! Only one option a day, always delicious and interesting, pick-up a slice or a pie and a bottle of wine, a blanket…
Johanna
Johanna
It is a worker owned co-op. Parking can be difficult on Lakeshore Avenue but it is a great street to take a walk on.
7. Lake Merritt
7. Lake Merritt
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175 local reviews
Lake Merritt, Oakland
Natural featureEstablishment
Shadi
A straight 10-minute walk down either bustling Grand Ave or Lakeshore takes you to Lake Merritt, the U.S.'s fi…
Cynthia
Lake Merritt offers a trail estimated at 3.8 miles around the exterior. Currently undergoing some path renovat…
Daphnée & Mike
Walk, bike or run around the lake, it is truly a realxing setting. Bring a lunch and sit by the water, it gets…
7. Lake Merritt
7. Lake Merritt
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175 local reviews
Lake Merritt, Oakland
Shadi
Shadi
A straight 10-minute walk down either bustling Grand Ave or Lakeshore takes you to Lake Merritt, the U.S.'s first official wildlife refuge, …
Cynthia
Cynthia
Lake Merritt offers a trail estimated at 3.8 miles around the exterior. Currently undergoing some path renovations, it is also a great place…
Daphnée & Mike
Daphnée & Mike
Walk, bike or run around the lake, it is truly a realxing setting. Bring a lunch and sit by the water, it gets very animated on the weekends…
8. Tilden Regional Park
8. Tilden Regional Park
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103 local reviews
2501 Grizzly Peak Boulevard, Orinda
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 510-544-2747
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Terri
Great hiking trails; easy to bike or walk on inspiration point overlooking the reservoir and city views; also …
Sunny
Tilden is just a 10 minute drive from the cottage, and there is hiking, a swimmable lake for warm days, and a …
Judy
This is an expansive park with plenty of hiking trails through redwood groves and scenic views, a botanical ga…
8. Tilden Regional Park
8. Tilden Regional Park
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103 local reviews
2501 Grizzly Peak Boulevard, Orinda
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 510-544-2747
Terri
Terri
Great hiking trails; easy to bike or walk on inspiration point overlooking the reservoir and city views; also for young children you can vis…
Sunny
Sunny
Tilden is just a 10 minute drive from the cottage, and there is hiking, a swimmable lake for warm days, and a botanical garden. For kids, Ti…
Judy
Judy
This is an expansive park with plenty of hiking trails through redwood groves and scenic views, a botanical garden, a merry-go-round, a golf…
9. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
9. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
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32 local reviews
1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 510-208-5253
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Marissa
The food is pretty good but the reason you come here is the view. This restaurant sits right on Lake Merritt. …
Jide
This restaurant and drinking spot gives you a change to dine or drink right by the lake with views to the hill…
Cynthia
Lake Chalet is located on the shores of Lake Merritt. It is a favorite of mine primarily for Happy Hours. On a…
9. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
9. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill
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32 local reviews
1520 Lakeside Drive, Oakland
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 510-208-5253
Marissa
Marissa
The food is pretty good but the reason you come here is the view. This restaurant sits right on Lake Merritt. The outdoor area is closed dur…
Jide
Jide
This restaurant and drinking spot gives you a change to dine or drink right by the lake with views to the hills and East Oakland. It is a gr…
Cynthia
Cynthia
Lake Chalet is located on the shores of Lake Merritt. It is a favorite of mine primarily for Happy Hours. On a warm day, it is fantastic to …
10. Boot and Shoe Service
10. Boot and Shoe Service
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63 local reviews
3308 Grand Ave, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 510-763-2668
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Alexandria
NOT a shoe service at all. This is a well known & delicious restaurant located in the fun Grand Lake neighborh…
Lauren And Dolores
The only snob-worthy coffee on Grand or Lakeshore. Great espresso drinks. Outdoor seating in back. Cafe closes…
Melia
Upscale pizza and wine near Lake Merritt!
10. Boot and Shoe Service
10. Boot and Shoe Service
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63 local reviews
3308 Grand Ave, Oakland
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+1 510-763-2668
Alexandria
Alexandria
NOT a shoe service at all. This is a well known & delicious restaurant located in the fun Grand Lake neighborhood.
Lauren And Dolores
Lauren And Dolores
The only snob-worthy coffee on Grand or Lakeshore. Great espresso drinks. Outdoor seating in back. Cafe closes at 2. Attached to a (pricey, …
Melia
Melia
Upscale pizza and wine near Lake Merritt!
11. Lake Temescal
11. Lake Temescal
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17 local reviews
Lake Temescal, Oakland
Natural featureEstablishment
Naome
Minutes away from home, take a walk around this city lake, do QiGong at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, enjoy a pi…
Susan
Within walking distance of our house. A very nice regional park with large grassy areas, picnic tables, childr…
Whitney
Off the beaten track but easily accessed. This is a relaxing quiet recreation area where you can fish (regular…
11. Lake Temescal
11. Lake Temescal
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17 local reviews
Lake Temescal, Oakland
Naome
Naome
Minutes away from home, take a walk around this city lake, do QiGong at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, enjoy a picnic with friends, play frisbe…
Susan
Susan
Within walking distance of our house. A very nice regional park with large grassy areas, picnic tables, children's playground, a lake with s…
Whitney
Whitney
Off the beaten track but easily accessed. This is a relaxing quiet recreation area where you can fish (regularly stocked), picnic, or play s…
12. Grand Ave
12. Grand Ave
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7 local reviews
Grand Ave, Oakland
Route
Eva
An incredible strip of great restaurants, local bookstore finds, nurseries, gem shops, clothing boutiques, Gr…
Lolo
Great neighborhood to walk in for dining, bars, cafes and shopping along Grand Ave & Lakeshore Ave
Brendan
Grand Lake is a trendy shopping and dining district of Oakland, just about 20 minutes walk along the Lake from…
12. Grand Ave
12. Grand Ave
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7 local reviews
Grand Ave, Oakland
Eva
Eva
An incredible strip of great restaurants, local bookstore finds, nurseries, gem shops, clothing boutiques, Grand Lake Theatre for cinema, g…
Lolo
Lolo
Great neighborhood to walk in for dining, bars, cafes and shopping along Grand Ave & Lakeshore Ave
Brendan
Brendan
Grand Lake is a trendy shopping and dining district of Oakland, just about 20 minutes walk along the Lake from home. New boutiques and cafes…