What Customers Say About Luka’s Taproom & Lounge
Downtown Oakland close to Lake Merritt
Great time for my first, but won’t be my last!
Avery B. Mitchell
Amazing local spot! Good food! Great drinks! Pool in the back room! Also dj dance nights of a spot to enjoy the Warriors!
An excellent bar with full beer selection with unique and global brews. I had a few inventive cocktails. The food was good. We had empanadas, satay, and roasted vegetables. Nice central location with large windows for people watching.
Excellent food, friendly staff & when I've been there it's been crowded & yet the workers are always checking up on everyone seeing if there's anything we need & see how we like the food or any questions! It was a very fun place to, I'm definitely going back!
Went to watch the Warriors game. Great service considering it was packed. Food was great, drinks were great. Love this place!!
Salsera here!!!! I come on Thursday nights for Rueda salsa and social!!!! 🙌🏾🙌🏾👌🏾
Yenii Rio Tillman
Stopped in for a pint, ended up with the best bacon bleu cheese burger I’ve had in quite awhile!! The bartender is efficient, knows her customers and is probably the best that pulls the “sticks” in Oakland. High praise? Luka’s is must for lunch. FYI, came back the next day for more!!
Nice selection of beer, the Shrimp and grits were tasty
Good service, good oysters, & a good pilsner but a bit disappointed they didn't have a Marzen or Schwartz.
The female Bartender (her name escapes but her service AND attentiveness DOES NOT:) was outstanding on so many levels! Salud!
Greg Dominic Jacques
I really like this restaurant good food good location
Great place for timba Thursday night! Went this week for the first time with my friend and loved it!
Awesome experience all around...i would go back...for sure�
Nettee Ford Ricafort
The food was EXCELLENT and the staff was very attentive. Our group enjoyed our Holiday Party and our server Anna was Top Shelf!! Thanks again for a great event Andy. You hooked us up yet again! #greatfood #greatservice #lukastaproom #satisfiedcustomer #topshelfservice
Melissa D. Bynum
The Carolina Shrimp and grits dinner was amazing. Clam chowder was awesome, too!
Great Nacho Fries, Spicy Korean Wings and Lemon Drop Martinis! Nice chill atmosphere
Fried chicken sandwich was very bland and soggy. The best part was the fresh bread...which they dont make. The bread also happened to be more plentiful than the chicken. Slaw on it was flavorless, I had to add ranch and hot sauce. Bartender ignored me when I needed something, which is the same as every time I have been here.... why did I come again? My bad.
Zina F. Hall
very nice interior...music in no way shape or form met with caliber of the space...when you can see your drink vibrate its time to turn down the bass...it's not a Saturday SoMa Club....give it a 6 on scale of 10...8 with smooth music
Alway's a good place to hang out, usually a good crowd, decent food & cocktails and a nice beer selection.What I really like is that it's right across the street from Ike's place my absolute favorite sandwich shop. So I can get my Ike's on and follow it up with a trip to the Taproom and I'm rollin!
David J Santos
Sherri J Cowan
Its very nice u go from eating to the dance floor it was cracking
A friend introduced me to this place and I was very impressed. I don't eat much beef but I will order their burger every time. I also had the mint ginger mojito(non alcoholic) which was very refreshing. The service was great as well. Was checked on regularly. We were not rushed as we watched the Warriors game. This is now a place of choice when I'm in Oakland.
Real chill atmosphere. Kinda dark. Not too crowded. Good date place. A bit overpriced BUT the mac and cheese fritters and the Asian wings (kinda on the spicy side) are a most. So good!
Went here yesterday for my birthday dinner, but did not tell the waitstaff it was my birthday. Everything was AMAZING. Other than the noise level, which was admittedly high, it was seriously one of the best dining experiences I've had in awhile. The food was absolutely perfect, the staff was attentive without hovering. Loved it. Definitely will be returning.
I enjoyed the salmon. It was seasoned and cooked to perfection and the presentation was world class. The salad was to die for. The service was merely okay and the menu was a bit pricey.
Drinks 🍹 are popping, food 🥘 is on point.... for you non-locals❣️
Love the vibe, love the food. Real Oakland gem. The burgers are the husband's favorite!
Angela Filipelli Lazear
There's only one word I can describe this place: Fucking-fantastic-what-are-you-waiting-for-the-food-is-great-and-so-is-the-environment!
Always good food and cheer. Sadly no mussels available this day. Had to settle for shrimp and grits what a bacon gravy.
I went to lunch here today with a friend. There was no Prosecco or champagne on the drink menu. Only sparkling chardonnay which tasted like a light beer. I'm not a beer drinker. What's more, there was not a bottle of wine under $45. I'm all for changes and being adventurous, but this kind of turned me off from this beloved restaurant I frequent once every other month.
Definitely have to go back. I had the Chipotle Pork Chilaquiles and they were soooooooooo good!! I also had a Bloody Mary, which was awesome, as well as the Pomegranate Margarita. great service, great atmosphere and decent prices.
Olivia Michel Cobian
The biscuit and sausage gravy brunch item are a must-have! Great selection of beer too!
Perfect place to visit if you're in Oakland for a night. Had the most amazing drink that was sweet and savoury and spicy, it was absolutely delish. Plus the crazy art thing with the guys hanging off the wall next door was pretty awesome to see.
J Raj Bali
Needs more sabor and communication on wine list choices . . Will not return
Regina M. Lopez
Luka's always delivers great service of excellent food and drinks.
Went here before a show at the Fox Theater to get beer and appetizers. Monday half off oysters which are phenomenal. I have to say the baked BBQ were probably the best there. Belgian style frites with a few dipping sauces was great too. Good beer selection too. There's a lounge there which plays music on certain days. Pretty groovy place definitely go back.
Food was great but service was rushed and it took 30 minutes to order and receive a second cocktail. Ordered a few appetizers and drinks and while we were looking at the menu to select an entree our waiter presented us with our check. We won't come back. It was my birthday and it is pretty clear this is not the place to come for a special occasion.
It is our favorite place to eat here in Uptown. Specials or no specials, anything you order here is delicious, and the service is fast, warm and friendly. If you are on a budget, and loves oysters, come on Mondays for 1/2 price and on Tuesdays for all kinds of burgers (also 1/2 price). Recommend you make a reservation as the place fills up by noon on any given day!
Sylvia L.E. Hemmerich
The bar is great and the drinks are A1; but on Saturday nights the dance floor in the lounge is where you wanna be.
Great service.....friendly staff....Overall great place
I love brunch here with 50% off bottled beers, a great brunch menu and loads of flat screens for Sunday sports viewing
Khrishna Jude Moore
Great food! Excellent staff! We need to go back more often.
Love the food , nice environment, the service was excellent, I will come back again
Mary Lisa Allen-Bolton
Jose E. da Silva
Great food and atmosphere, always had a good meal.
Joe Talentino Delucchi
Great neighborhood pub..bartender knows his stuff.
Food is REALLY great!!!! The serving sizes are big and filling..they are a little pricey...but its worth it.
Great food. Lively atmosphere! Not in the best neighborhood. Good service.
For me, it's all about Mondays at Luka's. Half price oysters baby.
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Erin Louise Martinez
The servers and bartenders are odd. No eye contact. Unfriendly.
Fun, tasty food. great crowd and good drinks.
Great- easy-access love the food. Have eaten there many times and will continue to go as often as I can.
James Kenneth Dunn
Luka's has very good food for a pub, or even for not a pub. The half-price burger lunch special is a steal!
Great selection of beers. Good food. Good service. They have been there for 12 years since the Hof Brau closed. I never had been there. I will definitely go again.
This is one of my favorite spots.. I love it
NaKiesha Webb Green
I attended a bridal shower and it was great. Excellent service and very good food!!
Sean F. Libiran
The bartender with all the tattoos was kinda rude, but other then that.....great spot
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Parker Carlos Hellman
Very good service and food! It's our last night in Oakland! We split the Luka's Burger and Fries with White Cheddar!
Congrats Luka's on 10 great years! I can remember when you first opened and am so pleased to see that you've become such a solid Oakland institution. Such consistently good food, a beer selection, and friendly staff and patrons!
Nice and chill! Plus good food .
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You get what you pay for...... tip well , the service is worth it!.... expect to spend on good food and specialty drinks.great atmosphere as many lounges offer.
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