The Essential Jack London Square: Macarons, Zinfandel & Golden State Warriors Gear

San Francisco, CA

  • Sunset over the Oakland Harbor.
  • Bicycle Coffee Cold Brew con panna (whipped cream)!
  • Street view of Bicycle Coffee
  • Miette's famous macarons.
  • Miette's seasonal strawberry buttercream cupcakes.
  • The historic facade of Heinold's.
  • A look at the tilt of the bar at Heinold's.
  • Looking to stock up on some Bay Area sports gear? This is your spot!
  • All their gear is curated from local Oakland companies or high-quality small businesses.
  • The iconic Jack London statue.
  • The teenage Jack London and John Heinold at The First and Last Chance Saloon. Photo: Huntington Library.
  • The Rosenblum patio.
  • A flight of the Zinfandel.

1 hour and 15 minutes
0.6 mi
Guided by Lisa


Steeped in maritime lore, Jack London Square is one of Oakland’s most beloved landmarks. The neighborhood is not just the heart of Oakland’s port operations, but also the burgeoning center of hip boutiques, wineries and eateries. Join me on an tour to see my favorite spots in Jack London Square, from hipster coffee to French macarons, from local home goods to a character-rich saloon. You are going to have a blast in Jack London Square.

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Hi I'm Lisa! When I'm not Managing Marketing for Visit Oakland, I'm discovering the hidden gems of Oakland, hanging with friends, and day dreaming of my upcoming holiday in the Maldives.

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Guide Points

  1. Bicycle Coffee

    Located in a garage/warehouse, bicycle coffee is the epitome of Oakland: rugged, rustic, energizing and hip. Adding to its humble roots, th…

  2. Miette

    _Conde Nast_ named Miette one of the top ten pastry shops in the world, so this is a must-visit spot whenever in the area.

  3. Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon

    They don't make them like this anymore.

  4. Oakland Supply Co.

    The Oakland Supply Co. is one of my favorite boutiques in Jack London Square. An outpost of the locally-beloved brand Oaklandish, everythin…

  5. Jack London Statue

    We take a moment to honor the namesake of the neighborhood. First study the statue and then find a bench nearby to enjoy the white masts in…

  6. Rosenblum Cellars

    Rosenblum offers world-class Pinots and Chardonnays, but it is best known for their Zinfandels. Head into the airy tasting room and pull up…

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