“Life itself is the proper binge.”
― Julia Child
You only get one start to every day, so you better do it right. At Portal, our chefs are serving up a hearty and creative menu from brunch till dinner -- and even the NY Post is raving about us! From Burgers to Brussels Sprouts, there’s something for every taste. But the good times don’t stop in the kitchen -- behind our bar, you’ll find one of Oakland’s best selections of beer on tap. So come on down to the patio, bring your family and friends, (or bring a perfect stranger, we won't mind) and enjoy our view of Lake Merritt. Your taste buds will be glad you did.
If you're a mac and cheese lover, you should definitely check out Homeroom in Oakland, they have a delicious menu, including classic elbow macaroni and unique twists, with a variety of toppings and add-ons that will elevate your mac and cheese experience.
Binny’s presents a tailored menu of original and classic cocktails with shareable plates of uncomplicated, veritable bites.
Good things come in small packages! Javi’s cooking offers a variety of authentic, Argentine empanadas made with fresh, local ingredients, and are baked fresh daily
Our mission? To bring the nostalgia and love behind our food to a new generation.
Come on by—our krewe is excited to meet you. As we say in New Orleans, laissez les bons temps rouler!
As changes continue to occur, we strive to constantly evolve and cater to the needs of the neighborhood. Our cafe intends to serve you for many years to come and we appreciate all your support.