“Best steak dinner I ever had…”
“It was a five-star meal…”
“The best meal deal in Oakland...”
f you thought these compliments were for some of the country’s top steakhouses - like Harris’ in San Francisco or Gibson’s in Chicago – you’d be wrong, as they’re what people are saying about the steak or salmon dinner at The Lounge. These comments are taken directly from our very own comment cards.
As you see, our guests say it best. Whether you choose the delicious, juicy steak or succulent, tasty salmon, both are cooked-to-order and served with a large portion of creamy mashed potatoes and a mixed green salad tossed with Italian dressing. Feeling extra hungry? Order a surf-and-turf - where you will be served the steak & salmon on one giant plate.
"The steak was one of the best I've ever had."
The Lounge not only offers tasty dinners. In our full bar, our skilled bartenders will whip you up your favorite cocktails, local draft beer and more. Ask for the 'special' drink of the day for the bartender to give you a surprise concoction that we know you'd love.
Have a sweet tooth? Order the creamy cheesecake! If cheesecake isn't your favorite, we have several sweet options to choose from in our sundries shop. Stop by the little shop behind the front desk to see what sweet treat you'll like.
Cocktails and steak or salmon dinner: Monday through Saturday - 5:00 p.m. to close.
You can enjoy a hot, hearty and, best of all, a complimentary breakfast in The Lounge. Settle in and marvel at the view of beautiful Embarcadero Cove and the San Francisco skyline through the wall of windows while you sip your locally roasted Peerless Coffee.
Tables with shade are available on the deck outside the room. Breakfast options include coffee, tea, hot chocolate, juices, a cereal selection, muffins, granola bars, yogurts, fresh fruit, cottage cheese and a hot breakfast sandwich.
Breakfast is served from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on weekdays and 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on weekends.
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Come on by—our krewe is excited to meet you. As we say in New Orleans, laissez les bons temps rouler!
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