Planning a fancy date or a cool night out but don’t feel like crossing a bridge? These are our current picks for restaurants in Alameda with great ambiance and delicious food. Let this jog your memory so you don’t go to the same places over and over! Do you agree with our list?
Mediterranean food with a flair. Great ambiance and unique dishes. This small and delightful Alameda restaurant is a top pick for date night.
Wonderful sushi and Japanese dishes served nightly with warm ambiance. You will often find the owners greeting customers. This is a great spot for special occasions and birthdays. They have a special birthday dessert which is so much fun.
Fresh food and flavors served with a smile and a glass of wine. Yes, please. Pappo is a go-to date night location for many Alameda residents.
Are you looking for a little culture? We love the authentic German cuisine. It is just like being in Germany!
The selection of Dim Sum and seafood is amazing. The restaurant has a casual vibe, but if you want just good food this is a great choice on the west end.
Ask around town and you will hear raves about Tea leaf and Rainbow Salad at Burma Superstar. This is a great choice when you want food with great flavor.
7. Dragon Rouge
Steaming bowls of Pho and Sea Bass on a skillet, there is so much Vietnamese food to enjoy at Dragon Rouge. This is a favorite Alameda restaurant for date night and before events.
8. Pier 29
Not a fancy atmosphere, but sometimes you just want to stay casual. Overlooks San Francisco and the food is good. Don’t forget about Ballena Bay.
9. Sushi House
A casual sushi restaurant with great dishes. Fresh and unique rolls and bento boxes, and it overlooks the bay. This is nice spot for before a movie.
10. American Oak
The ambiance is great and the brussel sprouts are even greater. This is a must try for a romantic Alameda dinner.
Have you noticed that gorgeous restaurant with a crystal chandelier in the middle of Southshore Center? That’s the one. Stunning design and great food. We love it.
12. East End Pizza
Sometimes you just want pizza, but it is still a date. The pizza is really delicious and fancy. This is one of our lively Alameda restaurants with a great bar. It is is a nice spot to sit and talk.
13. Spice I Am
We love the mango sticky rice, and so do lot of other residents. When you are in the mood for Thai, this is a nice spot.
14. Hang Ten Boiler
Its casual. It’s messy. It’s fun and delicious. If your date is adventurous this is good time.
15. La Penza Azul
Have you seen all the kinds of Tequila. Well it might not be fancy in decor, it makes up for it in a lively atmosphere. Great Mexican cuisine and good drinks.
16. Café Jolie
This is a delicious café on the West End. The food is fantastic and it is cozy place to hang out.
For the best Mojitos in town, swing by Habanas. The Cuban food and atmosphere make for a cool night out.
18 (bonus!). Shirasoni
Recently opened Teppanakki and Japanese restaurant. Really good food and great times.
Did we miss one of the great Alameda restaurants? Did we get is wrong? Leave us a comment.