Flora - Oakland
Corkage fee is $20 per bottle and 18% gratuity is added to parties of 6 or more.
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm
Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–2:00 am
Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–9:30 pm
Their desserts are good, but could be better...a bit too (consistantly) understated for my personal taste.
This was not our first dinner at Flora, nor will it be our last. We have never been disappointed with anything there; cocktails, wait and bus staff, chefs et al.
After reading reviews and earning praise from several friends, we made a reservation for last Saturday. Overall, it was amazing. Rarely does an establishment have the right balance between the service, food, atmosphere, and drinks. Somehow, they magically did it at Flora! We split the rabbit charcuterie, the oysters, mixed greens, and the pork chop, and it was all stellar. To drink, I had the Half-mile. If you like manhattans, this drink is for you. It’s easily one of my favorite cocktails in the Bay. In addition, I usually don’t order the pork chop at restaurants. I find them tasteless and dry. Not this time! The pork chop was moist and seasoned just right. Lastly, I find that the difference between a good and incredible restaurant experience is in the details. In the reservation, I let them know it was our anniversary. On the menus, they wrote ‘Happy Anniversary’ and, at the end of the meal, our server gave us two glasses of champagne on the house. It’s those seemingly small things that make a huge difference to me. #EATHERE
Flora has always been a great pick with outstanding service and food. We were there on a Friday night around 9:00p, and the craziness outside made for a very loud experience because the doors were open. Other than that annoyance, we'll be back again and again.
This place is awesome. The chef produces the menu based on locally sourced ingredients and what is in season. Cocktails were delicious.
Every dish was fresh and well executed. Service was excellent!
I've driven by the restaurant a number of times and finally made a reservation. We enjoyed our dinner very much. The food was prepared well and the drink menu was exciting. Overall a good experience.
Great service from the moment you walk in! Food is so fresh, flavorful and delicious!!! Cocktails are great! Ambience is perfect
Had Father's Day Brunch and loved all of the entrees and beignets & corn bread.
Birthday brunch. Fantastic!
Stupendous. The hostess and server were both lovely and attentive. We got there at 10 when they opened so we had our choice of seats. We ordered beignets, a quart of French Press, deviled eggs, biscuits, roasted potatoes, chicken & waffles & shrimp & grits. EVERYTHING was terrific. I’m a harsh critic and Flora is my new favorite brunch destination.
Menu is a little limited but good. Asparagus soup was awesome. Tavern steak was above average. Dining room is very understated. We would go again. Best meal during our stay in Oakland.
Truly a gem. I am very impressed with the quality of the food and the attentive service. The restaurant is situated in a beautiful building filled with old world charm.
Great from start to finish. Loved our waitperson, the timeliness if food delivery, quality & quantity of dishes. Everything rocked.
Impeccable service, exquisite drink options, delicious food. Beautiful historic building, engaging people watching inside and through the windows. Non-trendy or gimmicky. Can’t wait to go again and work my way through the fascinating drink menu.
Ive been here many times and it’s always a great place for dinner.
The cornbread and the lamb benedict were awesome! Very much enjoyed brunch here!
I love Flora. The food is soooo delicious and uniquely prepared!
The food was amazing as always. The service was great!
Excellent service and food and quiet. The vegetables are especially well prepared and special and pudding dessert and latte were perfect.
Flora is one of our favorite brunch locations in Oakland. It never disappoints and always delights with the choices of well prepared brunch entrees.
Pre concert dinner and meal. Fantastic
Great food... and amazing staff! Was there for dinner before a show at the Fox Theater (across the street), and the staff made sure our food and check came out in a timely manner! Will definitely go back.
Great food, great service, easygoing atmosphere. We always enjoy coming here when we have an excuse to make it to uptown for brunch!
Friendly and accommodating hostess, bartender and server. Everything was wonderful!
Went to Flora for a birthday celebration brunch. what a cute building! Love the bar too, might sit there the next time I go. It's right across the street from The Fox Theatre which I assume means it super crowded right before the show.
The service from check in to us walking out the door was exceptional. The food was delicious. Don't hesitate to add some cornbread to your brunch selection, yum!
We both had steak and eggs which were cooked perfectly. It came with potatoes and asparagus so a very healthy meal. They have a good selection of wines and cocktails as well. Don't hesitate to try this place out! just remember it will likely be crowded on a show night. brunch was easy and there was plenty of street parking. enjoy!
Service for drinks was very slow. I ordered a glass of wine to drink with main course, and it didn’t arrive until 10-15 minutes after food was served.
Great food. Great service. Awesome date night out or if seeing a show at the Fox theater Oakland. Perfect location
Great experience and saved the perfect table for us. Thank you!
We were looking forward to our dinner celebrating welcoming a new member to our family. The couple had been to Flora a few times before, and were excited to be eating there again. We ordered cocktails off the specialty menu. My son’s drink wasn’t what he expected, but we didn’t complain. We had the charcuterie board, and it was delicious. Our entrees were good, but not noteworthy. I didn’t feel the waitstaff was attentive enough. It seemed a team approach but we didn’t feel taken care of. For the price of the dinner, it should have been a more memorable experience with a higher level of service.
Second time at Flora and this time it was a Friday instead of midweek. It was definitely hopping. Food was delicious as always. The broccoli cream soup was excellent with a tinge of rye.
Great Art Deco building and set up with an impressive bar cocktail menu. The server was knowledgeable and had spot on recommendations. The reposado spicy cocktail was so delicious that I had 2 - oops! The striped bass was light and cooked perfectly. The homemade burrata was on the heavy side with the bread and fried artichokes. I'd definitely go back. The service was attentive but not intrusive.
Always a great time!
Wonderful food & delightful staff !
beyond noisy..impossible to talk..not enough varied choices on menu
Another great time at Flora. Nice dinner with friends. Good cocktails and wine. Food was perfect.
This is a top-notch restaurant. Service was excellent. The waitress was attentive and knowledgeable. We had shrimp cocktail, burrata, fish, falafel and chocolate pavlova for dessert. All were excellent.
We ate here on a Wednesday night. Reservations are a very good idea. It was noisy, but perhaps noisier than usual b/c there was a loud group at one end of the dining room & Flora is not that big. The staff accommodated our request for a quieter table as best they could. We ate at the far end of the bar & it was a great place - quieter, and we could look down the length of the kitchen as the chef & her staff worked the orders. Great fun.
I had the pork chop, which came with spatzle & saurkraut. It was large, moist & delicious; the best I can recall ever having had. I could not finish the mashed potatoes I also ordered.
My Rye Manhattan cocktail was done correctly.
We'll be back!
We love Flora! I recommend it to a number of people when they are looking for restaurants in Oakland.
We’d gone here when it first opened. We’d had a great dinner & were excited to go for brunch! This time it was good-everything was tasty & served quickly! The only minus was our server seemed tired & not that invested in helping us have a good experience. That made a bit of a bummer. BUT! We liked everything & want to go back.