Kincaid's Bayhouse - Oakland

4.1
2408 reviews
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Located on the waterfront in historic Jack London Square, lies Kincaid's Bayhouse. Truly, today's interpretation of a traditional Fish, Chop and Steakhouse. One will find the food and beverage to be the finest available and where possible, prepared and served in the tradition of an old-time Fish and Steakhouse. Fresh fish flown in daily, prime select cuts of beef, along with signature dessert items are just a few reasons that set Kincaid's apart from other restaurants.

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Sun 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Mon - Thu 4:00PM - 5:15PM
Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 4:30PM

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JG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Food not cooked at right temperature, got the wrong dish and service was poor and absent at times

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VR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect—the service— exceptional-Warm and attentive; our seating was perfect for conversation—We had a booth for five in the back of the restaurant and it was very quiet, The food was delicious and to top it off they gave us a free celebration dessert. We had a lovely unforgettable evening

My only recommendation, and this is important, to have better parking options. Both the garage and the valet parking we’re full

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although we were seated at a dirty table, the seater was quick to clean up for us. The server was very kind and friendly and the food was delicious! I wish they had a larger dessert selection though.

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TB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Took my wife out.She asked that her New York steak be well done,it was rare.I asked that my 16 oz. Prime rib be medium well,it was well done and rough!I've found this place to be hit or miss with the meats.The manager asked if I wanted him to take the New York steak back,but i told him no because once i get my food i don't send it back.With the high cost you expect to of the line service and hit or miss doesn't get it!Not sure if I'll come back any time soon because you just don't know if you're going to get a prime rib or a baseball glove!

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G
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Scallops were good, short ribs were drier than the Sahara. Chef visibly licking fingers while preparing food (not a good look) drinks were tasty. The lavender martini (forgot the name) and the Supernova were tasty (according to my wife). Service was good.

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YG
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Best Appetizer Sampler. Great menu options. We would definitely be coming back.

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OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We were seated promptly. The food was delicious and fairly priced considering it was Valentine’s Day. The servers were attentive and helpful. Beautiful and clean restaurant with a phenomenal view of the bay and SF city skyline.

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LH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great, service was excellent.
We would eat there again.

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KT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and friendly staff. The food was delicious!

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OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Steve,
I’ve been dining here for years, restaurant is still the same, just maybe the dress code after a certain time might heighten the overall rating of patrons. I’m a Black a proud Black man, and ghetto is not just for US, it was a few groups dressed in t-shirts and jeans and not the best at self respect, also the staff needs to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, including family, friends or acquaintance.

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EL
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

the the young lady who took us to our table has awesome personality and the server/waiter was very accommodating and overall great experience! Thanks

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YH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The server was efficient and the food was very good. We really enjoy eating at Kincaid’s.

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SH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 2

The restaurant was out of certain beverages and food and did not inform the waiter until after we ordered and waited for our for to arrive.

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DR
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

It was a reunion with high school friends and the wait staff was very tolerant of our inattention to dinner.

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JH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Yes food was amazing and all the employees all smiles. Loved it! Ambiance was perfect.

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E
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service. Scallops were delicious.
Calamari appetizer warm upon arrival. Bread was warm and tasty.

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HA
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Son’s 18th birthday.

Menu has changed since we last at at this Kincaid. ...it seemed less upscale than before. We all missed the table-side clam chowder prep and the cedar plank salmon but over a good experience and a decent value.

The Happy birthday Key Lime Pie and serenade was a nice and unexpected treat.

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OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, meal delivery was timed well. Our server, Kristen, was great and right on top of things. Overall an excellent meal and good time.

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OT
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great view. Great service. Food much better than I remember.

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D
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Salad was so soaked in dressing we sent it back. Meatloaf Wellington was more soggy coating than meat. Lamb had a good sauce.

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F
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I and my guests enjoyed our meal. I would have liked the lobster tail meat to be bigger for the price.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very pleasant and the waitress attentive and friendly.

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JK
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a wonderful dinner here. The service was top notch and the dishes were prepared to perfection. Thank you Kincaid’s for recognizing all of the hard work educators do by having fixed price 3course menu that allows us to have a fine dining experience at a very reasonable price. See you soon!

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MC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food took an hour to come but food was really good

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CC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great selection of fish and meats. Cooks were so friendly. Harbour view was great. Service was spot on.

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Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Attended a conference in the area. The food and everything was an amazing experience.

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BO
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had never been there before. In Oakland for a conference and looking for a place to have a dinner with my sister. Decided to look at Jack London square and found Kincaid's. Made reservations. The ambiance was lovely. We had the best server ( I think her name was Laura) who gave us great suggestions for our meal. The food was absolutely delicious. The drinks were great and the desserts were fabulous. I live in Sacramento so I will certainly return.

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SD
Los Angeles
27 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Everything is mediocre at best...but you do get charged premium for the view...

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Made Reservation at 7:20 and didn’t get seated by 8:30 they kept telling us it would only be a few more minutes should have went to Scott’s instead my salmon tasted very burnt

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JE
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

We went to Kincaid's on a Saturday night. It was quite busy. We had reservations and were seated within 15 minutes of our scheduled time. First impressions are the restaurant is dated. Bar stools sunk in when you sat on them (no cushion). Carpets were dirty & worn. We were there for almost 3 hours....not by our choice. Service was slow and food coming out of the kitchen even slower. Food was just OK. I doubt we will ever go back as we can find more value for our money at other establishments.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 2

Worst steak I’ve ever had

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KC
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My server was awesome we sat in the best seat in the house we were in the corner and we we just average people. We were there 1/20 for Tyler Perry play and the service was amazing. It was also the best food for the price because usually when I go to expensive restaurants the flavor of the food leaves me quickly. Server introduced us to lavender cosmo delicious.

We will be back!

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i
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

I have been to this restaurant before and received excellent service. This visit was less then expected. Maybe the service offered in the bar area is different from the other side of the restaurant but I brought my parents here (with a reservation) and was not expecting to be seated in the bar area. The food is consistently good, and the views of the bay are open with floor to ceiling windows.

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TM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent, food was fresh and well prepared. We came as part of restaurant week to try and really enjoyed Kincaid’s options.

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L
Sacramento
12 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Annual birthday dinner every January. We enjoyed our dinner and our server, Brandon, was excellent. Food was great. Service was great from the time we arrived through the finish of our dinner.

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San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was very good..... our service executive was very pleasant and helpful. Made for a very enjoyable evening!

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HM
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took advantage of Oakland Restaurant Week, and the prix fixe menu, for lunch.

The friendly hostess seated us at a great table, overlooking the water.

I didn't look through the regular menu, as the Restaurant Week menu had a decent selection of alternatives. I went for the fish and chips, and soup. Both were quite good. In fact, there was too much food (neither of us finished it all, but had take-home boxes).

Parking was close by, and somewhat subsidized.

The atmosphere encourages me to check out their regular menu and try the restaurant again.

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GS
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good service. Excellent food. Wonderful view even on a rainy day.

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m
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Good food. They were busy so food did not come on time. Wine was given after our meal. Appetizer came after dinner. The Server was trying hard to make it right but the back house needs to get the act together. First time there and hope to try it again one more time.

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TL
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

I dined at Kincaid's this past Saturday, for my birthday. It was the most lovely experience. I had to share with Manager how fantastic everything was. Kincaid's made my birthday extra special. I will gladly visit again.

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