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About Kincaid's Bayhouse - Oakland

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.

1 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Weekend Brunch: Sat & Sun 11:15am-2pm
Try our Bloody Mary Bar & Champagne Specials!
Lunch: Daily 11:15am-3pm
Dinner: Mon-Thurs 3pm-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 3pm-10pm, Sun 3pm-9pm
Lounge: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm
**HOLIDAY HOURS:
Thanksgiving Nov 23 2017 11am-8pm
Christmas Eve Dec 24 2017 11am-9pm
Christmas Day Dec 25 2017 CLOSED
New Years Eve Dec 31 2017 11am-11pm
New Years Day Jan 1 20158 11am-9pm (Brunch 11am-2pm)

Cross Street:
Embacadero West

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(510) 835-8600

Website:
http://kincaids.com/page/home

Catering:
Please call for details.

Parking Details:
Valet available

Public Transit:
Bus #58, 59, 72, 73

Executive Chef:
Raul Hernandez

Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant can accommodate parties of 100 people or more. Please call a manager for details.

Private Party Contact:
Eloy Garcia: (510) 835-8600

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Mon - Thu 4:00PM - 5:15PM

Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 4:30PM

Kincaid's Bayhouse - Oakland Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (58)
Scenic View (48)
Special Occasion (43)
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Good for a Date (43)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Good for Anniversaries (29)
Sunday Lunch (23)
Casual (22)
Business Meals (20)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Romantic (19)
Worth the Drive (19)
Great for Lunch (19)
Good for Groups (17)
Comfort Food (15)
Bar Seating (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Happy Hour (14)
Great for Brunch (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Cozy (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Local Ingredients (8)
Seasonal (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Healthy (6)
Fun (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
People Watching (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Authentic (3)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (2)
Live Sports (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 5 days ago

We drive from Sacramento once or twice a year to dine at Kincaid’s. My favorite restaurant in East Bay. Great food, good service and very nice and scenic views.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Food good as usual but they took mussels off the menu😭😛👎

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

We had an amazing time there and our service was impeccable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual, Authentic, Waterfront
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

This was our 4th visit. New condensed menu. Less choices but food seemed higher quality. Nice waterfront seating but they now announce there is a time limit on the tables. The 2 hour window seems sufficient though. Will go back again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was disappointing and the service was excruciatingly slow.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

I've been going Kincaid's for many years & enjoy its consistently great menu and cooking. The food is really delicious and they have many specialty dishes that I love, like the artichoke dip appetizer. The service is perfect and I like the open kitchen too. It's always a nice addition to the dining experience to see the food come across the counter to the waiters. The setting, of course, is always beautiful. The restaurant is not pretentious & has a relaxed atmosphere with top-notch food. It's an Oakland gem.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Casual, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Nice location and nice servers—albeit very slow service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Over cooked, chewy steak.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Kincaids - Oakland is loosing it magical dining experience. I was disappointed in the restaurant's new "Tasting Sampler". This used to come and a large 3-tier plate holder with nice sized portion of 3-separate appetizers. It's been reduces to a single plate with a paltry amount of food. For the hefty cost, this was a great disappointment. Usually my martini is filled to the rim of my glass. I had about quarter of an inch of my libation missing.

Some of the dishes are still tasty, but short-cut on the Tasting Sampler is a no go for me.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Prime rib is too salty and the meet too dry and no juicy.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We normally enjoy Kincaids but tonight’s experience wasn’t the usual. Our dinner came to our table without the salads we ordered. Even though we reminded them that we hadn’t gotten our salad they never arrived. I had prime rib which was the toughest I’ve ever had but good flavor. Go figure. The bill arrived without an offer of coffee or dessert When I mentioned that my prime rib was really tough our server told us that was to be expected because I ordered an end cut. Really?? To add insult the stupid salad was still on our bill. Our intimate dinner didn’t turn out as we planned. Our past experiences have not been like tonight so we will be back but never on a holiday.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This was our second Thanksgiving dinner at Kincaid's/Jack London Square. The Thanksgiving turkey plate (with all the fixings) is as good (if not better) than what we could cook at home -- and there is no clean-up needed! (We even had leftovers for the next day.) Our table overlooked the water/marina and we watched a gorgeous sunset. It was a relaxing holiday experience and we'll be back again!

Tags: Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We were there for Thanksgiving.
It was just right for our family since I was unable to cook this year

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Service and view were good. Food overpriced for the quality.
Thanksgiving turkey dinner was ok but would have preferred another sude dish instead of ao much turkey.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Shared our family's first restaurant style Thanksgiving dinner at beautiful Kincaid's! The atmosphere was joyous, warm and cheerful. The service was exceptional! Our overall experience was excellent. Kincaid's has been one of our family's favorite places to enjoy each others company and we have celebrated several special occasions here over the years. Kincaid's never disappoints. Special 'thank you' to the chefs and staff for providing a wonderful dining experience.

Happy Holidays!
The Jackson Family

Tags: Hot Spot, Live Sports, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

This was my second Thanksgiving at Kincaid's. It was a lovely time with attentive, good-humored staff. Despite the probably chaos of a holiday seating, we never felt rushed. I don't know how the staff seemed so calm with all of the people there. Your planning was great. I'll be back on another holiday!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had an excellent Thanksgiving lunch - really wonderful service, good food and a lovely bay view!! Love this place!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Thanksgiving meal was excellent: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, gravy and cranberry relish. The portions were so generous we had to take half of it home to have for another meal. The scallops were to-die-for and they were served with yummy corn grits and vegetables. Our server was outstanding. He was very friendly and efficient in spite of the fact that the restaurant was packed for lunch and he was busy every minute with many tables. We love the ambiance of Kincaid's since it looks out on the Oakland Estuary.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Decided to try a restaurant on Thanksgiving for the first time, and really enjoyed the turkey & stuffing special here. Hubby got prime rib, so it was a nice mix of traditional and non-traditional meals for a holiday... kitchen-free! Fantastic service, top-notch. The martinis are amazing, I wanted all of them, so we will likely go back and try dinner with their regular menu, as well. They don't really know how to make an espresso or serve it in the right cup, but that seemed a small detail. Overall had a lovely time :)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Can you please make sure I did get credit ? Thanks

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our first time at this restaurant and we were very pleasantly impressed. The food was excellent and visually appealing as presented. I opted for the Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf (an old time favorite which you rarely see on a restaurant's menu). It was served with gravy, mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables and it was very good, indeed! My wife chose a Wild Mushroom Ravioli With Braised Shortribs; beautifully presented and so delicious - Hey, it's my wife and we share! We came away wishing we lived closer so we could visit more often. We highly recommend this restaurant. Bon Appetite!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Waterfront, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

We traveled to Oakland for an event and wanted to eat somewhere on the water, what a great find! Excellent wine selection, great food, wonderful service...we were impressed! We loved it so much we went back for lunch the next day. There's a great little wine bar, Lungomare (sp?) a few doors down for a predinner app and wine. Great location, lots of fun! We'll definitely go back if/when we are in Oakland.

Lisa C.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Incredible business dinner. Cocktails were awesome, if you like Old Fashions their Cask aged were the best. Filet topped with Crab and Bearnaise was excellent. The best service I have experienced in a while.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Waterfront, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Customer service Was great, this was the second time we’ve eaten there before going to a concert, and the next concert we go to we will be here again!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Immediately seated at a great table by the window. Slight, damp, musty smell, but not overwhelming. Started with a Stone Ruination Double IPA--most excellent. We had bowls of New England clam chowder and French onion soup--delish, ample serving, not too salty. Main dishes: Columbia River Steelhead trout with two potatato cakes and some veggies; breaded chicken Dijon with mashed potatoes, and spinach with bacon. Both main dishes were very well prepared and were done just right--compliments to the Chef! Most outstanding meal. Service was good. Definitely recommend! IMO, more like $$$ instead of $$.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The ambiance was nice, service was good, food was better than average. A good place to go for celebrating a special occasion.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The view is lovely and the ambience great. Our server Alexi was great!

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Kincaid's has always been one of my favorites. The lobster bisque is incredible. Unfortunately, our food was not warm when served this time. Hopefully next time will be a better experience.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food is always good but for some reason this night the service was just ok. The service is always friendly... however our soups were delivered without spoons and our prime ribs were delivered with out proper steak knives. We had to ask for certain items twice. This is not typically our experience. Although the issues were resolved... when you are waiting as your soups and entries are getting cold you wonder how these simple details are missed i.e. why would you serve soup w/o a spoon. Anyhow, oping it was just an off night and not anything more.

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2017

As always the food was great, the drinks Devine and the service superb.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Had date night with my fiance. Great food and had a beautiful view. We originally had a 6pm reservation, but the staff was able to accommodate us to an earlier time.

Tags: Hot Spot, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Special Occasion
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 6, 2017

This was my third time dining at Kincaid's, so I have a bit of a track record. The seasonal menu offered this time included a creative (and filling!) blackened catfish/jambalya dish as well as an excellent salad with bleu cheese. If skies are clear and you're here at sunset, the view of the waterfront is quite nice.

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Dad's birthday

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Randy was our superb waiter who made us feel warm and welcome. Great customer service skills. We were celebrating a birthday and then onto a R&B concert at the Paramount. A very fun and fulfilling evening.

Tags: Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very attentive server. Did not feel rushed to vacate table. Nice views. Good menu mix for brunch.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Casual, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Seemed like a new team working there....young inexperienced manager....made servers nervous....servers seem inexperienced as well....I wonder if the manager was making them nervous...not sure. I must say...when we asked for something simple...it was like the servers had no intelligence whatsoever. It was like we were speaking a language they didn't understand. We ask for 2 separate bills. He came back with one ticket for all 3 of us and said we could figure it out...then he would split it. It was like..huh??? Just give us 2 tickets...really strange. Oh my Ca eggs benedict was cool..not even warm. I would come back though...maybe I was sitting on the wrong side????

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I selected this restaurant so that my husband and I could celebrate his birthday and then go to the Warriors game. Our waiter Jesus did a wonderful job and we left him a tip to represent how well he did. The food was delicious and the view of the water is just beautiful! We had a great time and we will be back.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was very tasty and view was beautiful! Our waiter was very attentive and courteous. Very convenient parking.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This is a great location, with equally great food & service. The food and service is always on point. This make a great place for a business dinner, celebration or just enjoying life.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I have been to Kincaids several times, food is consistently good, service is usually good and I like the waterfront views. Portions are very good for the money and there's good variety of choices. Overall, one of my favorite places.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, People Watching, Seasonal, Waterfront
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