Scott's Seafood - Oakland

4.4
2910 reviews
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Located in the heart of Jack London Square, Scott's Seafood restaurant has been the standard for fresh seafood in the Bay Area since 1976. With an incredible view of San Francisco and the Oakland waterfront, Scott's has been named the "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Oakland for a good reason. Scott's Famous Cioppino, Seafood Saute', Alaskan Halibut, New England Clam Bake Stew and our award winning Clam Chowder are some of the classic favorites. Piano bar every night with Maxine Glover playing Wednesday through Saturday. Also performing Sunday through Tuesday the incredible John Turk. The Sunday Jazz Brunch Buffet features "Just the Three of us" Jazz group each Sunday. Also, window and patio seating are on a first come first serve basis.
If you are in need of private dinning, please contact our catering services. Scott's offers private rooms for small intimate groups or larger groups up to 400 guests. We also do off-site catering. See you at Scott's!
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OT
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Scotts is “tired”. Needs a major makeover. Not the same as yesterday. Yes the view is nice.

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DL
Sacramento
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time experiencing Sunday brunch and were definitely going to make this a monthly thing.

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CK
Washington DC
42 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This brunch surpasses most we have ever attended. The seafood itself pays for the brunch, let alone the tasty and bottomless sparkling wine. Not your typical buffet brunch, but way superlative!! And the live jazz group that starts at 10:30 am is always wonderful and soothing.

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MH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

The food was bland and over priced...but the service and ambiance was ok.
My first time eating there! 😔

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RI
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

We arrived early for our reservation, but were seated very quickly even though it was pretty busy. We all ordered cocktails which were delivered quite soon. Each of us ordered something different for dinner and we all liked what we had although there was nothing extraordinary about either the appetizers or the entrees. We brought our own bottle of wine. The service was fine and there was a person playing the piano which was very nice.

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

Scott's is my go to restaurant. I am always ensured to have delectable food,wonderful service and a satisfied feeling treated to a special occasion whether there is one or not.

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P
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Scott’s. I always have the Ahu tuna meal. The mashed potatoes are so creamy. The staff are wonderful. Barbara is the BEST!! I always bring my friends for special occasions. Today, I celebrated my girlfriend and my birthday.
Barbara made us fill special

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EG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Very good atmosphere, delicious food for a nice occasion

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M
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was great night eating at this restaurant. The ambiance was good. The food was ok. Good customer service not great but good.

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SL
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

The Valentine's menu choices were subpar and overpriced. Just about every menu item was served with mashed potatoes. I felt like my husband and I were on an assembly line to be seated served and out of the restaurant, so they could get money from the next couple. Not a good experience at Scott's.

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G
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Average across the board. Nice ppl good service but too expensive for what total package.

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OT
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 2

This was not our first experience at Scott's but was our first on Valentines Day. The problem is when I made the reservation last week, I did not want a restaurant with a Valentines Day "special" menu and there was no mention this would be the case when we arrived. I expected to order from their usual menu and was disappointed when that was not the case. In addition, they put us in a room that lacked any view of the waterfront and brought out our entrees before our $25 "special" salad, which we eventually canceled. I felt like had I not made a reservation and just showed up as walk-ins, we would have gotten a better table and the full, regular priced menu. Live and learn. Dispite the good food and friendly, professional service, we will not be returning because I felt deceived.

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BO
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

This was the second time we have attended Scott’s. The first time we had exelent service but not this time! We had to wait more than 24 minutes after being seated for our waitress to attend to us. We then made our order a she forgot it!But she asked a second time we gave it to her then she brought out main course out before our appetizer! Then we ordered desert after waiting and waiting it finally came out with no spoons! We had to wait and wait for some to to co close enough to ask for spoons. By the time our spoons came out our bread pudding was cold and the ice cream was melted!

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CD
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to Scott’s for dinner on Valentine’s Day. I dropped my wife off in front of the restaurant so that she could get our table while I parked the car, but they would not seat her until I was also present, and we had a reservation! Go figure... Once we were seated, we did get excellent service, and our dinners were served shortly after we ordered. Overall a good experience.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great Valentines dinner. Our favorite place for special occasions.

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JM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice Valentines experience...we will do it again.

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JO
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about Scott's Seafood appeals to me! I love that place!

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K
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated a friends birthday at Scott's. It is a very special place to celebrate with their special dessert complete with a candle, a photo, and a rose!!! What a class act.

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G
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome Sunday champagne buffet brunch with jazz .The service and ambiance truly inviting for such a treat.We were visiting family in Bay area knowing Sundays are nice.Scotts was a very good choice, we will return!

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

I took my wife for a 25th anniversary Brunch. I called ahead to request a specific table and I got it. The staff treated us very well. If you like Sea Food this is a great place to eat !!

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RL
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an awesome time and the food was great. The oysters were delicious.

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

Great variety of selections available. Our service was extremely attentive to our needs.

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DF
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, as usual. Great service, very pleasant surroundings. We will be back.

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JT
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Outstanding attention and service by staff. Good celebration meal which was enjoyed by all. Good comments all around.

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

Great dining and entertainment experience. Wonderful place for a special occasion.

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m
San Diego
20 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

we had a fabulous time only downfall my daughter n law ordered her steak and lobster to go and when she got home the only thing in the container was mashed potatoes, veggies the drawn butter for the lobster and the steak sauce but after speaking with a manager named dennis he said to come in and he would make good on it. Our waitress Monica was fabulous. all in all 99.9% satisfied thank you. we were celebrating my grandaughter turning 24 and getting accepted into state

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F
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Terrible bar service. Waited forever for a drink and could have had several. Bar wasn’t even busy.

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BB
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Great ambiance overall but they could have a wider variety of food selection. The ajus for the prime rib was cold and they don’t offer regular eggs without salmon. Great service!

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AN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an excellent choice for a birthday celebration the food, service and ambience was fantastic!

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d
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

It was a beautifully presented buffet and well maintained through our time at Scotts. The food was very good and the service attentive. We really enjoyed the musicians/singer and will plan another meal there soon.

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

Scott's never disappoints. It always has flavorful food and the service staff was knowledgeable and friendly.
We had a window seat which made the experience even better. It was awesome.

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J
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful swordfish with crab and panko crust! Great service and beautiful water views. One of our favorites when traveling to Oakland.

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B
San Francisco
54 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Selection is always good. Steaks great!

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

Took my dad here for his birthday - he loves seafood and was not disappointed! He had the best time and we all enjoyed our meal. Amazing views as well - being right on the water, how could you go wrong? The best part was our server, Katherine - she was very personable on top of doing her job well. She made it even more enjoyable! We heard amazing things about the Sunday brunch - we will be back.

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VB
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really wonderful to have an early dinner. Quiet, not rushed, relaxing ambiance. Good exceptional as always. Great family dinner location!

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BB
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious but main course (Petrale Sole) tepid temperature when presented at the table.

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OT
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had the best waiter, we didn't have to ask for anything. The manager Barbara made sure my husbands birthday was special.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 5

Way over priced for the quality of the food

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B
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 3

The food has gone down hill. But the prices went up.

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CL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

We love seafood and were really excited to try this place out. Unfortunately it didn’t meet our expectations. The food was simply okay. The service was great but wouldn’t come back here again.

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