American Oak

Jack Daniel's: Exploring the Single Barrel

Tickets are still available for our Whiskey Club Tasting Seminar with Jack Daniels:Exploring the Single Barrel Tuesday April 16 at 6:30pm upstairs on our mezzanine. Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased here Hope to see you there! A TASTING SEMINAR WITH JACK DANIEL'S WHISKEY!

They're back! Girl Scout Cookie and Whiskey Pairings are available for a limited time only, starting tonight! Thanks to Eleanor and troop 33923 for helping us out again this year. Come get it while it lasts.

Reminder, American Oak is closed today for our annual employee holiday/super bowl fiesta. We will be open for normal hours on Monday. Hope to see you there.

American Oak will be closed on Sunday Feb. 3 for our annual employee holiday party. We will be open for normal hours on Monday. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Happy New Year from American Oak. We will be closed January 1st and 2nd, but hope to see you soon in 2019!

Happy Holidays! We will be closed Dec 24-25th.

Anerican Oak gift cards make great holiday gifts. Available now for any amount, no expiration, and refillable!


Join us tonight for "Dine and Donate"in support of Alameda High School Athletics Boosters. 10% of sales will be donated to AHS Boosters! Alameda High School Athletic Boosters is an organization made up of parents, coaches, and other community members who help raise funds to address any budget shortfalls in the athletic budget. Boosters solicits donations and offsets costs for uniform

Happy Thanksgiving!

Join us in “giving back with Jack”. Order a Tennessee Mule and we will donate $2 to Cityteam homeless assistance and soup kitchens. Now till Dec. #givingbackwithjack

American Oak will be closed on Monday Sept.3rd in observance of Labor Day. Have a great holiday!

American Oak's fundraising page for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Thank You!! Thanks to your generous support of our fundraiser Lemonade4Life, we beat our goal and raised $1210.00 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation! If you didn't get a chance to buy some lemonade in support, please feel free to donate online by clicking the link below. We thank you again and hope to see you all very soon. American Oak Lemonade4Life: A Fundraiser for BCRF.

American Oak Restaurant in Alameda will be holding a fundraising event, “Lemonade4Life”, for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), from July 28th- Aug 4. During the weeklong event American Oak will be selling fresh squeezed pink lemonade and donating the proceeds to BCRF. Lemonade will be sold for a suggested donation of $5, however, additional donations may be made in the restaurant or online at
This event will kick off Saturday July 28th during the Downtown Alameda Art and Wine Festival with our own lemonade stand at our restaurant at 2319 Santa Clara Ave., and continue during regular dining hours until August 4th.

American Oak is proud to be raising funds to support the mission of BCRF, to “prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research.” BCRF is the highest rated breast cancer organization in the US, having received an A+ rating from Charity Watch,(

American Oak will be closed Wednesday July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

American Oak will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.

The Best Restaurants, Bars, and Breweries in Alameda

Thank you Eater, for the nice shout out. So many great places to visit. Check them all out. The little island across the Bay has a lot to offer

We are pleased to share the news we’ve gone off plastic straws! In an effort to reduce plastic waste, protect our oceans and save sea-turtles, we will be using paper straws from now on.
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Best of Alameda Ballot - Alameda, California

The Oscars are over. Time to vote for the "Best of Alameda" in Alameda Magazine. We are honored to receive 10 nominations this year. Come in soon and find out why. Cast your votes here. The following nominees received the most reader votes in round one of our 2018 Best Of Alameda contest. Now it is time to select one ultimate winner in each category. You may vote in as many or as few categories as you like.

They’re baaaack! Girl scout cookie and whiskey pairings while they last! Thanks Eleanor, and troop 33923 for making sure we have lots of back up! Come get them while you can!

American Oak will be closed on Sunday February 4th for our annual employee holiday/appreciation party. We will be back at work on Monday at 5pm. Thank you all for supporting us throughout the year. We look forward to serving you soon.

American Oak wishes everyone a safe and happy new year! We will be closed from Jan1-Jan 3, and will reopen Thursday at 5pm. Thank you all for spending time with us, and making it a terrific year. We look forward to welcoming you in 2018!

American Oak will be closed Dec 24-26 for the Christmas holiday. We will resume normal hours on Wednesday, Dec. 27. Merry Christmas to all and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Thank you to all the amazing folks who came out last night to raise money for North Bay wildfire relief. The event was a rousing success. Your thoughtful participation helped us raise over $5000.00 for families affected by the ongoing wildfire emergency nearby in Napa and Sonoma! Special thanks to our friends at Crispian Bakery and Chef's Warehouse for their generous contributions to our effort, as well as our co-hosts and planners at East End who helped make all this happen. The generosity and compassion of this community never ceases to impress and humble us every time a need arises. On behalf of the entire staff and ownership of American Oak, thank you once again.

Dear friends, American Oak, along with our friends at East End, will be holding fundraisers in support of wildfire relief efforts this Wednesday, October 18th. We will be offering a $55 3 course prix-fixe 16oz ribeye steak dinner, including salad and dessert. All proceeds from these meals will benefit local relief organizations in the north bay.

In addition, we will be offering $50 1/2oz. or $100 1oz. shots of extremely rare and sought after Pappy Van Winkle 23 while it lasts. all proceeds going to the Napa Valley Community Fund and The Sonoma County Resilience Fund. Please join us in helping our neighbors in the north bay- no reservations needed. If you have any questions, message here or give us a call 510-521-5862. We look forward to seeing you soon.

American Oak

American Oak will be closed Monday, September 4th, in observance of Labor Day. We will be back to normal hours the following day. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday.

American Oak will be closing at 9:30 pm tonight for some overnight maintenance and renovations. Last seating will be at 9pm. Regular hours will resume the following evening. Thank you for your patience. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope to see you soon.

We are back to normal hours today. Looking forward to seeing you!

American Oak will be closed Tuesday August 8th for a Private Event. We will be back to normal hours on Wednesday Aug 9th. Hope to see you soon.

American Oak will be closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independence day. Have a safe and happy holiday!

In observance of Memorial Day, American Oak will be closed Monday, May 29th.

Bourbon Whiskey in :60

We got bourbon, bourbon, bourbon at American Oak. Come in for one of our bourbon flights today or any day. Open 7 days a week One minute gives you your bourbon essentials.

American Oak has all your dining and whiskey needs met all week long! Come on down today.

Come in to American Oak for our Lundi Gras Celebration tonight! $8 cocktail specials and New Orleans cuisine! 5-10 pm. Now open 7 days a week!

We are kicking off Monday service in style next week. Come in and celebrate with us. American Oak open on Mondays starting Feb 27th. 5-10pm.

They're here! Available now, our famous whiskey and girl scout cookie pairing featuring four select whiskies paired with four delicious cookies! Come in today and get yours while they last. Thanks to Eleanor and Troop 33923 for bringing us our first order of the year.

American Oak will be closed Sunday, February 5 for our annual staff appreciation/holiday party. Thank you all for supporting American Oak. We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers!

Merry Christmas from American Oak. We are open Christmas Eve tll 10pm.

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Thanks, Heaven Hill Brands and for supporting our efforts to raise funds for Girls Inc. of Alameda at "Party! For a Purpose". Thanks to everyone who stopped by to try our Swindlers Smash with Larceny Bourbon.

Dear Friends and Whisky fans,

Due to a closure at SFO- our whisky ambassador from Compass Box Whisky is unable to attend our seminar this evening. We were informed late this afternoon. Therefore we forced to reschedule this event for a later date. Please accept our sincere appologies for any inconvenience this causes. We will of course provide refunds for any ticket holders who do not wish to attend our rescheduled event, date still to be determined. Thank you for your patience and continued interest American Oak and our Whisk(e)y Club. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 510-521-5862, or [email protected].

Sincerely Yours,

Phillip Ricafort

General Manager, American Oak.

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2319 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 17:00 - 22:00
Thursday 17:00 - 22:00
Friday 17:00 - 23:00
Saturday 17:00 - 23:00
Sunday 17:00 - 22:00
Sunday 07:00 - 14:00
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