Hot and new spots in the East Bay

In San Francisco? Check out The latest BARTable hot spots in San Francisco.

With the arrival of 2019, it’s an appropriate time to see what’s freshly brewing on both sides of the Bay Bridge. Old favorites will always have a place on your social calendar and for your retail needs, but emerging local businesses help keep things real, competitive and exciting—all while keeping the dust from settling when you’re ready to clock out and play.

Investigate what new kids are on the East Bay block at the following BARTable locations that have recently shown up on the map. You may pop in as a curious first-timer and end up leaving as a devoted regular.

North Light

Far beyond a place that simply stocks up on insightful and entertaining pages at this new Oakland bookstore, it’s also a cafe, bar and record store that sports a heated patio.

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North Light

MacArthur (Oakland)
Bag O’ Crab

Don a bib and get down and dirty in a buttery mess at this fun and fishy culinary adventure.

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Bag O’ Crab

Downtown Berkeley
Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop

A sweet (and tart!) alternative to the craft beer explosion, this cider spot offers seemingly endless handles of ciders (and, yes, some beers) on tap.

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Redfield Cider Bar & Bottle Shop

Rockridge (Oakland)
Oakland Surf Club

Just because it’s not sitting in front of Ocean Beach, don’t doubt Oakland Surf Club’s ability to throw down legit surf swag.

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Oakland Surf Club

MacArthur (Oakland)

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