The Octopus Literary Salon


Monday to Friday:7:30am to 9pm or laterSaturday: 6pm to midnightSunday: Closed


2101 Webster St. #170
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


(510) 844-4120

BART Station:

19th St. Oakland

Walk Time:

6 minutes

Photo courtesy of The Octopus Literary Salon

If you’ve been busy whipping up some narratives in fact or fiction, tell your story, recite your poem or unleash your song with abandon. The Octopus Literary Salon hosts its open mic on Mondays a few blocks from 19th St/Oakland Station, luring those ready to unveil their musings within a 5-minute window. The cafe (with a menu of sandwiches, salads, beer and wine) houses all ages events against a backdrop of new and used books, records and tapes. 

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