Visiting Acorn/ Acorn Industrial, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Oakland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a winery to a coffee shop.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Acorn/ Acorn Industrial, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Old Kan Beer & Co
Topping the list is beer bar, brewery and traditional American spot Old Kan Beer & Co. Located at 95 Linden St., Suite 11 (between West Embarcadero.), it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 91 reviews on Yelp.
The brewery makes its own lagers, ales, IPAs and stouts, served in draft or cans. When it comes to food, expect to find a kale caesar salad, fried portabello sandwich, chorizo gravy fries and burgers.
2. Montse's Cafe
Next up is cafe Montse's Cafe, situated at 155 Filbert St. (between West Embarcadero and Third Street). With 4.5 stars out of 54 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
On the menu, look for hot and cold sandwiches, as well as wraps, salads, omelets and bagels topped with a variety of spreads and deli meats. Try the chicken pesto sandwich, pear salad and margarita pita, and wash it down with an iced coffee or latte.
3. Campovida Taste of Place
Winery Campovida Taste of Place is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 103 Linden St. (between West Embarcadero), 4.5 stars out of 43 reviews.
The winery offers tastings and the purchase of red and white wine produced onsite, plus there is a small selection of accessories like corkscrews, wine glasses and olives. Guests may also take a tour of the property or attend one of its many upcoming events.
4. Star-Lights Donuts
Star-Lights Donuts, a spot to score doughnuts and sandwiches, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 15 Yelp reviews. Head over to 900 Market St., Suite D (between West and 10th streets.) to see for yourself.
Stop in at Star-Light Donuts for a variety of sweet treats, including glazed and cake doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, apple fritters and more. There are also salads, hot dogs, ice cream and coffee.
5. Orbit Coffee & Doughnuts
Check out Orbit Coffee & Doughnuts, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 79 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score breakfast and lunch at 1225 Seventh St., Suite C (between Union and Magnolia streets).
Orbit Coffee & Doughnuts offers slow-roasted coffee and specialty coffees, including Americano, cappuccino and Vietnamese iced coffee. Pair any drink with a doughnut, breakfast burrito, grilled cheese sandwich or spicy chicken sandwich.