Restaurants While it s often overshadowed by nearby San Francisco, Oakland s restaurant scene offers a delicious array of dining choices. College Avenue hotspots like A Cote and Oliveto continue to draw diners while nearby Piedmont Avenue is enjoying a culinary boom thanks to restaurants like Jojo, Baywolf and the always packed Dopo. Further afield, Otaez Mexicatessen and Tamarindo Antojeria Mexican offer superb Mexican food. And what ever you don t miss the outstanding Pizzaiolo, a restaurant so good it draws diners from that city across the bay. Try our online reservations. It s free and books the table immediately in the restaurant s reservation system. You ll also receive Dining Bonus Points redeemable at thousands of restaurants nationwide.