Bar Dogwood

1644 Telegraph Ave (at 17th St), Oakland, CA 94612, United States
Hours:
Closed until 4:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 4:00 PM–1:45 AM
  • Sun
    • 6:00 PM–1:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
No

An intimate, spirits-driven meat sanctuary specializing in cocktails and charcuterie by the pound.

8.6/10

Based on 105 votes

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  • grilled cheese sandwiches
  • uptown
  • cocktails
  • whiskey
  • happy hour
  • lively
  • off-menu items
  • trendy
  • bourbon
  • great value
  • casual
  • good for a late night
  • good for singles
  • charcuterie
  • beer
  • staff
  • bacon
  • cheese
  • pheasants
  • negroni
  • AskMen

    They cure all their many meats on-site. Go to the meat counter & buy a pound of flesh to nosh sur place, or to take back to your lair. Read more

    AskMen · March 4, 2011
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  • Mathieu T.

    Awesome cocktail and appetizers place. Delicious mixed plate with meat and cheeses!

    Mathieu Thouvenin · July 1, 2012
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  • Cory G.

    Tasty negroni, love the pheasants, the delicious looking meats, and the awesome old tymey photo of Lake Merritt.

    Cory Gowan · March 5, 2011
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  • Michael B.

    The grilles cheese is so good you'll cry tears of dairy product.

    Michael B. · June 25, 2012
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  • Allen

    I'm having the Stone's Throw!

    Allen · July 24, 2011
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  • Adam L.

    Get a meat or cheese plate to even out your booze.

    Adam Lang · August 18, 2013
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  • Skip M.

    the old fashions are pretty awesome! ask for Dion for the best drinks!

    Skip McBride · October 15, 2011
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  • Ben D.

    Grilled creese w. truffle oil & sundries tomatoes. Insanity.

    Ben Davis · January 18, 2013
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  • Laughing Squid

    Definitely a great place to grab "cocktails & cured meat" pre- or post-show at the Fox or Uptown. Say hello to Lexi and by all means $how your bartender some love.

    Laughing Squid · February 21, 2012
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  • Dennise A.

    We missed HH but I may have to revisit for $1 off all dranks!

    Dennise Acio · December 23, 2011
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  • Omar C.

    The Greyhound cocktail is NIICCEEEEE

    Omar Childs · April 2, 2011
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  • Brian S.

    Good drinks. Great vibe after especially after dark.

    Brian Strauss · December 31, 2014
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  • John H.

    Cubanito!!!

    John Hennessy · November 30, 2014
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  • mike l.

    Excellent selection of whiskey. Interesting, but pricey, finger foods.

    mike lyons · November 15, 2014
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  • Aaron H.

    It's like the stole my 90s playlist and rocked it all night. The drinks sent bad either - my wife thought the 'Rosie Lee' was a showstopper.

    Aaron Hill · October 24, 2014
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  • Grace C.

    Go to spot for drinks in Oakland, can get crowded. Grilled cheese will make you feel guilty but 100% worth it

    Grace Chaung · September 28, 2014
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  • Fernanda A.

    Great atmosphere, good call for a Friday evening!

    Fernanda Alves · September 21, 2014
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  • Maddie Mae

    Send someone early to claim a spot. It's always smaller than you remember.

    Maddie Mae · August 22, 2014
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  • Morgan K.

    All about the grilled cheese sandwiches. Which they serve late. great cocktails too.

    Morgan K · October 20, 2013
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  • michelle m.

    Don't leave without a grilled cheese. The cooks will make you whatever you like, so don't be afraid to ask for something off the menu.

    michelle morrison · October 14, 2013
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  • Nick C.

    Good bar to go to before and after shows at The Fox - wide open and good cheese.

    Nick Cicero · August 31, 2013
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  • Dayyan L.

    Great ambience. Awesome grilled cheeses and charcuterie. Be sure to watch the slicing action of the sweet mechanical slicer.

    Dayyan Lord · August 6, 2013
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  • Donald R.

    Cool hip place but not much seating.

    Donald Rush · August 4, 2013
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  • Jane N.

    The grilled cheese may be worth killing a person for...not that I endorse that, just saying.

    Jane Natoli · July 28, 2013
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  • Han

    Get the grilled cheese (add fixins) and the charcuterie plate.

    Han · July 28, 2013
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  • Nike

    Wasn't obscenely crowded and didn't have a cover on first Fri (unlike all other bars). Plus, great cocktails. Go after art murmur!

    Nike · May 4, 2013
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  • Mai Thanh B.

    If you like bourbon & ginger, get Stones Throw :) nice bartender too!

    Mai Thanh Bui · April 10, 2013
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  • Eric S.

    Get the grilled cheese with whiskey bacon chutney...

    Eric S · January 9, 2013
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  • Rochelle M.

    Sounds good #FantasyElection

    Rochelle Martin · November 4, 2012
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  • Danny F.

    Amazing grilled cheese!

    Danny Friel · October 5, 2012
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  • Trucha

    Grilled cheese yummynes compliments any cocktail

    Trucha · July 15, 2012
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  • Andrew L.

    Come for the drinks and atmosphere... stay for the truly awesome charcuterie/cheese mixed plates!

    Andrew Lam · May 20, 2012
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  • Cameron W.

    Good ol' Old Fashion.

    Cameron Woodward · May 16, 2012
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  • John B.

    Sunday nights are mellow. Vita is the best bartender around the uptown area.

    John Brady · April 30, 2012
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  • D Ki K.

    Try the Charcuterie plate - Charcuterie plate #1 on the Uptown craw...may be the best!

    D Ki Kato · February 25, 2012
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  • Bob L.

    Nice place to grab a drink and super convenient since it's directly across the street from the office. They're also a charcuterie, but I don't think they're at the same level as a place like Adesso

    Bob Lee · January 7, 2012
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  • ian

    Happy hour all night Monday, featuring $3 beer, $4 well and Victor's smooth jams all night long.

    ian · November 29, 2011
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  • Sara M.

    Great drinks! Nice atmosphere. S l o w service.

    Sara Murphy · September 16, 2011
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  • Billiam

    My Aura doth showeth!!

    Billiam · September 4, 2011
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  • Frank V.

    La variedad de tragos es Buena!

    Frank Vásquez · January 5
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