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Furniture / Home Store
  • Ranked #3 for furniture stores in Emeryville
  • Jeff H.
    "Join the IKEA Family Club and get free coffee or tea every day."(4 Tips)
    Jason K.
    "Great baby back ribs and lingonberry juice!"(3 Tips)
    Randy S.
    "Swedish meatballs or ribs with fries are my favorite."(2 Tips)
    Aspen M.
    "salmon filet and lingonberry drink"(2 Tips)
171 Tips and reviews
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  • James R.
    James RinellaMay 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I have to admit that I actually do enjoy assembling Ikea furniture. In my occupation my work is intangible so seeing an actual piece of furniture come together with my own hands is very satisfying.
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea McLaughlinAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Bargain lunch: meatballs, and lingonberry sauce. Skip the mashed potatoes and gravy, substitute steamed veggies. Add a glass of lingonberry drink and it's pretty healthy & well under $5.00.
  • Scott H.
    Scott HNovember 2, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Help, I'm still in here and can't find my way out. I'm near the display of European influenced housewares. Send rations and an extra cart.
    Upvoted Jul 15
  • Ashwini K.
    Ashwini KumarSeptember 21, 2014
    Mad house! Staff not available on the floor or helpful. Definitely go in with a specific plan or end up browsing forever.
  • Libby L.
    Libby Lee-EganOctober 29, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Boy those carts are hard to maneuver! Use the "tugboat" method, one of you pushes from the back and the other steers from the front. Happy shopping
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Tim D.
    Tim DengSeptember 5, 2015
    Such high quality products at very low prices. Fun place to go, it’s a great showroom
  • Randy S.
    Randy ShineMay 27, 2012
    The food is as affordable as it can possibly get, but it's really delicious! Swedish meatballs or ribs with fries are my favorite.
  • LaLena J.
    LaLena JohnsonAugust 11, 2015
    You will NOT go wrong with delivery w/JW Logistics. Installers call before they arrive and follow up to make sure you're satisfied!
  • Joy C.
    Joy CarlettiNovember 11, 2012
    Fun game to play at IKEA Emeryville: drive in back and count the SUVs & trucks parked in the 'compact only' section. #asshats
    Upvoted Jul 16
  • TaskRabbit
    TaskRabbitDecember 20, 2011
    We love Ikea! Putting the furniture together can be a drag, though. Did you know we have expert TaskRabbits that can assemble your Ikea furniture for you (affordably)? Live smarter with TaskRabbit. Read more
  • Justin D.
    Justin Dela CruzJuly 4, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Zzz. Literally the best thing you can do is to get here as close to opening as possible. Especially if you're returning something or doing furniture pick-up.
  • Karen K.
    Karen KJune 2
    I like having an IKEA in proximity, but they are out of items I want, 70% of the time. Avoid going on the weekend if you can!
  • Zac C.
    Zac ChesterFebruary 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try spending all day living in one of the efficiency apartment demos. Napping gets a bit odd. So does peeing in the un-plumbed toilet.
  • nils j.
    nils jansonMay 5
    Been here 5+ times
    The most dedicated people arrive at 10am and know exactly what to get. I wish I were that dedicated so I just spend my time hating everything.
  • Charlotte A.
    Charlotte AnderssonSeptember 4, 2015
    Go on a weekday during working hours to avoid the crowds!
  • James F.
    James FerrandiniFebruary 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the marzipan princess cakes in the cafe. They're actually the best thing on earth.
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WangJune 24, 2011
    Check the item number on the tag with what you're buying! I bought cushions from a box marked $1.49. Got to checkout & was charged $3.99. When I showed them the box they said the # was different!
  • @DavidCruiseSF
    @DavidCruiseSFJanuary 9, 2012
    Just remember there is cheese at the end of this rat maze...The cinnamon buns are well worth it!
  • 👍 Josh D.
    👍 Josh DMarch 31, 2015
    Look up the bin # of what you want, on their website before you go then skip the showroom.
  • Joyce S.
    Joyce SohnAugust 6, 2014
    The Stockholm collection is pretty dope, as are the lovbacken and Stockholm mirror.
  • Rosemarie M.
    Rosemarie McKeonJune 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a fresh piece of cheese pizza, hot out of oven, and a free refill drink for $2.50! At bistro
  • Amit T.
    Amit TiwariJune 26, 2011
    The Swedish meatballs at the cafe are a great reprieve from the madness that is ikea. A must try!
  • John C.
    John CassilloJanuary 14, 2012
    If you're looking for the world-famous cinnamon buns, head downstairs toward check-out. The ones upstairs are not the genuine article.
  • Turtle T.
    Turtle TortugaJune 8, 2012
    Drop a crumb trail behind you; to be sure to find your way out!
  • Jules M.
    Jules MillerJuly 17, 2010
    Skip the entrance where the escalator takes you to the showroom; enter through the exit, sneak through the self-checkout lanes and head straight to the As-Is section. Bargains!
  • IKEA Emeryville
    IKEA EmeryvilleJune 1, 2012
    Check out the all you can eat Midsummer Buffet on June 15th from 4 - 8pm. $9.99 for adults & $2.49 for kids Read more
  • Rex W.
    Rex WuiJuly 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Park on the top of the parking structure. There is always good parking up there. People seem to be afraid of unshaded parking!
  • Yannick
    YannickJuly 22, 2012
    Plan on the website before. We bought everything so fast after that, not loosing the day!
  • Megan H.
    Megan HardySeptember 10, 2014
    Enter through the exit and go straight for the 50% off as is.
  • Kristina C.
    Kristina CruzDecember 31, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure to check out the restaurant upstairs! Great food for a VERY good price.
  • Shelly Z.
    Shelly ZordichOctober 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Always crazy place but the people are really nice, which helps make up for it.
  • Curtis S.
    Curtis SteckelSeptember 20, 2014
    Watch amateur couples break up and "successful" couples slowly realize that this is what it has finally come too. Also, there are tons of pregnant woman, so if that's your thing...
  • Maria D.
    Maria DiazJune 21, 2010
    Get the cinammon rolls! And never leave without checking the as-is section. Great deals to be found there.
  • Andrey K.
    Andrey KlenMay 30, 2015
    Just come for the meatballs. And ribs if you are lucky.
  • Gerard R.
    Gerard ReyesDecember 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Check online to see if your items are in stock
  • Annie T.
    Annie TengDecember 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Skip the pencil and paper. Snap a photo of the price tag with your phone. Thisty? Mix the lingonberry juice and Sierra Mist for a refreshing concoction!
  • Shawna M.
    Shawna MarieJanuary 13
    Affordable furniture. Fun to walk around in and easy to put together at home. Great place!
  • Chris M.
    Chris MessinaJuly 23, 2014
    Kids eat free on Tuesdays!
  • Sherilynn M.
    Sherilynn MacaleMay 23, 2011
    The floor has arrows to help progress you through the confusing layout, haha. You're welcome.
  • Thea V.
    Thea VanGuilderMarch 4, 2011
    Most of the furniture is OK, but you find a gem here and there :). Also, too many choices make your head spin.
  • Lach T.
    Lach TaylorJune 9, 2013
    Bring your seasickness meds. The showroom floor bounces. Petty strange for a concrete slab floor.
  • Ty J.
    Ty JonesAugust 18, 2012
    They have "light" jazz on Saturdays. There is also WAY too many people.
  • Scottie M.
    Scottie MilagroNovember 2, 2014
    Use the shortcuts, they're lifesavers.
  • Andre L.
    Andre LFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Have an Android phone with the latest Google Maps? Fire it up in-store for a map/locator of where you are...
  • Joyce W.
    Joyce WoolhetherMarch 9, 2013
    What a zoo on the weekend ... Wow! Lucky we were just looking and getting a free bag. :) for special today...
  • Tony H.
    Tony HannidesMarch 22, 2013
    The carts are fun to spin! 4-Wheel Drive!
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongOctober 14, 2014
    Like a giant play structure for adults. Lots of time can be lost here.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HarrisDecember 18, 2011
    Join the IKEA Family Club and get free coffee or tea every day.
  • Jessa C.
    Jessa ClarkJanuary 2, 2013
    If you look confused/helpless enough someone will help you in the self serve section.
  • Sophyan J.
    Sophyan JulioSeptember 8, 2015
    Free meals with furniture purchase on IKEA Family day.
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