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Trader Vic's

Emeryville, CA
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9 Anchor Drive
Emeryville, CA
Opened in 1972
Lunch:
Tue-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner:
Tue-Thu 5pm-10pm
Fri-Sat 5pm-10:30pm
Sun 4:30pm-9:30pm
Closed Mondays
All ages in restaurant,
21+ only in bar
(510) 653-3400
Beef Cho Cho

Critiki ratings

Trader Vic's

8.9

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by 180 people

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Detail
Everyone You
Decor 9.4
Drink Quality 8.9
Drink Selection 9.4
Food Quality 8.6
Food Selection 8.7
Mood 8.4
Music 8.1
Service 8.9
Tikiness 9.4
Tilt 9
Vibe 8.5

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Humuhumu’s description

This Trader Vic's location supplanted the nearby original Oakland Trader Vic's
history
Trader Vic's
Oakland, CA
Bar & Restaurant
10
, and has been the company's flagship restaurant since it opened in 1972. The Emeryville Trader Vic's is positioned near the end of a spit in San Francisco Bay, and has beautiful views of the nearby marina and city lights across the water.
The Emeryville Trader Vic's closed at the end of April 2010 for renovations, and reopened on September 28, 2010. The newly-refreshed Trader Vic's Emeryville has a stronger focus on tiki decor, and works to strike the balance between the sunny blue marina view and the moodiness of a traditional Tiki bar. Many of the carvings, lighting and other decorative elements have come from other, now-closed Trader Vic's restaurants from around the globe.
The restaurant is large, with several banquet rooms available for private parties. There is a large bar area near the entrance, and two dining rooms at the back of the restaurant.

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PrettiestStarr
PrettiestStarr has visited Trader Vic's.
October 16, 2017, 3:44 PM
Was sooo stoked to get here ... all the way from Jersey City and then it just went downhill. The decor is pretty awesomely old school and the views are spectacular ... but the bartender didn't know how to make a Singapore Sling (which is one of my faves and I ordered off menu) and the maitre'd was ridiculous ... they walked us around (we had a reservation) ... definitely got the vibe that we were not the clientele they were looking for! Our actual waiter and the guy helping him were awesome and the food was good but ... overall ... meh because we didn't feel the love of a good Tiki spot and we especially love old school. Letdown.
Cactus1932
Cactus1932 has visited Trader Vic's.
October 11, 2017, 4:12 PM
Awesome place! Hate the tv's!
Raider273
Raider273 is a semi-regular at Trader Vic's.
August 26, 2017, 10:51 AM
Wife and I attended a "Mixology" class with about 30 people last night, Friday, August 25, 2017. Had a great time! Very reasonably priced; had about four drinks, appetizers and got a complementary mug at the end of the night. Learned about how to measure and mix/blend drinks then got to make one behind the bar. As usual, the staff was fantastic. Well done!
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  • Rugby Matt
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  • Princess P.
  • Kukuthi
  • JenTiki
  • Dr.TikiMojo
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