Jack London Square, Oakland, California Postcards
The following old postcards, photos, menus, matches, ashtrays and other items, provide a great visual look back at Jack London Square in Oakland, California. The Sea Wolf Restaurant was located at the site where Scott's Restaurant (which opened in 1976) is today. The Grotto Restaurant was open from 1936 to 1990 and was at the site where Kincaids Restaurant is today. Other restaurants that have been at Jack London Square include: Showboat, Showboat 2, Showboat 3, Planters Dock, Bow & Bell, London House, Elegant Farmer, the Castaway, Mikado, The Mast, Il Pescatore, Marco Polo, El Caballo, Gallagher's, Emperor, Simon's Square.

Oakland
Seafood Grotto
Sea Wolf
Showboat
 

Jack London Square
on the Estuary
Oakland, Calif.
 

Jack London Square
Sea Wolf Restaurant
Oakland, California

Jack London Square
Oakland, California
mailed 1971
 

Jack London Square
Oakland, California
Aerial View
 

Jack London Square
Oakland, California
Aerial View
 


Oakland, California
mailed 1971


On Top
Grotto on right
Scott's on left
 

Bow & Bell Restaurant


Bow & Bell
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 
 

Bow & Bell
Oakland, California
 

Bow & Bell
ca. early 1950s
 

Bow and Bell
Oakland, California

 
Grotto Restaurant

Oakland
Sea Food Grotto
at foot of Franklin
Oakland, Calif.
 

Grotto
since 1936
Oakland, California
 

Grotto
owned and operated by
Andy, Tony and Mike
 

Grotto Restaurant
70 Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 
   
Oakland
Seafood Grotto
Menu
ca. 1940s
 

Oakland
Sea Food Grotto
menu
1943
 

Grotto
Wine Menu
1974

Oakland
Sea Food Grotto
astray

Oakland
Sea Food Grotto
Leo, Sam and Tony
circa 1930s
 

Oakland
Seafood Grotto
Matches
circa 1950s
 

Grotto
Matches
circa 1970s

Grotto
Jack London Sq
circa 1980s
 
Sea Wolf Restaurant

Jack London Square
Famous Sea Food
Restaurants
Oakland, California
 

Sea Wolf Restaurant
Named after
Jack London's Novel
 

Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, California

Serpent Bar
Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 

Sea Wolf  view
from the Serpent Bar
Oakland, California
 

Dining room
Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 

Main Dining Room
Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 

Bay Area's
Finest Dining
Sea Wolf Restaurant
Oakland, California
mailed 1970
 

Sea Wolf
Restaurant
Over the Bay
Foot of Broadway
Oakland, Calif.
 

Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, Calif.
 

Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Oakland, Calif.
 

Sea Wolf Restaurant
Jack London Square
Showboat Restaurant

Showboat
Jack London Square

Showboat Restaurant Menu
Oakland, California
 

Deck of Playing Cards
Showboat Restaurant
Oakland, California
 

Showboat
Oakland, Calif.
matches
 

Showboat
"Dancing
Over the Water"
 

Showboat
Jack London Square
Oakland, California

Showboat
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
The Castaway Restaurant

The Castaway
An outside elevator
brings you to
 this restaurant
Jack London Square

Castaway
Restaurant
66 Jack London Sq.
Oakland, California
 
   
Elegant Farmer Restaurant

Kirby's
Elegant Farmer
menu front
Jack London Square
Oakland, California

Kirby's
Elegant Farmer
menu back
 

Kirby's
Elegant Farmer
Jack London Square
 

Elegant Farmer
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
London House Restaurant

London House
sign seen
on the right
Jack London Sq.
Oakland, CA
 

London House
Chuck Wagon
Jack London Square

London House
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

London House
Jack London Square
Oakland, Calif.

London House Menu
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 
Panda Room

Panda Room
House of Barbecue
334 Broadway
Oakland, California

Panda Room
"House of Barbecue"
334 Broadway
Oakland, California
 
   
The Mikado Restaurant
"Authentic in every detail, The Mikado was designed and erected in Japan, dismantled and shipped to the United States."

The Mikado
70 Jack London
Square
Oakland, California
 

The Mikado
70 Jack London
Square
Oakland, California

The Mikado
70 Jack London
Square
Oakland, California

Mikado Restaurant
70 Jack London
Square
ashtray
 
Villa De La Paix

Villa De La Paix
6th and Oak Streets
Oakland, California
 

Villa De La Paix
6th and Oak Streets
Oakland, Calif.
 

Villa De La Paix
6th and Oak Streets
Oakland, Calif.

Villa De La Paix
Jack London Square
Oakland, Calif.
match box

Special Lunch Menu circa 1953
Villa De La Paix Restaurant, 112 Sixth Street
Jack London Square, Oakland, California
 

Dinner Menu
Villa De La Paix Restaurant
112 Sixth Street
Jack London Square, Oakland, California
(Scans courtesy of Phil DiGirolamo Collection)
 
Other Restaurants & Bars

Bombay Bicycle Bar
233 Broadway
Oakland, California
 

Cabbages & Kings
420 3rd Street
Oakland, California

Cutters
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California

El Caballo
Restaurant
70 Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

Gallagher's
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

Goodman's
10 Jack London Sq
Oakland, California

IL PESCATORE
Ristorante
75 Jack London Sq
 

Luigi's Restaurant
200 Broadway
Oakland, California

The Mast
Superb Seafood
75 Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

Overland House
101 Broadway
Oakland, California
 

Planters Dock
Oakland, California
 

The Psycho
317 Broadway
Oakland, California
 

Simons
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

 

 

 
 
The Boatel

The Boatel
21 Jack London Sq
Oakland, CA
 

Boatel
21 Jack London Square
Oakland, CA

Boatel
21 Jack London Square
Oakland, CA
 

The Boatel
21 Jack London Sq
Oakland, CA
Jack London Inn

Jack London Inn
444 First Street
Oakland, California
 

Jack London Inn
Opening Dec. 1963
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 

Jack London Inn
444 First Street
Oakland, California
 

Jack London Inn
Oakland, California
 
London Lodge Motel

London Lodge
Motel
6th and Broadway
Oakland, California
 

London Lodge
Coffee Shop
620 Broadway
Oakland, California
 
   
Thunderbird Lodge

Thunderbird Lodge
and Sambo's
Restaurant
Broadway & Third St
Oakland, California
 

Thunderbird Lodge
and Sambo's
Restaurant
Broadway & Third St
Oakland, California

Thunderbird Lodge
Broadway & 3rd St
Jack London Square
 

 
Jack London Village

Jack London Square
Jack London Village
Oakland, California
 

The Village at
Jack London Square
on the
Oakland Estuary
mailed 1978
 

Jack London Village
on the
Oakland Estuary
Oakland, California

Jack London Village
Oakland, California
1987

Rusty Scupper
Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 

Sophies
Jack London Village
Oakland, California

Shenanigan's
30 Jack London Sq
Oakland, California
 
Jack London Square, Other

Sierra 49er Express
through
Jack London Square
Oakland, California
 
   

 









 

 

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