Restaurant, Happy Hour & Things to Do in Jack London Square

Along Oakland’s beautiful waterfront, residents and visitors can find tons of things to do in historic Jack London Square. Located in the heart of this mixed-use waterfront property is plank: a unique 50,000 square foot beer garden, gastro pub, and entertainment experience.
Guests can choose an outdoor setting on our massive patio, where they can enjoy a game of bocce ball or partake from our selection of more than
50 local handcrafted beers. If it’s more of an indoor kind of day, we’ve got you covered: hit some strikes on one of our 18 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, challenge your friends in our arcade, or
watch a sporting event on one of 75 large-screen TVs and end of lanes projectors.

Hours/Contact Information

Connect with one of the most iconic restaurants in Jack London Square today!


98 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607


Monday through Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 pm.
(21 and up after 9:00 p.m.)
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.


(510) 817-0980 (General)
(510) 817-0982 (Parties & Events)


Located in historic Jack London Square, plank is easy to find and easy to get to.

Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, and Things to Do

plank’s craft kitchen + bar is a choice destination for residents or visitors looking for a great time along the Oakland waterfront. While we are known as the premier sports bar in the area, we are so much more…

Restaurant at Jack London Square

Whether it’s a wings or seafood kind of night, the craft kitchen and bar at plank’s restaurant at Jack London Square has it on the menu. With gluten-free options like blistered brussels sprouts available alongside nachos and prime rib sliders, our starters will wet any appetite.

Here are just a few good eats we offer:

Subject to change. See current menu here.

Happy Hour at Jack London Square

When quitting time arrives, plank’s Happy Hour at Jack London Square is the place to be. Our waterfront beer garden is the largest in Oakland and the perfect spot to share a craft brew or cocktail with friends. Plus, on Mondays through Fridays from 4-7pm there are great deals to be had on food, drinks, and games. 

$5 bowling games

$7 draft beers

$9 food and cocktails

Subject to change. See current menu here.

Things to Do at Jack London Square

For those on the lookout for things to do at Jack London Square, look no further than plank. From special events, like live music performances, championship game watch parties, or Friday night DJ dance parties, we know how to bring the fun! Check out our dynamic arcade, with its assortment of virtual, video, and prize game options. Bowl a round in our 18-lane state-of-the-art alley. Or step outside to sip a cold one while enjoying a friendly round of bocce ball on the waterfront.

Subject to change. See current events here.

Brunch at Jack London Square

On Sundays until 3:00, get the crew together to try plank’s delicious full-service brunch at Jack London Square. Our menu offers a variety of sweet dishes, like stuffed French toast, along with savory masterpieces, like salmon Benedict. Just imagine sitting at brunch with a waterfront view and a Loaded Mary or Pomegranate Mimosa in hand. There is no better way to start off a Sunday!

Subject to change. See current menu here.

About Jack London Square

Situated along the Oakland waterfront, Jack London Square is Oakland’s only publicly accessible mixed-use waterfront and marina area that has been a well-known landmark since the mid-1800s.

As a lifestyle destination, Jack London Square offers visitors and local residents an authentic, vibrant hub of outdoor recreation, dining, special events, and entertainment opportunities.

Summer Specials & Programs