The Bay Area Nightlife

Café Van Kleef

  • 1621 Telegraph Ave. Map It
  • Uptown
  • Bars/Pubs
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

Dutch artist Peter Van Kleef's candle-strewn, funky café-bar crackles with creative energy. Van Kleef has a lot to do with the convivial atmosphere; the garrulous owner loves sharing tales about his quirky, floor-to-ceiling collection of pop-culture mementos. The café has a consistently solid calendar of live music, heavy on the jazz side. The drinks are among the stiffest in town.

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1621 Telegraph Ave., between 16th and 17th Sts., Oakland, California, 94612, United States

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Published 07/06/2016


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