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The Trappist

Not Rated.
The TrappistThe Trappist

Taps: 25 / Bottles: 160
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
97
world-class

70 Ratings
Ratings: 70
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 8.37%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

460 8th St
Oakland, California, 94607-3935
United States
phone: (510) 238-8900

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thetrappist

Notes:
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(Place added by: nahthan on 12-07-2007)
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Reviews by lhaqq:
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lhaqq

California

4.3/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

Had been trying to go here for awhile, but couldn't talk any of my friends into it. Finally went out with a friend visiting from Minnesota. Went during their celebration for the twenty-fifth anniversary of Chimay being sold in the U.S., so The Trappist was handing out the commemorative glasses. Extremely crowded when I went, but that is probably in part because of the event. Otherwise, it is pretty small and comfortable. Probably the largest bar tab I've had. Had one of the light wild ales from Russian River that set me back $10 for a goblet--went to RR (an hour north) the next day and could have got it for half the price.

12-28-2008 07:00:10 | More by lhaqq
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4.36/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | $$

I've been aware of this place for some time, so it was nice to get over to Oakland on a recent SF trip and check it out.

The Trappist is located in a cool older area of Oakland - the bar is split into a front/back bar, neither of which was crowded at all (shockingly so) on a Saturday night. They nailed the interior/decor/vibe of a Belgian dark bar probably as well or better than any other place I have ever been in the US.

The front bar area was gorgeous - dark and cozy, with some open air coming in from the streets of Oakland. It looked like the back patio area (also somehow empty) was pretty awesome too.

The beer selection was strong, but not overwhelming in quality. The taplist seemed more focused on classics of Benelux than other 'rare' european and american belge-clones. I had my saison dupont and la trappe quad, and left thrilled to have spent a few hours in such a fabulous place.

03-04-2014 02:41:27 | More by dirtylou
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The Trappist in Oakland, CA
97 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.