alaMar Kitchen & Bar is the hottest addition to Uptown Oakland’s thriving restaurant scene. The New American seafood restaurant is a passion project of New York City transplant, Executive Chef Nelson German, who has worked at high end establishments such as Gramercy Park Hotel under the direction of internationally acclaimed Chef Yuji Wakiya. His menu boasts signature dishes such as the peel ‘n’ eat shrimp drowned in mouth watering romesco sauce accompanied by fresh grilled Firebrand bread and the Braised Angus Oxtail derived from his mother's recipe. The ever evolving menu, reflecting locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients, is made to share over conversation and laughter with friends. Indulge in our bar featuring an exquisite selection of local wines, as well as innovative beer cocktails, hand crafted mixed drinks and house made sodas.