mad oak in san francisco
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Mad Oak

San Francisco
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Situated in Oakland's Lake Merritt neighborhood, Mad Oak is a spacious, lively bar known for its vast beer selection (40 on tap!) and freshly-squeezed greyhounds. Mad Oak also boasts rotating, on-site food trucks, a bi-level patio (equipped with fairy lights, benches, and TVs), and a rooftop garden.