The Ruby Room

Dive Bar, Bar
132 14th St (at Madison St)
Oakland, CA 94612


  • Bring a flashlight
  • Get a pbr and a shot of our in-house infusion shot for 5 bucks!
  • Bartender, Antoinette is the best.
  • Super dark! Be prepared to feel like a vampire when walking out no matter what time of day...
  • Darrrrrrk (in a good way). $1 well drinks Wednesday from 10-11.
  • Supposedly people get roofied here...or something
  • If Antoinette or Zhiva are working, ask them to make you something. They're both top notch bartenders.
  • Meeting with trusted friends
  • Super cute bartenders good music smoke out back. Word
  • my new favorite place for Friday nights - he played some great old stuff
  • Shot of Jameson plus a PBR for only $5!!! Insane.
  • So comfortingly dark and quiet
  • One of the best dives ever.
  • Best bar in's got anything you could want!
  • Great whiskey selection!
  • Loud, dark, and sweaty. Light your hand on fire with a flaming sambuca shot.
  • I love the sparkly walls
  • To get the inevitable Ruby Room smoke smell out of your clothes, put them in the dryer for 15 mins with a few dryer sheets.
  • $12 can get you 4 drinks, so rightfully the choice cheap dive bar. Lit only by ruby red lights so it's wicked dark.
  • Long islands are $9 but mine was almost clear. Christ so much booze in one drink

Nearby places

435 13th St (at Broadway)
1517 Franklin St (at 15th St)
355 19th St