The Trappist

Beer Bar, Gastropub
$ $
460 8th St (btwn Broadway & Washington St)
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-8900
3:00pm - 11:00pm
3:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 11:00pm



  • The sour beers always hide at the back bar, try the Rodenbach Grand Cru.
  • Find a quieter spot between the front & back bars. Free Wi-Fi's solid, too. The wifi name is "OPD" & the password is "drinkbeer". There are also some outlets back here, nice spot to work late & drink.
  • Try the Allagash Curieux. It will fuck you up.
  • Dedicated to beers from Belgium, which were perfected over the centuries by Trappist monks, this spot features a vast assortment of holy ales - & some are even still brewed by monks.
  • Yeah, yeah, yeah, there's delicious Belgian beer. What you may not know is that The Trappist the best pastrami sandwich in Oakland, probably in the Bay Area!
  • lunch special: grilled cheese + beer for $5. they change their beer selections once in a while.
  • the beer is good, of course, but their little secret is that they have the best pastrami sandwich this side of the mississippi.
  • Order a glass of 'le freak'
  • If the choices seem overwhelming, ask staff members for a suggestion. The Trappist knows its beer.
  • A Belgian Specialty beer bar and gastropub in Old Oakland featuring 25 taps, over 150 bottles, and a proper glass for each and every beer. Try a Belgian beer and the Charcuterie plate.
  • Russian River Damnation from Santa Rosa is a must-try
  • Try the Peche Mortel if they ever have it on tap.
  • The outdoor space is really pleasant on a warm evening.
  • Great beer!
  • If there is a king and castle for craft beers, The Trappist would hold this position. Beer is taken seriously here and it is some of the best anywhere. Try the small batches from independent Brewers.
  • Perdition head cheese!
  • This place is all about respect for beer, offering an opportunity to explore Scandinavian, Dutch, and Belgian styles along with local options.
  • Like Beer Revolution only more focused on the beer side (but still with LOTS of cool beers to try) and with decent food and much nicer decor. I'll be back.
  • You can't really go wrong with the beer nor the vittles.
  • Ah the Trappist! lovely reprise for the trendy crafty beer head

Nearby places

464 3rd St (at Broadway)
911 Washington St (at 10th St)
328 10th St #101 (Webster St.)