The Trappist

Row 1

460 8th St (btwn Broadway & Washington St)
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-8900
Beer Bar, Gastropub
$ $
Mon–Thu, Sun: Noon–Midnight Fri–Sat: Noon–1:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • 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!
  • Sit in the back patio. It's open rain or shine!
  • lunch special: grilled cheese + beer for $5. they change their beer selections once in a while.
  • Russian River Damnation from Santa Rosa is a must-try
  • 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.
  • Try the Peche Mortel if they ever have it on tap.
  • The outdoor space is really pleasant on a warm evening.
  • Great beer!
  • 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