Welcome to Alamo
A peaceful residential oasis with ample parks and public green spaces
Set in the foothills east of Oakland, Alamo is a calm residential area where locals enjoy life at some remove from more heralded Bay Area city centers. This community is full of things to do, including many outdoor events like parades and festivals; at the same time, Alamo maintains a peaceful vibe that locals and visitors alike sense and appreciate. Living in Alamo grants residents easy access to great shopping and dining opportunities, including upscale seafood and steak restaurants. The architecture in Alamo is impressive, with many spacious homes that invite guests to slow down and take a closer look.
What to Love
- Private and peaceful community
- Walkable streets
- Access to great restaurants
- Welcoming locals
Those who love the great outdoors will love the wealth of recreational opportunities in Alamo. From festivals in community parks to walking trails away from it all, Alamo has something for everyone. The area is also quite walkable, so it is easy for residents and guests alike to get from one side of town to another, enjoying the beautiful homes and well-appointed streets along the way. The parks are a popular gathering place for locals, with many flocking to these charming spaces to enjoy picnics or leisure time with family and friends.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There are plenty of delicious eateries in the Alamo area, perfect for those who want to take their tastebuds on a journey. The Peasant's Courtyard
is a charming lunch spot well-known for its American and European-inspired sandwiches and salads. Xenia Bistro
is a casual eatery that offers menu items like filet mignon, chicken cordon bleu, and shrimp cocktails.
For the best breakfast in the Alamo area, check out Alamo Cafe
. The Alamo Cafe is a great way to start the day with friendly service, rustic decor, and a menu full of comfort food classics. Forli Restaurant & Bar
is a charming Italian eatery with menu items such as pasta bolognese, spaghetti, and meatballs. Take a seat and enjoy all of your favorite savory Italian staples!
Things to Do
The Alamo Plaza Shopping Center
is one of the most popular shopping centers in the area, with specialty retailers and many inviting eateries. The exclusive Round Hill Country Club
is a prestigious community institution with private golf courses, well-appointed tennis courts, excellent dining options, and special events. There are also weddings and birthdays hosted at the club, with guests treated to their every whim by friendly staff.
Hikers will want to check out the Iron Horse Regional Trail
. One of the area's most popular walking trails, this path is great for beginners and expert hikers alike and is especially beautiful when the sun is setting. No matter what manner of recreation you enjoy, you'll be sure to find something to satisfy in Alamo, a peaceful community with all the best amenities.