Duende Welcome

Duende is a Spanish-inspired, neighborhood restaurant located in Oakland's Uptown district, featuring a modern and casual dining experience, a cutting-edge cocktail program, an inviting Spanish-based wine program including more than 20 sherries by the glass, and a fully functioning Bodega for all your caffeine needs!


Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri   |   8:00am - 2:30pm

Sat, Sun   |   9:00am - 2:30pm



Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs   |   5:30pm - 9:30pm

Fri, Sat   |   5:30pm - 11:00pm




Did you know Duende is open for lunch? Well, we are! We serve a casual lunch Monday through Friday (except Tuesdays) from 11:45 am until 2:00 pm. Come by for an Ensalada de Col, Anchovy Tapenade-Dressed Soft-Boiled Eggs, or even a tasty Chorizo Sando! And on Fridays, we serve a nice big paella! Come on by and check it out!!


If you don't see your desired reservation available online, please call (510) 893-0174 after 3:30 pm to speak to a reservationist. We do not accept reservations for lunch.

Duende reserves more than 40 seats for walk-ins! If you don't see your desired reservation time, come on down and we will find you a seat!

For parties of five or more, click here.