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!

Announcing Duende's first ever film festival!


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's Bodega is open for lunch? 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! We don't take reservations for lunch, so just 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.

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