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, and an inviting Spanish-based wine program including more than 20 sherries by the glass!


Friday   |   11:00am - 3:00pm



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

Fri, Sat   |   5:30pm - 10:30pm



Duende will be closed Sunday April 5th and
Monday April 6th in observance of the Easter Holiday.

Did you know Duende's Bodega is open for lunch? We serve a casual lunch on Fridays featuring paella as the centerpiece from 11:45 am until 2:00 pm. Other offerings change with the seasons, but we are always sure to have a great variety of selections available. We don't take reservations for lunch, so just come on by and check it out!!


To make an online reservation, use the calendar to the left.

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.