We offer meals that are mouthwatering, in a setting where the views are breathtaking. But if you’d like a little diversity in your dining schedule, check out the many options just outside our front door.

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Living well means more than great dining and the attractions of the Grand-Lakeshore District. Our thoughtfully designed wellness programs for the mind, body and spirit will help you reach your full potential—through intellectual stimulation, physical fitness, spiritual connectedness and social engagement.

Some Activities at Grand Lake Gardens

  • Variety of fitness classes.
  • Brain health activities.
  • Seminars and special events.
  • Current event discussions.


Leave the maintenance and household tasks to us. Enjoy your time gardening, volunteering, going to the theater, having lunch with friends or spending time with family.

  • Chef-prepared meals in our rooftop dining room with panoramic views.
  • Movie theater.
  • Walking paths, Zen garden, fountains and an organic resident-run garden.
  • Game room.

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Life in Oakland

We’re residential living in the heart of Oakland’s Grand Lake District near beautiful Lake Merritt.

Grand Lake Theater

One of Oakland’s original great movie palaces, it features films and live concerts.

Splash Pad Park

A revitalized gathering place designed by the former chair of UC Berkeley’s department of landscape architecture.

Grand Lake Farmers’ Market

Located in Splash Pad Park, you’ll find everything from fresh seasonal produce to prepared foods.

The Coffee Mill & Bakery

Oakland’s oldest coffee place, a great place for people-watching, events and—of course—great coffee.

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