The Golden Bull


The Golden Bull offers a fun healthy environment for patrons to relax and unwind. Our bar offers a huge variety of beverages served by a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Fresh fruit squeezed daily. We offer a great happy hour and night time live music and DJs that bring a diverse and fun crowd, full of locals and people from all over the world.

Q. What inspired you to start your business?
The current owners frequented and played music in this establishment over a decade ago, when it belonged to a previous owner. It was always a fun place to be and left us with great memories. We had a vision of breathing life back into these walls with an updated feel to it, while maintaining the classic nostalgic feel of downtown Oakland.
We are grateful to be able to make it possible for locals and travelers alike to continue to create more of the great memories and great times in what was then and still remains… The Golden Bull.

Q. Tell us in one sentence why your customers love your business.
Our business offers a diverse crowd, friendly knowledgeable staff, live music, comedy, in a comfortable environment offering a pool table, pin ball machines, photo booth and big TVs and projector to watch televised events.

Q. What’s the best thing about doing business in Oakland?
Almost everything is within walking or riding distance, if not, BART is always available.

Q. What are some of your favorite local businesses in Oakland?
Oaklandish, Dogwood, Oakland Metro, Sacred Tattoo, Five & Dime Tattoo, Portal

Q. What’s the one thing Oakland offers that you couldn’t live without?
Joaquin Miller Park, Lake Merritt BBQs, and live music of all genres.

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