ARTS & CULTURE
The Octopus Literary Salon is a café/bookstore/performance space with delicious homemade salads and sandwiches, superb espresso drinks, uplifting house sodas, draft beer and wine. We support local musicians, writers, and performers of all kinds by offering open, nightly local bookings. We are an excellent space to rent for private parties too.
Q. What inspired you to start your business?
We wanted the combination: café/bookstore/intimate performance space– because there wasn’t one.
Q. Tell us in one sentence why your customers love your business?
We genuinely and uniquely support creative expression in Oakland.
Q. What’s the best thing about doing business in Oakland?
Q. What’s the one thing Oakland offers that you couldn’t live without?