The Layover Music Bar & Lounge is located at 1517 Franklin St.
(between 15th & 17th) in downtown Oakland.



Designed with a bohemian interior that includes reclaimed wood, tile, fabrics
and bold splashes of color, The Layover features a full bar and lounge. We sell
the artwork, lamps and furnishings that you see, helping to maintain a fresh
look and experience every time you visit.

We're only two blocks from the Fox Theater, the Paramount Theater and the
19th Street BART station, making this ‘Layover’ a great place to exchange travel
stories while enjoying groovy music and a large variety of beers and signature
ORGANIC cocktails. Our venue is available for special events and birthday parties.


The East Bay’s best downtown art & music lounge!

Come early, stay late, as this intimate venue fills up quickly!

* look for the neon martini sign *
 1517 Franklin Street
Oakland CA,  94612

Tuesday       (5:00pm - 1:45am)
Wednesday (5:00pm - 1:45am)
Thursday     (5:00pm - 1:45am)
Friday          (5:00pm - 1:45am)
Saturday      (8:00pm - 1:45am)

Sunday     (special events)

served until 8:00pm  Tuesday - Friday

($3 draft beers / $4 cocktails / $6 wine)


The Layover in the press!

Oakland North "Building Community at The Layover"

East Bay Express Best of 2011: WINNER: Best Bar (That Also Looks Like Your Living Room)

East Bay Express Best of The Bay 2010: WINNER Best New Bar

Sunset Magazine

Wall Street Journal

The Oakland Tribune

The Oakbook

The Layover on Yelp


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