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Elephant Rumblings: A’s building ballpark themed sports bar in Oakland International Airport

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As part of an effort to upgrade the food offerings at Oakland International Airport, a number of local offerings are in the process of being added to the available options. As reported by Madeline Wells of SFGate, the Oakland A’s are one of the groups joining the menu.

The new sports bar, The Oakland A’s Clubhouse was originally announced with the rest of the new eateries in 2018. While some locations have already opened, the A’s bar is still under construction after pandemic-related delays slowed the whole project. The Clubhouse will be located in Terminal 1 near Gate 9.

A rendering of the airport sports bar

Oakland International Airport

Most of the new offerings have local flair, like the Oaklandish Coffee Collective, or Calavera which will be an airport version of an Oakland taqueria. The A’s adding to the mix of restaurants in the airport is another flag of commitment to the city that their aim is to stay in Oakland and move to Howard Terminal in the coming years.

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