Escape Lounge Oakland International Airport

We are currently closed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) until further notice. Please check back soon for any new updates.

If you’re coming to Oakland on the east side of San Francisco Bay, you’ll find plenty of theaters, bars and dining options. Elevate your stay by stopping in to our Escape Lounge for a pre- or post-flight bite. Grab a slice of berry cobbler or a sip of Johnnie Walker Blue and settle into the feeling of relaxation and tranquility. Whatever it is that brings you to Oakland Airport, we’ll help you unwind.

And remember, American Express Platinum Card® members (and up to two guests) receive free access as part of the American Express Global Lounge Collection.

PRE BOOK$40.00* Standard Entry

Save $5 if you pre-book at least 24 hours before you get to the lounge.

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Walk Up$45.00* Standard Entry

Just come and see us when you arrive and we'll get you settled right in.

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Visit the Escape Lounges' check in desk upon arrival and show your American Express Platinum Card.

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Food & Drinks

Our bar menu includes everything from Cognac to tequila, which means you can pair your dining choice with just about anything. Our chefs create incredible food for our daily menus with a focus on seasonality and freshness.


Meet The Chef


Coupled with Chris’ passion for a wide variety of restaurant projects, this unwavering focus has resulted in Chris creating vibrant and welcoming restaurants that offer thoughtful menus highlighting the best ingredients the Bay Area has to offer. In 2009, Chris opened Chop Bar in Oakland, receiving national acclaim for its food, cocktails, wine program, and décor. Lungomare opened in February 2013 and Calavera in 2015.

Oakland Amenities

At Escape Lounges, we understand that bars, dining and work go hand in hand. Before you board and depart Oakland Airport, we want to make sure you’re charged up and ready for the day ahead. Refresh with a mimosa and a deviled egg with bacon and get connected to our premium, high-speed internet. If you’re going to catch up on work while you travel, you might as well make it relaxing.

  • Ultra-fast, private, Wi-Fi and easy access to the web

  • Print, scan and copy services

  • Charging ports accessible at every seat

  • American Express Platinum Card members receive free access


We are now open in Oakland International Airport!

You will be able to find us in T1, across from Gate 9, between Gates 8 and 8A.


Regular Hours: 4:30 am - 9:00 pm


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