"The instructors joined us in many of our classes, and I find that is an unusual but wonderful thing. I am so grateful I had the chance to practice with the instructors and hope it is encouraged in your other exchanges! Also, the instructors coming to the classes shows that they felt that the classes were new and creative and fun (because going to the same class in a different city every weekend would be boring)."

Food and Drink

Food

Jack London Square is an 8-minute drive from the venue, and has a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as a year-round farmer's market from 9AM-2PM every Sunday. The restaurants are mostly on the pricey side, though they do have a Subway and a cafe.

Coffee/Cafe

Late Night/Mexican/Food Stand

Pizza

Vegetarian/Asian Fusion

Italian

Mexican/Organic

Indian/Vegan

Soul/Vegan

Drink

The 400 Club is a cheap dive bar within a few blocks of Just Dance.

At Jack London Square, a short drive away, you'll find Beer Revolution, a local mecca for beer connoisseurs. With a wide variety of imports and microbrews, forty craft brews on tap, and reasonable prices, it's worth a trip.

About a half-mile south of the venue, across the short bridge into Alameda, there is a cluster of bars and restaurants:

If you make it into San Francisco for a few hours, the city has a few famous libation houses:

Less famous, but also really fun is:

Stuff to Do

Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 are popular destinations for SF visitors, but most locals find them overpriced, touristy, and kitsch. Instead, we recommend checking out:

Downtown

Further out