Category Archives: Reviews & Somar Stories

Somar’s proud Prince

Woodenman Muay Thai We would like to recognize Armando “The Prince” Ramos as a certified representative and trainer of Woodenman Muay Thai Systems! He worked tirelessly winning amateur titles as an old school SF Fairtex fighter, then earned the nick … Continue reading

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We started the new year happy. Hope you did too!

View this post on Instagram HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you for joining us on bringing in 2020. Here's to another year of friendship and partnership. #somarbarsquad #thepeoplesbar A post shared by Somar Bar (@somarbar) on Jan 1, 2020 at 11:47am … Continue reading

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Forbes names Uptown Oakland as one of America’s Best Neighborhoods

Check out Forbes article on America’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods…Uptown Oakland is named!

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Oaklanders Can Bust A Flow Like SF Can Order A Latte

Natalie Grigson, a staff writer for Movoto, a fun real estate blog, has written about “10 Oakland stereotypes that are hella true!” The second stereotype is Oaklanders can bust a flow like SF can order a latte! Grigson writes “Oakland’s hip … Continue reading

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A SomaR Family Message For You

Dear SomaR Patrons, We’ve been here for 2 years and along the way we’ve gotten wonderful reviews and constructive criticism. Some of the feedback we’ve received said that the place gets too crowded and uncomfortable. We’re trying to do something … Continue reading

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LivingSocial Launch Party a Success

The LivingSocial Oakland launch party last night turned out to be wonderful! But we had no doubt since LivingSocial brings no-cost online advertising to Oakland businesses. The food was fantastic and Somar created a specialty drink just for LivingSocial called … Continue reading

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Talk Of The Town

Somar Voted Best-In-Region 2010 Talk of the Town Award For Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Talk of the Town voting took place on several user review websites.  Results were researched and tabulated during the last quarter of 2009 and first quarter 2010. Somar … Continue reading

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“Local and just what the doctor ordered”…

…that’s what Wendy Waring of the San Francisco Examiner wrote about Somar. Waring writes “…there’s a place with your name on it and it’s called Somar Bar and Lounge. This gem has great energy and a friendly and efficient staff.  Eric, a server, asked what he liked … Continue reading

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“Motochix” Is Disappointed

Somar welcomes your comments, be it good or bad. We even have a review section where we post unsolicited reviews. Thank you for that. We got our first bad review and, though we’d like to address this comment, we’re kind of … Continue reading

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Somar Has Been Nominated For an Indie!

March has turned out to be a great month for us. We celebrated our first year of buisness and we were nominted for an  Indie Award!  The Oakland Indie Awards is sponsored by OneCal Foundation. This annual event celebrates small businesses … Continue reading

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