Welcome to PLāYTSideways Southern Bar & Restaurant!

From the people who brought the nationally acclaimed, award-winning Picán to Uptown Oakland. PLāYT “Sideways Southern” Bar & Restaurant – a fun place to drink and eat! The best in Southern comfort food, cocktails, wine and our Southern hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you!

SINCE JUNE  17, 2017


Food Sensitivities

We proudly offer several creative vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly menu items. Our wait staff can readily answer questions you may have regarding food handling and preparation, food sourcing and help you make selections to meet both your dining and dietary preferences.


Nourish Your Soul

PLāYT offers a melding of Southern Foodways — Cajun, Creole, Gullah and other historic traditions — freshest, seasonal ingredients, local sourcing and sustainability, branded meats and specialty ingredients coming together using time-honored culinary techniques, slow-food philosophy and practices. Southern comfort.