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At our core, Mägo is a neighborhood bistro. It's a place to hang out with family and friends whether you live right around us or coming from further away. It's a place for everyone and it's cozy, unpretentious and fun. Mägo serves dinner and drinks nightly with a weekly changing menu cooked over wood fire. We offer Northern California cooking with an emphasis on affordable high quality food using innovative and inventive techniques.

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Oakland, California 94611 on Google Maps

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Mägo on the GO 

Our dining room is currently closed but we are offering take out and delivery.

Monday- Saturday- new hours of operation

Closed Sunday

About Us

Mägo serves dinner and drinks nightly with a weekly changing menu cooked over wood fire. We offer Northern California cuisine that is simple food using innovative, inventive and high quality ingredients.

  • Mark Liberman

    Mark Liberman

    Chef & Owner

    Born ins SF and raised in the North Bay and Folsom, Mark Liberman actually spent his youth watching old PBS cooking shows, playing GI Joe with his brothers and being a competitive gymnast. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and has never looked back.  ...

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    Theresa Liberman


    Theresa Liberman, co-owner and Mark’s wife, will be teaching classes and sharing her cheese expertise through Mägo’s educational programs. A User Experience Researcher at Google without a professional culinary background, Theresa developed her knowledge of cheese by taking classe...

  • Ben Serum with a brown horse

    Ben Serum

    Head Chef

    Born in the rural Midwest with a farm upbringing, Ben began working in the kitchen as his first job. Like most chefs, he started as a dishwasher and worked his way up to running his own team. Having moved to Scandinavia in his early 20’s to be closer to his dad, Ben began his working tour i...

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    Alan Krumholz (AJ)

    Bar manager

    A.J. grew up in the spooky forests of Vermont, where he made friends with slugs, owls, and Bernie Sanders. After moving to California with a rock band, he decided to double down on cliche and wait tables too! That path led from Hayes Valley brunch to Michelin-starred fine dining, sommelier traini...

Our friends, craftsmen and artisans

Wylie Price- architect

Leaves and Flowers - teas  

Proyecto Diaz Coffee - coffee roasters  

GDS - apron designs dining room  

Lundy Way - apron designs kitchen  

Amanda Lynn - artist  

Pinkowski Construction- general contractor

Main Street Launch - SBA loan  

Field Millworks - custom cabinetry and steel  

Morcella Wild Foods - forager

Omegha Light and Design - lighting  

Jereds Pottery - ceramics  

Carole Nielson - ceramics  

Solstice Press - print/business cards  

Etta + Billie - soap 

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