Many new customers come to us the first time with problems other repair shops can’t solve: We can fix it.

We use state of the art diagnostic equipment as well as over 40 years diagnostic experience with Mercedes.

Our technicians are top notch and are well trained in diagnostics, repair and serving. We promise to return your car in better, cleaner condition than when you brought it to us. We wash every car after it is repaired so you and your car can get back on the road in top notch form!

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About Us

Welcome to the Best Shop! We are a highly trained Mercedes Independent repair center in Downtown Oakland. We have been offering quality service and repairs on Mercedes and other fine European and Foreign automobiles since 1978. We look forward to serving you!

We will work on your Mercedes, BMW  and other fine vehicles.  Your repair and service experience is our top priority and we look forward to earning your trust.

The Best Shop was founded in 1978 by John Uyeyama . In 1984, we moved to our current location in the heart of Broadway Auto Row in downtown Oakland. We are walking distance from BART and Whole Foods.

Our building is a beautiful historic brick building with enormous wooden beams. We have a comfortable waiting area and are happy to accommodate you while your car is fixed.



Mon - Fri: 8am- 5:30pm

​​Saturday & ​Sunday: Closed

381 26th St.

Oakland, CA 94612


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  • Engine repairs

  • Heating & A/C

  • Electronics


  • State of the art computers

  • Skilled technicians


  • Routine maintenance

  • Wheel balancing

  • Brakes

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What People Say

“The owner of this shop is brilliant and a savant mechanic. He has trained his assistant to be as good as he is - so no matter who works on my car, I always feel they know exactly what they are doing.” 


—  Dana C.


 SINCE 1978



We Independently Service

Service & Maintenance

Our goal is to make sure your car makes it to the next service without any surprises. We do a full inspection during every service to make sure you don’t have to bring it in between services. We’re capable of doing anything your car needs, including:

•    Routine Maintenance & Oil Service

•    Suspension

•    Wheel Alignment & Balancing
•    Brakes

If your car needs repairs, we will give you an accurate, competitive quote and meet your deadline.

•    Engine
•    Heating and Air Conditioning

•    Rattles , Squeaks, Groans

•    Electronics