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Rockridge Cafe

5492 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
+1 510-653-1567
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
5492 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was fast and they serve standard diner fare. We had the Reuben sandwich and curley fries. They were tastey. We had a chocolate shake and it was sverage. We thought it was a little pricey. Two sandwiches, two coffees, and one zhake were...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The place could use a little sprucing up but the food and service was great. My granddaughter had a great grilled Monterey Jack cheese sandwich and I had a delicious bowl of bean soup. My daughter had pancakes that looked great but the real winner...More

Thank wnewtreynolds
Reviewed 14 June 2018

breakast and lunch cannot be beat. Probabaly the best place in the area for breakfast. Great hamburgers, bacon and eggs - anything breakfast or lunch. Wish they were open for dinner.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We moved to the Rockridge 44 years ago, and this cafe was here then. After having spent close to four decades as an expatriate abroad, it's great to find this cafe still in business and still providing excellent fare. This is a go to sort...More

Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Neighborhood cafe that makes a great omelette, or whatever you enjoyed growing up. Popular, often with a queue.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My wife, granddaughter and I came for lunch. The Cafe serves breakfast all day, and with our granddaughter's picky tastes, pancakes were her first choice. While we've lived in the Rockridge district for some time, it was our first visit to the Cafe. We ordered...More

Thank Kimo52
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice little neighborhood spot, a favorite place for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Note not open in the evenings. Very friendly staff. A mainstay in Rockridge.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We go here at least once a week either for breakfast or lunch. It has a very friendly staff that knows our order when we come in and it is very low key where everyone feels welcome. Good diner food. Relatively fast service. Always a...More

Thank rdrahmann
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The food is decent, the staff are friendly, the place is always busy & crowded so call ahead if you can.

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Clear the place to go for breakfast/brunch/lunch in that area and a great place to start your day. Solid food with some unexpected and enjoyable twists. The ricotta cakes are amazing! The coffee not quite so amazing. In fact that would be my only complaint,...More

Thank Enrico P
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Good for
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5492 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1552
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-1567
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