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Bakesale Betty

) #5 of 33 Bakeries in Oakland #75 of 1,148 Places to Eat in Oakland $, American, Fast food
5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
+1 510-985-1213
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Fast food
5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I always look for local restaurants while we are on holiday. Frankly, I can go to the common Chain Restaurant’s anywhere, anytime. We look for local gems while exploring new towns and we definitely found one in Bakesale Betty in Oakland California....More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Wow! We spent a week in California and after Steak, Seafood, and unique places, we agreed this was our favorite place of the entire trip. The team working here were incredible! They were friendly, fun, and the locals that stopped in all absolutely loved them...More

Thank U2898BWjamesm
Reviewed 29 March 2017

They only sell Chicken sandwich and cookies . they do a great job making both. They only do lunches here. Go, you won't be disappointed. the line gets a bit long sometimes but they are quick. park in the shopping mall area across the street,...More

Thank Barzin20
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Make no mistake, a few years ago Bakesale Betty served up the best fried chicken sandwich I ever had to pleasure to scarf down. And yes, there were always long lines but it was so worth it. No more. Bakesale Betty, for my wife and...More

1  Thank Ted K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ahh - Betty's Chicken sandwich was what I was craving. Chicken was moist and warm. Wish the bun was warm too but it was not-Coleslaw on top of sandwich is what makes it so good. Not sure if place is being remodelled or what--what happened...More

1  Thank b00merwang
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Went to visit my sister in California and we love food, so we were honored to be taken to this awesome place. Yes there was a line, yes their hours are limited, yes their menu is limited, but that's ok with me... and you when...More

Thank antormarchi
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place tends to have a line outside, but it moves quickly. They have two sandwiches on the menu (the same thing, but one with chicken one with tofu I believe), and a bunch of interesting cookie combinations (e.g. chocolate chip shortbread - takes exactly...More

Thank Napoli-phile21
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Used to go here a lot between 2009-2012 then it was a chicken sandwich to write home about. The bread is now soft and round, instead of long and buttery with a slight crisp. The chicken is minuscule and no longer plentiful for good balanced...More

2  Thank Iasmine K
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We were on a very short trip to Oakland and needed a place to eat around the Children's Hospital. I am all about local and everyone said this was the place I had to eat. It is well within walking distance of the hospital in...More

Thank oktravelfam
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Two years ago I had the pleasure of grabbing a bite at Betty's. The sandwich consisted of a natural chicken breast combined w/ a pleasingly spicy & flavorful mixture of greens. It was a fine sandwich. That was coupled w/ some of the best (semi-frozen)...More

Thank lifes2short2wait
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11:00 - 14:00
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  • Address: 5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-985-1213
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