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90 Railroad Avenue, Danville, CA 94526
+1 925-984-2713
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 07:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Danville, California
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sideboard is a staple around here. The hip high schoolers, local professionals, moms on the run...everyone loves it. Know though...it's crowded. Always. Seating gets snapped up and guarded fiercely while your table mate stands in line to order. If you go alone, bring a book or something to hold your table spot. Good news is the service is fast and... More 

Thank pam c
Alamo, California
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160 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Locals love this place. The counter ordering, and table delivery is fine. The ingredients are healthy, and the menu creative. It's all good. We shared the brussel sprouts and chicken sandwich this time. Tasty!

Thank BobOxenburgh
East Moline, Illinois
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

You order at the counter from their regular menu or specials listed on the board. All seemed good. Everyone of our party enjoyed their selection. Fun, "funky" place.

Thank LBWoody
Austin, Texas
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144 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were in town visiting relatives and they suggested we try this place. The food was very good and the atmosphere was very comfortable and inviting. A great place to enjoy the food, drink and family. So glad we went here. We would definitely come back again.

Thank travel4funRA
Redding, CA
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple times, but my first review.No parking on site at this place, but fortunately there are numerous lots nearby. Also, best to come here with a veteran because normal eatery rules are absent - have to line up inside to order, and then try finding a seat ... best to do in reverse order, but only if... More 

Thank cuhnayjun
Danville, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

good coffee, average baked goods, good breakfast/ lunch menus. can be very crowded and parking nearby is difficult. also quite noisy. waitstaff helpful and friendly. seems to have a mostly young female clientele. lots of dogs on the large patio. they provide blankets for cold weather -- nice touch.

Thank Christopher K
Castro Valley, California
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167 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Sideboard is a very popular Danville hang-out that offers both indoor and outdoor seating. They have a diverse menu that seems to be mostly coffees, pastries, breakfasts and lunch (sandwiches, salads and a host of creative sides) -- though they are open until 8 or 9 PM, depending on the day. They also serve wine and appetizers. There is free... More 

Thank pr7169
Sonora, California
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414 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Cute little place, no pretense but maybe some "we are hipper than thou" attitude. Food was good, prices OK. Nice courtyard to eat in. Parking a mess.

Thank William F
Rolling Hills Estates, California
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315 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the interior and the cafe au lait. Loved the fact that this is not a chain. Detested the volume of the music. While men might be able to be heard over the din, it is not a good place to enjoy a relaxed conversation with friends, which I thought was the whole point of a coffee house.😳

Thank bonniemreeves
Danville, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is one of our go to places in Danville. The food is good and we love the casual atmosphere. It is very busy on the weekends, so be prepared to wait. On the week days or off-times, you can always get a table. Tends to be busier in the mornings. I really like their breakfast foods and the eggs... More 

Thank Suzanne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Railroad Avenue, Danville, CA 94526
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-984-2713

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?