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1951 Coffee is a non-profit specialty coffee organization seeking to promote the well-being of the refugee community in the San Francisco Bay Area by providing job training and employment to refugees and asylees while educating the surrounding commun... more
We specialize in organic food that is freshly prepared to order including sandwiches, salads and various beverages.  We feature high quality coffee beans from Ritual Coffee roasters and teas from Numi, both local to the Northern California regio... more
A West Oakland joint serving organic coffee & southern soul food on historical 7th Street. Intellectuals, musicians and Hip hop activist keep it poppin'. more
Also known as Revolution Cafe or "Rev Cafe" 7th Street Cafe is a socially responsible social enterprise of the One Fam (non-profit) organization serving West Oakland.   * wi-fi  * southern fried chicken & waffles * pour over organic cof... more
Great selections of teas and occaisional live music. WiFi hotspot. more
Au Coquelet has used Montana Brothers' coffee for 20 years. It makes a strong but slightly flat espresso. The dessert collection is the real standout, with a wide variety of chocolate tortes and fruit tarts. The menu is more for the burger crowd than... more
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Aunt Mary's Café is a tribute to Jack's own aunt Mary, who was a great southern cook and a remarkable woman. In her adventurous spirit, we strive to provide creative revisions of American comfort food using fresh local ingredients and from sus... more
The mission of Awaken Cafe is to bring people together and launch movements.   Live music venue, espresso bar, craft beer & wine bar and organic restaurant in downtown Oakland. Happy Hours weekdays from 4pm - 7pm. more
Epicurean Group is the food service provider at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley CA.  We are passionate about healthy, fresh food – and we deliver and incomparable dining experience! We partner with local farmers and sup... more
Good local coffeeshop that has literary readings periodically. more
We use organic ingredients in our bagels and bake them in a wood-fired oven. We use the best ingredients we can find and take the utmost pride in the food we make.  more
We use organic ingredients in our bagels and bake them in a wood-fired oven. We use the best ingredients we can find and take the utmost pride in the food we make.  more
The Legendary Black Dot Cafe founded in 1998 by the poet Marcel Diallo and ran by the Black Dot Artists' Collective, is a cultural pillar in Oakland, California. In addition to a good soy latté, Black Dot serves up weekly community dialogues,... more
In 1955, Allen Ginsberg wrote a poem, “A Strange New Cottage in Berkeley.” In it, he recounted that amidst the vines obscuring the porch of his new residence, he found a decent coffee pot. He was approximately four blocks from the locatio... more
Founder James Freeman's modest coffee stand at Old Oakland's farmers market was the beginning of Blue Bottle Coffee. Fifteen years later, Blue Bottle returned to this historic place with a spacious new cafe and training lab. Enjoy our single origins... more
Our Temescal neighborhood cafe is just 2.5 miles from our Oakland headquarters—a proximity that enables quite a bit of dreaming and experimentation. In addition to our normal menu of drip coffee, iced coffee, and espresso, our baristas craft a... more
Built in 1923, Blue Bottle’s Jack London Square location in Oakland’s industrious fruit and vegetable district is a scrupulously restored brick warehouse we converted into our roastery and production facility. more
Blue dot cafe and coffee bar was founded by James and Megan Hume to bring high quality food and beverages to the neighborhood. We are committed to great service. We want everyone, of all ages, to feel comfortable at our place. We want blue dot to be... more
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Cafee Chiave is a bohemian style Italian cafe with fresh, locl, homemade food. If you're looking for a real cappuccino, we're the place to be - locally owned and operated. more
Cafe Leila is a converted warehouse space owned by the Ferreira family.  A beautiful garden restaurant, Cafe Leila is a Berkeley institution, serving up more than fresh California cuisine.  Cafe Leila also serves artisanal tea drinks and fe... more
A unique take on Ethiopian food in a friendly environment. more
Café Santana founder Richard Santana has been roasting coffee for 13 amazing years and counting! He opened the first Café Santana location in 2015 with a dream of creating a community gathering place in Oakland where he could realize hi... more
The Café at Chez Panisse, located upstairs, opened in 1980 to offer an alternative to the set menu served in the Restaurant downstairs. The Café offers a moderately priced à la carte menu for both lunch and dinner. The Caf&eacute... more
Since 1970 Country Cheese has been bringing our community countless numbers of the world’s finest domestic and imported teas,  chocolates, and of course, cheeses.  We are a locally owned and operated business in Berkeley and invite yo... more
Like many utterly delicious things, the traditional doughnut isn’t free of animal products, due to the presence of milk and butter. Trust the East Bay, however, to deliver the golden fritter to vegans, in the most unapologetic way possible. Wit... more
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Far Leaves Tea is about enjoying the process of making and serving tea with other people and leaving the outside world far behind. Having tea is an excellent human endeavor. While waiting for water to boil, strangers can become acquainted. While pour... more
Farley’s East was a catalyst to the once ghost-town, now thriving neighborhood of Uptown in Oakland. Through its doors and outside on the parklet (Oakland’s first) you will find a pulsing coffeehouse deeply supported by its community. Far... more
Funky coffee spot providing sandwiches, soups & lattes in cozy digs 1 block from the Fox Theater. more
Our farm to table purveyors of coffee, tea and pastries mean there's no artificial anything in what we serve, so you know what, you can actually recognize every ingredient.  more
First Street Cafe is located in downtown historic Benicia, California. For the last 20 years, we've been a warm place to eat, drink and relax - our classic American cafe is where both regulars and visitors delight in our timeless comfort & charm. more
First Street Cafe is a cute cafe in downtown historic Benicia, providing a warm place to eat, drink and relax in a classic American cafe.  They also have open mic and other events weekly. more
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Fox & Moon's Traveling Tearoom has been providing catered teas, focused tea tastings and educational tea events in the Bay Area since 2005. Join us in sharing seasonally exquisite teas, enticing treats and good company! more
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The Freight & Salvage Coffee House is an all-ages, non-smoking, alcohol-free performance venue located in Berkeley, California. Coffee, teas, sodas, desserts, and light snacks are available at the Freight food counter.  The Freight &... more
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Your East Lake Merritt neighborhood coffee house. Experienced and friendly baristas serve a variety of house made pastries and Four Barrel coffee daily. Pastries include an assortment of sweet and savory options including croissants and empanada. Our... more
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Hip Hop Juice Box is a wonderful smoothie cafe. They not only play hip-hop, the walls are covered with images of rappers. They juices and smoothies are quality and they have a limited treats - maybe better with tea and/or coffee. If you meet up with... more
Homemade Cafe is your neighborhood diner serving classic, delicious breakfast and lunch fare in Berkeley.  Stop by and try our home fries today! The Homemade Cafe was opened in 1979 when previous owners Norm and Janet trekked cross country to p... more
Inklings Coffee & Tea is a specialty coffee shop located in the heart of downtown Pleasanton.  Meet a friend over coffee or even rent one of our meeting rooms.  We love coffee and people.   And we proudly serve Stumptown Coffee, C... more
It’s A Grind is a specialty coffee house concept established in 1994 to provide high quality gourmet coffee, espresso beverages, better for you healthy cold drinks, a range of home baked foods in a comfortable, and a community-focused neighborh... more
It's a Grind is a specialty coffee house concept established in 1994 to provide high quality gourmet coffee, espresso beverages, better for you healthy cold drinks, a range of home baked foods in a comfortable, and a community-focused neighborhood en... more
Free WiFi Live Music Every Friday 5pm - 7pm Sat/Sun 2pm - 4pm Catering Services - We can set up and serve coffee and pastries at your event or call ahead & we can have it ready for pick up i.e., IAG Solo Java Brew Box $19.95 – Coffee service... more
Large coffee house with excellent wi-fi.   Plenty of food to snack on and the coffee is great more
Jump’n Java is a locally-owned and operated neighborhood Coffee House. We have been serving the North Oakland, South Berkeley community of  residents, commuters and Coffee lovers since 2002. more
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Kaleidoscope Coffee is a place of community, drawn together around good food, good drinks, stories and smiles.  Coffee shop/ice cream parlor during the day; performance venue / comfy hang-out place at night. more
A needed refugee near the West Oakland Bart station featuring Sightglass coffee. Excerpts from http://ww2.kqed.org/bayareabites/2014/05/05/newcomer-kilovolt-coffee-lights-up-west-oakland/ The name derives from the fact that Ethan, also a self-train... more
A neighborhood staple that is warm and inviting and committed to using only the freshest all-natural ingredients, everything we serve is made daily from scratch, from the breads and the pastries to the sauces and the salad dressings.  more
Treats in the pastry counter include cakes, cupcakes and cookies along with European-style pastries and petit fours. Mr. Espresso coffee is served. more