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4799 Heyer Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546-3610
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
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Castro Valley, California
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe Rumi is one of those little neighborhood gems that took me a couple years to visit. Why? Not sure but am glad I am a regular there now. Very casual with after school kids hanging out there from time to time. The food is fresh and tasty. You don't get a lot of meat with the platters but what... More 

Thank pattygoodwoman
San Francisco, California
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153 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food is fine and unique though the service can be slightly sloppy occasionally. Sitting is limited but we never had an issue finding a place to sit. We love the wraps. They are easy to handle and are served fast. The Persian tea is quite popular. Most of the crowd is pretty relaxed and hence there is no rush. I... More 

Thank Krish C
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Rumi Cafe in Castro Valley is a lovely little face tucked in an otherwise not overly attractive shopping strip. Pretty good to vary friendly service and mostly good food items. They have great coffee! Cannot wait to go back for their cappuccino.

Thank Stuart L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this cafe on our way from Fresno to San Francisco. What a wonderful treat! In my 45 years... have never had a better bagel. Charming cafe!

Thank Paul V
Oakland, CA
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Good gyros and rice kabob plates. Prices fair. Small menu but also a coffee shop with tasty sweets so kudos to that. WiFi and ability to sit and read. Kid friendly. Local. All good things

Thank cand0
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

This is a popular Castro Valley lunch and coffee shop. Often it is crowded with students from a nearby middle school. A wide variety of lunch dishes and pastries are available. I have especially enjoyed their hummus plate and visit regularly with friends and family.

Thank Travellers230
San Francisco, California
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291 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Location: In the heart of a nice neighborhood in Castro Valley. Customer Service: Good service. Decor: I actually noticed the decor as I walked in, the curtains caught my eye and the whole set up of the cafe had a bohemian feel, loved it. Presentation of Food: Clean, fresh ingredients popped out the most. How did the food taste?: I... More 

Thank Roshlynn
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

the service is GR8 the Host very helpful of ideas and bring Food to you personal at home touch. I had a pita breakfast with egg cheese and meat off the skewer was the Bomb will be back. this place is not in a busy traffic area very comfortable sitting outside and friendly people coming and going easy conversating in... More 

Thank Gr82roam
Castro Valley, California
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

This cafe sits by itself when it comes to restaurants and coffee shops. Its seclusion gives it a charm all by itself. One has to place the order at the counter. Has all the internet connection and WiFi one would desire and it is a charming and comfortable place to just hang around and wait for a friend to show... More 

Thank Margeskk
Hayward, California
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

My group has been going here once a week after exercise for several years. The coffee and food are excellent. Service is friendly; not as good lately, but still a winner.

Thank Sherry T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4799 Heyer Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546-3610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Castro Valley
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?