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Kathleen's Doyle Street Cafe

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5515 Doyle St, Ste 10, Emeryville, CA 94608-2547
+1 510-547-3552
07:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My boyfriend of me went to this place for breakfast after reading these comments. We were very satisfied by the service and the food! Can only recommend going there if you would like to enjoy some good american breakfast!

Thank JazzyK90
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Doyle street cafe is an out-of-the- way cafe that is a diner's delight. A true "eclectic" menu features a variety unlike any other eatery that I've been to recently. From the moment of greeting at the door, to the experience with waiters, to an engaging conversation with the owner, to the fabulous menu, to the scrumptious dining experience the Doyle... More 

Thank duke-duchess
Fort Worth, Texas
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112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Once again, TripAdvisor has steered me right! My family had a wonderful breakfast at this cafe and loved every bit! The coffee, cornbread (thanks for that suggestion TA peeps!), and entrees were unique and delicious. Tip: there is a designated parking lot across the street. Look for it! Service was friendly, seating ample, food hot and plenty of it. Highly... More 

Thank Karen B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Decided to try café due to reviews as we were in the area. I had the crab cake sandwich, type of crab unknown as they receive the crabmeat in a large bag per wait staff. Might have been a mix of Dungeness and lump crab. Definitely not all Dungeness. Very good--might rival Fenton's crab sandwich of today but definitely not... More 

Thank ramblingrose1
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We came here based on the reviews and weren't disappointed. The Milan Scramble was yummy and I liked the thinly sliced crispy breakfast potatoes. My husband had the special pulled pork Benedict and he loved it. It was a little too spicy for me. The only minor down side was the cornbread. It tasted as though they have added lemon... More 

Thank lofa
Mount Shasta, California
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We had just arrived in Emeryville on the Coast Starlight Amtrak train and needed a breakfast. We travel often on the CSL, usually eating in the Diner. They never change the menu so we Used Yelp to find a place with walking distance from the station. We arrived just before the rush, got our table ordered, and had a very... More 

Thank HerbaMac69
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Very good. Anything from the "Doyle St Favorite" part of the breakfast menu is delicious. Good cup of coffee too. And very friendly staff that makes sure you're always taken care of.

Thank Kevin S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

What a find! Doyle Street Cafe is located in a great neighborhood, within walking distance from the Courtyard on Shellmound Street. We were greeted as soon as we arrived and sat by the windows. There are windows all across the front of the cafe so that's easy to do. The cafe is light and airy - a very pleasant atmosphere.... More 

Thank gerib54
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

I pulled up and immediately felt welcome with the open doors. I was greeted as soon as I walked in the door. Ordered a beer and a BLTA. Came out in less than 3 minutes and included a smile on the waitress face. Oh, and the food is incredible!

Thank David M
Martinez, California
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

We had an early afternoon appointment in the area and we decided to eat an early lunch/ late breakfast. We tried the Doyle Street cafe. Parking is limited, but we found a close spot. Seating is limited, perhaps 50 +\-. The staff was helpful and cheerful. Several of the patrons appeared to be regulars. A modest menu offers a variety,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5515 Doyle St, Ste 10, Emeryville, CA 94608-2547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: +1 510-547-3552

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