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Lakeshore Cafe

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3257 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2719
+1 510-832-4374
08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I recently ate here with an Oakland friend who said it is a go-to breakfast spot. I was overwhelmed by the noise level when we entered but a server pointed us to a table by the back door that accesses the patio dining area. It was quieter so we could visit while dining. I had the mushroom spinach cheese omelet... More 

Thank Carol_R99SO
Oakland, California
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Their Breakfast is definitely the best in the neighborhood. It can be really busy & you may have to wait, but worth it. I usually order one of their specials.

Thank marciapolo
Punta Gorda, Florida
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent Omelets and huge portions. Some neat little shops in the area as well. Service was outstanding and we will certainly visit again.

Thank Greg W
Oakland, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Great location. Love egg benedict ever. Fav. Thing but usually egg is over cooked ...egg perfect....bread too hard...perfect....sauce too much lemon and runny..perfect texture perfect seasoning... thank you...

Thank Renee S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Had a delicious hamburger, the food presentation was also good. Staff very helpful, I sat in the back part and the waitress was always checking on me.

Thank Gabriela G
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Busy, vibrant, yummy cafe. Very busy with a wait at Sunday Brunch. Staff was very well prepared and even though busy, responded very thoughtfully and with timeliness to our party of 7. Egg dishes were wonderful! I'd eaten lunch there previously and was happy to have a great brunch experience, too. I'll go back!

Thank Survivor65
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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313 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

This is a delightful place to have breakfast. Service is quick, the ambiance is peaceful, prices are reasonable. Park on the street or in the parking lot opposite the restaurant. Seating is available inside and outside. It can get crowded on Saturdays because that is farmers market day, so come early.

Thank BeastiePV
new york
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Great place for brunch. I had the lakeshore omelette. There's an outdoor patio though flies started getting around my food so I went indoors instead. Food is great though slightly on the pricey side.Mimosas are just s few bucks extra. My order came with a side of fruits which was nice. I will likely be coming here often.

Thank gmatpill
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

There's typically a wait, but not too long. I've brought my pooches here and they can be accommodated outside. Their brunch is delicious and many choices to choose from... They have yummy mimosa choices too! They do have a small patio in the back as well. Can't go wrong here.

Thank uama1
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We always get a good meal at this restaurant whether breakfast or lunch. It's got homey type meals as well as healthy foods that are really filling and good. It's a friendly airy environment and reliable for a quick meal. The staff is friendly.

Thank Cindy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3257 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-832-4374

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