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2454 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702-2130
+1 510-845-1940
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Oakland, California
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156 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I used a Groupon to have a late breakfast here on Wednesday. The food was great and the service excellent. I had the "LEO" scramble - lox, eggs, and onions with a toasted bagel (with tons of cream cheese) and grits. My wife had the breakfast combo - waffle, scrambled egg, and bacon. Needless to say, we... More 

Thank MauriceTheTourGuide
Arcata, California
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173 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to come with a friend or friends for a filling, nutritious, delicious breakfast. I had poached eggs, home fries (I skipped the sour cream) and marble rye bread. DELISH, and it was so much food, I couldn't finish it. I saw after I ordered that they have fresh berries, fresh fruit cups, and great baked... More 

Thank Pamwiltravel
United States
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The portions here are really big. If you're like me and take some time to savor your food, allow plenty of time for a breakfast here! I've been twice and the first time I had the lox bagel which came served with all kinds of goodies: cream cheese, tomato, capers, arugula, peppers and more. It was an extremely satisfying breakfast... More 

Thank ZoeLarkin
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178 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

went for breakfast with my wife. the coffee was very good and the espresso even very good. but all the rest was really just regular, the jam on the table looks like from a jar, the toasts a bit soggy and the eggs (over easy) were running. my 3th time on the spot and now I can really say -... More 

Thank Shaikidon
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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270 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I suppose the line out front means the food is very good. In truth the food was quite good, but be prepared to wait for a table (it took us about 35 minutes to be seated). I had a an omelette with grilled tomatoes and really liked that I could get a side of flavorful black beans instead of grits... More 

Thank daanddo
Martinez, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This place is tiny and there were 6 of us. We went on a very rainy Sunday morning and the place was packed! I think there were as many people waiting outside as were seated inside. Even at that, the wait wasn't horribly long- about 30 minutes. They have a few outside tables but, clearly, no one wanted them on... More 

Thank Localgirl6
Lake George, New York
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Breakfast is a treat there, with a full menu and lots of homemade choices. The portions are large and the food is tasty!

Thank woodlandridge
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349 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

When we lived in Berkekey, the family would walk here and eat on a regular basis. While in town, I stopped in for breakfast and had a nice meal. I ordered my favorite Waffle, with Patty Sausage, and Two Eggs Over-Easy. Portions are large, and the other dishes are good. Usually pretty busy, but worth the wait for good comfort... More 

Thank albebuc
Norwalk, Connecticut
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Cool ambience and food is fresh and made to order. The only thing is that they don't make Hot Chocolate from scratch, it was watery, not chocolaty, and lukewarm. Weird. The pastries also did not seem to be homemade. They were nice about taking items that did not pass muster off of the bill.

Thank HayleyAnne87
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178 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

went for a not so early Saturday breakfast nd the place was full but not crowded. as we were a few years overseas we wanted the "real" American breakfast and got steak and eggs and classic breakfast and both were really good. the coffee was a bit burned and the homefries some were not soft enough but else all was... More 

Thank Shaikidon

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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
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2454 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702-2130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-1940

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