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Two paws up!

While in Oakland for business, I made my second visit to Cat Town Cafe in the past 2 years. This... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
via mobile
Coffe spot/cat rescue

This is run by a cat rescue group. Has a coffe spot and a separate area where you can pay to enter... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
Oakland, CA
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2869 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611-5708
+1 510-891-1100
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

While in Oakland for business, I made my second visit to Cat Town Cafe in the past 2 years. This visit was even better than the last time (which I didn’t think was PAWSable!) The new suites are especially impressive, and the volunteers were exceptionally...More

Thank KittyChick
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is run by a cat rescue group. Has a coffe spot and a separate area where you can pay to enter to interact with cats available for adoption in a relaxed enviroment. You don't have to be looking to adopt. You can just donate...More

Thank MexTraveler27
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I was lied to about a cats age, then when I was not interested in fostering/adopting because of that, I was turned down for another cat. Rude staff inside cat room, control issues with staff. Too bad for the cats. I will just go to...More

2  Thank pattilovestrolls
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Fun place to visit with friends and just unwind. Great artisanal drinks. quiet back patio and cool decor.

Thank mraotaylor
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Some times there's nothing else for it. Everything is a bit meh. The boss has been his usual self, and you just want to forget about the world for an hour. Cat town is just the thing. Have a coffee and play with cats for...More

2  Thank HJK81
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I've been in for coffee a few times when in the area but never actually visited the cats. It looks like fun but the only time I can do it is peak demand hours. I would rather that potential adopters get in there with them....More

1  Thank Broaklynd
Reviewed December 5, 2016

I've been to a few cat cafes in the USA and CatTown Cafe is a fabulous place that I wouldn't hesitate to bring anyone to. It is spacious, light, hip and the hardest thing for a cat cafe....not smelly at all!!! The kitties all looked...More

2  Thank skinnedknee
Reviewed September 12, 2016

but most people go there to see the cats that are up for adoption. I got my two kitties there. you can go into a large room where they have cats out napping or playing.

1  Thank Tamar R
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This cat cafe and adoption center is totally non-profit. It is there mainly for the purpose of adopting out cats. Ten people are given an hour to interact with the cats in a great room with all sorts of cat furniture and some toys. It's...More

Thank mom3cat
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The concept of a small cafe attached to a place for people to meet cats available for adoption is clever. A friend and I went one afternoon when she was visiting from out of town. The interior cat climbing structures are clever and Oakland-themed, someone...More

Thank TaraOakland
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