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5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
+1 510-652-4888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived and had to find parking even at 1800 hours. Everyone in the party had to be there or no seating. The place was quite dark, for atmosphere? My wife and I (seniors) had a difficult time reading the menu and had to use our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank richardsO5135AG
Reviewed November 2, 2018

It used to be one of our favorite restaurants. However, it is not the same any more, (and much less crowded than before). The food is still okay, but the quality seems to go downhill. We ate there last week. The salad was too simple...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KimKlein
Reviewed October 27, 2018

I love this place. It's romantic and quaint, casual and nice. I use to live in Oakland and came here more regularly but don't get out to the East Bay so much any more. We came here for dinner before our flight out and remembered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne P
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We went here for my husband’s 80th birthday. The restaurant had his name printed at the top of the menu. I suspect they also had a special dessert which we couldn’t stay for due to young children getting tired. We had a variety of food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathy M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is chilled and nice, the staff is really helpful and friendly and the food is great. Had the best tomato and mozzarella salad! I really recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank berglindhronn
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

My friend suggested we meet here, I was very impressed when I walk to the door. Food is very good waitstaff is a tennis an interesting looking in a good way. The ambiance is romantic, casual, cool.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mackanna
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Family Friendly -- Yes Open and Airy Ambience -- Yes Great Bread -- Yes Awesome Pizza -- Yes Friendly waiters and bartenders -- Fo sho! And a diverse menu driven by ingredients fresh on the market and therefore delivering a different experience every time you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank philboyett
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal there. The vibe is so much fun. Very good farm to table. We had two great salads and two pizzas. Crust is excellent. We had a zucchini pizza and a fresh mozzarella pizza. Drinks were also very good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This is a rather successful restaurant in Oakland due to the consistent quality of the food that is placed on the dining room tables. Their bread has nothing to envy the breads of the traditional old towns in Italy.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nando T
Reviewed February 12, 2018

...so I can't comment on the pizzas. But their bread is great so it's a fair bet the pizzas will be amazing. This is a lovely, hip place with a relaxed vibe and friendly staff. I enjoyed the breakfast (eggs, greens and ham served with...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank notmickey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-652-4888
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