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Alley Cafe

2265 Pear St, Pinole, CA 94564-1765
+1 510-724-5312
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
5 Oct 2017
“Good food, good service”
24 Aug 2017
“A Great Cafe in a sea of coffee shops”
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Cafe, Diner
2265 Pear St, Pinole, CA 94564-1765
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

An old fashioned diner. We had breakfast. It was a very big serving.of eggs, bacon, toast and fruit (they offer potatoes instead) was really good. The prices are really good too! Will definitely go back. Would definitely go back.

Thank vackar16
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Pinole is a cute little downtown and typical little downtowns are the usual trendy fancy coffee and muffin shops with mellow music and people on tablets all around. What a great find (there on business) when I came across Alley Café. Breakfast was great, good...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I have been eating breakfast here for 3 or 4 years. The ownership has changed 3 or 4 times since I started coming here. Things changed a little bit, but the food has remained good and the service is excellent. The staff have become friends...More

Thank paulbutler622
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Good Food, but limited menu. Went for Breakfast. Portions are good. Food Good. Just wish there are more choices.

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My first time here, and Alley Cafe is one of life's pleasant surprises: my complicated custom omelette arrived, fast, hot, fresh, bigger than those at all my other fave breakfast spots, loaded with the perfect balance of my requested ingredients, cooked lightly and evenly, with...More

1  Thank StoneyBaroque
Reviewed April 1, 2016

I really like this place for breakfast. I don't live very close, but whenever I'm in the area I try to stop in. The service is a little slow, but the place is always busy and the food is great.

Thank amylfed
Reviewed February 4, 2016

its does have its ups & downs. (hit & miss vibe) hard to get good service during the weekends but its great during the Tues- Friday breakfast/ brunch hours.

Thank Drew J
Reviewed September 7, 2015

My wife has lived in pinole since the fifty's and we ate there sometime ago before the new owner the food with the old owner was to big a portion since sarah and her husband have taken over we have tried breakfast and brunch many...More

2  Thank Jack D
Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food at Alley Cafe is great, but they usually only have one server on duty so the wait time can be very long. If you don't mind waiting, it's a good breakfast place.

Thank KayintheBay
Reviewed September 1, 2013

First of all, the Alley Cafe now accepts credit cards. Next, it is an old-fashioned counter-and-booth joint where you can watch the cook make everything from scratch. Third, it is hidden behind a smallish door in a building right next to the Pinole City Hall;...More

Thank OnParleFrancais
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 Pear St, Pinole, CA 94564-1765
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pinole
  • Phone Number: +1 510-724-5312
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