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Wally's Cafe

3900 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608-3610
+1 510-597-1303
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
3900 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608-3610
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Came with a friend that’s been here many times. I had the gyro wrap with lamb served with fries. Wow!!! It was really good.. cooked in front of you. Food quality is excellent .The service is great. There are a lot of regulars here so...More

Thank mbellesi11
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Wally's is a great place if you love Mediterranean food (my husband is from Lebanon). It is definitely a low key place, with great food for a very reasonable price. You are apt to meet all sorts of folks from around the world when you...More

Thank lyndanto
Reviewed 24 April 2018

My husband and I were in Emeryville and searching for some good falafel place, we read some outstanding reviews of this place and decided to give it a try. We ordered Dolma and Falafel plates, Falafel plate was served with hummus, pita and salad. I...More

Thank Anumeha S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

located in a very unexpected place, family style stool seating only, friendly server, food's very well seasoned

Thank vile10
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We're from the Detroit area, with a very large Middle Eastern population. So we have lots of great choices. This place rivals the best in metro Detroit. We tried lots of dishes to compare to what we know is the best. The lamb shwarma sandwich...More

1  Thank joelalpert
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a hole in the wall restaurant. Very nice staff and atmosphere. The food is awesome and enjoyed in multiple visits. Lebanese and American dishes.

1  Thank dmf332
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant in a homeless area that looks extremely scary and not a family atmosphere they have a bar that is occupied with scary looking people

1  Thank ahed1983
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wally's is located off of San Pablo Ave right across the street opposite Safeway where parking is easier…actual location at the back of the Bank Club dive bar…can be accessed on the side of the building through a small passage...from the street not very obvious…remember...More

1  Thank amcos
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I visited wally cafe back in June 2016! What a little gem hiding behind the main San Pablo Avenue in Emeryville. We were on our way to Ikea, and stopped here for lunch! I need to go back for some delicious middle eastern food!!! Staff...More

1  Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Oh my what a surprise. This restaurant is so off the beaten path and unexpected. We had trouble finding it, but luckily for us there were two women crossing get the street that knew right where it was. The restaurant is in the back of...More

1  Thank Terre M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608-3610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Emeryville
  • Phone Number: +1 510-597-1303
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