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Lakeshore Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, American, Deli
3257 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2719
+1 510-832-4374
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
10 Jun 2017
“A very good breakfast place”
16 May 2017
“Mothers Day Bfast”
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Cafe, American, Deli
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3257 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2719
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast spot. All your basics: pancakes, eggs, juice....no great culinary feats, but nice laid back spot that was quick and great for family's.

Thank Hope1017
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The pancakes w powdered sugar were fluffy. I didn't go wrong w the French toasts. They were as I expected. Our wait staff was attentive and efficient. The restaurant has interesting paintings on the wall. It's a short walk from Lake Merritt. I observed that...More

Thank travelmystique
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've been here before and the food was fine. On this occasion I brought my elderly parents from out of town here for breakfast on Memorial Day thinking they may like the cafe. The place was getting crowded but not yet full. The seats were...More

Thank Markculk
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Nice place, great service and alot of food, almost too much. The wife and I should have shared!, not complaining though. It was a nice touch that the resturant provided a single red rose to each mom on Mothers Day.

Thank wineman1981
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I recently ate here with an Oakland friend who said it is a go-to breakfast spot. I was overwhelmed by the noise level when we entered but a server pointed us to a table by the back door that accesses the patio dining area. It...More

Thank Carol_R99SO
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Their Breakfast is definitely the best in the neighborhood. It can be really busy & you may have to wait, but worth it. I usually order one of their specials.

Thank marciapolo
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent Omelets and huge portions. Some neat little shops in the area as well. Service was outstanding and we will certainly visit again.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Great location. Love egg benedict ever. Fav. Thing but usually egg is over cooked ...egg perfect....bread too hard...perfect....sauce too much lemon and runny..perfect texture perfect seasoning... thank you...

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Had a delicious hamburger, the food presentation was also good. Staff very helpful, I sat in the back part and the waitress was always checking on me.

Thank Gabriela G
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Busy, vibrant, yummy cafe. Very busy with a wait at Sunday Brunch. Staff was very well prepared and even though busy, responded very thoughtfully and with timeliness to our party of 7. Egg dishes were wonderful! I'd eaten lunch there previously and was happy to...More

Thank Survivor65
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3257 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610-2719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-832-4374
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