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Brown Sugar Kitchen

2534 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA 94607-1727
+1 510-839-7685
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“beignets” (21 reviews)
“waffles” (100 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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2534 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA 94607-1727
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't really understand the whole chicken and waffle combo, chicken for breakfast doesn't sound good to me. But after saying that, my boyfriend had the chicken and waffles. I tasted the waffle and it was light and fluffy and didn't taste heavy the way...More

Thank YogaGirl201550
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I look for some times a food truck who sale snacks or desserts with decent prices and I think that I found ! “The Spinning Truck” serve a lot of snacks/desserts and it’s very cheap ! Moreover, the personal is very friendly and fast :...More

Thank maddie_hyle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, but it definitely wasn’t worthy the 1.5hr wait (and I have a feeling that was short since we came an hour before closing). I have nothing bad to say about the food. It was decent. We’ve had better chicken and waffles,...More

Thank readyfortheweekend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard about this place for quite awhile, and we were eager to check it out. First upon entering, it was freezing inside. It remained freezing. Wait server #1 seemed bored. I ordered eggs, toast and potatoes. My friends had the hash. Not alot...More

Thank BonnyZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my gosh, everything is so good! Get there early, because you will wait! But, the wait is worth it!!!!!

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I am not too familiar with USA ethnic cuisine so I went along to the BSK to get a taste of the south. And what a yummy taste deep fried chicken, corn waffel with apple syrup and coffee can be. Situated in what looks like...More

Thank PartrickL
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The only problem with this place is that it is popular. The food is delicious and most of the staff is friendly. I don’t know if one of their hosts still works there but there is a guy at the door that takes people names...More

Thank FLB
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable but the flies were annoying! The restaurant needs to invest in some flytraps. The chicken was crispy, seasoned well and moist.

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Get there before 9 am to get a table; we arrived at 8:45 am and by 9:15 the wait for tables started. We began with the beignets topped with powdered sugar and served with blackberry jam. Oh my! As a starter, it serves 2. Good...More

Thank D O
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is the best chicken and waffles I've ever had. Be prepared to wait, but it is definitely worth it.

Thank TengKiat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2534 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA 94607-1727
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-839-7685
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Brown Sugar Kitchen is a full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & brunch. We have a Zagat score of 26, which is the highest score for a soul food restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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