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204 Village Sq, Orinda, CA 94563-2504
+1 925-254-6080
Today
06:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 05:30 - 15:00
Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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Orinda, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Village Inn is exactly what you'd hope for in a breakfast place. Try the Joe's Scramble or the Hash and be disappointed with neither. Just be there early and be prepared to wait, there's no secret to finding the best breakfast in Orinda.

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Thank JohnBobincheck
Sparks, Nevada
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent trip tot he east SF Bay Area my wife an I stopped at the Village Inn Café for Breakfast. The service was friendly and fast. I viewed the menu a very good for breakfast or lunch. I was fairly standard for items offered but the plates were well prepared and hardy in all respects. I will definitely... More 

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Thank John R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

They gave a great place to meet and get out meeting done with food and drink! Lots of parking. Warm, friendly, reasonably priced.

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1 Thank Sylvia J
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family run restaurant. It is food like you would cook at home but so much better and you don't have to do any dishes!

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1 Thank Gail S
orinda, ca
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast with my wife before going Christmas shopping. Super busy day, but the food and service was great. Got a spinach omelette with lots of veggies, coffee. I'd say they have the best breakfast in Orinda!

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Thank steve811
Orinda, California
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138 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We've been eating here since 2009 and the menu has never changed; probably because the regulars would revolt! Looking for simple food (basic diner fare without the grease) served by a congenial crew? This is the place for you! However, no alcohol, few if any options if you are on a specialized diet, and all salads feature iceberg lettuce. Great... More 

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1 Thank JHugener
Orinda, California
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471 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We have lived here over 12 years and we must go here once or twice a year. Always good ..servers can be grouchy like yesterday when we went at 6am before a meet for our son.. but food is always good..basic breakfast fare but fast and reliably good breakfast. The bacons is like a 1/4 thick..where so they get it.?... More 

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1 Thank drmader
California
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The breakfasts here are really good and the service is really good. I live across the street which makes it ever so convenient. Lots of parking, too. Can be crowded especially on the weekends but they move people in and out pretty quickly. Don't miss it if you are in the area.

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1 Thank Carolyn K
Alameda, California
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great service, great food, and good value. Never had a thing I didn't like. Generous portions. All fresh and most items are house made (croutons, dressing, potato chips). Worth a trip if you're in the area.

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1 Thank Nancy E
Orinda, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My local favorite place for a hearty breakfast or lunch. Good family place for kids. Lots of healthy choices of oats, friut or vegetables for the traditional comfort food of potatoes and toast. Weekends can be crowded and sometimes may need to wait 10-20 minutes. They make a traditional great BLT sandwhich. Owners work there and have had the same... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
05:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 15:00
Thursday
05:30 - 15:00
Friday
05:30 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Village Sq, Orinda, CA 94563-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: +1 925-254-6080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?