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Royal Cafe

811 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1602
+1 510-525-6066
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lemon curd” (12 reviews)
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811 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast! Great Cornbread waffle and awesome pancakes. Real maple syrup sure helps. Will definitely come back here again.

Thank Dann L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday morning, expecting some wait, however, there was a table available, the staff were kind efficient and the food great. We will return!!

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Have not been here in years, but was in town recently and we decided to give it a try. Looks same as it ever was, same decor, pretty much same menu. Breakfast was a decent omelette with the famous scones and lemon custard. Service is...More

Thank MarleyMe77
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a cute diner that has been one of my brunch go-to's for many years. They have a diverse breakfast menu that offers a wide range of pancakes and waffles, including buckwheat and corn flour-based waffles with authentic maple syrup, and lots of omelette...More

Thank Bronya F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

On recent trips to east SF Bay Area my wife and I are always on the lookout for a good breakfast or lunch establishment. Royal Café fits that description well. It appears to be a local favorite and has become ours when in the area....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Royal Café has an old-fashioned décor, with toasters, lunch boxes, and (I think) an old-fashioned juke box. The menu is extensive, but not overwhelming. After a few visits, you’ll probably settle down to 3-5 things you like the best. One of our family favorites...More

Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I lived in this area for several years before I realized I'd driven past this restaurant a million times and never went in. Big mistake! The breakfast here is really fantastic. I would avoid going at busy times (10 a.m. on Saturday, etc.) because it...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I'm really particular about my Eggs Benedict and this place is the best. Been coming here for past 20 years and have never been disappointed.

Thank Claudine F
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant has good food and is in a comfortable setting. This is not a new restaurant that tries to be retro, this is an old restaurant that has chosen not to change. You will find newspapers from 40 years ago on the wall and...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We grandparents went for brunch with two toddlers and a labradoodle. When we asked, management set up a table on the shaded patio outside and even drew fresh water for the pup. Friendly, helpful staff! Luscious fruit bowl. Good bacon. Eggs cooked like we wanted....More

Thank Imacowgirl
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:15
07:00 - 14:15
07:00 - 14:15
07:00 - 14:15
07:00 - 14:15
07:00 - 14:15
08:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-525-6066
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