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Cockadoodle Cafe

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719 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3924
+1 510-465-5400
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08:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant for Saturday brunch. I ordered Thai fried chicken and Graham cracker crusted French toast. The French toast was delicious...the remainder of my meal and experience was average and at times below average. The Thai fried chicken was rock hard, so hard that I sent it back for the chicken apple sausage, after being questioned concerning... More 

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Thank ToughcatCompany
Berkeley, California, United States
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This cute little cafe is right next to the Bookmark, which is the bookstore that benefits the Oakland Library. So it's very convenient to grab lunch when contributing books or browsing. Today I had the huevos rancheros for brunch. Terrific! Served in a small tower of tortillas and eggs and beans, delicioso! My wife's pancakes were good, too, and the... More 

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Thank Budd S
Alameda, California
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at this place several times in the past and have enjoyed it immensely. Great coffee, fab menu selections even veg and vegan options. The only weak link here is the service. It seems like they never have enough wait staff. I went in yesterday for breakfast, waited 20 minutes to have my order taken before I left.... More 

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Thank Roberta5261
San Francisco
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A friend invited us to meet her there because she had twice had a good breakfast. Today's experience was very poor for all of us. The waitress was distracted and uninterested in us. After ordering, our food came in two deliveries and mine was cold! Can you imagine COLD eggs benedict. The waitress forgot two of our items and did... More 

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Thank Maria Elena H
San Francisco, California
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296 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We met our friends here for Brunch on a holiday weekend. There was plenty of free street parking since it was a holiday. We arrived at 11am so there was no wait but as we started eating more and more people had to put their names on a list. My husband ordered the Thai Fried Chicken and Graham Cracker Crusted... More 

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Thank sdsurfkitty
seattle
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Has Mexican inspired options, overall a good value, using fresh ingredients, not too heavy. Family friendly.

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Thank happyhiker10
Berkeley, California
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Been twice and there is always a line to get in for breakfast/brunch but totally worth it! Don't really know what to say about Cockadoodle - expect plentiful, heavy breakfast meals that are worth the calories. Great for a Sunday morning with friends.

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Thank Drewski0602
Chilliwack, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The place does not look like it from the outside (or the inside, for that matter), but the food is amazing. We both had the "The Cockle" - one with pancakes and bacon, the other with toast and chicken-apple sausage. Both dishes were excellent. Not cheap, but you get plenty to eat, and you'll leave satisfied.

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Thank Henning R
UK
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Great meal - I had the Crab and poached eggs. It is popular with locals. I was the first customer at 8am on a Sunday and by 8:30 it was full with people adding their names to a waiting list!

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Thank fluster
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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204 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

If you are in the Oakland area, you don't want to miss having breakfast at this scrumptious cafe! They have everything here you can imagine for breakfast: unique drinks, entrees and sides and they are all organic and gourmet. There were four of us and we loved it so much, we went back the next day, before heading for the... More 

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Thank Maureen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 719 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607-3924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-465-5400

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