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Aunt Mary's Cafe

4640 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2022
+1 510-601-9227
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hash” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4640 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, I’ve got a good one if you find yourself in Oakland/Berkeley, CA., area. We were visiting family and our breakfast search led us here as I was nostalgic for some down home cooking. Aunt Mary’s puts...More

Thank B7283RYgregs
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Love their breakfast menu. Simple and so healthy. I have tried their chicken and waffle, a little heavy but delicious

Thank Le H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great for breakfast. Try some of their special such as the vegetable hash. Service is great. My only ding is that the coffee is not to my liking, but they let me bring in McD coffee.

Thank ajkona
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Thank you Lord for southern cooking, and thank you for bringing it to Oakland! What a great breakfast! Cheddar cheese grits. Greens. Eggs over potato pancakes covered with pot licker gravy. And the best biscuits!!! Man, I wish I could have tried about 6 more...More

Thank alan b
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My friend and I arrived here for a lunch. We waited close to 45 minutes outside to be seated. I had read reviews that said that they don’t take reservations and the café can be busy so be prepared to wait. Didn’t realize it would...More

Thank Ladysons
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had a delightful brunch here. Cheesy eggs, buttermilk biscuits with sage gravy, whisky French toast... If in Oakland, this is a must go to place. The line can be ridiculously long. Go early and hungry.

Thank AlexVisitstheWorld
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I guess a long wait is a good sign for a restaurant! Our friends got a table early so luckily we didn't have to wait. But a ton of other poor souls were waiting in the cold for a chance to eat here. The food...More

Thank RichardQ
Reviewed 14 December 2017

First, I loved having a cold can of diet Coke with a glass of ice. PERFECT. I got the Huevos Benedictos . Poached eggs over cheese grits, with mole' sauce on top, with beef chorizo on each end of platter, plus guacamole on one side,...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I came to this restaurant for breakfast. The place is ok and have a space for children to play. It's a family friendly restaurant. The staff are friendly. The food that I ordered was just fine. You can drink your brewed coffee here as much...More

Thank Royax
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was visiting Oakland and staying in the neighborhood. I lived here many years ago and enjoyed walking theTemescal area. Aunt Mary's was busy but the wait wasn't too long and the people watching was enjoyable. After being seated in the bar at my request,...More

Thank MimiLee718
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4640 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2022
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-601-9227
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Aunt Mary's Cafe is a 'From Scratch' restaurant that features imaginative interpretations of regional American cuisine with an emphasis on Southern, Texas and Latin styles. We are a destination cafe with a highly regarded Brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
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