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Blackberry Bistro

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4240 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602-1312
+1 510-336-1088
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07:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Wed 07:30 - 14:30
Thu 07:00 - 14:30
Fri 07:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:30
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Oakland, California
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Came here for brunch and it is not what it used to be. The burger was way overcooked and the fries that came with it were limp. Service was so-so. Will not patronize again.

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Thank rickemmanuel
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our waitress was friendly on an early Sunday morning. We had a party of 7 and were seated right away. Our food was delicious. The french toast was amazing and so was the southern breakfast.

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Thank Wanda G
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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397 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We like when the simple things are achieved - essentially nicely prepared food with terrific service. We liked the Blackberry Bistro for getting this formula right.

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Thank Rob S
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

5 people and a Baby stroller. A bit of table moving was handled very well by the staff. All of the food was nicely presented and the coffee was Excellent. Love to see Grits on a Northern Menu. It was hard to decide from the great menu choices. If I lived in this area I would be there every morning... More 

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Thank Cynthia C
Boston
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Day two of our annual trip to Oakland. We chose Blackberry Bistro because it serves breakfast all day and it was not crowded on a Thursday at 10:30 am. The decor is a bit off putting, but we quickly got past that because the food was delicious. Mostly egg type dishes but there is French toast and cereal. I ordered... More 

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Thank SoccerFolks
Oakland, California
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350 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I'm surprised I haven't reviewed my old time favorite as I have been coming here for years, at least once a year for at least 5 years. I always seem to order the same thing too, Prawn and Grits. But it tasted different, not as spicy but it was still good.

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Thank KWong55
sunnyvale, ca
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Beautifully composed plates, with lots of little extras, and such succulent combinations of ingredients. First we had huge frothy bowls of latte and mocha... So inviting and tasty! Then we shared the decadent bread pudding, with burnished caramel sauce and whipped cream. After that were our main courses... Sue had the Southern plate, with creamy grits and bacon and potatoes... More 

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Thank geri w
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

It's pretty decent breakfast/brunch food, but pretty basic, I could make what's on the menu at home and better.

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Thank Mazy_10
Oakland CA
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

There are many delicious and satisfying menu choices from basic eggs & grits to the more fanciful combinations. This restaurant has a track record of many years in business and many happy customers. Local politicians

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Thank badEXPEDIA
Berkeley, California
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210 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We were the first people in the restaurant when it opened for breakfast one August weekday morning at 7:30 am, and the place was full by the time we left. Two of us had the "Glenview", and the other had an omelet. The food was very good, service was good. Pleasant neighborhood restaurant, open for breakfast and lunch. Worth stopping... More 

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Thank BerkeleyJohn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:30
Monday
07:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:30 - 14:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4240 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602-1312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-336-1088

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