Best Brunch Oakland

Last Updated on April 22, 2022 by Top Brunch Spots Staff

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Looking for the best brunch Oakland this weekend? Great! Top Brunch Spots is the go to resource for brunch each and every weekend. On top of that, we’ve already done all the hard work for you. That includes filtering through the noise to provide you only the best bottomless, boozy drinks and tasty brunches in this weekend.
These brunch spots will be sure to be the highlight of your day.

Many restaurants serve a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day beyond your normal scrambled eggs, avocado toast, poached egg or smoked salmon and some even have a prix fixe menu so be sure to contact the restaurant and try to put in a reservation if you can. If not, don’t worry most restaurants will accommodate walk-ins on Mother’s Day.

So how does this work?

We pick our top choices based on the quality of the food, service, and consistency over time. We’ll start off by giving you the best options overall for brunch in Oakland and then follow up with links to different types of brunches in different neighborhoods ( and more) at the end of this page.

Cafe Lakeview

Cafe Lakeview Description . Address: 2834 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610, United States Phone: +1 510-444-1475 Website: Store Hours: Sunday: 9am-5pm| Monday: 7am-6pm| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: 7am-6pm| Thursday: 7am-6pm| Friday: 7am-6pm| Saturday: 9am-5pm

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Kefa Coffee

Kefa Coffee Description . Address: 422 29th Ave, Oakland, CA 94601, United States Phone: +1 510-261-3400 Website: https://www.kefacoffee.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 8am-1pm| Monday: 7am-1pm| Tuesday: 7am-1pm| Wednesday: 7am-1pm| Thursday: 7am-1pm| Friday: 7am-1pm| Saturday: 8am-1pm

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District

District Description Whiskey & wine bar with small plates. Extensive whiskey & wine offerings plus eclectic, gourmet small plates served in a modern space. Address: 827 Washington St, Oakland, CA 94607, United States Phone: +1 510-272-9110 Website: Wine, Whiskey and Cocktail Bar in Oakland, CA Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-4pm| Monday: 4-10pm| Tuesday: 4-10pm| Wednesday: 4-10pm|

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The Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill – Oakland, California 94612

Lake Chalet Description Simple seafood in a renovated boathouse. Basic seafood, cocktails & Lake Merritt views are found at this renovated boathouse with a patio. Address: 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612, United States Phone: +1 510-208-5253 Website: https://www.thelakechalet.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-9pm| Monday: 12-9pm| Tuesday: 12-9pm| Wednesday: 12-9pm| Thursday: 12-9pm| Friday: 12-9pm| Saturday: 11am-9pm

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Beer Baron Whiskey Bar & Kitchen

Beer Baron Whiskey Bar & Kitchen Description . Address: 5900 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, United States Phone: +1 510-338-3464 Website: https://www.beerbaronbar.com/oakland Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-9pm| Monday: 2-9pm| Tuesday: 2-9pm| Wednesday: 12-9:30pm| Thursday: 12-9:30pm| Friday: 12-9:30pm| Saturday: 11am-9:30pm

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Doña Tomás

Doña Tomás Description Modern Mexican fare with a seasonal bent. Mexican fare gets a contemporary spin at this colorful cantina with a festive courtyard patio. Address: 3770 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611, United States Phone: +1 510-450-0522 Website: https://www.donatomas.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 9:30am-2:30pm| Monday: Closed| Tuesday: 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-9pm| Wednesday: 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-9pm| Thursday: 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-9pm| Friday:

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La Bonita Taqueria

La Bonita Taqueria Description . Address: 2200 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, United States Phone: +1 510-663-3007 Website: https://www.facebook.com/LaBonitaTaq/ Store Hours: Sunday: Closed| Monday: 7am-3pm| Tuesday: 7am-3pm| Wednesday: 7am-3pm| Thursday: 7am-3pm| Friday: 7am-3pm| Saturday: Closed

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Oliveto

Oliveto Description Inventive Italian in an upscale setting. Rotating menus contain locally sourced ingredients for handcrafted pastas & other regional fare. Address: 5655 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, United States Phone: +1 510-547-5356 Website: – Home (covid) Store Hours: Sunday: 8am-9pm| Monday: 8am-9pm| Tuesday: 8am-9pm| Wednesday: 8am-9pm| Thursday: 8am-9pm| Friday: 8am-9:30pm| Saturday: 8am-9:30pm

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Jamba Rockridge Shopping Center

Jamba Rockridge Shopping Center Description Health-focused chain for fruit smoothies. Straightforward counter-serve chain for smoothies, juices & health-focused light bites Address: 1982 Pleasant Valley Ave, Oakland, CA 94611, United States Phone: +1 510-653-8256 Website: https://www.jamba.com/ca/oakland/rockridge-shopping-center-746?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=localmaps Store Hours: Sunday: 9am-6pm| Monday: 9am-6pm| Tuesday: 9am-6pm| Wednesday: 9am-6pm| Thursday: 9am-6pm| Friday: 9am-6pm| Saturday: 9am-6pm

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CommonWealth

CommonWealth Description Corner hangout for coffee & pints. Cozy corner spot offering espresso & breakfast fare by day & pints & creative pub fare by night. Address: 2882 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609, United States Phone: +1 510-663-3001 Website: https://commonwealthoakland.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 9:30am-8pm| Monday: 9:30am-8pm| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: Closed| Thursday: 9:30am-8pm| Friday: 9:30am-8pm| Saturday:

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Vientian Cafe

Vientian Cafe Description Casual location for Southeast Asian eats. Family-run & casual neighborhood eatery serving a wide menu of Thai, Laotian & Vietnamese standards. Address: 3801 Allendale Ave, Oakland, CA 94619, United States Phone: +1 510-535-2218 Website: https://www.vientianecafe.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-4pm, 5-9pm| Monday: 11am-4pm, 5-9pm| Tuesday: 11am-4pm, 5-9pm| Wednesday: 11am-4pm, 5-9pm| Thursday: 11am-4pm, 5-9pm|

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North Light

North Light Description Cozy all-day cafe & bar with a bookshop. Welcoming neighborhood nook for all-day coffee, cafe fare & cocktails, plus retail books & records. Address: 4915 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609, United States Phone: +1 510-891-1113 Website: https://northlight.bar/ Store Hours: Sunday: 12-9pm| Monday: Closed| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: 4-9pm| Thursday: 4-9pm| Friday: 4-9pm| Saturday:

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Full House Cafe

Full House Cafe Description . Address: 326 7th St, Oakland, CA 94607, United States Phone: +1 510-891-8823 Website: https://fullhousecafeca.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 7am-4:30pm| Monday: 7am-4:30pm| Tuesday: 7am-4:30pm| Wednesday: 7am-4:30pm| Thursday: 7am-4:30pm| Friday: 7am-4:30pm| Saturday: 7am-4:30pm

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Diggery Inn

Diggery Inn Description . Address: 4212 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602, United States Phone: +1 510-531-0224 Website: https://diggeryinn.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 8am-3:30pm| Monday: 8am-3:30pm| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: 8am-3:30pm| Thursday: 8am-3:30pm| Friday: 8am-3:30pm| Saturday: 8:30am-3:30pm

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The Gastropig

The Gastropig Description Chic spot for breakfast & lunch classics. Modern, industrial-chic breakfast & lunch spot for pork-centric sandwiches, pastries & deli items. Address: 2123 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612, United States Phone: +1 510-817-4663 Website: https://thegastropig.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-2pm| Monday: Closed| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: Closed| Thursday: Closed| Friday: Closed| Saturday: 11am-2pm

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dosa By DOSA

dosa By DOSA Description Stylish locale for Indian fare & drinks. Stylish DOSA spinoff for counter-serve tandoori, street snacks & Indian classics, plus cocktails. Address: 2301 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, United States Phone: +1 510-285-6823 Website: https://www.dosasf.com/dosa-oakland Store Hours: Sunday: 11:30am-7pm| Monday: Closed| Tuesday: Closed| Wednesday: 11:30am-7pm| Thursday: 11:30am-7pm| Friday: 11:30am-8pm| Saturday: 11:30am-8pm

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Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery

Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery Description Thai street food in modern surrounds. Signature turnip cakes & other hard-to-find Thai street fare served in a stylish & casual setting. Address: 5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, United States Phone: +1 510-655-0889 Website: https://oakland.soifour.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 4-9pm| Monday: 11:30am-2pm, 4-9pm| Tuesday: 11:30am-2pm, 4-9pm| Wednesday: 11:30am-2pm, 4-9pm| Thursday:

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Paradise Park Cafe

Paradise Park Cafe Description Comfy spot for organic Californian fare. Convivial, family-friendly cafe for locally sourced & organic Californian comfort eats, beer & wine. Address: 6334 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94608, United States Phone: +1 510-756-3131 Website: https://www.paradiseparkcafe.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 8am-4pm| Monday: 8am-4pm| Tuesday: 8am-4pm| Wednesday: 8am-4pm| Thursday: 8am-4pm| Friday: 8am-4pm| Saturday: 8am-4pm

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Hudson Bay Cafe

Hudson Bay Cafe Description Homey, sunny coffee shop with light fare. Long-standing independent coffee shop offering light meals & comfortable seats in a sunny setting. Address: 5401 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, United States Phone: +1 510-658-0214 Website: https://www.hudsonbaycafe.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 7am-6pm| Monday: 6am-6pm| Tuesday: 6am-6pm| Wednesday: 6am-6pm| Thursday: 6am-6pm| Friday: 6am-6pm| Saturday: 7am-6pm

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Blackberry Bistro

Blackberry Bistro Description Hopping American breakfast & lunch spot. Cozy family-friendly stop open for breakfast & lunch serving a varied menu of updated brunch fare. Address: 4240 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602, United States Phone: +1 510-336-1088 Website: https://blackberrybistro.net/ Store Hours: Sunday: 8am-3pm| Monday: 7:30am-2pm| Tuesday: 7:30am-2pm| Wednesday: 7:30am-2pm| Thursday: 7:30am-2pm| Friday: 7:30am-2pm| Saturday: 8am-3pm

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Homeroom To Go

Homeroom To Go Description Comfort food for drive-thru takeaway. Comfort-food spot Homeroom offers this takeaway drive-thru for pickups of mac ‘n’ cheese & more. Address: 4007 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609, United States Phone: +1 510-597-0400 Website: https://homeroom510.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 11am-11pm| Monday: 11am-11pm| Tuesday: 11am-11pm| Wednesday: 11am-11pm| Thursday: 11am-11pm| Friday: 11am-12am| Saturday: 11am-12am

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The Veg Hub

The Veg Hub Description . Address: 2214 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602, United States Phone: +1 510-842-8246 Website: https://www.theveghub.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: Closed| Monday: 11:30am-7:30pm| Tuesday: 11:30am-7:30pm| Wednesday: 11:30am-7:30pm| Thursday: 11:30am-7:30pm| Friday: Closed| Saturday: Closed

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Artichoke Basille’s Pizza

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza Description . Address: 4799 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609, United States Phone: +1 510-844-4887 Website: https://www.artichokepizza.com/ Store Hours: Sunday: 5-11pm| Monday: 5-11pm| Tuesday: 5-11pm| Wednesday: 5-11pm| Thursday: 5-11pm| Friday: 5pm-12am| Saturday: 5pm-12am

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