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Caffe 817

817 Washington St. (Ninth St.) Send to Phone
510-271-7965 | Menu
There's always a line at this home-style caffè.


Breakfast & Lunch daily, Brunch Sat.

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Caffe 817 Restaurant Review

: In the heart of downtown Oakland's business district, workers pop into Caffè 817 each morning for espresso and poached eggs with toasted levain. Many return later in the day for fresh sandwiches crafted with Hobbs meats, including the PLT: crispy pancetta, lettuce and tomato stacked on an Acme bun. Yes, it's a breakfast and sandwich shop, but chef-owners Scott and Emily Goldenberg still look to the seasons and think big when devising such creations as a roast beef, shallots, horseradish and crème fraîche sandwich, or baked eggs in polenta with chorizo-tomato sauce.

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