One of the chillest breakfast/lunch/brunch spots around, Duboce Park Cafe is a neighborhood gem. The corner location with lots of outdoor tables makes it one of our favorite spots on nice days. It’s never too crowded and always an excellent spot for eggs and bacon and surprisingly good coffee.
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A safe house from spicy sauce in the Castro, Eiji is one of the best low-key sushi spots around.
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The Mill in Nopa is the place you keep hearing about with the fancy toast, and it’s worth paying for, especially to hang out here a little longer.
Bakesale Betty in Temescal makes the best fried chicken sandwich in Oakland, if not the world.
Judahlicious is a raw vegan spot in the Outer Sunset. Surprisingly, it’s also pretty great.
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Verve Coffee Roasters
Verve has a very nice space in the Castro and solid coffee and sandwiches too.
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