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Jim's Coffee Shop

2333 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501-2929
510-523-5368
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Ranked #27 of 200 Restaurants in Alameda
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Bakersfield, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We never eat chain restaurants when traveling. We saw this café when we were on our way back to the hotel and thought we would give it a try. The café was large and everyone was friendly. A little slow on the service, but they might have been changing shifts. Our party tried the hamburgers and spaghetti. The burgers were... More

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Pasadena,Ca
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is very popular, but I don't know why. Its an old style diner, which serves some big plates, but the food was disappointing. I would go somewhere else, unless you are just into big portions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

There were a lot of flies and the bacon was too fatty and they need better sausage and my mocha was way to strong but overall just another diner

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Alameda, California, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great local spot for Breakfast, lines can go out the door. Also good for value priced lunch and dinner.

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Alameda, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I wish I could split the ratings - 5 stars for brunch, 3 for lunch and dinner. We arrive and are greeted warmly by the maitre d', who knows us, for we've come here for twenty years. I look over the menu carefully and choose what I always choose: Special #6, french toast and country sausages. My wife always finds... More

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Jim's Coffee Shop is the favorite haunt of Spicy friend of ours. When we moved to Alameda Jim's was the first place he mentioned (in a way that sounded like a claim, so we waited to visit until Spicy could join us). Jim's does the whole diner thing well, from the good prices to the very tasty food to the... More

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Alameda, California
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This place is a staple for me. Love the stuffed French toast, pancakes and omelets. Come early on the weekends for no waiting. But, if you have to wait, it is worth it.

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Oakland, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We've been coming to Jim's for years and they have great service, big portions and tasty comfort food plus their menu is huge! So many choices to eat and I love their breakfasts! Try to get here early on Sundays though as it can get crowded on Raider Sunday!

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Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

A Webster Street staple for decades... another good Alameda Diner. A half dozen tables, couple outside when weather is nice, counter seating. Very small, but the food is really good, especially breakfast.

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Sunnyvale, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to eat with food that tastes like you made it yourself then stop by Jim's. Plenty of parking behind the restaurant with friendly staff and good food.

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