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229 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3802
(510) 444-2976
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good breakfast

This small coffee shop is located in front of the Inn at Jack London Square. I had breakfast there before leaving on a train trip from the Oakland Amtrak station. The service was excellent and the food was hot and fresh. I would go back again for breakfast or lunch when in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Islandguy808
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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Being on the road, its nice to run into a place that serves up comfort food favorites... I really enjoyed everything I ate here... mostly breakfast, but I would definitely recommend it. Some people complained about price, but I feel the quality of the food..fresh, homemade and cooked with love....really. Friendly service!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had a table of 6 for breakfast. Service was very prompt and friendly. Food came out steaming hot. Breakfast menu was very extensive with standard fare as well as many more creative dishes. Biscuits were light and yummy ( a fresh made specialty). Everything tasted terrific.

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San Marcos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The servings are good size, but the prices are $3-$5 more than they should be. $6 for just 2 biscuits and gravy is worse than a professional sporting or amusement park restaurant. The waitresses did not do a good job keeping our drinks refilled. The quality of the food was great.

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Bay Area, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place was located in the same parking lot as our hotel and once we viewed their menu in our room we knew we were having breakfast here! And so glad that we did. The food was fantastic, the cinnaiscuit was amazing. Portions were very friendly and they were delicious. We had the linguica benedict, tex mex skillet and the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I visited this kitchen on Broadway and from the moment we walked in I knew breakfast was going to be good. From the waitstaff to the meal it was a good experience. Huge portions, tasty and fresh food. A little bit pricey but worth it. I also like the fact that I had fruits as an option for one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Fresh generous portions, especially for breakfast, served by a friendly, pleasant staff. Great breakfast joint for sure with a good selection. Food was tasty and the coffee was perfect!

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This small coffee shop is located in front of the Inn at Jack London Square. I had breakfast there before leaving on a train trip from the Oakland Amtrak station. The service was excellent and the food was hot and fresh. I would go back again for breakfast or lunch when in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

If your looking for a good diner style breakfast with big portions, then this is your place! We went on a Sunday so it had a busy crowd but we still got quick service.

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Best place for breakfast; great friendly service and yummy food. We go every time for pancakes, the omelets are good too as are the eggs benedict.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is our 5th time using the Buttercup for late evening board of directors meetings for a non-profit. We order eight meals to go. The meals are all over the menu so the cool and staff are hustling to make all meals arrive at one time for pick up. We have never had a cold meal from this kitchen. When... More 

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Additional Information about Buttercup Grill & Bar

Address: 229 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3802
Phone Number: (510) 444-2976
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-3802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: (510) 444-2976

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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