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Bakesale Betty

5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
510-985-1213
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Ranked #16 of 1,070 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Wed 2:00 pm - 11:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great fried chicken sandwiches. Almost no indoor seating. Outdoor seating on sidewalk is also somewhat limited.

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california
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After reading about this place, we arrived early on a Tuesday afternoon. It took us a few minutes to figure out where to go since there was no line outside...then we saw the ironing board tables and knew we were in the right place. We ordered the chicken sandwich and strawberry shortcake which were both very good. I am not... More

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St. Louis
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The fried chicken is extraordinary!. You had better get there early as they sell out quickly....that should tell you something about the demand for their chicken.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very limited menu. Good food but not great by any means. Kitschy atmosphere, by which I mean NO atmosphere... Just eat and run.

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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Get your trendy Oakland community dining experience with unpretentiously great food and efficient staff. Who needs linen table cloths and silver. Enjoy the sunshine and the people watching entertainment.

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Oakland, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have undeniable cravings for Bakesale Betty's fried chicken sandwich and often recommend it to friends who are visiting the Bay Area. There are always long lines at prime hours but if the line is particularly slow, someone always comes out with fresh baked cookies to help ease the time waiting. And wait the patrons will because the sandwiches and... More

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Oakland, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There is a line for a reason!!! Best Fried Chicken Sandwich with coleslaw, is so good. The line goes pretty fast so do not let that discourage you. Well worth the wait.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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216 reviews 216 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Some of the great items I have tried while visiting Betty's. Fried chicken sandwich and the egg salad sandwiches are definite repeats. The egg salad is out of this world tasty. All of the baked treats that I have sampled were fresh and melt in your mouth delish. Betty's is closed on Sundays but the m-sat hours were 7 to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My brother told me about this place, nothing really to look at. I was a little hesitant. Then I tried the only sandwich? I though it was a little odd but I tried it. I have to say that is the best sandwich I have ever eaten. I am a very picky eater but this sandwich was incredible. The chicken... More

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Oakland California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Not only is their chicken sandwich a meal worth waiting for, Her rhubarb scones are heavenly ( seasonally offered). we try eating here every few months and the lines are always out the door. they do move quickly. Her signature tables are used ironing boards. This Australian electric blue wigged wonder has hit the magic spot for casual dining. She... More

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