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204 Village Sq, Orinda, CA 94563-2504
925-254-6080
Today
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Local flock here and for good reason!

This diner is a great place to stop and share breakfast with your party and also your friends and neighbors you will find there as well. It has a great "old time" feel to it...a real throwback to the good old days. The menu has many choices and are a good hearty meal. We were there for breakfast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Karen J
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This diner is a great place to stop and share breakfast with your party and also your friends and neighbors you will find there as well. It has a great "old time" feel to it...a real throwback to the good old days. The menu has many choices and are a good hearty meal. We were there for breakfast and what... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I came here for a morning meeting. I got there pretty early so seating was not an issue. The friendly wait staff brought me coffee while I waited for the person I was meeting to arrive. I ordered the one egg (over easy) breakfast; everything was tasty and prepared just right . It's nothing fancy but the prices are reasonable,... More 

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Carlsbad, California, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Delicious breakfast/brunch- only open till 2 pm , gets crowded which is a good sign! Very big portions!

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Orinda,CA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is Orinda's favorite place for breakfast. The menu is extensive, the prices reasonable, and the service homey and excellent. They also make very special sandwiches.

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Orinda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Village Inn makes my favorite egg salad sandwich, generously loaded with plain, yummy egg salad. With a side of homemade potato chips, I just can't say no. Plus, the sandwich is so big that I take half of it home. It's my go-to comfort-food restaurant for lunch when I need a special mid-day treat. Service was attentive, too. If you're... More 

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California's Wine Coast Country, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Really the only place in Orinda for the classic "American" Diner brunch at the weekend - hence the fact that you can have to wait a while for a table especially if you are a bigger party as the restaurant is quite small. BEWARE - The diner only serves breakfast on a Saturday until 11.25am, all day breakfast is ONLY... More 

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Orinda, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I have been working overseas for several years and usually arrive in Orinda in the middle of the day when everyone else is at work. My first thing after I drop off my luggage is go to the Villege Inn and have lunch. It means to me that I am back in the US and all is right in the... More 

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Orinda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

No complaints about the food (how can you mess up breakfast) or service. But wow, $64 for four for breakfast - and we even cheaped out and skipped the orange juice!

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San Francisco, California
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The food is always very fresh, perfectly cooked and delicious, and service is outstanding. Thick-cut bacon is really yummy, eggs, waffles and pancakes are delicious, and you get a ton of country-style potatoes -- enough to take home for two more breakfasts! Coffee is very good, and our grandson loves the hot chocolate, topped with a mountain of whipped cream.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Get the waffle everytime... light, fluffy, goodness! Corned Beef Hash is very good, coffee is topped off constantly, egss done right every time (I go soft poached or scrambled soft). I'd go more often, but it IS pricey... w/ tip, close to $30 for me & the 8yr. old. It IS a step above standard diner fare, so we go... More 

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Additional Information about Village Inn Cafe

Address: 204 Village Sq, Orinda, CA 94563-2504
Phone Number: 925-254-6080
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 Village Sq, Orinda, CA 94563-2504
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: 925-254-6080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm

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