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898 San Leandro Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577-1531
510-635-7538
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6:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: 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
the classic small diner for breakfast and lunch

Fifth Wheel has been in this spot FOREVER. When I say forever, I remember noting the neon sign driving past it in the 1960s! I'm quite sure it's changed hands over the years but nothing else seems to change (other than, regretably, the neon sign where the G changed to an F and it spelled "GOOD... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
r k
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San Leandro, California
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Fresno, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love finding little local hole in the wall restaurants. They usually have great character and owners who love what they do. Fifth Wheel was no exception. We went there for breakfast on a Saturday morning. They are a small place with limited seating but the wait was less than 20 minutes. We ate at the counter, which I really... More 

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Thank Kevin D
Harbor City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Flew into Oakland Airport in the AM and ready for breakfast. Searched for local restuarants near my destination and found the Fifth Wheel with 4 out of 5 star rating. The diner is beyond rustic, it needs rehab. The service is ok. Coffee arrived quickly… I like that. I ordered sunny side eggs, french toast, no bacon and a side... More 

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Thank Richard C
Silverdale, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had breakfast at Fifth Wheel. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food ample, but nothing really special. My chicken-apple sausage and cheese omelette seemed to have a pool of melted Velveeta in the middle of it. I asked the to add mushrooms to the omelette for extra cost, but they said they were out of mushrooms. The pancakes... More 

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Thank Jeff B
San Leandro, California
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Fifth Wheel has been in this spot FOREVER. When I say forever, I remember noting the neon sign driving past it in the 1960s! I'm quite sure it's changed hands over the years but nothing else seems to change (other than, regretably, the neon sign where the G changed to an F and it spelled "GOOD FOOD".) This place is... More 

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Thank r k
San Leandro, California
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

You just gotta love this tiny hole-in-the-wall truck-stop style diner. Great breakfasts for the hungry for everything crowd. Family run and 10 times better ambience than Denny's!!

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Thank waterwoman2
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Came here for break fast one time, and it's one of those hole in the wall typa places. If I passed by I wouldnt even really notice it being there. But good thing a friend told me about it and wow breakfast is awesome! Good portions, and very homely like environment. I noticed that everybody that came through the door... More 

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Thank Roshlynn
Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is a family run hole in the wall. 4 tables and a counter that has 12 stools ensures a wait on the weekends. Pancakes, large, thick strips of bacon, linguisa, hash brown's. Everything is cooked to order. 3 large pancakes, 2 eggs, 4 pieces of bacon cost about $7.50. One of my favorite spots!

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Thank cabjr
SCOTTSDALE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Good place to drop in and have breakfast. Stayed in the area for a week and ate at the fifth wheel 3 times. Would go back again if in the area.

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Thank TrainingInc
San Leandro, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The gravy, biscuits, eggs and pancakes are all done well. Exactly what a mom and pop diner turns out for breakfast... just wish they had more seating and were open longer hours...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

I love this joint! used to drive for a local beverage co. and stop in with three or four other drivers in the morning to get breakfast. food is standard fair, but hearty portions and they have grits!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 898 San Leandro Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94577-1531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Leandro
  • Phone Number: 510-635-7538

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?