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“There's a line for a reason” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bakesale Betty

Bakesale Betty
5098 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
510-985-1213
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Ranked #14 of 1,069 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bakery
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Oakland, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“There's a line for a reason”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Yummy. excellent food.... you order at the counter, take your goodies outside and eat on an ironing board. It's fun. The food is made on site. there are some funky shops around to wander through. Sagrada is a beautiful shop centered on sacred arts and is on the same block.

Visited November 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Tucson, AZ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
“Bakesale Betty addicts us all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I hesitate to write a great review for Bakesale Betty; the lines are long enough now! They have created the world's best chicken sandwich (also offered in tofu and salad). They're opening hours tend to slide around and they close when they run out of chicken but I'm willing to endure it all for the fabulous sandwiches. They also make great cookies.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Not as good as our last visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Love the sandwich, but due to remodeling, no lemon drink or cookies. The sandwich was still tasty, but not as hot or crisy as it should of been.

Visited November 2012
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Oakland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best chicken sandwich by far!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Betty is a lovely woman with a blue wig and works so hard, along with all her co-workers. Great idea using ironing boards to sit outside and eat!

Visited November 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Oustanding Sandwich”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Waited in a long line about 300 people deep to get this grub and it did not disappoint at all. The strawberry shortcake was good but not much of a dessert guy but the tenderness and juiciness of the chicken breast was simply amazing.

I will be back to stand in the long line again because I know what deliciousness waits on the other side. Two 7 mile walks to get rid of it though but should ne problem in the Bay area.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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