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American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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BASICS
Unless otherwise indicated, all egg breakfasts are served with home fries, grits or black beans and one slice of wheat toast (unless you prefer two)
Two Eggs
9.5
Two Eggs
with choice of bacon, Homemade sausage patties, Aidells chicken apple sausage or ham
11.5
Steak & Eggs
two marinated 3oz. minute steaks cooked medium and served with two eggs
16
Our Homemade Corned Beef Hash
with two eggs
13.5
Huevos Rancheros
eggs over easy, cheese, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, flour or corn tortillas and black beans
13
OMELETTES
unless otherwise indicated, all egg breakfasts are served with home fries, grits or black beans and one slice of wheat toast (unless you prefer two). price per ingredient (cheap stuff) $1.00, (expensive stuff) $1.50
Cheese Omelette
jack, cheddar or provolone
12
Fresh Spinach, Mushrooms And Feta
13
Swiss, Scallion And Tomato
swiss cheese, freshly cut scallions and tomatos
13.5
Denver
ham, bell peppers, onions and jack
13.5
Bacon Or Turkey Breast
with guacamole and jack
13.5
SPECIAL SCRAMBLES
unless otherwise indicated, all egg breakfasts are served with home fries, grits or black beans and one slice of wheat toast (unless you prefer two)
Mexican Eggs
scrambled with homemade chorizo sausage, diced green chiles and grated cheeses
13
Portuguese Eggs
scrambled with five cousins linguica sausage, bell peppers and cheese
13
Italian Eggs
scrambled with onions, mushrooms, tomato and pesto
13
LEO
lox, eggs, and onion scramble, served with a bagel and cream cheese
14
Low Cholesterol Breakfast
"egg beaters" scrambled with mushrooms, tomato, onions and parmesan, served with fruit and dry wheat toast
14
Vegan Breakfast
savory tofu with onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach, served with choice of black beans or grits & dry sour dough or rye toast
13
SWEET STUFF
sweet items are served with sweet butter and log cabin syrup or if you prefer pure maple or sugar-free syrup - add $1.00. homemade applesauce or blueberry sauce - add $2.00.
Waffle
made with whole wheat, cinnamon, nutmeg, and buttermilk. served with sweet butter and log cabin syrup
8
With Pecans9
Pancakes
our own buttermilk recipe. served with sweet butter and log cabin syrup
9
Blueberry or Chocolate chip Buttermilk Pancakes
served with sweet butter and log cabin syrup
10.5
Weekday Combination
choice of meat or home fries, a waffle or short stack & one egg. served with sweet butter and log cabin syrup
13
Cinnamon Swirl French Toast
8.5
Breakfast Bread Pudding
bread pudding made from our homemade pastries and cinnamon swirl bread
9
Cheese Blintzes
served with sour cream and your choice of homemade applesauce or blueberry sauce
9.5
SPECIALTY BREAKFAST SANDWICHES
served with choice of home fries, grits or black beans
Breakfast Burger
homemade 1/3rd burger patty of ground bacon, breakfast sausage and ground beef with cheddar cheese and an egg on grilled sourdough or cinnamon swirl french toast **due to the bacon content, burger will appear pink even when well done**
14
Breakfast BABE
bacon, arugula, basil, egg and tomato on toasted whole wheat with mayo
14
Breakfast Grilled Cheese
provolone, tomato, arugula, roasted red peppers and an egg on grilled sourdough
14
Monte Cristo
grilled ham, turkey swiss, cheddar and an egg on battered sourdough or cinnamon swirl bread dusted with powdered sugar
14
FRECH
two fried eggs with ham and cheddar cheese
12
EVEN MORE BREAKFAST
Seasonal Brunch Salad
seasonal favorites served with a poached egg
13
Lox Plate
toasted bagel with cream cheese, lox, tomato, arugula, red onion, roasted red peppers and capers
14
Bagel Plate
without lox
8
Home Fry Heaven
home fries with cheese, salsa, sour cream and your choice of guacamole or pesto
8.75
Granola
our own recipe
large6
Steel-cut Oatmeal
with raisins (until 11am)
6
ODDS AND ENDS
One Egg
each2
Home Fries, Grits Or Black Beans
4.5
Guacamole Or Pesto
3
Homemade Blueberry Sauce Or Applesauce
3
Cottage Cheese Or Yogurt
3
Homemade Breakfast Burger Patty
6
Homemade Corned Beef Hash
8.5
Bacon,Homemade Pork Sausage, Ham Steak, or Chicken Apple Sausage
5
Toast
2.5
Thomas' English Muffin
2.75
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Reviewed October 28, 2019

My wife and I eat at Homemade at least once a week, and have done so for a few decades. It's a good place to bring a friend or two, with something for everyone on the menu. Basic diner food with Berkeley roots. My wife...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank masoo
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Family went here on Saturday for brunch for some and lunch for others and it was wonderful food for all. Egg dishes for two, bagels and salmon for the others. The place was busy but no lines when we arrived. Seated immediately and then the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Arias55
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Breakfast at Homestyle Cafe is always a treat. This morning I had a grilled cheese sandwich loaded with vegetables and an egg with black beans and home fries on the side. The meal was delicious and filling. It was crowded this morning, so we had...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Keith H
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Met up with a friend for brunch at this great little cafe. The menu had plenty of options (we are vegetarians) and the portions were generous. Really gave you the feel of being in your hometown; the vibe was laid-back. Staff were very friendly and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank traveluvr
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Homemade Cafe is a great place to go if you are looking for all the classic breakfast foods. Nice people and tasty items. There is also an amazing laundry place next door that will do all your laundry for as little as $12 so splurge...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The BEST pancakes? Sorry but no. Average maybe, like a so so box mix...and they forgot the syrup. This place used to be a lot better. What happened? Couldn’t get our order right, the hash browns were undercooked. Service was disjointed and it wasn’t like...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JerryGowandering
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

yummy breakfast pleased the vegan daughter with tofu scramble & black beans i enjoyed eggs & home fries & chicken apple sausage lox & scrambled eggs also yummy

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This lovely neighborhood cafe isn't anything out of this world or serving something to cause amateur food photographers to flock en masse. But it is real good, consistently. The food is served hot and fresh every time without issue, the staff efficient and friendly. My...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jackie s
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my family's favorite places to eat when visiting Berkeley. I would suggest the fluffy pancakes. They are the best. The home fries are simply divine. My husband loves the corned beef hash with poached eggs. The Mexican egg scramble is also...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kml92661
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Friendly staff and excellent food mediocre service. This place is very kid friendly. I loved all those little signage they have welcoming all kind of people irrespective of origin and color. I May go back to this place during my next Berkeley visit. I'm not...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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