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Nelly's Java

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1952 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611-2813
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 28, 2017
“Montclair favorite”
Oct 2, 2017
“Been around a long time but not my first choice for local cafes”
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
1952 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611-2813
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Nelly's has one advantage - comfortable seating that is usually available because the place doesn't seem to get a lot of customers. So it's a quiet cafe in which to hold a meeting with someone. But compared to other cafes in the neighborhood, their prices...More

Thank mrancer
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Of the several cafes in Montclair, this is my go-to. The espresso drinks are excellent, and the staff is super nice. I like stopping here after a walk or hike in Oakland with friends. The cafe has lot of comfortable places to sit--sofas, chairs, stools...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Love seeing Nelly's and staff's smiling faces every morning - as important as the coffee! They start preparing my regular order before I've even parked. So glad they're in the community!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Nelly's is a one-of-a-kind locally owned coffee shop. Always clean, comfortable seating clusters, modern artistic decor...and great coffee drinks, protein shakes, pastries, and teas. Friendly service too. You can't go wrong with Nelly's Java!

Thank Ed W
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Nelly's stands alone in the Montclair district as "local coffee joint." Nelly herself and her efficient staff make a mean latte or cappuciino. Stay, and get one of her couches if you can, to read the paper or stop quickly to grab your coffee on...More

Thank coachorem
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Fresh pastries and coffee served cheerfully every morning, with comfortable seating for reading the newspaper (!?) or chatting with friends.

Thank Diane640
Reviewed November 6, 2012

You really can't go wrong in a coffee house that also has pastries, light sandwiches, and friendly service. Oh, and there's an art gallery! In a world filled with cookie cutter, masters-of-the-universe coffee shops, Nelly's Java is a very nice alternative. It's a one off,...More

Thank Porsche_Guy
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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  • Address: 1952 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, CA 94611-2813
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
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