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5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
+1 510-652-4888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (35 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
“rapini” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

This is a rather successful restaurant in Oakland due to the consistent quality of the food that is placed on the dining room tables. Their bread has nothing to envy the breads of the traditional old towns in Italy.

Thank Nando T
Reviewed February 12, 2018

...so I can't comment on the pizzas. But their bread is great so it's a fair bet the pizzas will be amazing. This is a lovely, hip place with a relaxed vibe and friendly staff. I enjoyed the breakfast (eggs, greens and ham served with...More

Thank notmickey
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellent as always but the owner/chef has stepped down for six month due to numerous allegations of sexual harassment but I hope his 4 restaurants can recover from the “bad taste in your mouth”.

Thank cdhrdh
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The staff and cooks continue to provide great atmosphere, excellent service and delicious food. The workers seem like a family and appear to honestly enjoy bringing good food to the table. Hopefully, recent news will not dissuade people from dining there. The employees appear to...More

Thank Pooch G
Reviewed December 2, 2017

More than a pizza spot - this is a cool Italian restaurant. First off, service is the best. We were greeted by the hostess, promptly seated, and offered beverages. We took our time with the menu but never felt rushed. The wait staff checked in...More

Thank expat326
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The food is incredible and service is very good as well, they just don't like you to stay too long so they can flip the table. It is pricey but considering that they make everything and the ingredients are top notch it is totally worth...More

Thank spaqueen2010
Reviewed June 3, 2017

The small food menu offers quality and tasty options that will satisfy your palate!! The only disappointment is in regards to the Mozzarella Di Buffala was only 4 small slices of mozzarella and I can guarantee that it was NOT the orginal creamy Di Buffala......More

Thank Sebastien B
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Excellent bread. Wonderful very delicious pasta dishes. We had the tagliatelle with morels as well as the rigatoni with pork Ragu. Pizza was good but a little soggy...I had the margarita. You pay extra for the bread and if you bring your own wine it...More

Thank tobytlk
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We were there for a wedding dinner - the bride and groom had booked the entire place. Without a doubt, the best food I've ever had, and probably ever will have, at a wedding. The pizzas that were passed before the meal were all good...More

Thank JDW952
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely family dinner. We started with the arugula and frisée salad with almonds - expected to share but it was small, though delicious. We also got the mushroom appetizer, the cream sauce was excellent. We ordered two pizzas: rapini with sausage and...More

Thank L C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609-2014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-652-4888
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