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4270 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611-5130
+1 510-653-3394
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I have to give this place an average rating, because there is no internet. Come on. The coffee and atmosphere is good, though.

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Thank JAR14
Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Rich hot chocolate! Ganache covered waffles! Good service! Cool building! This was such a great place to spend time catching up with a friend. Oakland has a gem to offer those in the neighborhood and those just dropping by.

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Thank poohtime
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

First, let me confess that the coffee I usually drink at home is freshly ground and drip-brewed...but I do add a scant teaspoon of sugar and a dollop of half and half. At Blue Bottle, I ordered an Americano, added a bit of milk and yet was perfectly happy without the sugar. The coffee simply lacked the bitterness I was... More 

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Thank SusanAndJim
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Good coffee and pasteries. A bit of a hipster haven. Espresso machine repair shop is fun to peek into.

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Thank oakpit
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We are east coast peeps, and love coffee! We are so glad we went to blue bottle! This particular location is not well advertised and there was only a very small sandwich board sign on the sidewalk. This is a pretty cool interior of an old car dealership show room. We just tried the 2 coffees that sounded interesting: a... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The building space is impressive and open. I found the entire experience pretentious and the staff not as friendly as I would have hoped to represent the blue bottle brand. The coffee is spectacular!!But even for a great cup of coffee I wouldn't go out of my way. I love coffee in general and I was so excited to try... More 

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Thank PrinceMacK
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We were expecting a usual coffee shop setting but we were blown away by the classy modern minimalist design with high ceiling, industrial decor and very relaxed environment. Definitely recommend a visit just to see and enjoy the setting. The only downside was that the cappuccino and hot chocolate we ordered were only luke warm.

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Thank Eugene M
Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed their latte and wafel. One of the first places I visited for breakfast in the area and it did not disappoint. I will definitely be back.

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Thank elizabethitz
Westfir, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

As I walked around Oakland this fine morning, I suddenly found myself in a pungent cloud of hipster stench. I was nearing Blue Bottle coffee shop. Two blocks later i entered the cafe, and the first thing I noticed was an impressive cast of hipster-folk working behind the counter. People in business attire lined up to observe these creatures in... More 

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Thank Thor_eighty_three
Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Get coffee there if you are in the area. Coffee was good, but it did not worth detoured my way there. Bread looks like taste good. I wanted a breakfast after long trip, so I ordered something like Popeye eggs, bland, bland. In addition, slow service, dirty table. I had high expectation after Anthony Bourdain recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4270 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611-5130
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3394

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