Oakland >Restaurants > World Ground Cafe
3726 Macarthur Blvd, Oakland, CA | Directions 9461937.792096 -122.198987
Monday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Neighborhoods: Redwood Heights
Big-Chain Prices for a small cafe... – There really isn't anywhere to go for an Americano if you live in Fruitvale or the Laurel. There is Powderface by BART, but I was heading in the other direction, so I thought I'd try out World Ground.
The good; They have wifi, espresso drinks, breakfast sandwiches, friendly staff
The not great: My Americano tasted burnt and cost $2.05 for a single before tax, and a bagel with cream cheese was almost $3. The sandwiches looked reasonable pricewise, but the breakfast sandwiches were all over $5 with meat, and the bagels themselves were bready, and not worth the high cafe prices. Also, there were 3 staff working, and the line was not long, but it took several minutes to get to every customer - as if they were overwhelmed.
I have read other reviews that talked about their nice back patio. When I went all the way back, however, I found a strange back room that was part storage/part dining area, and a door that said "To remain closed during business hours." There was no access to the patio, though it was a nice day.
I will come back when I need coffee in this direction, but will not go out of my way.
Neighborhood Coffeehouse / Cafe – This is a neighborhood coffeehouse and cafe. They serve coffee, tea, wine, beer, other beverages. Additionally, they have pastries, some prepared foods, and lunch items.
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