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Fast & Inexpensive Dinner in Emeryville or West Oakland

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jsog Aug 18, 2006 08:47 PM

Going to the movies in emeryville tonight. We're looking for something quick and inexpensive in Emeryville or West Oakland (other than the the Public Market and Emery Bay). We'll be driving from West Oakland Bart to Emeryville, so somewhere in that corridor would be good.

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  1. coolbean98 RE: jsog Aug 18, 2006 09:40 PM

    I like Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe (http://www.rudyscantfailcafe.com/) when I'm going to the movies in Emeryville, but that's almost exclusively because I can get a reasonably-priced Guiness (or other beers, including Fat Tire) and hot home-style food late at night (and of course, because of the Clash reference). The food, however, is not spectacular. The breakfast menu is better than the dinner menu, imo.

    1. J T RE: jsog Aug 18, 2006 10:09 PM

      At Bay Street, Asqew Grill is pretty good as chains go.

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        kc72 RE: J T Aug 18, 2006 10:22 PM

        Fuddruckers and ZAO are also at Bay St.

        But I'd probably go w/ Rudy's or Townhouse (if it's still there, been awhile since I've been there).

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        junesix RE: jsog Aug 18, 2006 10:43 PM

        Doug's BBQ beneath the 580/80 interchange. (http://www.yelp.com/biz/sj9IHePTPNUVy... )

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          jsog RE: jsog Aug 19, 2006 12:20 AM

          Thanks for all the suggestions. Heading out now and don't know yet which we'll do. We might settle for the sausages and garlic fries at Sparks (Bay Street).

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