Coffee is industrial at Ole's and Jims. If you want better coffee I think you need to go to The Little House Cafe in Alameda. I do not think the Hob Nob opens at 8AM. I have not been to Pappo's for breakfast but hear it is pretty good (might also be a "brunch" place.
1313 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501
2320 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
Little House Cafe
2300 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA 94501