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May 25, 2011 12:21 PM

Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe -- 2nd location (Oakland)

2nd location coming next door to Fox Theater

Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe
4081 Hollis St, Emeryville, CA 94608

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  1. has anyone been to the new location since it opened the other day?
    do they have a full bar?

    6 Replies
    1. re: escargot3

      It opened on Monday. I've not been there, but here's what the press release says about the bar. "Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe in Oakland differs from its Emeryville counterpart in that it has a full service bar offering a selection of classic, contemporary and original cocktails, an eclectic wine list and local beer. Also available are various specialty coffee drinks and an array of milkshakes including the Shakin’ Jesse Milkshake made with Guinness Stout, chocolate Ice cream and espresso."

      Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe
      1805 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

      1. re: Melanie Wong

        ooh the jesse milkshake sounds fabulous. but between the espresso and the stout, it's hard to figure out what time of day is best to enjoy it!

        1. re: escargot3

          I will be checking it out at the "My Morning Jacket" concert @ the Fox on the 24th of June.

          Full report to follow...

          1. re: escargot3

            there is no inappropriate time of day for a Shakin' Jesse.

            1. re: heidipie

              Have you tried the Oakland location yet? Ready for prime time?

      2. do people really like the food here? (i mean the old one.) i found their breakfasts to be greasy and tasteless, and sloppily prepared. on 3 occasions. plus overpriced. bah humbug.