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mick Jun 6, 2011 06:01 PM

Seems everyplace closes between lunch and dinner any place good still serving food at 4:30 thats somewhat convienent to coliseum?

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  1. wolfe RE: mick Jun 6, 2011 06:32 PM

    Great American BBQ, Alameda.
    http://www.greatbbq.com/

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      Dan Wodarcyk RE: mick Jun 6, 2011 08:22 PM

      I was thinking Pizzaiolo but not open til 5:30. Cutting it too close? Otherwise Tacubaya or Picante.

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      Pizzaiolo
      5008 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609

      Tacubaya
      1788 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710

      Picante
      1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710

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        bbulkow RE: Dan Wodarcyk Jun 7, 2011 07:48 AM

        Not close to the coliseum, though. You certainly want a place on the south side of the maze.

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          Dan Wodarcyk RE: bbulkow Jun 7, 2011 10:12 AM

          From the direction I'm coming they're perfect

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            Robert Lauriston RE: bbulkow Jun 7, 2011 11:03 AM

            4:30 meal for a 7pm show seems like plenty of time to deal with rush-hour backup. Might be more pleasant to take surface streets around the maze.

        2. Ruth Lafler RE: mick Jun 6, 2011 09:04 PM

          El Huarache Azteca -- almost everything in Fruitvale is open all afternoon.

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          El Huarache Azteca
          3842 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601

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            daveena RE: Ruth Lafler Jun 6, 2011 09:37 PM

            And a lot of the places on Foothill close early, like 6:30, so I can never get there in time.

            If I could have a meal at 4:30 I'd go here:
            http://www.chow.com/food-news/75031/p...

          2. Robert Lauriston RE: mick Jun 7, 2011 09:10 AM

            Champa Garden, Chef Yu's, El Huarache Azteca, Green Papaya, Ohgane

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            Ohgane
            3915 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611

            El Huarache Azteca
            3842 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601

            Champa Garden
            2102 8th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606

            Green Papaya Deli
            207 International Blvd (at 2nd ave, Oakland, CA

            Chef Yu's
            3919 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609

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              Mission RE: Robert Lauriston Jun 7, 2011 10:09 PM

              El Taco Zamorano

              4032 Foothill Blvd

              (at Rosedale Ave)

              hand made tortillas and other tasty treats.

              hop,skip and a jump to concert via back streets if needed.

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              El Taco Zamorano Restaurant
              4032 Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601

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              ML8000 RE: mick Jun 7, 2011 10:28 PM

              I'd probably head to somewhere in Fruitvale. That said, one place on my list to go is Soul's Restaurant (soul food) in East Oakland, nears Mills College and 580. To get to the Coliseum you basically go down 66th St. It's open all day 9-9...but closed Mon and Tues. I've driven by more than a few times and it is in the 'hood but at 4:30 in summer, leaving during daylight, shouldn't be an issue.

              Link doesn't work...here's the address%3

              Soul's Restaurant, 6403 Foothill Blvd, Oakland, CA 94605

              http://www.soulsrestaurant.org/

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                abstractpoet RE: ML8000 Jun 7, 2011 10:38 PM

                This isn't the same restaurant that used to be called A Soul Food Experience, is it? The address is different, but the menu looks awfully similar...

                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/557024

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                A Soul Food Experience
                10739 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94605

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