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breakfast near point richmond and beyond

Coming from New York, staying in an apartment for a week in Point Richmond - looking for breakfast recs nearby to a 20 minute ride away in any direction, have car, will travel. Thanks!

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    1. I saved this from a mention by CH'er Melanie Wong. This cafe gets their pastries from Patisserie Philippe, who now does wholesale. We haven't tried it yet, though:

      (In Marina Bay)
      Cafe Pascal
      2181 Meeker Avenue (off Hwy 580 and East 23rd St.)
      Richmond, CA 94804
      (510) 233-9600
      Hours: 6:00am - 8:00pm daily
      http://cafepascalca.com/

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      1. re: jaiko

        Must be South 23rd St. or Marina Bay Pkwy.

      2. Dim sum at Saigon Seafood Harbor, not until 11, though.

        Sam's Log Cabin or Christopher's Nothing Fancy in Albany. On a weekday the traffic south on 80 is brutal.

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        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Does Christopher's even have breakfast? I had dinner there last year for the first time in about 15 years and it was just as bland as I remembered. I couldn't find anything I wanted to eat and I had to ask for hot sauce. None of the salsas was even slightly spicy.

          If I were having breakfast around there, I'd go to Rondezvous.

          1. re: Glencora

            They don't open until 11:30, so I maybe I'm misremembering.

        2. You could get all the way to San Anselmo and MHBB or go to Berkeley for breakfast in 20 minutes from Point Richmond.

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          1. re: wally

            ok, what is MHBB, what do you rec in Berkeley? WE are tourists, driving around to eat is pretty much what we do, and we love breakfast.

            1. re: daisylover

              http://mhbreadandbutter.com/
              lots of posts on this board. San Anselmo
              Berkeley
              Bette's
              900 Grayson
              Search these in the upper right hand corner and you will find a lot of information

              1. re: daisylover

                M. H. Bread & Butter
                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/903956

                Not a breakfast place, but Ran Kanom in San Pablo makes the best Thai food in the Bay Area.

                chowhound.chow.com/topics/968202

            2. You can not beat these, right in Point Richmond:
              AKY'S CAFE
              Home of Good Food - and Catering
              201 Tewksbury Avenue
              (510) 778-1196

              BALTIC RESTAURANT
              German & American - Lunch & Dinner
              135 Park Place
              (510) 237-1000

              EL SOL
              Authentic Mexican Restaurant
              101 Park Place
              (510) 260-0163

              GREAT AMERICAN
              Hamburgers and Pie
              35 East Richmond Avenue
              (510) 233-222

              LITTLE LOUIE'S
              Deli Sandwiches, Soups & More
              49 Washington Avenue
              (510) 235-3108

              AKY'S CAFE
              Home of Good Food - and Catering
              201 Tewksbury Avenue
              (510) 778-1196