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Aztecali is the best addition to this neighborhood. Now I can walk there and enjoy a great meal at a great price. Thanks Luke for such a precise review! I completly agree with every one of your words!
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Dude! You killed it.
As one who stayed at the Claremont many times over the years, before it became chi-chi, it is appalling to hear how fancy they have become. I'd often look forward to quiet, excellently prepared breakfasts, even having one's omelet made to order. The view, the quiet atmosphere, and remarkably reasonable prices, given the setting, always made it a go-to experience. Too bad that the food mavens have trashed the place. Thanks for the warning!
Glad you enjoyed it as much as I did. Now the secret is out and that can only be a good thing as I'd like to see Aztecali enjoy much success!
Blessings, good luck. Wepaaaaa!
Hello my name is Gerald (Payco) Lee I was born and raised in Oakland an I am one of the the many grand children of Esabela and BENTUDO FELICIANO we have a huge family here and everywhere I have traveled. Far and wide lived in lots of places but always ended up back in or close to my home town OAKLAND BLIEVE ME ALL OF US KNOW THE WORK AND I MEAN WORK that goes into making our beloved pastels, every Holiday we almost fight " If there is any" leftover of grandma's. Rice gandules,but mostly the hand made PASTELES! They are that good .
I am shamed that I have not yet been there to " EAT " But once again MY OAKLAND is calling me Home. First stop to EAT......BORINQUES. count on that.
I will follow this up with how real of a deal this is However the Oakland boys would have had a fit (to put it lightly) if it was not lol
I had the veggie sandwich and I was surprised that grilled tofu was included. The bread is perfect and I liked how they craved out the middle to stuff the pickled carrots, sliced cucumber, and cilantros . Torres insisted that I try the taco with a caramelized onion, a drop of avocado, a whole grilled jalapeno pepper, and pork which I don't usually eat) but I couldn't say no to Torres, he is so nice and friendly. Great place and prices are so reasonable.
Something to Sell About, the estate liquidation company around the corner on 4th Street are avid customers.... like a few times a week and they know quality and value! We're hoping to convince Ben to stick around for a few more years! Time will tell!
I miss Barlata! Grange Hall was horrible and I don't think I'll return to try this new cookie cutter hipster iteration.
Hi Steve, you can always find the address and other basic info (hours, etc.) in the sidebar located at the top of the review. Pal's/Firebrand is at 2343 Broadway.
So exactly what is the address for those of us not familiar with Oakland?
this place is da bomb!!! their diablo shrimp plate is to die for.....and so are their tacos..the grilled peppers....sooo gooood....and i didnt know there was a love story toooo.... :)
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