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  • 5478 College Ave. Map It
  • Rockridge
  • Mediterranean

Updated 05/02/2014

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This place for Mediterranean food is all about small plates, cozy tables, family-style eating—and truly excellent food. The butternut-squash ravioli, wild-boar chestnut sausage, and duck confit flatbread with apples and cantelet cheese are all fine choices, and you won't find a better plate of pommes frites (french fries) anywhere. The restaurant pours more than 40 wines by the glass. Among the tempting desserts here are the lemon pudding cake with lemon cream,

huckleberries, and candied pistachios, and the tangy pomegranate sorbet. Heavy wooden tables, cool tiles, and natural light make this a destination for students, families, couples, and the after-work crowd; the heated back patio is warm and welcoming in any weather.

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5478 College Ave., at Taft Ave., Oakland, California, 94618, United States

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  • No lunch

Updated 05/02/2014


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