Casual dining in neighborhood hangout
This café was originally Ozzie's Fountain, a Berkeley landmark since 1921. The café still retains its retro feeling with the original Ozzie counter. Additional seating at tables are available indoors and outside. The Elmwood is open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. My favorite breakfast is the warm buttermilk biscuit with butter and homemade jam washed down with a smooth latté in a bowl. Dinner menu always includes a daily special like pot pie but the sandwich selection is also great. Try the spicy chicken sandwich or the smoked salmon. When in Berkeley and wanting to gather at a neighborhood spot....this is the place. Great food, great atmosphere. Next door is the independently owned bookstore Mrs. Dalloway's which has nice selection of artists books, gardening tomes, poetry and children's books.
By Clare Olivares, AFAR Local Expert
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2900 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705, USA
Sun - Sat 7am - 9pm