For more than a decade, the Bay Area has been home to one of the country's most vibrant restaurant scenes. Many establishments are small businesses that owners have built from the ground up, bringing quality of life and jobs that invigorate neighborhoods. In the current environment, owners are pivoting their business plans in a variety of ways to stay afloat, and they need your support. Look for your favorite nearby eatery among Edible East Bay's partner businesses in the windows that follow on this page, and make sure to check their Instagram pages, where many of them give daily updates.
Or follow this link to the San Francisco Chronicle's Bay Area–wide chart: Bay Area coronavirus shutdown: where you can still grab a hot meal
Chill nook at the Berkeley Art Museum offering a locally sourced, upmarket menu, plus coffee and pastries. Cafe is officially closed through the end of March and until the museum can reopen. They're raising funds on GoFundMe to support their team during closure.
Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar
Innovative Italian cuisine made with the finest seasonal ingredients. Pastas, desserts, breads, and salumi are made in house daily. Currently offering food and wine for take out T–Su. Call to place a pick up order or order online for Caviar delivery.
5642 College Ave | Oakland | 510.658.6180
1881 Solano Ave | Berkeley | 510 | 510.528.1881
Freshness, sustainability, and the traditional mouthwatering flavors of Mexico. Call to place an order for pick up or come to location to order and take away.
Fresh, flavorful, nutrient-dense food and healthy drinks. House-made ferments, pickles, whole grain bowls, and veg options. Call to place an order for pick up or come to location to order and take away.
2042 MacArthur Blvd | 510.866.2634
Detroit-style and traditional 14-inch thin crust pizzas from the gals and guys who brought you Grand Lake Kitchen. Also offering keto-friendly pizza bowls, fresh salads, fried ravioli, and more. Available for takeout and delivery!
Open and serving the community with a commitment to staff and public safety! Enjoy a latte, salad, or featured sandwich at our outdoor parklet. Pick up a grocery box and stock up on your favorite Farley’s items and cooking essentials. We look forward to feeding and caffeinating you! Cafe hours 8am–2pm daily, order online or at the café.
7986 Tesla Rd | Livermore | 925.371.8200
Enjoy fresh-baked focaccia from the wood-burning oven and other Mediterranean-inspired delights from this café at the Garré Vineyard & Winery vineyard café. Reservations required for outdoor dining, M–Th 11–3:30, F & Sa 11–7:30, Su 11–4:30, or order for takeout.
Organic, “head to tail” and “root to shoot” food, craft cocktails, and sustainable local wines that truly reflect the bounty of Northern California. Temporarily closed. They are selling gift certificates and raising funds on GoFundMe to support their team during closure.
Gaumenkitzel Restaurant Bier & Wein Bar
2121 San Pablo Ave| Berkeley | 510.647.5016
Bay Area’s go-to place for fresh organic German slow food handcrafted from original German recipes. Retail open for beer/wine, bread, and sweets. Order online for food, beer, and wine takeout.
& Tea Garden
Alameda’s one-of-a-kind spot for coffee, tea, herbal tonics, wholesome eats, and gifts. Purchase of a gift card or donating to the emergency fund would greatly help at this time to help support staff and pay vendors who are in the same boat. Trying to keep our community afloat. Find gift cards, tea, and coffee in the online store link.
MudLab Zero-Waste Café
440 Grand Ave| mudlaboak.com
A cafe and store with a mission: to envision and build a world with a circular economy; to make sustainability accessible, affordable, and convenient to people from all walks of life; and to work with businesses in Oakland to phase out single-use plastics.
Nick’s Cove Restaurant | Oyster Bar | Cottages
Cottages are open. Restaurant offers takeout from a menu of seasonal classics utilizing produce grown on site at The Croft at Nick's Cove. The farm’s produce is also sold to-go, $10 per bag, with excess going to local food banks.
Niles Pie Co.
Sweet, savory, local, and fresh pies plus take-and-bake, soups, stocks, and bone broths. Order online for daily home delivery in the Fremont, Union City, Newark, and Hayward areas and to Oakland on Saturdays.
Seated safely in our picnic area, you’ll get to explore wines on our tasting menu as you enjoy a charcuterie picnic box prepared by one of our preferred catering partners. By appointment only. Friday through Sunday with seatings at noon and 2:30pm.
Rocky’s Market Brooklyn Basin
288 Ninth Ave | 510.496.1191
Dine on the waterfront at Rocky’s 15,000-square-foot covered and heated outdoor patio. Pick up fresh organic produce, dairy, meats, staples, house-made take & bake, and freshly prepared salads and sandwiches from the market.
Summer Summer Thai Eatery
5885 Hollis St #50 | 510.658.3234
It’s always cooking at Summer Summer. We offer a range of options from exotic Thai dishes to creative “Wrap and Roll” sections like fresh summer rolls and crispy tuna tartare. We now offer 50% off bottled beer, wine, and sake for takeout and delivery.
The Terrace Room Restaurant & Bar
1800 Madison St | Oakland | 510.903.3771
Oakland’s premier lakefront restaurant serving reinvented American classics with a focus on Local First. Temporarily closed.