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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In Emeryville

Updated: May 2, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Emeryville! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Emeryville’s best lunches. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Jayna Gyro

Mediterranean, EmeryvilleMediterraneanEmeryville
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Moomies Cafe

Tea & Coffee, $, EmeryvilleTea & Coffee, $Emeryville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Wally's Cafe

Lebanese, $, EmeryvilleLebanese, $Emeryville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pig in a Pickle

$$, Emeryville$$Emeryville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation

Honor Kitchen & Cocktails

American, $$, EmeryvilleAmerican, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Affordable Dining in SF's East Bay

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Los Moles

Mexican, $$, EmeryvilleMexican, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Find Me Gluten Free

    Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants Berkeley, California

    Find Me Gluten Free

Best Coast Burritos

Mexican, $, EmeryvilleMexican, $Emeryville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe

American, $$, EmeryvilleAmerican, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Affordable Dining in SF's East Bay

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 Emeryville restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Find Me Gluten Free, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Infatuation. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants Berkeley, California, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Affordable Dining in SF's East Bay and Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

The highest-rated restaurants in Emeryville for boozy lunches are Roba's Pizza Cafe, Honor Kitchen & Cocktails, and Bank Club.

Doyle Street Cafe and C CASA - Emeryville are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Emeryville.

Honor Kitchen & Cocktails, Los Moles, and Trader Vic's are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in Emeryville.

Mama Lamees, Pig in a Pickle, and Roba's Pizza Cafe are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Emeryville.

Doyle Street Cafe and C CASA - Emeryville are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in Emeryville.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Knowing what to pair with banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • Enjoy banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • Pair Riesling with banh mi

    Not sure what white wine to drink with your banh mi? Try Riesling. The dry flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Factoids

  • All in a day’s work

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  • A day for salad-lovers

    In The United States, salad-lovers come together annually on July 4 to celebrate National National Caesar Salad Day .


  • Priceless or overpriced?

    The most expensive lasagna costs a whopping$100! Would you be willing to pay$100 for a fancy Diamond and Gold lasagna?

Parking info

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