Jay's Cafe

$ • Coffee, Tea, Sandwich Shop

1414 Encinal Ave, Alameda
(510) 769-9030


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Jay's Cafe

Jay's is a special place with very good food, a quaint atmosphere, and friendly staff. As the quarantine lifts, I hope that Jay's can provide tables on the sidewalk outside so people can enjoy a great salad, sandwich, or coffee with banana bread. We don't want to lose good businesses like this, but we can't save them if we don't give them our business now. People can also take their food or drink to Franklin Park, which is just one block to the rear of Jay's. People who are...read full review
If you are going to have anyone catering for your business meeting, jay's would be the perfect choice. Not only you have the food deliver on time, the new owner makes sure you have all varieties of food, and utensils and condiments are plenty for your meeting. Your guests will be beyond please. All the fruits are fresh. The turkey cranberry is a must to order. All the panini is a must to order. The bagel chips is another must to order. Cookies are really good. We...read full review
Hey Jay, I've lived in Alameda since it feels like the beginning of time... and I've never known you were even here... sorry! An inconspicuous little cafe in a bit of a remote location... I came by because I was getting my car fixed in a semi-near location and this was the closest spot (15m walk...). Glad I found you. This may be a new place I come whenever I need a place to work or read! Quiet. About half-full. Plenty of seating. Couple plugs. Wifi seems ok. and the...read full review

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Monday 6:30AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday 6:30AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday 6:30AM - 4:30PM
Thursday 6:30AM - 4:30PM
Friday 6:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturday 7AM - 2PM
Sunday Closed

Hours or services may differ due to COVID-19. Please contact the business directly to verify hours and availability.