Grégoire: A User’s Guide
Fast French Cuisine | Famous Potato Puffs | Fancy Takeout | Monthly Changing Menus
Sandwich: buttermilk-fried chicken with spicy coleslaw
Side: crispy potato puffs
Dessert: bread pudding
Meet the Chef: Grégoire Jacquet brought his sensibility from his home of Versailles and his cooking techniques from an apprenticeship in the kitchen of a four-star restaurant. After jet-setting to the various kitchens of the Ritz-Carlton as an executive sous chef, he settled down to entertain Bay Area taste buds with a constantly updated menu of quick, accessible French favorites.
In the Pantry
Bread from Semifreddi's
Eggs from Glaum Egg Ranch
Dairy from Straus Family Creamery
Sustainably farmed chicken from Petaluma Poultry
There are a handful of seats at the counter (Oakland) or outside (Berkeley), but if you're feeding a group, make it takeout.
The kitchen's small, so call ahead to order takeout if you have time constraints.
While You Wait: Plot what you'll build once you've emptied Gregoire's octagonal takeout boxes, which seem almost too cute and too sturdy to toss in the recycling bin.
One of The Bay Area's 9 Top Takeout Spots, San Francisco Magazine, 2005
Best Takeout, East Bay Express, 2004
Potato puffs named one of San Francisco Magazine's Best 125 Things to Eat, 2003
When to Go: You'll find Gregoire's most beloved dishes and slightly lower prices at lunch.
Cornichon: French for "gherkin," these small, tart pickles traditionally accompany pâté and other French dishes.
Croque-monsieur: Originating in French cafés, this pressed sandwich is filled with ham, gruyère, and béchamel. (A fried egg turns it into a croque-madame.)
Located in Crepevine, Crepevine's crepes have a gooey inside and crisp outside.
Cut down on fat, cut out gluten, or go vegan at Crepevine, where top-notch taste meets healthy eating habits.
This restaurant also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question.
Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this restaurant — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little diners and their folks.
Don't stay inside on a beautiful day! Come sit on the patio at Crepevine and order great food.
Reserve a table ahead of time and avoid the lines.
Just through the door at this restaurant, you can claim your food. No delivery required.
Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Crepevine as well.
Sidle into a space on the street or park your vehicle in the adjacent lot.
Crepevine offers various parking options, including bike parking.
Your tab at Crepevine will generally run you about $30 per person.
If you're looking for a delicious breakfast or dessert option, sit down to a spectacular crepe from Crepevine.
When you're feeling hungry, head on over to Crepevine and indulge in a tasty and innovative American dish.
So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Crepevine is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food.
You deserve an excellent meal, so head on over to Crepevine and enjoy some of the highly-rated American fare.
A calm cup of coffee is the perfect side to any dish at Crepes a Coco French Crepe House — this Oakland creperie in the heart of Lakeshore boasts big taste in every bite.
At Crepes a Coco French Crepe House, "dress to impress" is a thing of the past, and jeans are the new norm.
Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead.
Drivers can leave their vehicles in the many street-side spaces. Or, for busier nights, garage parking is also nearby.
Most items on the menu are reasonably priced, so expect to spend around $30 per person at Crepes a Coco French Crepe House.
No matter what sort of filling you prefer, there's something for everyone among the excellent selection of crepes at Crepes a Coco French Crepe House.
Located in Uptown Cafe, Uptown Cafe's crepes have a gooey inside and crisp outside.
With its kid-friendly vibe, Uptown Cafe is a great spot for families to chow down.
Outdoor seating is ready for diners on those warm summer days.
Wifi is on the house at Uptown Cafe, so you can stay connected on your mobile device.
Need to get out of the house? Order and pick up from Uptown Cafe.
We're not like any other place. We've prepared parking onsite for you.
At Uptown Cafe, diners can make use of the safe bike rack.
All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
Serving a range of tasty food and drink, MAD Confections & Cafe in Oakland will have you thinking about seconds (or thirds).
Throw on your favorite T-shirt and head out the door — dining at MAD Confections & Cafe is all about comfort.
MAD Confections & Cafe is surrounded by a number of street parking options for patrons.
Take a table at Neveria Guadalajara in San Leandro and look forward to your next meal.
For those who prefer to dress down for dinner, Neveria Guadalajara's low-key style is the perfect match.
Don't be afraid to enjoy your food on the go — this restaurant offers takeout for your busy schedule.
Don't waste time on public transportation! Bring your own wheels to the restaurant and easily park nearby.
Frugal foodies will especially love the prices at Neveria Guadalajara, with a meal typically hovering under the $15 mark.