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Boot and Shoe replaces Di Bartolo Cafe

By awoodall
Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 12:12 pm in Fun Stuff to do in Oakland, Night Owl, Oakland nightlife.

Outside Boot and Shoe Cafe

It took me forever to get this up here but just wanted to let you know there is a new cafe on Grand Avenue and it looks splendid. Boot and Shoe Service very quietly expanded into the old Di Bartolo’s and opened about two weeks ago now. The cafe is open until 3 p.m. for now. Later drinks and appetizers, as well as cafe and dessert, will be served during the dinner hour.¬† Like they did when they took over the restaurant portion — the first Di Bartolo holding to go — Boot and Shoe¬†completely gutted the inside of the cafe and opened up the wall between the restaurant and the cafe. It feels like a grown up cafe instead of a laptop work cafe environment. No more sticky pastries, sloppy counters and disinterested service.

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