Get a taste of Fruitvale and support the small businesses that keep this neighborhood authentically Oakland. 

The Fruitvale Business Improvement District and The Unity Council joined to compile a detailed list and map of the neighborhood’s mom-and-pop shops and restaurants open for business.

El Huarache Azteca Taco Plate Photo

PC: Instagram @elhuaracheazteca_1


Probaditas de Fruitvale 

Restaurants include: 


Cafe Platano Pupusa Plate Photo

PC: Café Platano


Pan Dulce & Coffee Shops 

Enjoy a variety of pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) from conchas, to galletas, orejas, to puerquitos. Oh the options!


Mexican Sweet Bread Photo

PC: Instagram @dbaxterfoetoes

Find more fresh pan dulce to compliment a cup of coffee, and other Fruitvale restaurants here


Not hungry? 

There are other ways to help your favorite mom-and-pop restaurant consider doing any of the following to show your support: 

  • Buy a gift card 
  • Shop local online 
  • Tip like a boss when you order to-go
  • Provide a signal boost, and give a positive shout-out/review 
  • Join the Flavors of Fruitvale Facebook group 


Regal Arte Fruitvale Pottery

PC: Regal Arte Yelp

Browse the Fruitvale Business Directory to learn about local small businesses.