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Published on February 25, 2020
Explore the 4 most popular spots in Oakland's Upper Rockridge neighborhoodTerrace Gifts & Coffee | Photo: Andrew C./Yelp

Visiting Upper Rockridge, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Oakland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a brunch stop to a furniture spot.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Upper Rockridge, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Terrace Gifts & Coffee

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Topping the list is breakfast and brunch spot Terrace Gifts & Coffee, which offers coffee, tea and sandwiches. Located at 5891 Broadway Terrace (between Ocean View Drive and Rockridge Boulevard.), it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 69 reviews on Yelp.

Breakfast dishes include its salmon scramble, a medley of lox, scallions, cheddar cheese and eggs, served with herb toast. The menu also features a selection of bagels, burritos and Belgium waffles. 

For lunch, dig into an assortment of sandwiches, which include the Super Bird — bacon, turkey, lettuce, tomato, avocado and mayonnaise on a ciabatta roll. A full-service coffee bar is also on tap, serving up chai lattes, espresso and more. 

2. Bodywork Central

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Next up is furniture store Bodywork Central, situated at 4400 Harbord Drive (between Morrill Court and Morrell Lane). With five stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The shop, which opened in 1995, provides rental massage tables, massage chairs and facedown comfort equipment. It also offers both delivery and set-up services.

3. Broadway T Plants & Designs

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Plant nursery Broadway T Plants & Designs is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4340 Clarewood Drive, four stars out of 87 reviews.

The plant shop offers floral designs, orchid arrangements and succulents, as well as an assortment of both indoor and outdoor plants. The nursery also provides at-home services to help curate your desired leafy aesthetic. 

4. Village Market

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Village Market, a grocery store, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 86 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5885 Broadway Terrace (between Ocean View Drive and Rockridge Boulevard.) to see for yourself. 

The market has a daily hot bar menu of Thai curries, teriyaki chicken, vegetable samosas and more; it also offers catering services, serving up entrees like kefta lamb kebabs, oven-roasted salmon and barbecued meat. 

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