Croissant Deals in Oakland
Alameda may be known for its monthly antiques fair, but you can only stroll past so many collectible spoons before you work up a serious appetite. On the lookout for edible finds with the same historic appeal? For $12, today's deal gets you $25 to spend on food and drink at Wescafe on Webster Street. Housed in a landmark building that dates back to 1916, this family- and pet-friendly eatery maintains a certain old-world charm while dishing out plenty of modern-day, globally inspired favorites. Sip a latte, smoothie, or Italian soda in the casual dining room; or enjoy patio views of the colorful garden while you nosh on a spinach-and-feta croissant, quiche, quesadilla, Mediterranean salad, or prosciutto sandwich. Organic ingredients, Wi-Fi, and easy parking? This deal offers a tasty escape for the insatiable shopper.
Sometimes we crave a bijou (French for jewel), and sometimes we crave the brilliant contemporary cuisine from Bijou Restaurant & Bar. With today's deal, $39 (regularly $109) gets you a prix fixe dinner for two (put those savings toward a new necklace). Your feast at this chic Hayward eatery includes two appetizers (Caesar salad, tuna tartare, or beef carpaccio), a couple of entrées (oven-roasted sea bass, lobster pot pie, or roasted chicken thighs), two glasses of champagne, and a pair of desserts (crêpes chantilly, double-chocolate mousse, or croissant pudding). Brimming with a lively ambiance, this sublime French-Californian restaurant uses locally sourced, organic ingredients in its carefully crafted dishes, and serves up a low-key, swanky vibe, thanks to warm lighting and comfy leather chairs. Illuminate your evening at this culinary gem, and toast its twinkling radiance. Want more? Check out Bijou Restaurant & Bar on Facebook.
Described as an "unexpected gem," by Weekend Adventures in San Francisco & Northern California, Bijou Restaurant & Bar combines contemporary California flavors with classic French cuisine -- perfect for a romantic evening out: • $39 ($112 value) for a prix-fixe dinner for 2 including 2 glasses of champagne • Make a reservation for any day of the week • More than 3,500 Facebook fans love it A Jewel in Hayward Your feast includes two appetizers (ahi tuna tartare, baby back ribs, or Caprese salad), two entrées (pan-seared scallops, tiger prawns, pan-seared salmon, or beef bourguignon), a pair of desserts (croissant pudding, crêpes, or pain perdu), and two glasses of champagne. Brimming with a lively ambiance, this sublime restaurant uses locally sourced, organic ingredients in its carefully crafted dishes, and serves up a low-key, swanky vibe, thanks to warm lighting and comfy leather chairs. Bijou Restaurant & Bar's Website | Facebook
The Fine Print
Limit 1 per customer, up to 2 additional as gifts • Limit 1 per customer per visit • Entire value must be used in a single visit
A many-time winner of Best of the Bay, Bittersweet The Chocolate Café was founded by former techies and chocolate-lovers who wanted to get out of the office and create a place for community bonding around "the best the world of chocolate has to offer:" • $15 ($34 value) for 2 speciality drinks, 1 pastry, and a box of chocolates • Chocolates are made in small batches with sustainably sourced beans • Coffee is roasted on-site, and owners develop relationships with growers "Try one of its crisp, buttery house-made croissants with a mug of pure-chocolate mocha (no added sugar), or any of the cafe's five other hot chocolate drinks. It's all Wonka-worthy." -- East Bay Express Bittersweet The Chocolate Café's Website | Facebook