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The following is a list of businesses we have identified as potentially/definitely supportive of bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue Oakland.

If the business is listed as “supportive” please patronize them and thank them for their support. If the business is listed as “potentially supportive” please patronize them and ask them for their support-and carry your bike helmet inside with you. If you know the manager/owner of a potentially supportive business on or close to Telegraph Avenue who is not in the list below, please contact Bike East Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell. Thanks for your help to build a comfortable bikeway on Telegraph Ave.

Bike-Supportive Telegraph Businesses
BUSINESS ADDRESS SUPPORTIVE DESCRIPTION PHOTO
Phatt Matt’s BBQ 3415 Telegraph Ave Potentially Supportive Good BBQ with delicious cold slaw. Read our Advocacy Director’s blog on “Improved State of the Pulled Pork Sandwich” Our Oakland blog, January 2013. Phatt Matt’s website.
Zahara Deli and Coffee 3201 Telegraph Ave Supportive Great neighborhood deli and coffee spot. Bike by and check it out if you haven’t discovered it yet. Zahara Deli and Coffee Yelp Page  
Oakland Halal Meat & Produce 3101 Telegraph Ave Supportive Abdul the manager has no concerns about making Telegraph Avenue a more people-friendly street for his customers Oakland Halal Yelp Page  
Oasis Market 3045 Telegraph Ave Potentially Supportive Great neighborhood middle eastern ethnic food market and cafeteria, with outdoor seating to watch people on bikes go by. Interested in an on-street bike parking corral as well. Oasis Market on Yelp.
Marwa Market 2956 Telegraph Ave Supportive Temur the owner gets it and is really supportive of improving Telegraph. Marwa Market Yelp Page  
Bee Healthy Honey Shop 2950 Telegraph Ave Supportive Our pop up protected bikeway on Bike to Work Day featured bee pollinating plants in protective planter boxes. Our next demo will involve Bee Healthy much more. All your local honey needs here. Bee Healthy Honey Shop Site  
Metro PCS 2914 Telegraph Ave Supportive More of their customers come by bike since Black Spring Coffee and Bee Health Honey opened–synergy! Metro PCS Site  
Black Spring Coffee Co 2930 Telegraph Ave Supportive New coffee bar in the Hospital District of Telegraph Ave, across 29th St from Commonwealth Cafe & Pub. Unique coffee beans from India, “monsoon-dried.” Warm western sun exposure like all good coffee bars should have, with pleasant outdoor seating. Must stop locale for Telegraph Ave bike commuters. Black Spring Coffee Facebook page
Commonwealth Cafe & Pub 2882 Telegraph Ave Supportive British style cafe & pub with wonderfull local brew selection, comfortable seating, and lots of bike parking. Also a good stop for morning pick me ups. Commonwealth Club Facebook page.
Sami African Imports 2874 Telegraph Ave Supportive Local import store in a richly diverse neighborhood of Telegraph. Sami African Imports Site  
Louisiana Fish & Chips 2817 Telegraph Ave Supportive Louisiana style food, need we say more. Louisiana Fish and Chips site  
Apple Blossom Florist 2807 Telegraph Ave Supportive Great selection of flowers by a family run business new to the KONO neighborhood Apple Blossom Florist Site  
Young’s Wigs 2701 Telegraph Ave Supportive Our first wig store on Telegraph to come on board in support of a better, safer bikeway. Young’s Wigs Yelp Page  
Oakland 420 Evaluations Dispensary 2633 Telegraph Ave Potentially Supportive A popular place to bike to for your medical marihuana needs. 420 Evaluations Site  
Gogi Time BBQ 2600 Telegraph Ave Potentially Supportive Really good Korean BBQ restaurant and a happening food and entertainment scene. Check it out.  
Abyssinia Market 2525 Telegraph Ave Supportive Groceries, meats, produce and Ethiopian products. Abyssinia Market Facebook Page  
The Double Standard Bar 2424 Telegraph Supportive This classy yet comfortable neighborhood bar was voted Best Hidden Backyard Patio in the East Bay.  
Great Western Climbing Gym 520 20th St Supportive Oakland’s climbing gym, right off Telegraph Ave. Many members bike there and the City recently installed an on-street bike parking corral for added capacity. Great Western Climbing Gym webpage
Econo Jam Records 2519 Telegraph Supportive Vinyl is back, on Telegraph. Tom and Tiffany have curated an inspiring set of LPs, cassettes, CDs, zines and books to take you back. Econo Jam Site  
Lost & Found 2040 Telegraph Supportive Tim Martinez is a champion and his just opened indoor/outdoor beer garden catches all the best of Oakland’s sunsets. Ping pong too. Lost & Found Site  
25th St Collective 477 25th St Supportive Hiroko and her collections of amazing artists have started 3rd Thursday art walks and are planning a women and bicycling event. 25th St Collective Site  
Platinum Dirt 481 25th St Supportive Say thanks to Dustin Page for his support of better bicycling on Telegraph Ave at your next visit to First Fridays. Platinum Dirt Site  
Uptown Body & Fender 401 26th St Supportive Wait! An automobile body shop supports bicycling. But how will their customers get towed to the shop? Must be Giovanna Tonzillo, who is happy to take care of your car too. Uptown Body Site  
Classic Cars West 411 26th St Supportive There’s a trend here–the Art Murmur hood gets that complete streets are good for everyone, including drivers. Classic Cars Site  
Warehouse 416 416 26th St Supportive Ron Scirvani and his daughter Angela have always been big supporters of Bike East Bay. Warehouse 416 Site  
Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Supportive Attracts a young crowd to this local music scene. Nice side patio. Stork Club Site  
Cafe Dareye 2504 Telegraph Ave Supportive Delicious Ethiopian food, all you need to know. Cafe Dareye Yelp Page  
Vitacare Pharmacy 2447 Telegraph Ave Supportive “Of course we should make Telegraph Ave safer for walking, bicycling.”  
Burrito Express 2435 Telegraph Ave Supportive Great Mexican food and a super supportive management team. Burrito Express Yelp Page  
Telegraph Quality Market 2429 Telegraph Ave Supportive Your local market with owner, managers and staff all supportive of better bicycling on Telegraph. Telegraph Quality Market yelp page.  
Lucia’s Health and Beauty 2421 Telegraph Ave Supportive Lucia gets that a better Telegraph for people is better for her customers, many of whom walk and bike to her beauty salon. Lucias’s Health and Beauty Site  
Good Hop Bottle Shop 2401 Telegraph Ave Supportive Bottles in the fridge and many brews on tap. Say hello to Melissa, the supportive owner. Good Hop Bottle Shop site  
New Parkway Theater 474 24th Street Supportive A community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland’s Uptown district that offers $1 off tickets if you bike. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. But first enjoy good food & drink at their restaurant. The New Parkway website
Telegraph Beer Garden 2318 Telegraph Ave Supportive One of the best outdoor cafes and beer gardens in the East Bay. The homemade brats are delicious and go well with the local beers on draft. And they just got an on-street bike parking corral. Telegraph Beer Garden webpage
Legionnaire Club 2272 Telegraph Ave Supportive The Legionnaire Saloon is a welcoming neighborhood pub with 2 floors of performance space presenting live bands, comedy, burlesque and/or  DJ acts nightly.  Legionaire Club webpage.
Interplay 2278 Telegraph Ave Supportive InterPlay is an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body. It’s owner, Phil Porter supports bicycling on Telegraph, and as President of the KONO Business Improvement District, his support is a big boost. Interplay Site  
Kingston 11 2270 Telegraph Ave Supportive Downright delicious Jamaican cuisine and don’t forget to order the sorrel! Kingston 11 Site  
Hub Oakland 2323 Broadway Supportive Happening new ‘hub’ and part of the ‘hive.’ Lots of supporters bike here. Hub Oakland site  
Oakland YMCA 2350 Broadway Supportive Good contest between Oakland Y and Berkeley Y as to which is more bike-friendly. Oakland YMCA site  
Xolo 1916 Telegraph Ave Supportive Dona Savitsky owns this, Flora/Fauna/Dona Tomas and is one of our champion business supporters. Thank her when you stop in for lunch or dinner. Xolo site  
Flora/Fauna 1900 Telegraph Ave Supportive Perhaps the first upscale restaurant to open in the now happening Uptown. Great food and drink all around and the place to before a show at The Fox Theater. Flora/Fauna site  

 

 

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