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Nostalgic Soul

Burdell is a modern Soul food restaurant that focuses on nostalgia, family recipes, and obsessive sourcing by Chef Geoff Davis.  Burdell was his maternal grandmother.  She was a talented host and lover of the well-set dinner table.  An avid baker, she loved sharing meals and laughing with family.  The restaurant will tell the story of Black impact on American food and the lost history of farming, ranching, fishing and foraging.  Burdell has a focus of California comfort food that is clever, fun, and modern.  The menu will be solely composed of Farmer’s Market produce and highlights the artisans that harvest excellent products around us. 


Supporting the food is a robust wine list, with great producers from around the world, focusing on minimal intervention and sustainable farming practices.   


Burdell is currently a roving pop up, with our permanent home at 4640 Telegraph Ave in Oakland, finalizing now.  

About Burdell

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Gathering on the Farm

Upcoming Events

  • Burdell at Home: Private Events
    Date and Times are flexible, please inquire
    in the Bay Area
    We are offering a new way to experience Burdell, in the comfort of your home. Now offering private events for your loved ones for groups up to 16. Menus are designed exclusively for your group with add-ons available. Please inquire for more details: Message below or email
Sea Urchin and Grits
Whipped Potatoes
Country Ham and Melon
Smothered Rabbit

We found a location!

We are finalizing the last details for our forever home, at 4640 Telegraph Ave at Home in Oakland.  We are fundraising, if you'd like to be involved, please reach out in the 'Contact Us' section below!

Contact Us

4640 Telegraph Ave

Oakland, CA

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