CC SA-BY Our Oakland

"Food that warms the soul." A restaurant in the Santa Fe neighborhood at 851 - 60th St. noted for its pie, as well as breakfast and lunches.


851 - 60th St.

Mon - Fri 8 AM - 2 PM; Sat 7 AM - 3 PM; Sun 7 AM - 4 PM
Price range
(Prices for "average" entrees)
Payment Methods
Cash Only
Wheelchair accessibility
(notes on stairs, bathroom access, handrails, aisle width)

Lois Davis opened her first restaurant in 1953 in Berkeley. Lois died in 1993, and now her son Chris Davis runs the restaurant, and his daughter Margot makes the pies. The restaurant opened in Oakland in the early 1970s. 1,2

1975 3

The walls of the restaurant are covered with photos of celebrities who have dined there over the years.

Honored by Dan Kalb in honor of small business week, 2013.


CC SA-BY Our Oakland from 2019

Student commercial by Kent Hwang

Related Links

Links and References

  1. Lois the Pie Queen Oakland North November 23, 2009
  2. 'Pie Queen' Lois Davis dies at 67 Oakland Tribune March 10, 1993 (p2)
  3. Soul Food Means Heart Oakland Tribune January 8, 1975 (p2)