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Saturday Marks the Reopening of a Coffee Shop Icon

The coffee shop known as Bobbi's—now Bobbie's—will reopen Saturday at 6 a.m.

When Bobbi's Coffee Shop closed in March, the community's pain in losing this bastion was felt.

Cupertino Patch followed the story closely about how the diner's then-owner wasn't making rent payments. Then the original Bobbi talked to us about how sad it made her that the coffee shop with her name on it was sullied with a black mark. Bobbi Thorne shared with us her fond memories of the diner she considered a home.

Along came Bill Dancer who remembered the great food and service of the diner and longed to return it to its glory. Come Saturday he gets his chance.

Alison Cassidy January 18, 2013 at 05:45 PM
We love you, Bobbi's!!! Welcome back to Cupertino <3 <3
Bob M January 18, 2013 at 05:51 PM
Have a Grand reopening! Unfortunately we have plans that take us away this weekend but will drop in as soon as possible. Thanks, Bill, for bringing it back.
Bruce Parsons January 18, 2013 at 08:23 PM
We've missed you ! We'll be there on Sunday for breakfast ! ! Welcome back ! Bruce & Pat P.
Bob M January 20, 2013 at 11:23 PM
A change of plans allowed us to get over to the new Bobbie's Cafe for a great breakfast this morning. Had some great meals, enjoyed the patio dining and the coffee was excellent! I encourage everyone to get thee to Bobbie's and enjoy the icon. It is a basic meals place at great prices (was surprised to see the prices!). Let's support them as they get restarted with new management.

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