Nieves Cinco de Mayo

Nieves Cinco de Mayo is located at 3340 E. 12th St #2 in Oakland, an 8-minute walk from Fruitvale Station. Picture courtesy of Dave Cook, Flickr.

It’s a beloved family-owned dessert hot spot near Fruitvale Station. When we say hot spot, we mean it: mango-chili paste and other Mexican influences make their spicy way into some of Nieves Cinco de Mayo’s classic cold sweets (try the mangonada). Hit up the Fruitvale Public Market for this small operation with a big following. 

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