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Funky Elephant 1313 Ninth Street, Berkeley
Funky Elephant
Thai

Funky Elephant

1313 Ninth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Funky Elephant why are you so delicious? Your every dish is beautiful to behold and bursting with complex flavor. Your noodles have perfect bite and texture,...

Project Juice - Berkeley 1933 1911 Fourth St ste 101, Berkeley
Project Juice - Berkeley
restaurant

Project Juice - Berkeley

1933 1911 Fourth St ste 101, Berkeley, CA 94710

Hehehe I love coming here after my Soul Cycle classes. It's a "You did a great job at your class! Now here's a pricy treat for you!" Hahahaha I...

Third Culture Bakery 2701 Eighth Street, Berkeley
Third Culture Bakery
bakery

Third Culture Bakery

2701 Eighth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

I had plans to visit the Columbia Employee Store on a Monday morning since I had work off yesterday. Luckily the Third Culture Bakery was only 15 mins away and...

Cheese Board Bakery 1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Cheese Board Bakery
bakery

Cheese Board Bakery

1504 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Oh why are cheese scones only available on Fridays? This the best bakery for savory cheesy delicious delights. The cold brew coffee is LIFE!!! So...

Humphry Slocombe Berkeley 2948 College Ave, Berkeley
Humphry Slocombe Berkeley
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Humphry Slocombe Berkeley

2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Hello, I'm the daughter who had the ice cream. I'm 7 years old. I really want to give this a really good review because I went there with my dad and me...

AxeVentures 2566 Telegraph Ave Suite D, Berkeley
AxeVentures
Axe Throwing

AxeVentures

2566 Telegraph Ave Suite D, Berkeley, CA 94704

Found this business via GroupOn offer. Appointment/booking required/highly recommended especially for peak times. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly and...

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant 1605 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

1605 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

A great gem in Northern California with an immense selection of French and Italian wines.A place for the knowledgeable, and with a great staff for novices as...

Souvenir Coffee Co. 3084 Claremont Ave, Berkeley
Souvenir Coffee Co.
Coffee & Tea

Souvenir Coffee Co.

3084 Claremont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Ok, update! Started to visit Souvenir again after being out of town for a while and it is still so good! I'm really updating to rave about Ben. He makes...

Munch India 3015 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Munch India
Indian

Munch India

3015 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

I've been eating Indian food for many decades. My husband and I ate at Munch India tonight. It is not cheap, but it is the Best. Indian. Food. I've....

A Girl Named Pinky 2495 Bancroft Way #118, Berkeley
A Girl Named Pinky
Cupcakes

A Girl Named Pinky

2495 Bancroft Way #118, Berkeley, CA 94704

So love Tina!!! When I saw her creations on her Instagram page, I knew I'd want her to make my cake for my wedding. Her cake was heavenly! I chose the...

Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse 2020 Addison St, Berkeley
Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse
Music Venues

Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Great place to see your favorite artists...very intimate very memorable setting...always check their line ups and always buy if i see someone I...

Kiraku 2566 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Kiraku
restaurant

Kiraku

2566 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

A lovely authentic japanese restaurant, their food was amazing. The presentation of thier food was also top notch. The included picture was one of their daily...

Thai Table 913 University Ave, Berkeley
Thai Table
Thai

Thai Table

913 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

Spectacular. Rich flavor executed so well. Delicious pad Thai off the hook Panang curry the best I've ever had. Calamari was thick pieces lightly...

Alfonso's Cafe 2309 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Alfonso's Cafe
cafe

Alfonso's Cafe

2309 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

I came here with my co-worker before going into work and I'm so happy we did. I got a croissant breakfast sandwich. It was plenty of food and tasted great....

Maîson Bleue 2020 Kittredge St c, Berkeley
Maîson Bleue
cafe

Maîson Bleue

2020 Kittredge St c, Berkeley, CA 94704

Visited here a while back. Fantastic brunch spot. They've got the best bananas Crepēs! Great outdoor study spot for students too...

Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine 2987 Sacramento St, Berkeley
Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine
restaurant

Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine

2987 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702

This place is amazing. The woman who runs it is a fantastic, really sweet woman who takes the time to explain the menu every time. And the food is great. Some...

The Butcher’s Son 1954 University Ave, Berkeley
The Butcher’s Son
restaurant

The Butcher’s Son

1954 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Amazing! My family visited Berkeley for three days and found The Butcher's Son just down the street from our motel. We're all some form of veg*n, so...

Rojbas Mediterranean Grill 1901 University Ave, Berkeley
Rojbas Mediterranean Grill
restaurant

Rojbas Mediterranean Grill

1901 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Very delicious Mediterranean food restaurant in Berkeley Area. It’s like cafe restaurant with reasonable price and good verity of vegetarian options. I love...

Emilia's Pizzeria 2995 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Emilia's Pizzeria
restaurant

Emilia's Pizzeria

2995 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

My favorite Pizza in the world! If your in the bay area and love Pizza you must eat Keith's pizza. Start calling at 4 to get your time slot and be on...

Taqueria Monte Cristo 1440 University Ave, Berkeley
Taqueria Monte Cristo
Mexican

Taqueria Monte Cristo

1440 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Delicious food , and good service (most of the time ) when I come in. Some cashiers have to be a bit more attentive to customers coming in, and not their...

Standard Fare 2701 Eighth Street #118, Berkeley
Standard Fare
Coffee & Tea

Standard Fare

2701 Eighth Street #118, Berkeley, CA 94710

This was a cute little place to visit during our lunch hour. The menu has a small selection of items, but glancing around, the patrons food looked delicious. ...

Victory Point Cafe 1797-A Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Victory Point Cafe
cafe

Victory Point Cafe

1797-A Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

There's a $5 entrance fee ($7.50 on weekends) per person who wants to play games, and food and beverages are additional charges to your tab. I was...

Animal Place's Vegan Republic 1624 University Ave, Berkeley
Animal Place's Vegan Republic
Vegan

Animal Place's Vegan Republic

1624 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

Great vegan store - lots of selection, freshly rotated stock. Cheeses, meats, meals, staples, snacks, desserts. Got beyond burgers here last week and they...

Acme Bread 1601 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Acme Bread
bakery

Acme Bread

1601 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Dank! No need to spell it out Yelpers! Close out of your Instagram for long enough to read my review. This place has ZERO competition in the area like...

Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana 1797 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana
cafe

Caravaggio Gelateria Italiana

1797 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

If you have been to Caravaggio, you already know it is THE BEST gelato in town and we were lucky to have Emiliano and Mauro agree to cater our wedding at the...

Jot Mahal Palace of Indian Cuisine 1543 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Jot Mahal Palace of Indian Cuisine
Indian

Jot Mahal Palace of Indian Cuisine

1543 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Just finished eating the most delicious & authentic Punjabi food in the Bay Area. Chhole Bhature, baingan bharta, Malai Kofta, Saag Panerr Highly recommended....

1951 Coffee Company 2410 Channing Way, Berkeley
1951 Coffee Company
Coffee & Tea

1951 Coffee Company

2410 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

This is my first time here and I was looking forward to this spot as many of my coffee friends from Oakland recommend This spot. And truthfully I was pretty...

Barcote 6430 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Barcote
restaurant

Barcote

6430 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Barcote is owned and run by wonderful humans who treated me like family even when I was not a customer! I can't wait to try the food. Please support these...

La Capilla 1106 University Ave, Berkeley
La Capilla
restaurant

La Capilla

1106 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

This is my first time. The service was very nice and quick. I ordered the agua fresca, cucumber and lime. It was delicious, and I love that there was no...

Zachary's Chicago Pizza 1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley
Zachary's Chicago Pizza
meal takeaway

Zachary's Chicago Pizza

1853 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

First off, the creations at Zachery's are more like a pie than a pizza. You go here, you're in the deep dish realm baby. The ingredients are...

Albatross Pub 1822 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Albatross Pub
bar

Albatross Pub

1822 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Had a wonderful time here on a Wednesday night with a full five piece live country music band, darts, strong drinks and endless popcorn. There are a lot of UC...

The Cheeseboard Pizza 1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
The Cheeseboard Pizza
restaurant

The Cheeseboard Pizza

1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Amazing jazz. The line was super long but went really fast. Love that there are no choices you get with you get! The pizza was beyond...

Casa Latina Bakery 1805 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Casa Latina Bakery
bakery

Casa Latina Bakery

1805 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Excellent food, reasonable price. Feels like I am home and my aunts are making meals in the kitchen. Not pretentious and love the homage to such a strong...

Rasa Caffe 3140 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley
Rasa Caffe
Coffee & Tea

Rasa Caffe

3140 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94703

My favorite coffee place in Berkeley! An amazing selection of coffee and chai drinks, delicious pastries and a professional and friendly staff. Their oatmilk...

Philz Coffee 1313 Ninth St #110, Berkeley
Philz Coffee
Coffee & Tea

Philz Coffee

1313 Ninth St #110, Berkeley, CA 94710

We stopped at Philz Coffee during our stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina, which was part of our Summer road trip from Tigard, OR through...

The Local Butcher Shop 1600 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
The Local Butcher Shop
restaurant

The Local Butcher Shop

1600 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

We first went there looking for rabbit and keep going back because everything is top-notch. All the meat is fresh and local and the staff are very helpful and...

Little Gem Belgian Waffles 2468 Telegraph Ave A, Berkeley
Little Gem Belgian Waffles
Desserts

Little Gem Belgian Waffles

2468 Telegraph Ave A, Berkeley, CA 94704

So we're headed for cooler weather and took a pit stop here after find it on yelp. Well the place lives up to its name "Little Gem" Belgian...

Casa de Chocolates 2629 Ashby Ave, Berkeley
Casa de Chocolates
Chocolatiers & Shops

Casa de Chocolates

2629 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Dropped in and was offered samples of this delicious Mexican chocolate. Wow, every sample was amazing!!! My favorite is the dark chocolate pistachio and I...

Poke Parlor 2485 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Poke Parlor
Poke

Poke Parlor

2485 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Best portions for Japanese food! This place hooked my taste buds with the great Japanese food that they were serving here. I love the quality of the food that...

Fournée Bakery 2912 Domingo Ave, Berkeley
Fournée Bakery
bakery

Fournée Bakery

2912 Domingo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

This bakery is amazing - go for the croissants. They have a wide selection of sweet and savory and they’re all amazing - you can satisfy any croissant...

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley 2407 Dana St, Berkeley
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
Churches

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley

2407 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Grateful service church. Really a full service church and prayer meeting group. Siri can't find it when you say "Presbyterian Church is in...

Star Meats 3068 Claremont Ave #2630, Berkeley
Star Meats
grocery or supermarket

Star Meats

3068 Claremont Ave #2630, Berkeley, CA 94705

All I can say is to try everything single sandwich on the menu. All awesomely good. From The Godfather to their Petit Sara. I've tried almost all of their...

Riva Cucina 800 Heinz Ave, Berkeley
Riva Cucina
restaurant

Riva Cucina

800 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

We got a couple paninis and a bowl of soup to share. Everything was delicious. The panini bread doesn't cut my gum like some do, it's nice and soft...

Westbrae Biergarten 1280 Gilman St, Berkeley
Westbrae Biergarten
bar

Westbrae Biergarten

1280 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94706

Nice Biergarten and pleasant to be lounging here on a warm and sunny day! One can gather around the fire, sit on the wooden benches or lie flat on long...

Alternative Music Foundation 924 Gilman St, Berkeley
Alternative Music Foundation
Music Venues

Alternative Music Foundation

924 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Legendary punk club! Saw Crash Worship here in '93 and I will never be the same. Saw Neurosis, Steel Pole Bathtub, Jawbreaker and more here as well. ...

Pacific Standard 2055 Center St, Berkeley
Pacific Standard
bar

Pacific Standard

2055 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Steps from the downtown Berkeley BART station, Pacific Standard is such a good spot for a beer after work. The table in the window is lovely in the afternoon...

Abe's Café 1842 Euclid Ave, Berkeley
Abe's Café
cafe

Abe's Café

1842 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Fresh juices are delicious 😋 . Good cafe latte... did not eat but menu looked good and lot of folks were there for breakfast. Kind people. Good service....

900 Grayson 2618, 900 Grayson St, Berkeley
900 Grayson
Breakfast & Brunch

900 Grayson

2618, 900 Grayson St, Berkeley, CA 94710

People love this breakfast/brunch spot! We've come back here a couple times and I'm not sure why I like it, exactly! The menu changes every so often...

sweetgreen 1890 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
sweetgreen
Salad

sweetgreen

1890 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Delicious fresh salad on a 100 degree day. What more can you ask for. This is a cashless place so prepare accordingly. Parking can be challenging because...

Organic Greens Salad & more 2177 Kittredge St, Berkeley
Organic Greens Salad & more
restaurant

Organic Greens Salad & more

2177 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Ordered OG via doordash. I ordered a dinner platter and a fresh juice. The juice was amazing! highly recommend. The platter came with chicken, pesto...

Augie's Montreal Smoke Meat 875 Potter St, Berkeley
Augie's Montreal Smoke Meat
restaurant

Augie's Montreal Smoke Meat

875 Potter St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Nice comfortable place. Decent prices. Authentic Montreal food. The "smoked meat" (pastrami) could have been at Chez Schwartz on St. Laurent. I avoided the...

Cinnaholic 2132 Oxford St, Berkeley
Cinnaholic
bakery

Cinnaholic

2132 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704

These cinnamon rolls melt in your mouth they are so delicious and the fresh fruit topping option is pure genius! Sandy was a sweet heart ! She is running this...

iScream 1819 Solano Ave, Berkeley
iScream
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

iScream

1819 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

My friend and I came here right before closing on a weekday. I love that they're open late so that you can come after dinner. We both ordered the caramel...

Brazil Cafe 2161 University Ave, Berkeley
Brazil Cafe
restaurant

Brazil Cafe

2161 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

The food is awesome, and I also met the owner Pedro, he is a breath of fresh air, very friendly & pleasant, I'm going to visit his restaurant on Gilman...

Himalayan Tandoori and Curry House 1645 Solano Ave, Berkeley
Himalayan Tandoori and Curry House
Himalayan/Nepalese

Himalayan Tandoori and Curry House

1645 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Excellent food! I've lived in NYC and London! This is truly authentic & delicious. Generous portions. I highly recommend this restaurant if you love...

Pyeong Chang Tofu 1269 University Ave, Berkeley
Pyeong Chang Tofu
Korean

Pyeong Chang Tofu

1269 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

The service was quick and the staff polite and the portions were quite big for the money. Everything was delicious and very hot (both in terms of spice and...

Nordic House 2709 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Nordic House
Delis

Nordic House

2709 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

They are amazing. Perfect for when you are craving some Danish remoulade! The staff is amazing and super helpful answering questions and providing information....

Alchemy Collective Cafe and Roaster 1741 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley
Alchemy Collective Cafe and Roaster
cafe

Alchemy Collective Cafe and Roaster

1741 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

Love this place! I'm a regular and get great service every time. Limited seating, but very good for a solo coffee trip or a trip with a...

Bettes-To-Go 1807 Fourth St, Berkeley
Bettes-To-Go
meal takeaway

Bettes-To-Go

1807 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Bettes to go is a great place to stop for a coffee and a freshly baked pastry. It conveniently located on 4th near the Amtrak station and...

Rivoli Restaurant 1539 Solano Ave, Berkeley
Rivoli Restaurant
restaurant

Rivoli Restaurant

1539 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Our dinner at Rivoli was to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and it served that purpose very well. The dining room is very pleasant with the window/garden...

Recently Added Restaurants in Berkeley

J & B Halal Foods 3242 Adeline St, Berkeley
J & B Halal Foods
Grocery

J & B Halal Foods

3242 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

The fried fish (basa, tilapia, snapper, catfish) is so good! The coating is crispy and flavorful, not greasy at all. I find myself eating past the point of...

RareTea Berkeley 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
RareTea Berkeley
Coffee & Tea

RareTea Berkeley

2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

This place is pretty solid. I have definitely had better boba, but since this place has good deals on snackpass pretty often, I end up getting boba here pretty...

Phở K & K 2533 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Phở K & K

Phở K & K

2533 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

I love this place. Everytime I come here the food is really good the service is always fast and friendly. No complaint at all. If you want good pho and are in...

Mint Leaf Vietnamese 2865 Seventh St, Berkeley
Mint Leaf Vietnamese

Mint Leaf Vietnamese

2865 Seventh St, Berkeley, CA 94710

We have lunch at this place on weekends when we have occasion to shop at Berkeley Bowl. The prawn rolls, spicy tofu rolls are excellent. We typically order...

Kiehl's Since 1851 1848 Fourth St, Berkeley
Kiehl's Since 1851
Cosmetics & Perfumes

Kiehl's Since 1851

1848 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

I came in into the store after calling about an eye cream I had purchased but didn't like. Maria on the phone was kind enough to welcome me and exchange...

Crumble & Whisk 1047 Murray St, Berkeley
Crumble & Whisk
Desserts

Crumble & Whisk

1047 Murray St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Ordered a NY-style cheesecake for a friend's birthday. Very easy to work with and phenomenal cheesecake. Next time I'm needing a cheesecake fix...

1951 Coffee Company UCB 2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
1951 Coffee Company UCB

1951 Coffee Company UCB

2495 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

I love this place. Great selection of pastries, great coffees and other unique drinks. I particularly like their latte (with milk and non-dairy alike) and...

Blue Willow Teaspot 1200 Tenth St, Berkeley
Blue Willow Teaspot
Tea Rooms

Blue Willow Teaspot

1200 Tenth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Blue Willow is one of those kind of places that sets the standard for what a tea shop should be. They have delicious, high quality teas and for reasonable...

The Rec Room 3222 Adeline St, Berkeley
The Rec Room

The Rec Room

3222 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

I've been to this place a good amount of times. Would say to parents who are thinking of visiting parking is very limited. I've had to street park...

Palm Açai Café 2979 College Ave, Berkeley
Palm Açai Café

Palm Açai Café

2979 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Really enjoyed the matcha acai bowl I shared. The regular was enough for my sister and I to split. However, I wish there was more seating or...

Yifang Taiwan Fruit Tea 一芳台灣水果茶 2516 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Yifang Taiwan Fruit Tea 一芳台灣水果茶

Yifang Taiwan Fruit Tea 一芳台灣水果茶

2516 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

This place is pretty legit!!! First time here so I decided to order the basic drink and another risky one just to try. Basic:- Iced Oolong Tea Latte (50%...

Café Zeb University of California, Berkeley, 2745 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Café Zeb

Café Zeb

University of California, Berkeley, 2745 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94701

I always come here to study during the week because the ambiance is amazing (lots of windows and seating, usually populated by law students working or having...

V&A Cafe 2521 Hearst Ave, Berkeley
V&A Cafe

V&A Cafe

2521 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Friendly and tasty. The result of the staff of Nefeli moving inside UCB's Etcheverry Hall, this cafe has the best coffee and prices of anything else on...

RareTea Cory Hall Cory Hall, #200, Berkeley
RareTea Cory Hall

RareTea Cory Hall

Cory Hall, #200, Berkeley, CA 94720

Typical raretea boba place if you've been to the ones on telegraph but minus a few drinks Drinks: they seem to have a majority of the drinks here but I...

Brewed Awakening 1807 Euclid Ave, Berkeley
Brewed Awakening

Brewed Awakening

1807 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Their avocado toast is really good! There are also tons of seats as well as free WiFi. The ambiance is nice, though there's not much natural light....

Thai Corner 1277 Gilman St, Berkeley
Thai Corner

Thai Corner

1277 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94706

This is quickly becoming a nice, homey Thai place. The pad thai was delicious and flavorful, and the squash curry was spicy and had lots of vegetables. The...

Cosa Nostra Pasta Truck 701 Page St, Berkeley
Cosa Nostra Pasta Truck
Food Trucks

Cosa Nostra Pasta Truck

701 Page St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Best food truck! I love Lynn and Anthony. They arw shi nice and make fresh food to order. The pasta is amazing and I love the cannolis. I am going to try the...

Nunu's Desserts with Soul 1937 Ashby Ave, Berkeley
Nunu's Desserts with Soul

Nunu's Desserts with Soul

1937 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

First, I have to say I this is the best customer service I have ever experienced!! The Carmel cake is delicious!!! Perfectly balanced! Not too sweet. I couldnt...

Lucky Bird 1926 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Lucky Bird

Lucky Bird

1926 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

I got papaya salad and crispy garlic pork. I love both and I love the way they make it authentic Thai food. Someone says garlic pork was too dry but for me it...

Nom Nom Bánh Mì 2491 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Nom Nom Bánh Mì
Vietnamese

Nom Nom Bánh Mì

2491 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

I haven't had a good banh mi in a while, especially being back home in the Bay, so I'm soooo glad I waited for this place to open up! I first found...

MY Coffee Roastery 2080 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley
MY Coffee Roastery
Coffee & Tea

MY Coffee Roastery

2080 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

We just visited this place at its soft opening. It has beautiful decor, amazing coffee, and excellent baristas. The coffee seems a little pricey, but maybe...

bollywood cafe 1805 Euclid Ave, Berkeley
bollywood cafe
Indian

bollywood cafe

1805 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Pretty good in a pinch. A little pricey. Super fast service which is exactly what I was looking for and very friendly people working there. Loved the...

FRUIT T 2466 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
FRUIT T
Bubble Tea

FRUIT T

2466 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Wow! Loved the drinks! Tried the Lemon Wintermelon Basil Seed tea and is was super yummy! Great choices and fresh. Service was great and quick! Worth...

Crave Subs (Berkeley) 2136 Center St, Berkeley
Crave Subs (Berkeley)
Halal

Crave Subs (Berkeley)

2136 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

I absolutely love this spot! They've got so many good options. They've also got vegan and veggie options! I've found the one I love so I stick...

Amausaan uji Matcha 1950 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Amausaan uji Matcha
Desserts

Amausaan uji Matcha

1950 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

This place is great. My wife is very picky but she really enjoyed the matcha taste here than the other four local competitor. Recommended...

Easterly Hunan Cuisine 2142 Center St, Berkeley
Easterly Hunan Cuisine
Persian/Iranian

Easterly Hunan Cuisine

2142 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Came here because of all the 5 star reviews. But neglected to notice it was Hunan food. I'm not crazy about Hunan food. The place is filled with students...

The Faculty Club Minor Ln, Berkeley
The Faculty Club
American

The Faculty Club

Minor Ln, Berkeley, CA 94720

My God....one of the oldest building on Campus is also the best bar and restaurant?!? This is a MUST for ANYONE visiting Cal Berkeley! Get...

Thai Noodle II - Berkeley 2426 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Thai Noodle II - Berkeley

Thai Noodle II - Berkeley

2426 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Delicious food with a longer wait time in my experience. Quite a popular place which was encouraging but lengthened the wait time. Otherwise, it was great!...

Cafenated Coffee Company 2085 Vine St, Berkeley
Cafenated Coffee Company
Coffee & Tea

Cafenated Coffee Company

2085 Vine St, Berkeley, CA 94709

A wonderful new coffee bar with afternoon jazz and a great back patio. I highly recommend any of their coffee drinks and their new Mediterranean inspired...

CheeseQuakes! 1511 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
CheeseQuakes!
Desserts

CheeseQuakes!

1511 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

The cutest cheesecakes ever! I feel like these little things are perfect if you want a lil sweet thang that's not too overbearing or heavy. We got the...

Daryoush 2144 Center St, Berkeley
Daryoush
Persian/Iranian

Daryoush

2144 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Food was AMAZING! It's rare to eat out and feel like you're actually getting a home cooked meal. Try the Tahdig Gheymeh, Jujeh Soltani, and the Quail...

Collective Kitchen & Bar 2132 Center St, Berkeley
Collective Kitchen & Bar
Vegan

Collective Kitchen & Bar

2132 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

We just stopped in for drinks and snacks, but what we had was very good. The vegan desserts were tasty, and you wouldn't know they were vegan just by...

Cassave Restaurant & Taqueria 3290 Adeline St, Berkeley
Cassave Restaurant & Taqueria
Mexican

Cassave Restaurant & Taqueria

3290 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Oh, hello delicious burrito of happiness. What's that, al pastor? Divine. Carne asada? Bene bene bene. Vegetarian? Heavenly. Just say yes to the hugeness...

Wanted Restaurant 1160 University Ave, Berkeley
Wanted Restaurant
Mediterranean

Wanted Restaurant

1160 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Friendly service, delicious chicken shawarma, generous portions. It will definitely be a regular go-to for me. Next time I think I'll try the...

Bansho Ramen 2502 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Bansho Ramen
Ramen

Bansho Ramen

2502 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

A decent ramen place for Berkeley and it's a nice short walk from the UC Berkeley campus. It's a great spot when you need your ramen fix! When we...

Mad Seoul 1801 Shattuck Ave Ste #C, Berkeley
Mad Seoul
Korean

Mad Seoul

1801 Shattuck Ave Ste #C, Berkeley, CA 94709

This place is pretty close to UC Berkeley and it is awesome! We came here for a quick light lunch and it delivered. At its core, it's a Korean bowl place...

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel 41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley
Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Cocktail Bar

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705

Just stopped here for a bit and was there in time for happy hour. The view is 5star alone. During happy hour we had the bao and a specialty happy hour drink....

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center 1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
Dance Clubs

Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center

1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Awesome place. Great atmosphere. Very clean place. Great people. Awesome staff. Very welcoming environment. Great music. Always a fun time. Can't wait to...

Wine So Cru 800 University Ave, Berkeley
Wine So Cru
Wine Bar

Wine So Cru

800 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

Great selection of wine -had some of our faves, friendly service, could have a few more types of snacks and it would have been perfect! I had a flight of the...

Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge 1763 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley
Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge
Breweries

Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge

1763 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703

Super chill , smooth music, tasty beer ! Always a great spot to stop and grab a Hazy IPA. Neighborhood favorite. The truffle popcorn is amazing. ...

Draw Billiards 64 Shattuck Square, Berkeley
Draw Billiards
Pool Halls

Draw Billiards

64 Shattuck Square, Berkeley, CA 94704

Finally a pool hall in Berkeley that has a full bar. It's literally 2 blocks away from the Berkeley BART station which is convenient if you want to take...

Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas 2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas
Bar

Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas

2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Unique movies with old school service and you can bring alcohol in nice glassware inside. We go there in groups and typically have brunch at the Korean...

Racha Café 2516 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley
Racha Café
Thai

Racha Café

2516 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

My usual Thai place at Berkeley! The price is great for the taste and the portion size. I always get the pad kee mao and the mango sticky rice dessert!...

Thai Basil 2519 Durant Ave F, Berkeley
Thai Basil
Thai

Thai Basil

2519 Durant Ave F, Berkeley, CA 94704

This place is phenom for vegan/vegetarian folk. The veggie pad Thai is to die for, as is the yellow potato curry. I went to cal over 5 years ago and I still...

Timeless Coffee 2965 College Ave, Berkeley
Timeless Coffee
Bakery

Timeless Coffee

2965 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

This place is chock full of beautiful vegan treats and food items. The baked goods are mouthwatering and the baristas are very friendly and knowledgeable about...

Bootstrapper 2838 Sacramento St, Berkeley
Bootstrapper
Soul Food

Bootstrapper

2838 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA 94702

The food is always cook hot and too your liking. Service is great!! Come give it a try don't be shy.. And the dinners on the week...

Monterey Fish Market 1582 Hopkins St, Berkeley
Monterey Fish Market
Seafood Markets

Monterey Fish Market

1582 Hopkins St, Berkeley, CA 94707

Trusty local fishmonger with an emphasis on transparent communication. Aside from the fresh fish selection, they also carry some luxury processed products like...

Aki's Japanese Restaurant 2505 Hearst Ave C, Berkeley
Aki's Japanese Restaurant
Japanese

Aki's Japanese Restaurant

2505 Hearst Ave C, Berkeley, CA 94709

I only ever get the eel sushi rolls. Theyre very generous and even allowed me to substitute cucumber for avocado. It's quite value and i hear the katsu...

The Fat Fish 3221 Adeline St, Berkeley
The Fat Fish
Fish & Chips

The Fat Fish

3221 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Pros: great portions at good cost. Friendly service with a high chair available for our little girl. Tasty food. Cons: no public restroom. I got the prawns...

Donato & Co. 2635 Ashby Ave, Berkeley
Donato & Co.
Italian

Donato & Co.

2635 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

I have not been to Donato for dinner, but have enjoyed their happy hour, appetizers, and small dishes in their bar area. The seasonal salad with trout, yogurt,...

Trattoria La Siciliana 2993 College Ave, Berkeley
Trattoria La Siciliana

Trattoria La Siciliana

2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Huge, family-style portions. We had a Caesar salad, an appetizer, and two wonderful pasta dishes. We couldn't finish the pasta by far. (We were a party of...

Magnani Poultry 1576 Hopkins St, Berkeley
Magnani Poultry
Meat Shops

Magnani Poultry

1576 Hopkins St, Berkeley, CA 94707

I have been looking for fresh and reasonably priced stewing chickens in the bay area for quite some time and have finally found the best buy in the area. When...

The Arlington 269 Arlington Ave, Berkeley
The Arlington
Caterers

The Arlington

269 Arlington Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

We had Trish and her folks cater our wedding reception at the Lake Temescal Beach House and it was everything we hoped for. We had been having a lot of trouble...

Poke Bar 2433 Durant Ave E, Berkeley
Poke Bar
Hawaiian

Poke Bar

2433 Durant Ave E, Berkeley, CA 94704

I love Poke Bar. Pretty sure there was a time freshman year when I came here at least twice a week. The bowls are big and there are a lot of options. I used to...

Country Cheese 2101 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Country Cheese
Cheese Shops

Country Cheese

2101 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Located on San Pablo in Berkeley, this place maybe small, but packs a powerful punch! I lucked out by finding parking right in front of the store. When you...

Seabreeze Market 598 University Ave, Berkeley
Seabreeze Market
Seafood

Seabreeze Market

598 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710

This is a solid lunch option if you are in the area. They have great sandwiches with fresh ingredients (it's the only place where I will order and egg...

Lox Stock & Bagel 2043 Allston Way, Berkeley
Lox Stock & Bagel
Delis

Lox Stock & Bagel

2043 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

This place is without a doubt - THE BEST SALAD BAR in the East Bay. They have a wide selection and everything is super fresh. Better than the salad bar at...

Poulet 1685 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
Poulet
Caterers

Poulet

1685 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

This is the perfect place to come in the middle of the day or if you just want to sit around and kind of stare off. This is one of those places if you're...

STELLA NONNA Box Lunch and Catering 1407 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
STELLA NONNA Box Lunch and Catering
Caterers

STELLA NONNA Box Lunch and Catering

1407 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702

Pretty freaking awesome. its like grown up style nutritious lunchable on crack with a grown up side and juice and cookie AND OMG getting hungry just writing...

Sushi 29 1647 Solano Ave, Berkeley
Sushi 29
Japanese

Sushi 29

1647 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

Everything was very good, except we found the wasabi for the sushi underwhelming and on the not hot side (could be because of the clientele that they attract)....