$$ • Tapas Bar, Spanish

1515 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 883-0222


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Cesar

What a great experience we had last night! The owner or manager, the guy in charge anyway was absolutely amazing! From the time you walk in until the time you leave, you're treated like family. We had a fabulous red wine to start. The complementary olives were salty and delicious. We added the almonds that were perfectly seasoned. For our small plates we had the thin potatoes which were just a little too thin for my taste however the were seasoned well and very tasty. ...read full review

More like 3.5. Good service and lively atmosphere. Spanish chesses, jamon serrano, tortilla espanola and montaditos were great! Cocktails tasty too. Great hot toddy! But gets 3.5 for the paella which was just ordinary. Toasted almond and fig ice cream was good, but could not taste fig. Bread pudding could be passed on. It was restaurant week, so will definitely give it another try and taste their regular menu.

Cesar is located in the ghetto gourmet part of Berkeley. However, there is nothing ghetto about this place. Although it was a crowded Friday night, waiting for table was not painful. Please be aware, no reservations at this place. There were multiple tapas ordered for us to share. But the paella is what most come here for. Although, the dish was favorable, I can tell the chicken was pre cooked the day before and re heated when the paella was made. Not good at all and the reason...read full review

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Monday Closed
Tuesday 4 - 8PM
Wednesday 4 - 8PM
Thursday 4 - 8PM
Friday 4 - 8PM
Saturday 4 - 8PM
Sunday 4 - 8PM

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