2456 Bancroft Way, Berkeley


Reviews for Sunrise Deli

I'm really sad. They had the best falafel in Berkeley. I haven't worked at Cal for six years now, so I really had to make an effort to come to Sunrise Deli at lunchtime, and sadly, I didn't come often enough. The San Francisco locations remain, and that's good, but it seems that every month another little part of the twentysomething me dies as beloved businesses that existed when I moved here in 2003 close. It happens over and over, and they're full review
This place is tasty however the food takes a really long time. They only have a regular stove top and cook all the raw meat to order. Normally, Mediterranean restaurants have the meat rotating and they slice it off or cook it partially and finish it off when someone orders it. Also, they run out of stuff often and it take forever during lunch. Every time I've been there during lunch time, I see people wait too long to order and walk out because they realize they'll full review
Many many years ago, my buddy took me to Sunrise Deli in The Sunset (SF) and told me that it was the closest thing he'd seen to the falafel he'd get in Israel. I loved it from the get-go. The tahini sauce they make is the specific thing that keeps me going back. Many tahini's are pasty and plain. Their's has depth that I've never experienced anywhere else - without a doubt my favorite tahini. So I decided to try Sunrise Deli on Bancroft. Before ordering, full review

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2456 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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