Tamon Tea


2055 Center St A, Berkeley
(510) 647-9370



Reviews for Tamon Tea

Tamon Tea is my go-to and guilty pleasure when I'm in the Downtown Berkeley area. Cheap, quick place to get my Japanese fastfood fix. Today I got: Salmon omusubi (known as onigiri in other places): Freshly made, warm and comforting. Takoyaki: Cute small pieces that are best eaten by putting them in your mouth whole! Piping hot and brings me back to Japan! Mitarashi dango: So glad they have these! Not sure where else you can find mitarashi dango in the Bay. Dango does not...read full review

The dango here is to die for. Reasonably priced and packed with great flavor. The berry dango was aromatic, and had a good berry taste to it. Not too overwhelming in terms of the sweetness. Regular dango was okay, liked the sauce for it. Both dangos were soft and sticky, definitely melts in the mouth! In regards to the takoyaki, I would say it's one of the best that I've had in Berkeley. Next time, I'll have to try the ramen or udon.

I had strangely never been here before today. It's really good though, and I'll be back. They have a large selection of onigiri, but I had a beef udon bowl. It was amazing! I also had some mochi, which I am never able to "no" to. It was also delicious - soft, chewy, and fresh.

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Monday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday Closed