50 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Berkeley

Fish & Bird Sousaku Izakaya Izakaya • $$$
2451 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Wagyu Yakiniku and Seafood
Sea Beans & Corn Tempura
House Made Soft Tofu
Basque Cheesecake
Sashimi Moriawase
Hojicha Ice Cream
Shishito Peppers
Chicken Karaage
Agedashi Tofu
Duck Confit

“Fish & Bird Sousaku Izakaya offers an incredible dining experience with consistently delicious food and great service. The menu features well-executed dishes, including the must-try soft tofu and black cod collars. The atmosphere is relaxing and classy, with a bit higher prices worth the quality. Be prepared to order several dishes and enjoy the chill vibes.“

3.9 Good111 Reviews
Masa Ramen Bistro Ramen • $
1923 University Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Broke Da Mouth - Masa Special
Chicken Curry or Katsu
Spam Musubi with Egg
No Kaoi Oxtail Ramen
Chicken Katsu Curry
Lolo Loco Moco
Tonkotsu Ramen
Manini Fries
Diamond Head
Miso Hungry

“Masa Ramen Bistro is a fantastic restaurant that offers a unique blend of Hawaiian comfort food and Japanese ramen. Their menu features a variety of dishes, including the popular Beef Curry and Loco Moco. The restaurant's ramen dishes are highly praised, with the Diamond Head ramen bowl being a standout. The soup is rich and creamy, and the noodles have a good chew to them. The Broke the Mouth ramen is also worth trying, with its spicy kick and unique parmesan topping. Masa Ramen Bistro also offers a range of appetizers, including the Brussel Brussels, which are fried and coated in panko and parmesan. Overall, this restaurant is a great spot for those who love ramen and are looking to try something new.“

4.5 Superb133 Reviews
Chez Panisse American
1517 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Half-Moon Bay Rockfish with Haricots Verts Sungold Tomatoes and Aïoli
A Bowl of Churchill-Brenneis Orchard Kishu Tangerines
Baked Andante Dairy Goat Cheese
Fennel and Blood Orange
Chocolate Custard
Celery Root Soup
Escarole Salad
Rhubarb Galette
Duck Confit
Carrot Soup

“Chez Panisse is a renowned restaurant that offers well-crafted food and excellent service. The dishes are packed with flavor, with standouts like halibut and wild king salmon toasts. The menu changes daily, adding a special touch to each visit. The sustainability practices, such as farm-to-table ingredients and minimal waste, are impressive. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, perfect for a special occasion. Prices are relatively affordable for fine dining, with entrees around $30-40. Reservations are a must due to its popularity. While some dishes like rigatoni and bacon pizza fell short for some, the desserts were outstanding. Overall, Chez Panisse is a must-try for locals and visitors alike, offering a unique dining experience that is worth the planning and cost.“

4.3 Superb140 Reviews
La Marcha Tapas Bar Spanish • $$$
2026 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Paella Marinera Seafood Paella
Arroz Negro Squid Ink Paella
Boar Meatballs in Sauce
Calamares PO’Chico
Churros Con Chocolate
Spanish Cheese Plate
Mushroom Croquetas
Gambas a La Parilla
Piquillos Rellenos
Brussels Sprouts

“La Marcha Tapas Bar is a favorite spot for many, offering delicious tapas and refreshing drinks like white sangria. Despite occasional issues with reservations and billing, the food is consistently good and the service is commendable, even during busy times like when hosting large parties. The ambiance is enjoyable, making it a place worth returning to, just be cautious with the bill payment process. Overall, the flavorful tapas and pleasant dining experience make La Marcha Tapas Bar a highly recommended choice for a meal out.“

4.2 Good214 Reviews
Emilia's Pizzeria Pizza • $$
2995 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Gina Calabrese Pizza
Custom Pizza
Sopressata
O G Pizza

“Emilia's Pizzeria offers a delightful pizza experience without any complications. Their "Standard" pizza is a nostalgic delight, with a perfectly neutral crust that sparks conversations. The Pesto Chicken and supreme pizzas are hot, tasty, and generously topped. The Gina calabrese pizza stands out with its slightly charred crust and flavorful, fresh ingredients. The red peppers are ground into a powder, adding unique flavor without the spice. Reheating the pizza only enhances its taste. Reasonably priced and convenient for delivery, Emilia's Pizzeria is a must-try for pizza lovers seeking a classic, quality slice.“

4.6 Superb38 Reviews
Via del Corso Italian • $$$
1788 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Pappardelle with Wild Boar
Bistecca Alla Fiorentina
Insalata Di Spinaci
Potato Side Dish
Olive Oil Cake
Olive Marinate
Panna Cotta
Almond Cake
Prosciutto
Ravioli

“Via del Corso offers a delightful dining experience with delicious food and good service. The outdoor seating is comfortable, though the wind and lack of effective heating can make it chilly. The menu features tasty dishes like grilled grouper with fresh corn and arugula, as well as prosciutto and chicken liver crostini. The food is well-prepared, with flavors that shine without the need for additional seasoning.“

4.6 Superb325 Reviews
Henry's Bar & Restaurant Bar • $$
2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Tartine Bread
Henry

“Henry's Bar & Restaurant offers a lively and retro-inspired atmosphere for a Saturday night out. The food menu features a great selection, with dishes that are described as delicious. The beer and drink options are also praised as being above par. While the service can be a bit slow at times, especially when the restaurant is busy, the staff is reported to be friendly. The establishment seems to have a mix of mid-lifers and students, creating a unique Berkeley vibe. Overall, Henry's provides a pleasant dining and drinking experience, with a nostalgic appeal for those familiar with the local area.“

3.4 Good36 Reviews
Creekwood Restaurant Italian • $$
3121 Sacramento St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Meatballs Marinara Parmesan Garlic Bread
Crispy Brussels Sprouts GF
Green Tea Panna Cotta
Little Gems Salad
Mushroom Pizza
Black Cod GF
Burrata GF
Ravioli
Gnocchi

“Creekwood Restaurant is a great spot for family gatherings and celebrations. Their dinner menu is a highlight, with excellent food and wine, although brunch dishes can be hit or miss. The service is cheerful and accommodating, with a lively atmosphere that can get noisy. It's an excellent choice for any occasion, with standout dishes like their beet salad and pasta.“

4.6 Superb206 Reviews
Cali Alley Comfort Food • $$
1012 Grayson St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Rice Bowl Marinated & Grilled Tofu
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Plate
Vegan Pork Belly Bao Bun Plate
Fried Chicken & 'SCB' Waffle
Brisket and Short Rib Burger
Garlic Fries with Cheese
The Cali Alley Burger
The Alejandro Burger
The Brunch Burger
French Fries

“Cali Alley serves a fantastic burger, featuring a juicy patty topped with excellent tri-tip. The fries are crispy and tasty. The restaurant also offers large portions, packed with flavor, including the spicy chicken sandwich and truffle fries. Additionally, it serves unbelievably delicious fried chicken with secret green sauce, as well as a menu suitable for health-conscious diners.“

4.7 Superb92 Reviews
Pizzeria da Laura Pizza • $$
2049 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Lil'One Detroit Style
Ray J NY Style Pizza
Bucatini Amatriciana
Pizza NY Style
Garlic Focaccia
Sicilian Pazzo
Caesar Salad
Large Marge
Vodka Pasta
Meatballs

“Pizzeria da Laura is a restaurant known for its delicious pizza. The ingredients and dough are highly praised, with both the regular New York and Sicilian styles receiving positive comments. The Italian sausage is specifically mentioned as being excellent. The menu offers a variety of pizza styles, as well as pasta options and calzones. The New York style 'Lil One' pizza and Vodka Cream rigatoni were particularly enjoyed. The restaurant has a bright and fun atmosphere, with great service. Laura, the owner, is a member of the World Pizza Champions team and the award-winning 'La Regina' pizza is a must-try. The restaurant has two floors and can accommodate many guests. In summary, Pizzeria da Laura is a standout pizza restaurant with a friendly atmosphere and delicious food.“

4.5 Superb200 Reviews
Great China Chinese • $$
2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Sautéed Ong-Choy with Garlic
Peking Duck with Pancakes
Combination Chow Mein
Zhen Jiang Spareribs
Sweet and Sour Pork
Honey Walnut Prawns
Garlic Fried Rice
Hot and Sour Soup
Pork Dumplings
Walnut Shrimp

“Great China is a legendary Berkeley staple that offers top-notch Chinese cuisine. Located on the edge of the Berkeley campus, the restaurant boasts a beautiful decor and ambiance. While it can get busy, especially on weekends, walk-in tables are available and the friendly and efficient staff ensure a smooth dining experience. The menu features a range of delicious dishes, including signature options like Peking Duck and double skin, which are worth the slightly higher prices. Other popular choices include pork dumplings, ong-choy with fermented tofu, and chow mein. With generous portions and gluten-free options available, Great China is a great choice for celebrating special occasions or just a night out.“

4.4 Superb171 Reviews
Nabolom Bakery - Pizzeria. Pizza • $
2708 Russell St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Various Baked Goods
Pizza of the Day
Veggie Pizza
Morning Bun
Croissant

“Nabolom Bakery - Pizzeria is a local gem that has stood the test of time. Tucked into one of the sweetest Berkeley neighborhoods, this bakery will satisfy your sweet tooth with a fantastic variety of tasty pastries. Get there early for the best selection. Known for their fantastic focaccia breads, delectable pizzas, and mouthwatering chocolate croissants, this underrated bakery is a must-visit for anyone in the area. Whether you're craving a fresh-out-of-the-oven almond croissant or a perfectly balanced pecan tart, Nabolom Bakery - Pizzeria has something to please every palate.“

4.8 Superb41 Reviews
Sichuan Style Szechuan • $$
1699 Solano Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Spicy Chili Pepper Fish Fillet in Chicken Broth
Fish Maw with Sea Cucumber Soup
Braised Tofu or MA PO Tofu
Szechuan Kung Pao Chicken
Eggplant in Garlic Sauce
Green Onion Pancakes
Mongolian Beef
Fortune Cookie
Walnut Shrimp

“Sichuan Style in Berkeley offers a satisfying dining experience with friendly service and a traditional atmosphere. Known for its spicy Chinese cuisine, standout dishes include crispy dishes and dry fried green beans. While pricier, the high-quality and fresh ingredients provide excellent value. The owner and staff are friendly and attentive, making it a great spot for a peaceful bite.“

4.5 Superb72 Reviews
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Babette

Babette New American • $$
2033 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup
Tartine with Avocado Feta Egg Arugula
Quiche of the Day Quiche
Potato Rancheros
Pistachio Tart
Avocado Toast
Quinoa Stew
Pastries
Soy

“Babette offers a unique dining experience, with outdoor seating in its charming garden, complete with live music and twinkling lights. The restaurant serves delicious meals, including the Cesar salad, meatloaf with coriander BBQ sauce, and fresh fruit meringue. The staff is attentive and accommodating, taking care to note dietary restrictions and preferences. The tables are well-spaced, allowing for comfortable conversation. While there may be some occasional hiccups, such as the issue with a dirty chair, overall, Babette provides an excellent dining experience, with friendly and welcoming service.“

4.3 Superb176 Reviews
El Manantial Tacos Fast Food • $
2959 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Cabeza and Carnitas Tacos
Corn Quesadilla w Cheese
El Pastor Tacos
Veggie Regular
Roasted Jalape
Super Nachos

“El Manantial Tacos is a neighborhood gem offering reasonable prices, quick service, and consistently delicious burritos and tacos. This casual, urban eatery serves mouthwatering dishes, including slow-simmered marinated chicken tacos with grilled onions and radishes. Despite being a bit pricey, it's a worthwhile spot for a flavorful and satisfying meal.“

4.9 Superb27 Reviews
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Iyasare

Iyasare Japanese • $$$
1830 Fourth St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

´Kara-Age´ Japanese Fried Chicken
Dungeness Crab Okonomi Pancake
Lyasare Kakiage Tempura
Vegetarian Shoyu Ramen
Bacon Wrapped Mochi
Unagi Donburi
Sashimi Salad
Ichiba Salad
Hamachi Don

“Experience a great balance of traditional Japanese options with creative fusion spins like bacon mochi at Iyasare. The staff is accommodating and insightful for shared items, making it perfect for group gatherings. The Kakiage Tempura is a must-try, with a crunchy texture and addictive flavor. The dining room is modern yet inviting, ideal for special occasions or casual dining. Whether it's a 27th-anniversary celebration or a spontaneous dinner, the fantastic food and attentive service make every visit memorable. From delicious ramen to divine scallop & uni appetizers, Iyasare on Berkeley Fourth Street offers a delightful dining experience for all occasions.“

4.3 Superb131 Reviews
Pochys Indian Street Food Indian • $
1019 Camelia St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Tenali Kura Roll 2
Chicken Manchurian Roll 2
Butter Masala Chicken
Vada Pav Mumbai Style
Fried Rice

“Pochys Indian Street Food is a delicious restaurant known for its flavorful and perfectly spiced Kati rolls. The owner's passion for high-quality ingredients is evident in the unique and tasty dishes. The menu offers a variety of options, including a flavorful biryani with standout spices. The service is noted for its attentiveness, with staff going above and beyond to accommodate guests and their pets. Many consider Pochys to serve the best Indian food in the East Bay, making it a must-visit destination for Indian cuisine fans.“

4.7 Superb34 Reviews
Joyride Pizza | Gilman Brewing Pizza Takeaway • $$
912 Gilman St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Pizzas

“Joyride Pizza | Gilman Brewing offers a fun and dog-friendly environment with a wide range of pizza options and a variety of drinks, including non-alcoholic choices. The brewery features a clean and chill atmosphere, perfect for beer tastings and flights. Their Detroit-style pizzas, made with a unique crust and extra cheese on the edge, are a highlight of the menu. With quick counter service and friendly staff, Joyride Pizza | Gilman Brewing is a great spot to hang out and enjoy a meal or beer flight.“

4.4 Superb57 Reviews
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Comal

Comal Mexican • $$
2020 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Guacamole and Chips with Three Salsas
Heritage Pork Mole Coloradito Crema
Rotisserie Chicken Mole Negro
Mezcal De Alipus Flight
Enchiladas Duck Confit
White Shrimp Ceviche
Fresh Tortilla Chips
Ensalada Picada
Chile Relleno
Tequila Flight

“Comal is a great spot to dine at in Berkeley, conveniently located near BART with plenty of parking options. The restaurant serves fantastic food, with standout items like chips and guac, mushroom quesadilla, flautas, and tacos, including the pibil option. The outdoor patio is nice, with a heating system and ample seating, including a bar and large tables for bigger groups. The service is outstanding, with a guaranteed service charge instead of the traditional tip system. While some may find the automatic gratuity a drawback, others appreciate the change. Overall, Comal offers a great dining experience with delicious food and a contemporary, yet unpretentious, atmosphere.“

4 Good203 Reviews
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Ippuku

Ippuku Japanese • $$$
2130 Center St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Buta Bara Kurobuta Pork Belly 10 WA
Grilled Mochi Wrapped in Seaweed
Hokke Split-Salted Atka Mackerel
Dungeness Crab Croquettes
Squid Ink Fried Rice
Bacon Wrapped Mochi
Cabbage Appetizer
Chicken Kara-Age
Maitake Tempura
Minced Chicken

“Ippuku is a popular spot with a cool atmosphere, especially around the bar. The menu offers a variety of options, including vegetarian and gluten-free choices. The black pork belly is a standout favorite, and the crab croquette is also a must-try. With a focus on fresh ingredients, the restaurant serves dishes individually, including korokke, dashi maki, bekon mochi, negiyaki, and buta bara.“

4 Good138 Reviews
Cafe Ohlone Cafe • $
Bancroft Way at, College Ave, Berkeley

“What a gem! In the courtyard of the Anthropology Museum, you’ll find this charming oasis. Everything from the furniture, landscape, menu, and soundtrack are all thoughtfully procured. Afternoon tea consisted of 3 refreshing flavors of tea and 3 sweet dishes. The chia seed porridge was a generous portion with a delicious flavor profile as well as texture. The toasted hazelnuts added a tasty crunch. Blackberries and gooseberries were a nice palate cleanser, and the chia seed flour brownie bites were addictive! The black walnuts and coarse East Bay salt were a perfect combination! I’m thankful they don’t sell these individually otherwise I would be eating them daily. In bulk.Not only was the meal unique and delicious, we also learned some Ohlone history and words as well as heard some lovely songs and spoken word that were pre-recorded. It’s such a nice experience and so much more than just food and drinks!“

5 Superb5 Reviews
Sliver Pizzeria Pizza • $
2174 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Pizza with Asparagus Tips and Mushrooms Cilantro and Hot Sauces
Vegetarian Pizza Slice
Pizza of The
Potatoe Pizza
Daily Pizza
Whole Pizza

“Sliver Pizzeria in Berkeley is a go-to spot for fantastic pizza. With the best pizza in town, including the Margherita and Quattro Formaggi options, customers are always satisfied. The staff, including managers Luis and Jorge, are kind and make the experience even better. The location has a great vibe, and customers enjoy the cozy atmosphere and friendly service. Whether grabbing a slice while walking by or sitting down for a meal, Sliver Pizzeria guarantees a delicious and enjoyable visit every time.“

4 Good116 Reviews
Gypsy's Trattoria Italiana Italian • $
2519 Durant Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Spaghetti with Meatballs
Chicken Pesto Calzone
Godfather's Favorite
Fettuccine Al Salmon
Fettuccine Con Pesto
Chicken Parmigiano
Victor's Spaghetti
Ravioli Bolognese
Meatball Calzone
Penne Gorgonzola

“Gypsy's Trattoria Italiana is a popular restaurant that has been a go-to spot for many for over a decade. The Alfredo pesto pasta, also known as the "crazy pasta," is a standout dish. Other recommendations include the paradiso pizza and eggplant sandwich. The calzone is also a favorite, and customers can expect generous portions of fresh, flavorful, and well-seasoned food. Parking can be a challenge, and it's worth noting that cash payments result in a discount. The restaurant is a great place to satisfy one's taste buds, and many customers, including this reviewer, keep coming back for more.“

4 Good115 Reviews
East Bay Spice Company Indian • $$
2134 Oxford St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

The Original Tikka Masala Flatbread
Chicken Tikka Masala Flatbread
Tandoori Street Two Tacos
Tandoori Street Tacos
Seasonal Vegetables
Prawn Curry Taco
Lamb Chops
Samosas

“East Bay Spice Company offers a chill ambiance, perfect for a date night with great cocktails, service, and food. The staff, like Danny, provides excellent service, making the dining experience enjoyable. Despite minor incidents like misplacing items, the overall satisfaction with the food meets expectations. The restaurant is recommended for those looking for a good meal and a relaxing atmosphere.“

4 Good90 Reviews
Comal Next Door Mexican • $
2024 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Fried Chicken Torta
Chicken Burrito
Chile Relleno
Guacamole
Molette

“Comal Next Door is a great spot for a quick bite, whether it's lunch or takeout before a show at the Greek Theater. The restaurant offers flavorful dishes, including the salad with achiote chicken, Molette, and tacos like the breakfast burrito, Al pastor, and Carnitas. Vegetarian options are also available. With communal seating, it's a perfect place to grab a meal and enjoy the view on Shattuck Avenue. The food is beautifully presented, and the flavors are balanced and delicious.“

3.9 Good55 Reviews
Zut! On Fourth Mediterranean • $$
1820 Fourth St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Pear & Gorgonzola Pizza
Zut Caesar Salad
Ahi Tuna Nicoise
Crab Sandwich
Risotto
Burger
Fries

“Zut! On Fourth is a cozy restaurant that offers a diverse menu of American-Italian and European cuisine, including salads, pizza, burgers, and the popular shoestring fries. The service is attentive, and the ambiance is comfortable, with excellent background music. Customers particularly enjoy the filet mignon and flourless chocolate cake.“

3.8 Good60 Reviews
Funky Elephant Berkeley Thai • $$
1313 Ninth St Ste120, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Green Papaya Salad Som Tum Bangkok Ver
Grilled Flat Iron Steak
Thai Tea Soft Serve
Pad Thai Old Skool
Crispy Rice Salad
Mango Sticky Rice
Fried Egg Salad
Drunken Mussels
Chicken Wings
Khao Mun Gai

“Funky Elephant Berkeley is a small Thai restaurant located near Philz's coffee. The cozy atmosphere and friendly service make it a great spot for a lovely meal with family or friends. The party wings are a standout, with crispy skin and juicy meat complemented by a unique chili sauce. The lucky pork salad and grilled pork are flavorful and well-seasoned, while the brussels sprouts are soft, chewy, and slightly sweet. The KMG features rice with a kick, though the chicken could be more tender. The mussels come in a deliciously sour and spicy broth. Overall, the food is delicious and worth trying in person for the full experience.“

3.8 Good110 Reviews
Viks Chaat Indian • $
2390 Fourth St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Mox Veg Pakora Rasmalat
Tandoori Chicken Daily
Mix Vegetable Pakoras
Dahi Batata Puri
Dahi Papdi Chaat
Lamb Baida Roti
Chicken Biryani
Kulfi Falooda
Cholle Bhature
Koliwada Fish

“Viks Chaat serves authentic North and South Indian cuisine, with dishes cooked to order. This local spot offers a variety of veg/vegan friendly options and has a large grocery store attached with Indian staples. With a big dining area and reasonable prices ($20/person), it's a great value and definitely worth a visit.“

3.8 Good211 Reviews
Long Life Vegi House Vegetarian • $
1725 University Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Hot and Sour Soup of the Day
Eggplant Tofu Lunch Special
Green Onion Pancakes
Pot Stickers
Spring Rolls

“Long Life Vegi House is a vegetarian restaurant suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike. The spacious eatery can accommodate large groups and offers quick and friendly service. The menu boasts a variety of options, including potstickers, salt and pepper tofu, eggplant tofu, and kung pao chkn. The lunch menu is particularly popular, featuring a cup of hot and sour soup, a vegan egg roll, and rice. Favorites include the sizzling rice soup with extra broccoli and the general Tso's chicken. With its delicious food and inviting atmosphere, Long Life Vegi House is a must-visit for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.“

4.5 Superb70 Reviews
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Cha-Ya

Cha-Ya Vegetarian • $$
1686 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Sushi Combo Dinner
Kinoko Miso Soup
Senroppon Salad
House Miso Soup
Cha-Ya Delight
Cha-Ya Roll
Soba Sushi
Vegan Roll
Vegan Food

“Cha-Ya is an exquisite vegetarian Japanese restaurant in Berkeley, offering good, simple, and clean food at reasonable prices. The unpretentious gem is known for its delicious and unique dishes, made with great care and fresh ingredients. The friendly and hardworking staff create a welcoming ambiance, making it a great place to dine with friends or recharge alone.“

4.5 Superb66 Reviews
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Badan

Badan Vegetarian •
2642 Ashby Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Za'Atar Classic
Hummus
Soup

“Badan is a tiny Middle Eastern kitchen located inside the Berkeley Organic Market. The restaurant offers affordable, high-quality, and freshly-made dishes with generous portions. The menu features a variety of options, including the $9.99 Falafel Plate, which comes with freshly deep-fried falafel balls, hummus, baba ganoush, and a salad. The restaurant also serves shawarma, lentil soup, and wraps. The atmosphere is cozy, with limited seating available, but it's a great to-go option. The service is excellent, with friendly staff who prepare each dish fresh daily. Overall, Badan is a great spot for a healthy and delicious meal, making it a popular choice for lunch.“

5 Superb15 Reviews
Desta Ethiopian Cafe Ethiopian • $
303a Oakland Avenue, Oakland

Customers` Favorites

Breakfast Sandwich with Americano Coffee
Double Veggie Combo Plate
Vegetable Combination
Veggie Sambussa
Alicha Ater Kik
Scrambled Eggs
Shenbera Assa
Green Salad
Atakilt Wot
Shiro Wot

“Desta Ethiopian Cafe offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with friendly staff who greet guests with smiles. The cafe serves fully vegan and vegetarian options, including gluten-free injera made from teff. The menu features a variety of dishes, including the popular "little bit of everything" plate, which is generous enough for two people. The cafe also offers a refreshing ginger drink and freshly roasted coffee.“

5 Superb95 Reviews
Cheese Board Collective Pizzeria Pizza • $
1512 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Light Baked Pizza from the Cheese Board Pizzeria
Sourdough Baguette
Half Parbake Pizza
Garlic Olive Oil
Green Hot Sauce
English Muffins
Pizza Y Ensalada
Slice of Pizza
Roasted Garlic
Whole Pizza

“Cheese Board Collective Pizzeria offers quick service and easy ordering, with a simple menu featuring one type of pizza and one type of salad daily. The lively spot has ample seating space and hosts live music. For a unique twist, try the green sauce for an extra kick. Gluten-free and vegan options are available, and outdoor dog-friendly dining is also an option.“

4.6 Superb185 Reviews
Royal Egyptian Cuisine Middle Eastern • $
Emeryville Greenway, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Lamb Shawarma Sandwich
Chef Elmy's Gyro
Chicken Shawarma
Homemade Falafel
Seafood Platter
Vegetable Soup
Wild Shrimp

“Royal Egyptian Cuisine offers some of the best Egyptian food with clean, savory, and healthy dishes. The fantastic service makes customers feel at home and comfortable. The chef creates incredible meals, with flavors that are unmatched. The food is super fresh and tasty, with very big portions at reasonable prices. Undoubtedly the best Egyptian restaurant in town, it lives up to the hype.“

4.9 Superb56 Reviews
Rojbas Mediterranean Grill Middle Eastern • $
1901 University Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Grilled Skewers of Chicken
Lamb and Beef Gyro Plate
Chicken Shish Kebab
Adana Kebab Plate
Berry Smoothie
Mezze Platter
Combo Platter
Falafel Plate
Shish Kebabs
Chicken Gyro

“Rojbas Mediterranean Grill offers a cozy dining experience with a variety of vegetarian options such as salads, hummus, and falafel. The chicken, beef, and lamb gyro wraps are popular choices, along with the juicy chicken kabob. The restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere and provides outstanding service. Complimentary tea and water are available. Located on University Ave, it offers parking on the street and is wheelchair accessible. A great spot for enjoying delicious Mediterranean cuisine.“

4.7 Superb93 Reviews
Afghan Burrito Burrito • $
2309 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

The Golden Burrito w Steak Beans Rice Pico De Gallo Fajitas Sour Cream Guacamole
Combo Quesadilla Chicken & Steak
Steak Burrito Bowl with Rice
Golden Burrito with Chicken
Large Steak Nachos Tray
Golden Chicken Burrito
Chicken Burrito Bowl
Golden Veggie Burrito
Golden Steak Burrito
Combo Golden Burrito

“Afghan Burrito is a popular spot on San Pablo, known for its friendly and welcoming staff. The atmosphere is pleasant, with a large outdoor area and a comfortable indoor space. The menu offers delicious options, including vegetarian choices that can be customized to taste. The food is flavorful and fresh, with examples like the chicken burrito that boasts tender and fresh chicken. Overall, Afghan Burrito is a great spot for a tasty meal in a pleasant setting.“

4.6 Superb144 Reviews
The Starry Plough Pub Pubs • $
3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Corned Beef and Cabbage
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Root Beer Float
Guinness Float
Fish and Chips
Garlic Fries
Wings

“The Starry Plough Pub is a community treasure, known for its live music, dance, and poetry events, particularly Irish/Celtic traditional music. The pub features a limited menu, a nice tap selection including Smithick's and Guinness, and a vintage atmosphere with liberal posters. It's a popular spot for socializing and enjoying live Irish folk music.“

4.7 Superb90 Reviews
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Kiraku

Kiraku Japanese • $$$
2566B Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Chawan-Mushi w Snow Crab and Matsutake Mushroom
Grilled Tsukune Chicken & Cartilage Skewer
Ankimo Mousse w Sweet Potato Chips
Corn Tempura with Green Tea Salt
American Wagyu Beef Tataki
American Wagyu Beef Nigiri
Maitake Mushrooms Tempura
Scallion Seafood Pancake
Beef Tongue Skewer Box
Sweet Potato Brulee

“Kiraku is a Bay Area gem that truly transports you to Japan with its cozy, simple decor and delicious dishes. The restaurant takes pride in serving fresh ingredients, flavorful skewers, and standout items like the Uni spoon and corn fritter. The staff is attentive and the sweet potato brûlée is a must-try for dessert. The izakaya vibes are spot on, offering fabulous food like the black cod and pig ears. While the Uni pasta may not be for everyone, the overall dining experience is worth the slightly higher prices. Expect to spend around $50-75 per person for a satisfying meal of small dishes and a big entree. Kiraku is a place where every penny spent is justified by the delightful flavors and dining atmosphere.“

4.7 Superb77 Reviews
MoMo Masalas Indian • $
2505 Hearst Ave B, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Tikka Masala
Chowmein Chicken
Shrimp Biryani
Butter Chicken
Chicken Curry
Paneer Chilli
Dahi Chicken
Chicken Momo
Mango Puree
Veg Samosa

“Experience a culinary adventure at Momo Masalas, where the momos and biryani are simply exceptional. Bursting with flavors, the momos offer a symphony of spices and textures, while the biryani is a revelation of perfectly cooked rice and tender meat. The cozy ambiance, surrounded by lush indoor plants and Himalayan decor, provides a tranquil escape from everyday life. The attentive and friendly staff ensure a seamless dining experience, making it more than just a restaurant, but an experience worth savoring. Whether you dine in or opt for takeout, Momo Masalas is a gem in Berkeley for those seeking delectable food served with care in a charming environment.“

4.7 Superb71 Reviews
Noodle Dynasty Noodles • $
2426 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Pickled Vegetables and Fish Noodle Soup
lamb brisket noodle soup 羊腩面
Beef Brisket Noodle Soup in
Spicy Beef Rib Noodle Soup
Beef Brisket Noodle Soup
Beef Noodle Soup
Lamb Noodle Soup
Hot and Sour Soup
Cucumber Salad

“Hot, spicy broth with fall off the bone meat matched with chewy, fresh noodles. Enough to feed 3 people. Just like late night eats in Shanghai!
Super fast service and good atmosphere. Everything clean. I went solo and wasn’t the only person eating alone which was nice. Also suitable for groups, but I recommend you share dishes as the portions are huge.“

4.5 Superb169 Reviews
Café Tibet Himalayan/Nepalese • $
2020 University Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Sweet Potato Noodles
Vegetarian Soup
Kar-Sha Momo
Sampler Plate
3 Momo Combo
Tingmo

“Café Tibet is an organic restaurant serving vegetarian and vegan dishes, including momos and noodle soup. The daily plate features seasonal ingredients like Kabocha squash, brown rice, kale, and salad. The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere with authentic Tibetan art adorning the walls. The new owner, Tashi, is committed to revamping the menu and interior, aiming to educate customers about Tibetan culture. With helpful servers and a delicious, nourishing menu, Café Tibet is a great spot to try Tibetan cuisine and support a good cause.“

4.8 Superb50 Reviews
Julia's Restaurant French • $$$
2315 Durant Ave 2nd floor, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Beet and Goat Cheese Parfait
Oven Roasted Half Chicken
Creme Brulee
Orange Cake
Duck Breast
Lemon Tart
Escargots
Risotto

“Julia's Restaurant is a great choice for those seeking an elegant dining experience with a down-to-earth atmosphere. The service and food are consistently good, with expertly prepared dishes that exceed expectations. The restaurant's unique setting in the Julia Morgan building is also a treat to explore. Standout dishes include the pork tenderloin, which is cooked to perfection and delicious as a leftover sandwich. The restaurant's phenomenal food, amazing table settings, and lovely atmosphere, combined with top-notch service, make it a truly class act that will be recommended to friends and family.“

4.5 Superb164 Reviews
Acme Bread Bakery • $
1601 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Sourdough Roll with Sesame Seeds
Seeded Whole Wheat Deli Roll
Baguette and Focaccia Bread
Ham and Cheese Turnover
Cinnamon Walnut Bread
Stuffed Peach Pastry
Rosemary Focaccia
Black Olive Bread
Roman Style Pizza
Almond Croissant

“Acme Bread is a takeaway spot serving fresh and delicious food, mostly savory. Their sourdough and walnut levain bread are highly recommended, and their pizza is a must-try. The bakery offers a wide range of fantastic baked goods, and the staff is extremely friendly and patient. Be prepared to wait in line, but it's worth it for the scrumptious treats.“

4.6 Superb86 Reviews
King of Kabab Mediterranean • $
3043 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Shawarma Plate
Chicken Shawarma Wrap
Turkish Delights
Lamb & Beef Gyro
Kefta Kabab Plate
Falafel Plate
Chicken Kabab
Falafel Wrap
Greek Salad
Baklava

“King of Kabab is a must-visit for authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Despite closing hours, they kindly prepared delicious shawarmas and kofte for hungry customers, even offering Turkish delight. The staff's generosity and top-notch food create a welcoming atmosphere. Customers appreciate the caring service and the flavorful dishes. Don't miss out on this gem for a taste of Turkey right in Oakland.“

4.6 Superb86 Reviews
Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen Cajun • $$
2261 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans
Baby Back Ribs with a Side of Potatoe Salad
Fried Catfish and Hush Puppies
Wild Mushroom Jambalaya
Fried Chicken PO Boy
Baked Mac and Cheese
Red Beans and Rice
Traditional Gumbo
Creole Shrimp
Shrimp PO'Boy

“Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen serves up delicious and authentic Louisiana cuisine in a lovely atmosphere. The menu offers a range of dishes, including Alligator Hash, Breakfast Jambalaya, Crawdads and grits, Chicken and beniets, Red beans and rice, Catfish, and more. The staff is helpful and accommodating to diners with food allergies. The restaurant's furnishing adds to the pleasant experience, with a notable purple gator decoration. Whether you're a Louisiana food newbie or a seasoned fan, Angeline's is a great spot to try traditional dishes like Jambalaya, or venture into new flavors like Voodoo Shrimps.“

4.5 Superb141 Reviews
Royal Rangoon Burmese • $$
2826 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Ohnoh Kawt SWE Coconut Noodle Soup
Rangoon Lemongrass Chicken
Chicken & Shrimp Biryani
Minted Jalapeno Chicken
Burmese Garlic Noodle
Rangoon Rainbow Salad
Rangoon Chicken Curry
Samosas Vegetarian
Rangoon Noodles
Basil Chili Lamb

“Royal Rangoon is a highly praised Burmese restaurant that serves fresh, high-quality ingredients in their authentic dishes. The menu features classic Burmese specialties such as Samosas, Lepet Thok (Tea Leaf Salad), Pork Curry, Burmese String Beans, and flavorful soups like Mok Hingar and Ohno Kawt Swe. Customers have also enjoyed the Mint Jalapeno Chicken, Mixed Veggie Kebat, and Dessert Palata with Mango Ice Cream. The friendly service and nice ambiance contribute to an overall excellent dining experience at this gem of a restaurant.“

4.7 Superb58 Reviews
Daryoush Persian/Iranian • $$
2144 Center St, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Vegetarian Fesenjoon and Shirin Polo
Lamb Shank in Broth Stew
Ash Reshteh and Tahdig
Shishlik Lamb Chops
Fesenjan with Rice
Khoresht Fesenjoon
Khoresht Bodemjan
Persian Ice Cream
Hummus Appetizer
Kashk-E-Bademjan

“Daryoush offers delicious Persian and Middle Eastern food in a clean and romantic environment. The service is exceptional, and the food is prepared promptly, with generous portions. Standout dishes include the Daryoush plate, tender kabobs, and flavorful ground chicken skewers with a special saffron sauce. The restaurant also offers excellent delivery service. Highly recommended.“

4.5 Superb132 Reviews
Lo Coco's Italian • $$
1400 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Piedmont Pizza with Homemade Meatballs and Green Onions Classic Tribute to the Piedmont Ave Store
Linguine Scallops Petit San Jacques
Authentic Home-Made Tiramisu
Sicilian Style Meatballs
Ravioli with Pesto Sauce
One Order of Flat Bread
Gnocchi Con Pesto Creme
Linguini with Scallops
Pappardelle Bolognese
Pappardelle Porcini

“Lo Coco's is a family-owned Italian restaurant that offers high-quality food and service. Customers can expect delicious and authentic dishes, made with fresh ingredients. The staff is known for their attentive and thoughtful service, creating a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. The menu includes a variety of options, such as eggplant parmesan, linguine sugo, pappardelle bolognese, and tiramisu. Lo Coco's also offers takeaway services and ensured customer satisfaction during the pandemic. The restaurant is a hidden gem that is highly recommended for those seeking delicious Italian food. The warm bread, olive oil, and salad are excellent starters, and leftovers can be enjoyed as a side for the next meal. Overall, Lo Coco's is a special spot that customers will love.“

4.6 Superb79 Reviews
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Addis Ethiopian • $$
6100 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Vegetarian-Vegan Combination
Vegetarian Combination
Addis Combination
Veg Combo Platter
Chicken TIBS
Injera Roll
Shiro Wot
Tofu TIBS
Kitfo

“Addis is a beloved Ethiopian restaurant serving delicious food for years. The combo platters are a popular choice, allowing customers to add extra items and eat with their hands. Standout dishes include the Addis combo, kitfo, and fish goulash. The restaurant offers good customer service and traditional gluten-free injera, making it a favorite among veggie lovers.“

4.6 Superb75 Reviews
Jot Mahal Palace of Indian Cuisine Indian • $
1543 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Tikka Masala
Paneer Tikka Masala
Garlic Naan Bread
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken Curry
Chicken Korma
Gulab Jamun
Chana Masala
Malai Kofta
Rice Pudding

“Jot Mahal Palace of Indian Cuisine is a fantastic spot for delicious Indian food. The restaurant offers a buffet featuring a variety of dishes, including crispy pakoras, fresh naan, paneer, and daal. The cozy atmosphere and friendly staff, including the owner, enhance the dining experience. The service is fabulous, and the food is incredible, with vegan, vegetarian, and lamb dishes that cater to all tastes. Highly recommended for anyone looking to enjoy authentic Indian cuisine!“

4.5 Superb106 Reviews