There’s no better place than here in Berkeley to venture out and explore a variety of delectable cuisines sure to please any palate. From trendy cafés and fusion hot spots to home-style classics and international flair, you’ll find it all! Check out the top recommendations below for where to eat in Berkeley:
1517 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
If you’re looking for a gourmet dining experience with the perfect balance of the finest ingredients and delicious flavor, this is the place you want to be.
2377 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
This charming restaurant brings the authentic flavors of Provence in a warm, appealing atmosphere. Whether it’s a wholesome breakfast, a hearty dinner, or anything in between, La Note will never disappoint.
1512 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
The Cheese Board bakes scrumptious vegetarian pizzas daily using only the freshest ingredients and one of a kind cheese atop a thin sourdough crust. If the long lines out the door don’t convince you to try the Cheese Board, the aroma of their garlic oil sure will!
1459 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
Voted the best Thai restaurant by the East Bay Express, this neighborhood favorite offers authentic Thai dishes in a cozy, home-like setting.
2057 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
Open for just six years, Luca has quickly become a favorite offering a delicious array of pastas made from scratch, sauces using traditional family recipes, and homemade Italian classics.
2068 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Eureka! takes burgers to a whole new level. This trendy hot spot not only offers great food, brews, and whiskey, it creates a dining experience like no other with live music, weekly events, and one of a kind “eatertainment”.
2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704
If you love a delectable brunch with a classy feel, Gather is the place to go! With seating space that can accommodate large groups, it’s the perfect place to bring visiting family and friends.
2566 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Need a drink after a long day? Enjoy izakaya-inspired Japanese tapas, sake, and beer as you unwind and de-stress in a relaxing atmosphere.
2395 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Koja Kitchen gives patrons an option to dine in or enjoy a unique food truck experience. Either way, you won’t regret it! Their creative twist on Korean & Japanese fusion flavors is every foodie’s dream come true.
1585 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707
If you need something quick but divine, La Bedaine is the perfect choice. La Bedaine serves up its well-known French pastries, scrumptious sandwiches, and a variety of main course meals that you can grab on the go.
2132 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Cinnaholic first premiered on Shark Tank and opened its first location right here in Downtown Berkeley. You can’t leave town without trying these award-winning gourmet cinnamon rolls, customized to your very liking!
Whatever you’re in the mood for, our friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Holiday Inn Express Berkeley hotel will gladly offer restaurant recommendations. And remember, each morning our guests can enjoy a complimentary hearty breakfast buffet including mouthwatering cinnamon rolls, buttery biscuits with gravy, fresh fruit, cereals, a rich cup of coffee, and more.
126 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
All the way from New York City, these pioneers of American Halal food have made their way to the Bay. Enjoy platters of chicken, rice, and beef gyros with premium quality Halal meats perfectly seasoned with a burst of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors.
2015 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Multiple award-winning IPPUDO showcases a new ramen culture right here in Berkeley. Customers can enjoy Japanese food from world famous ramen experts while understanding and appreciating Japanese culture.