where to eat in downtown berkeley

Almare Gelato Italiano

Gelato and Sorbet
2170 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 649-1888

Amausaan Uji Matcha

a matcha specialty sweet shop that serves Traditional Japanese Dessert.
1950 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704 b/t University Ave & Berkeley Way Downtown Berkeley
(510) 356-4237

Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen

Lousiana Kitchen
2261 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 548-6900

Arinell Pizza

New York Style Pizza
2109 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 841-4035

Asha Tea House

Tea House
2086 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 549-9137

Au Coquelet Cafe Restaurant

casual eats, coffee, and late night wifi
2000 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-0433

Babette Cafe

Airy, industrial-chic cafe
2155 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 684-3046

Bag O’ Crab

Seafood, Cajun/Creole, Beer Bar
2124 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 529-4887

Bagel Street Cafe

Cafe serving a range of housemade bagels, coffee, sandwiches, salads & drinks.
2148 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 704-0199

Bangkok Noodles & Thai BBQ

Thai
1958 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 549-1958

Barbarian Grub & Ale

Thin-crust, New York-style pies & Indian small bites served in a casual atmosphere.
2012 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Ca 94704
510-225-9683

Bear’s Food Court

Burgers
2237 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 649-1700

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

2130 Center St #102, Berkeley
510) 900-2460

Berkeley Espresso

laid-back, light-filled cafe
1900 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 848-9576

Berkeley Social Club

Asian American Restaurant/ Beer and WIne
2050 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 900-5858

Beta Lounge

Pub/Full Bar/ Bar food
2129 Durant Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-3200

Blue Bottle Cafe

2118 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 653-3394

Blue’s Chocolates

Specialty Chocolates
1964 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 705-8800

Bobby G’s Pizzeria

Pizzeria/Craft beer
2072 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 665-8866

Bonchon Berkeley

Casual chain serving cooked-to-order Korean fried chicken, plus other traditional eats.
2050 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-3714

Bongo Burger

Burgers and more
2154 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 548-7700

Brazil Cafe

Signature tri-tip sandwiches & smoothies lure the campus crowd to this Brazilian restaurant.
1960 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-8011; Pedro's (510) 845-1056

Bubble Tea Sharetime

Boba and tea
1938 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley

C U Sushi

Japanese Food
2152 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 704-1814

Cafe Panini

2115 Allston Way, Berkeley
(510) 849-0405

Cafe Rio

Self-serve eatery dishing up Mexican classics including hand-rolled tortillas, burritos & tacos.
2146 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 644-8138

Cafe Tibet

Himalayan/Nepalese
2020 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 548-5553

Cancun Sabor Mexicano

Mexican outfit upgrades fast food with fresh-from-the-farm organic ingredients & a salsa bar.
2134 Allston Way, Berkeley
(510) 549-0964

Cinnaholic

Quirky shop specializing in made-to-order vegan cinnamon rolls with choice of frostings & toppings.
2132 Oxford St, Berkeley
(510) 647-8684

Comal

Modern Mexican Cuisine/Full Bar
2020 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 926-6300

Comal Next Door

Comal's tiny, counter-serve spinoff has tacos, tortas, burritos & bowls, plus soft-serve ice cream
2024 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 422-6625

Cornerstone Craft Beer & Live Music

Expansive, multi-faceted beer hall & American kitchen with live music, ping pong & outdoor seating.
2367 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, Berkeley
(510) 214-8600

Crave Subs

Halal, Sandwiches
2136 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
510) 833-2137

Crunch

Korean American fusion
2144 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 704-1101

Daryoush

Persian stews, entrees & desserts served in compact quarters with a relaxed atmosphere.
2144 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 629-2144

Dollar Tree

discount store
2440 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-5731

DRAW Billiards

A modern, bi-level billiards hall with American pub fare, beer & cocktails served at two bars.
64 Shattuck Sq. Berkeley, CA 94704
510-647-9032

E-Z Stop Deli

Local Market
2233 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, Berkeley
(510) 548-9544

Earthbar

Located inside an Equinox gym - all earthlings welcome!
2600 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, California 94704
(510)847-1311

East Bay Spice Company

Indian Restaurant/Bar
2134 Oxford St, Berkeley
(510) 845-4850

El Burro Picante

Tacos, burritos, nachos & other Mexican basics prepared in modest counter-serve digs.
2021 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 287-7486

Endless Summer Sweets

Sweets. hot dogs, and carnival inspired dishes
2370 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 356-4130

Eureka!

Restaurant/Bar
2068 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 809-8282

Firewings

Chicken Wings Restaurant
64 Shattuck Square Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 280-5743

Fish & Bird Izakaya

A unique Izakaya style restaurant and bar, specializing in modern Japanese cuisine.
2451 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
510.705.1539

Flavia Osteria

Pasta plates, pizzas & vegetarian fare headline the menu at this low-key Italian counter-serve spot.
2130 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 629-2030

Fresco Méxican Grill

Upbeat, family-operated counter serve making burritos, tacos, quesadillas & other Mexican favorites.
2177 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 540-4151

Friendly Market

Local Market
127 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley
(510) 620-4963

Gadani

Handcrafted Waffles
139 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 822-1888

Gather

California Cuisine/Wine
2200 Oxford St, Berkeley
(510) 809-0400

Gecko Gecko

Thai
2101 Milvia St, Berkeley
(510) 665-4811

Gold Leaf Cafe

Coffee shop with an emphasis on providing locally sourced and sustainable teas and coffees
1951 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 529-4649

Great China Restaurant

Chinese Restaurant
2190 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
(510) 843-7996

Happy Lemon

2106 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Heat Cafe

Chinese food
2364 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 771-8822

Ike Sandwiches

Sandwiches
2172 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 679-5130

IMM Thai Street Food

Thai food
2068 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 898-1123

Ippudo

Japanese
2015 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 666-8807

Ippuku

Japanese Restaurant/Bar
2130 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 665-1969

Juice Appeal

Juice Bar
150 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 644-3200

Jupiter

Craft beer/Handcraft pizza
2181 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 843-8277

K’s Coffee House

coffee shop
2002 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 848-2147

Kaze Ramen Noodle

Japanese
1956 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 883-1388

King Dong

Chinese Food
2429 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 841-6196

La Note

Lively setting for French eats for breakfast, lunch or dinner, plus a garden open in good weather.
2377 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 843-1525

Little Hunan

Chinese
125 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley
(510) 848-1288

Little Plearn

Thai
2283 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 704-1442

Long Life Vegi House

1725 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-6072

Lot 68

Bar and cafe
2230 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 644-2992

Lox Stock & Bagel

Bagel shop
2043 Allston Way, Berkeley
(510) 644-0509

Lucia’s Berkeley

Casual Spot for wood-fired Neapolitan Pizzas
2016 Shattuck, Berkeley
(510) 225-9467

Lucky Bird SouthEast Asian

Southeast Asia BBQ Chicken + Asian Influence desserts
1926 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 529-4565

Lucky House Thai Cuisine

Thai
2140 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 841-8900

Marugame Udon & Tempura

Udon & Tempora
1919 Shattuck Ave Ste 103 Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 529-4622

McDonald’s

1998 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 843-1500

Milkbomb Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt, Donuts, Desserts
2079 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94704
(415) 780-4429

Mise en Place Kitchen

French American Cafe
2020 Kittredge St c, Berkeley
(510) 900-1845

Moe Sushi and Grill

Sushi, Bento, Noodles, Donburi
2152 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 649-1888

Momo Island

2107 Addison St, Berkeley
(510) 540-4150

Namaste Madras Cuisine

Indian
2323 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 898-1291

Namaste Madras Cuisine

Relaxed, vegetarian-friendly restaurant serving Indian fare & a lunch buffet in a landmark building.
2323 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 649-1888

Nanayiro

Japanese Food
2399 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 704-8224

Noah’s NY Bagels

New York style bagels
1919 Shattuck Ave Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 984-2022

Nuha’s Cafe

Restaurant
2115 Milvia St, Berkeley
(510) 704-0155

Oasis

Middle Eastern
2114 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 666-8951

One Plus

Sleek, sophisticated vibe, Ritual Coffee drinks and jian bing (Chinese crepes) to go with its menu of fruit, milk, iced and pink salt milk cap teas. Some outdoor seating is available.
2161 Allston Way ste C, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 495-0986

Organic Greens

Salad, Sandwiches, Juice Bars & Smoothies
2177 Kittredge St Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 280-5125

Original Pollo

Breakfast and Brunch
100 Berkeley Sq, Berkeley
(510) 486-8027

Platano

Pupusas & other Salvadoran dishes served in a welcoming spot decked with folk art from El Salvador.
2042 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 704-0325

Plearn Thai

Thai
1923 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 549-9999

Purple Kow

Boba and sweets
2164 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 356-4808

Razan’s Organic Kitchen

Latin American, Mexican
2119 Kittredge St, Berkeley
(510) 486-0449

Revival Bar & Kitchen

California Cuisine/Bar
2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 549-9950

Rojbas

Mediterranean
1901 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 679-5205

Royal Ground Coffee

Local mini chain serving coffee, beer, and signature sandwhiches
2409 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 849-9888

Saigon Express

Vietnamese
2045 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 486-1778

Sandwich Zone

Sandwiches
2117 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 845-1755

Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Local Farmer's Market
1947 Center St
(510) 548-3333

Seasons of Japan

Contemporary counter-serve eatery with a simple selection of hibachi-style Japanese fare & sushi.
2122 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 900-3050

Shattuck Market

Local Market
2441 Haste St, Berkeley
(510) 703-0314

Sliver Pizzeria

A Family Friendly Pizzeria
2174 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 705-1988

Smart Mart

Local Market
1951 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 710-8458

Smoke Berkeley

Texas Style Smoked Meats,Sandwiches, Sides
1974 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 548-8801

Southside Station

Thai/American comfort food fusion
2504 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Spats Berkeley

Neighborhood Pub/ Full Bar
1974 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 841-7225

Starbucks

coffee shop
2224 Shattuck Ave
(510) 843-6806

Starbucks

coffee shop
2128 Oxford St , Berkeley
(510) 486-1840

Sumo Roll

Japanese Food
2173 Allston Way, Berkeley
(510) 841-9000

Sushi California

Japanese
2033 M.L.K. Jr Way, Berkeley
(510) 548-0737

Sushi Go Go

Delicious sushi on the go
2176 Kittredge St
(510) 484-1133

Sushi Secrets

Japanese
2110 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 529-4647

Sushinista

Japanese
2235 Milvia St, Berkeley
(510) 529-4885

Suya African Caribbean Grill

2130 Oxford St, Berkeley
(510) 981-8028

SweetGreen

Salad
1890 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 990-8262

Tamon Tea

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

Tasty Wok /Malazui Tasty Bowl

Chinese restaurant
2017 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-1800

The Butcher’s Son

Charming, industrial-chic bakery & vegan deli for pastries, coffee & creative vegetable-based mains.
1954 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 984-0818

The Chef Kitchen

Indian
2160 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-7252

The Flying Falafel – Berkeley

Casual, colorful stop for counter-serve falafel sandwiches & other housemade Mediterranean eats.
2114 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 560-3393

The Noodle Thai Restaurant

Thai
1936 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 848-6531

The Sunny Side Cafe

Breakfast and Brunch
2136 Oxford St, Berkeley
(510) 845-9900

Top Dog

Hotdogs
2160 Center St, Berkeley
(510) 849-0176

Trader Joes

Grocery chain
1885 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 204-9074

Tuk Tuk Thai

Thai Cuisine
2468 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 540-6360

Tupper & Reed

Full Bar/ Craft Cocktails
2271 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 859-4472

U-Cha

Boba and tea
2199 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
(510) 848-8028

U:Dessert Story

Dessert Restaurant
1849 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 356-4127

Udupi Palace

authentic South Indian dishes known for our variety of Dosa and Uthappams.
1903 University Ave, Berkeley
(510) 843-6600

Veggie Grill

48 Shattuck Square, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 570-1740

Venus

American brunch
2327 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley
(510) 540-5950

Windmill Coffee House

Daytime coffeehouse offering baked goods, salads, smoothies & juice blends in compact surrounds.
2131 Durant Ave Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 529-4588

Zino

Contemporary bistro & bar
2086 Allston Way, Berkeley
(510)649-9466