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The 10 Best Lunch Spots in Berkeley

Updated: February 26, 2021

Finding the best Berkeley restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the finest restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Chez Panisse

American
Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Bette’s Oceanview Diner

American · $11 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Creekwood

Italian · $35 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Vik’s Chaat

Indian
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sliver Pizzeria

Pizza · $18 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Angeline’s Louisiana Kitchen

American · $18 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Donato & Co

Italian · $20 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Great China

Chinese · $19 avg. main dish
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pollara Pizzeria

Pizza · $17 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Butchers Son

American
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 31320 spots across Berkeley, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1539 lists and articles from the likes of Eater and TimeOut – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Berkeley, Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now and TimeOut - 14 Best Restaurants in Berkeley to Try in 2019we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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