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The 10 Best Restaurants in Berkeley

Updated: February 26, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Berkeley’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best restaurants, we reviewed 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

Creekwood

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

La Marcha Tapas Bar

Spanish · $9 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Donato & Co

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

Chai Thai Noodles - Berkeley

Thai
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Kaffa Ethiopian Cuisine

African
Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Italy On Gilman

Italian
Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fish & Bird Sousaku Izakaya

Japanese
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pyeong Chang Tofu - Berkeley

Korean · $28 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Daryoush Persian Cuisine

Persian
Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by Feastfox, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 31320 Berkeley restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1539 top lists and articles from the likes of Zagat and Michelin Guide. For example, we considered Zagat - Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley, Zagat - 12 Secrets of the San Francisco Dining Scene and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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