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The 10 Best Mediterranean Restaurants Near Albany

Updated: October 6, 2021

Craving tapas, hummus, and crispy pitas? These are the Mediterranean eateries you need to visit in Albany. We found the best Mediterranean spots by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. For breakfast shakshuka or roast lamb and couscous for dinner, these are our go-to Albany venues.

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Zaytoon Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar

Mediterranean, $$, AlbanyMediterranean, $$Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Little Star Pizza

Pizza, $$, AlbanyPizza, $$Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Cugini Restaurant

Italian, $$, AlbanyItalian, $$Albany, North of Marin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Shakewell

Mediterranean, $$, OaklandMediterranean, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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La Marcha Tapas Bar

Spanish, $$, BerkeleySpanish, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Marzano

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Creekwood

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Donato & Co

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Mediterranean restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat, Infatuation and Eater. Yes, we even looked at Zagat - Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley, Infatuation - San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings and Eater - Where to Eat Late in Oakland and Berkeley to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Parking information

Parking in Albany can be notoriously tough. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mediterranean spot.

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