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The 7 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Berkeley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for penne piled with ragu or smothered in arrabbiata sauce? These are our top Berkeley picks for great pasta. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Get ready to twirl your forks around the best carbonara and linguinis in Berkeley available at these top eateries.

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Donato & Co

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat

    Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley

    Zagat

Italy On Gilman

Italian, BerkeleyItalianBerkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

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Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

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    Hoodline
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Italian Restaurants in Oakland

    Three Best Rated

Marzano

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

Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian, $$, OaklandItalian, $$Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Italian Restaurants in Oakland

    Three Best Rated
  • Zagat

    Best Italian in Oakland/Berkeley

    Zagat

La Piazza Pizzeria Trattoria

Italian, $$, OrindaItalian, $$Orinda
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Cugini Restaurant

Italian, $$, AlbanyItalian, $$Albany, North of Marin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Authentic Italian Food in SF's East Bay

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

How did we curate this list?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Berkeley, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at Zagat and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and more. All with some boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Zagat - Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Authentic Italian Food in SF's East Bay and Zagat - Best Italian in Oakland/Berkeleywe’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. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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