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The 9 Best Restaurants In Berkeley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Take your next night out to the next level with the best and trendiest restaurants Berkeley has to offer. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in Berkeley. So for the finest foods, regional classics, and only the most sophisticated atmosphere visit these venues.

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Creekwood

Italian, $$, BerkeleyItalian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation
  • Mercury News

    12 Best New SF Bay Area Restaurants For Date Night 2019

    Mercury News

La Marcha Tapas Bar

Spanish, $$, BerkeleySpanish, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    Where to Eat Late in Oakland and Berkeley

    Eater
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Donato & Co

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

    Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley

    Zagat

Chai Thai Noodles - Berkeley

Thai, $$, BerkeleyThai, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

JotMahal Palace of Indian Cuisine

Indian, $$, BerkeleyIndian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pyeong Chang Tofu - Berkeley

Korean, $$, BerkeleyKorean, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    The 5 best Korean spots in Berkeley

    Hoodline

Daryoush Persian Cuisine

Persian, $$, Downown BerkeleyPersian, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Ippudo Berkeley

Asian, $$, Downown BerkeleyAsian, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Berkeley

    Eater
  • Zagat

    Hottest Restaurants and Bars in Oakland and Berkeley

    Zagat

Tigerlily Berkeley

Indian, $$, BerkeleyIndian, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Spoon University

    43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate

    Spoon University

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 Berkeley restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Mercury News, Hoodline and Spoon University. For example, we considered Mercury News - 12 Best New SF Bay Area Restaurants For Date Night 2019, Hoodline - The 5 best Korean spots in Berkeley and Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate 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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