New York style Pizza from pizzaiolos, cousins and best friends, Francis Garcia and Sal Basille. Having gotten
their hands into the business early working at their family's restaurant in Staten Island, the boys and their pizza have made more than a
name for themselves in Manhattan and now in Berkeley.
From Trip Advisor: "Love Bacheesos' weekend buffet! This has sort of become some what of a go-to place for me in Berkeley. We have always gone for the weekend buffet so I can only comment on that. It's a very good assortment of tasty foods, in a quirky but pleasant casual environment."
2650 Telegraph Avenue
Bear's Ramen House
Bear's Ramen House is an authentic Korean Restaurant and Ramen/Noodle House that could easily be found anywhere in Korea, especially around schools or busy shopping districts. One of the many dishes offered is GookSoo, a Korean style Udon Noodle made fresh several times a day with soy sauce or miso based broth. Enjoy the real taste of Korea's "Bun-Shik" style food!
2521 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Between Telegraph and Bowditch
Berkeley Thai House
Home of the Garlic Pepper Pork! Since 1986 Berkeley Thai House has been family owned and operated.
Berkeley Thai House prides itself on its fast, friendly, and authentic Thai dining experience at an affordable price.
The Daily Cal says: "Hans Bistro, formerly the Bleecker Bistro, is the place to go if you want a cheap brunch right on Telegraph Avenue."
Telegraph at Dwight
Abe's Pizza (formally Blondie's)
Abe's Pizza has grab and go Pizza by the slice or order a whole pizza pie any way you like. All the usual veggies, pepperoni and sausage are available or try one of the daily specials like Chorizo, BBQ Chicken and Pesto Vegetarian.
From Yelp: “We loved the style of the place, nice and cozy, we didn't know the place and just made a choice based on pure instinct.”
2629 Telegraph Ave
b/t Parker St & Carleton St
Since 1968, Bongo Burger has been serving Berkeley quality food at a reasonable price. No trans fat or partially hydrogenated oils have been used since 2003. The tabouleh is made fresh daily and our hummus is made fresh from whole ingredients every day. Burgers are made from pasture fed, antibiotic free, Niman Ranch beef.
From Yelp: "This is a great place for getting work done because there are a LOT of tables and the wifi is fast. If you don't mind a lot of ambient noise and conversation (which I can only take so much of), then I recommend it here.
As for food, I was pleasantly surprised by how GOOD the turkey sandwich on focaccia was. It was flavorful and just large enough to be filling but not overwhelming. I followed it up with a molasses cookie that had the perfect sweetness. I just got iced coffee for a drink, but it was good too."
2244 Bancroft Way
Near the corner of Ellsworth
We at Cafe Durant thank everyone for making us a Berkeley staple for the past 20+ years! Please come check out the newly upgraded sun deck which will now be open at night for a dining experience under the beautiful sky unlike any other restaurant in Berkeley. Enjoy Mexican and American food, breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.
2517 Durant Ave., Second Floor
Near the corner of Telegraph
Cafe Milano is liquid culture; coffee that rocks, roasted with love, see for yourself. More than a place to grab a cup of coffee, this is your place. We provide the four walls and the friendly service, then we let you enjoy. You can also get one of our delicious sandwiches, soups, salads or other speciality items. Located across the street from UC Berkeley, the coffee is locally roasted and our croissants, muffins, and scones are made fresh everyday in our own bakery.
2522 Bancroft Way
From Yelp: "Outdoor terrace cannot be beat. The prices are also fantastic, as is the proximity to the University. Loses a star since they don't have whole milk - but they do have almond milk, which makes the vegans smile."
2300 College Ave.
Come to Cal Gyro Mediterranean for good food and friendly service. Try a beef and lamb gyro wrap or a Chicken Shawarma plate with rice. Most things are priced under $10.00 and we are open until 3:00 AM
Best Chinese food and Hong Kong style dim sum in Berkeley. We do food delivery around Berkeley and have enough room for your party. With experienced chefs, best taste and low prices, I believe you will like it!
Cheese n' Stuff's cheerful, speedy and experienced staff have a history of ensuring that Berkeley's college community is satisfied. Cheese n' Stuff's Deli & Catering's selection of fresh meats and cheeses rarely disappoints even the pickiest customer. No one in the community can protest our great prices.
2442 Durant Ave.
In the Channing Garage Passageway
Fast, Friendly, Filling and Frugal. Get generous portions of steamed rice or chow mein noodles and top it off with spicy chicken, boneless beef short ribs, or many other dishes for a quick, tasty and satisfying meal.
2488 Channing Way
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chipotle believes that food served fast does not have to be a typical fast food experience. Chipotle offers a focused menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere.
Warm, home made, freshly baked cookies and our own proprietary ice cream recipes come together to create the CREAM experience. Relive your childhood when you take a bite into one of our ice cream sandwiches. Pick from 16 different ice creams and 10 different cookies to create your CREAM experience.
Fresh. Artisan. Local. Baked from scratch daily using high quality, local and fresh ingredients. Taste the difference!
2435 Durant Ave
Durant below Telegraph
Famous Bao (包员外）is a Chinese restaurant that offers traditional zi, Xi'an ... It is the most authentic, affordable chinese comfort food to eat around Berkeley.
2431A Durant Ave
Durant, below Telegraph
D'Yar Mediterranean Cuisine
Tasty Mediterranean food to go or eat in with shawerma, moussaka, falafel, gyro & kabob in wraps or plate. Plates come with pita, fries or rice, tahini, salad and a helping of our house-made hummus. Enjoy!
2511 Durant Ave.
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Dim-sum and dumplings on Bowditch
At the corner of Durant
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Fat Slice Pizza
Fresh and Hot is our motto! Every pizza is made from scratch using only the best and freshest ingredients! Whether it's a large order or one slice of pizza we boast always fresh and HOT! The Fat Slice team looks forward to welcoming you!
For centuries, traditional home-cooked recipes have been passed along in our family from one generation to the next. We've updated these recipes, using fresh ingredient combinations and cooking techniques while maintaining the traditional flavors. Come and enjoy!
We use only the finest and freshest ingredients to make our fondues unique and unforgettable. This includes, shopping and supporting local markets, farmer markets and selecting only the freshest seasonal products as well as ensuring the highest detail of perfection in each handcrafted pot of fondue.
We are here to provide a comfortable and welcoming "third place", away from home and work, for people to meet and experience the unique greatness of local craft beers and specialty spirits accompanied by simple, delicious food, locally grown. You can find us right across from the UC Berkeley campus on Bancroft Way.
Gordo Taqueria offers delicious Mexican food and friendly service to its customers. The menu includes chicken and beef tacos, quesadillas and burritos. The Food Network declared it one of the city's top burritos, and the website burritorobot named it the second-best burrito in the Bay Area. The burritos are killer, no frills, and they don't change from one day to the next.
2404 Telegraph Ave.
Gypsy's Trattoria Italiano
Voted "Best of Berkeley" for Best Italian Food, Gypsy's Trattoria Italiana offers gourmet Italian food in fast food style! Each plate can be customized by our customers since nothing is pre-made. Everything is made from scratch in the restaurant on a daily basis, including base sauces, stocks, and meatballs. Prices are low and affordable. Come in today to experience the best Italian food Berkeley has to offer at a reasonable price!
Located in the Graduate Berkeley (formally Hotel Durant), there is no better place than Henry's restaurant to take in a Cal Berkeley sporting event. Our bar offers 16 beers on tap and 9 big screen TVs. Everything we do is local and fresh with a modern menu making it one of the best Berkeley gastropubs for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
House of Curries has an extensive, inexpensive menu of Indian and Pakistani delights, served with complimentary hot chai tea. The food of South Asia is full of aromatic spices and exotic flavors. We offer a full range of lamb, chicken, seafood and vegetable curries to delight your palate, both mild and spicy. From the freshly made naan and spicy daal to the sumptuous chicken tikka masala, we will delight you with perfectly balanced spices and tastes!
I.B. Hoagies makes Philly Cheesesteaks with a Berkeley twist. We serve up cooked-to-order, piping hot sandwiches with a heaping helping of local Niman Ranch meat. Nothing satisfies the taste buds more than a greasy cheesesteak with a side of our legendary garlic fries. We're serving up undeniably flavorful fare -- enough to satisfy any hungry customer.
Tantalizing, scandalous Indian food, with a hint of mystery. You can't stop going back to this establishment of intoxicating Indian spices and magic.
2548 Bancroft Way
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We believe in the good stuff. Smoothies with real fruit, steel cut oatmeal, wraps, flatbreads and toasted sandwiches all made with nutritious ingredients packed with vitamins and minerals and antioxidants. Our moms are so proud.
The brasserie offers two unique seasonal menus focusing on edo style sushi and California inspired tapas. Voted one of the top ten burgers in the Bay Area by Zagat. And according to gayot, the guide to the good life, "fish so eye poppingly fresh that you can practically feel the sea breeze on your face is the star here."
Julia’s at the Berkeley City Club is a French restaurant, led by Chef Fabrice Marcon. The inspiration at Julia’s begins with the bounty of products available to us in the Bay Area and highlighting those with classic techniques. Combined with the beautiful atmosphere and refined service, Julia’s creates a memorable dining experience.
This is a family owned cafe, run by our family with the help of a very loyal staff. Come, eat and enjoy! We have an espresso bar, breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups and shawarmas. Enjoy occasional live music in our comfortable patio seating!
From Yelp: “The portions are great, and I love the rice specials.”
Durant Square Eastside
Authentic Korean Food in a very comfortable and spacious restaurant, with a large television in the dining area and wifi. Meet your friends, eat, study: it's like home only with really good and plentiful Korean Food made to order, just for you.
2517 Durant Ave.
King Pin Donuts
All your favorite traditional donuts baked daily including Buttermilk Donuts, Old Fashioned Donuts, Cake Donuts, Raised Donuts, Donut holes, Apple Fritters, Twists and Cinnamon Rolls as well as a changing selection of special donuts like mint chocolate chip, red velvet and maple with bacon. Come by and see what's on for today!
2521 Durant Ave., Suite A
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Classic, American Bar & Grill Favorites. We may not be slick but over 2 million customers can't be wrong! Early evening is a relaxing time to stop by and hang, play pool and enjoy. Join us for Taco Tuesday and Trivia Night, Wednesday & Sunday Karaoke, plus DJ Vibes every Thursday, Friday & Saturday featuring high energy dance music.
Kiraku delivers a genuine modern izakaya experience popular in Japan. Kiraku, which literally means to relax, wishes to ease the stress of daily life by providing beer, sake, small plates, and the atmosphere to enjoy company and conversation. When you first sit down and receive a warm oshibori towel, it will surely refresh your spirits and set the tone for your meal.
Koja Kitchen offers a signature brand of Gourmet/Fast Casual Korean and Japanese comfort food. Try the kamikaze fries, a crosscut fry topped with Korean BBQ Beef, kimchi, green onions, and drizzled with a signature sauce and Japanese sweet mayo or a beef burger with a pressed rice bun. Delicious and original!
Koryo is a nice mom and pop establishment with home-style Korean Food. Come in for the many authentic dishes offered like the bibimbap in a hot stone bowl, it's delicious and served with many tasty small side dishes. A hidden gem, well worth seeking out.
2556 Telegraph Ave., Suite 8
Between Parker and Blake
The next time you're feeling the kind of hunger that only great Mexican food can satisfy, come to La Burrita and enjoy your favorite traditional dishes served in big, tasty portions. We use only the best and freshest ingredients in our burritos, tacos, salads, tamales, fajitas and all of our menu items. With your choice of salsas, our creamy guacamole and a free basket of tortilla chips, La Burrita is the quintessential California-Mexican burrito place – why go anywhere else?
Little Gem Belgium Waffle specializes in authentic, made from scratch daily, all-natural Belgian liege waffles!
2468 Telegraph Ave.
Lotus House offers Szchuan/ Hong Kong Cuisine like Szechuan Chicken or rice dishes like Yangzhou fried rice and Mapo tofu. Try the Singapore style Chow Fun or many other dishes. The salt and pepper tofu makes a great snack! And the Tapioca Drinks and Milk Tea are considered 'the best'!
2517A Durant Ave.
Order the combo plate and get your favorite entree over rice or noodles and an egg roll. All your favorite Chinese dishes served with extra large portions at a low price. Mandarin House is the perfect place for satisfying that craving for satisfying Chinese Food.
2519 Durant Ave.
Now Open! Berkeley's FAVORITE salad place is back!
2442 Telegraph Ave
Between Haste and Channing
Muracci's is owned and operated by the husband & wife team, Yasuyuki and Tamiko Murata. Between them, they have over 60 years combined experience in the culinary business. They moved from their native Osaka to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2000. They share a strong desire to provide delicious and fresh authentic Japanese food, made with the finest ingredients.
The name, Muracci's, comes from the nickname of their son, who is pictured on the logo. Muracci's curry sauce is lovingly prepared by Tamiko. The sauce takes 2 days to prepare. The homemade soup stock, along with vegetables, herbs and spices are simmered for 20 hours, resulting in a thick creamy curry base.
Each order is always freshly prepared and time is spent on each individual meal (i.e. no pre-cooking), with the hopes of bringing you the most satisfying experience possible. It's takes a little longer time but the results are will worth it!
Between Haste and Channing
Mount Everest Restaurant
Mount Everest Restaurant offers Nepali and Indian Cuisine and Nepali Beer and Wines. Drop in for good times and great food. The restaurant is a neighborhoo d favorite, and offers casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you and your friends are sure to enjoy!
Whether it's a cup of freshly brewed coffee and pastry in the morning, a delicious lunchtime meal, an afternoon cup of tea, or fine dining before a Cal Performances event, we, Musical Offering Cafe-Bistro, are your destination!
Our classic, signature and gourmet bagels are fresh-baked in-store every day. Pair them with our signature double-whipped shmear to create your own flavor combinations. Our Bagel Boxes are the perfect treat at breakfast for any size group.
The Organic Coup is 100% committed to serving our customers food and beverages that are USDA Organic Certified and we couldn’t be more pumped! Our crispy chicken sandwich is THE GAME CHANGER. We have created a mouth-watering meal that is clean, sustainable, and will flat out have your taste buds partying.
Feel the love as you walk into our humble abode. Pancho's is the product of over 100 years of Mexican-American fusion. We bring to you the freshest locally grown produce united with authentic mexican avocado's, artisan blended cheeses, and homemade salsas and chips to forge our finger-licking dishes. We are the corner stone in late night eateries in Berkeley, open until 2:30 am daily, if not later. Get Spicy! Pancho's.
Serving the Cal community mouth watering BBQ- fast, fresh and fun! We have 12 beers on tap, 101 different liquors, 10 plasma TV's and a 205 inch HD projection screen perfect for watching Golden Bear Athletics and all things sports!
With its decidedly contemporary feel, Pasta Bene offers discerning Berkeley denizens a restaurant oasis with panache for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Plus our daily Happy Hour offers a relaxing respite after work or before theatre.
From Yelp: The peak point of this review is that you get an individual pot of flavorful soup filled with meat (beef, chicken, pork, or lamb), balls (no, not those kind you nasty), napa cabbage (definitely required), cron* (their version of corn), broccoli, dumplings, and a bunch of other yummy stuff! Service can be a bit slow, but the very high quality and quantity of the food really makes up for it so it's all gooood!.
2502 Telegraph Ave.
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Full-line of handcrafted espresso drinks served hot or iced; Coffee, Tea and Coffee-Free Freddos which are creamy beverages blended with ice; A variety of teas to choose from including loose-leaf and tea bags; Black and green iced teas; Classic hot cocoa; and wholesome food options including Simply Oatmeal, delectable pastries, bagels and snacks. Peet's Single Cups also available!
Peking Express has a very large dining room for you and all your friends with a cafeteria like arrangement so the food is always hot and ready to go. Portions are large and plentiful with lots of options for vegetarians. The fish is flaky and moist, the pork chops are crispy and flavorful and everything is very fresh. On your way out, treat yourself to a $1 Ice cream!
2516 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704 Below Telegraph
PHO k & k
PHO k & k serves authentic Vietnamese Cuisine. Everything from fresh and crunchy spring rolls to warm and comforting pho. The vegetarian pho has loads of fresh vegetables with an actual vegetarian broth and the rare steak pho is meaty and delicious!
2533 Telegraph Ave.
Between Dwight and Parker
Berkeley handcrafted, uniquely sourced bubble tea
Check us out at www.plenteaus.com
In Channing Garage Mall on Durant
Poke Parlor focuses on a fast casual and health conscious restaurant concept for our consumers. Our main ingredients will be 100% sustainable. If not farmed, the fish are caught with environmental-friendly fishing methods without harming any other wild species, still being sustainably sourced. We will use locally soured organic non-gmo produce to support local farmers. Even our containers are Eco-friendly, from our bowls to cups, and napkins will all be biodegradable.
There's a trend with younger consumers leaning towards a more health-conscious way of eating. What better way to do it than to open our first location near UC Berkeley. Our mission is to educate our customers on what they're eating, knowing where it comes from, and how all of our ingredients get to our healthy bowls.
With Poke being so prevalent in the Bay Area, we strive to set ourselves apart from our competitors by bringing a wide array of complex flavors from (korean, japanese, latin, hawaiian) cuisine that will give our consumers a new perception of the Poke phenomenon.
2485 Telegraph and Dwight (next to Maxi Cuts)
Racha's Cafe is the go-to Thai restaurant in Berkeley. With consistently friendly service, tranquil atmosphere, reasonable prices, and large portions of flavorful food, you can't go wrong.
2516 Telegraph Ave.
Between Dwight and Blake
Raleighs's is open! 30 types of brew on tap. Back patio opens soon.
Telegraph between Haste and Channing
Romeo's coffee is a journey of unique coffee roasts and blends.
It's a destination spot offering a state of the art coffee making experience
with a unique personable touch.
On Telegraph at Dwight
Ladel and Leaf
Soup is the perfect meal to nourish the body and warm the soul. With a wide variety of flavors that included vegetarian, meat, spicy and sweet, we create soups that make a great meal. We feature combo meals, which bundle a half sandwich or side salad with soup. Salad and soup go together naturally, and are probably the healthiest options anyone could want for a quick, nourishing meal.
From Yelp: "After walking around the campus, my friend and I decided to stop by Sharetea for a boba fix. ... Oolong milk tea with pearls with no changes to the ice or sweetness level - delicious and hit the spot."
Bancroft below Telegraph
Sheng Kee Bakery
Sheng Kee Bakery searches the world for the finest ingredient for delicious cakes, pastries and breads. Rich Chocolate from Denmark, creamy butter from the south of France, fresh and tangy fruit fillings from Germany come together to create very special delicacies.
Smoke’s Poutinerie is the first of its kind in the World offering a broad menu exclusive to Poutine. The goal of Smoke’s Poutinerie is to bring the authentic Quebec classic to the rest of the World.
"Order pizza late at night and lose your mind about how good it is."
2518 Durant Ave
Durant, Above Telegraph
So Do I Coffee Tasting House
From Berkeleyside: “Serving great coffee is not enough,” Jae Chung told me throughout our tour of new coffee “tasting house” in Berkeley’s Telegraph Channing Mall. “We also should use coffee as a communication tool to bring people together in a positive way.”
In the Channing Mall
Steve's Korean BBQ
Get your Korean BBQ cravings satisfied in a big way. Meat over rice with a side, quickly and at a bargain price.
Sunrise Deli, a family owned and operated business, uses only the finest quality of meat and vegetables. We use the freshest meat from local ranches and our vegetables are handpicked daily from local farms. None of our products are frozen or pre-packaged. We bake our famous round sesame bread daily along with spinach pies, Armenian pizzas, Thyme pizzas and a variety of sweets that are available daily.
Big Fresh Sushi rolls to go, or eat in. Try the Lion King, it's a california roll, wrapped in salmon, baked and glazed with a sweet rich house sauce. It's soft, warm and yummy!
2521 Durant Ave.
Drop in to Sweetheart Cafe for a quick lunch or snack and check out our huge selection of smoothies and bubble teas. Bubble teas can be hot or cold, milk or green. Be creative! How about a strawberry/peach smoothie with lychee and boba. Or Lychee green milk tea with tapioca!
2523 Durant Ave.
Taco Bell Cantina
2523 Durant Ave.
From Yelp: "I like Tea 1 a lot from the couple times I've visited. Service has always been super friendly and drinks come out quickly. The quality of the tea is on par with what they use over at Sharetea, as expected, but the drinks themselves are a little less heavy on the cream and sugar, which is a nice change of pace. They've got some more off the beaten path choices than Sharetea which tends towards the more traditional. Definitely recommend a visit!"
Between Durant and Channing
The first brick-and-mortor location for the famed East Oakland Food truck.
2384 Telegraph Ave.
Between Durant and Channing
Tea Press Cafe
Tea Press Cafe is a coffee shop and Japanese Restaurant. Their bento boxes are a healthy alternative for a quick lunch. They include your choice of meat, rice, tea egg, ma po tofu, and vegetables. And the food is always made with a homemade touch.
2552 Bancroft Way
Everyday at Sweet Leaf we bring you the freshest ingredients from all around the Bay Area, freshly prepared right here at our store. What you see on the menu, salads, sandwiches and more, is a compilation of foods and drinks we have grown to love over our life. We hope they satisfy your cravings just as they have ours!
2468 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704 Between Haste and Dwight
Japanese cuisine is renowned the world over for its subtlety, intriguing blend of flavors and delightful presentation. At Tako sushi, we preserve these timeless qualities with distinction and style. Come enjoy our delicious sushi, sashimi, udon and more in a comfortable yet elegant setting.
2379 Telegraph Ave.
Durant Above Telegraph
Thai Basil Cuisine
Thai Basil is authentic Thai Cuisine, delicious, piping-hot and made-to-order. Try the pad thai, chicken basil eggplant and pumpkin red curry. They perfectly capture the food preparation technique of Thailand.
2519 Durant Ave., Suite G
Thai Noodle is flavorful Thai food. If you love spicy food get the Nam Tok and ask for it extra spicy. You'll get something hot, hot and Thai spicy. For something warm and comforting try the The Duck Noodle soup with generous portions of noodles, duck meat and bok choy. So many choices and all absolutely delicious for a great price.
2426 Telegraph Ave.
Between Channing and Haste
Tivoli Caffe is family owned and operated and prides itself on only using the freshest ingredients including moms homemade spices shipped in from over seas. We serve breakfast and pizza all day, sandwiches, salads, fine coffee and offer gluten-free and vegan options.
We seek out the best sausage from the best sausage-makers. Calabrese? How ya gonna top S.F.'s award-winning house of Molinari? Buon Gusto! Or that little Portuguese plant in San Leandro that makes linguiça. Bratwurst from Saag's, an authentic old-world European taste as you're likely to find. And from Schwarz of S.F., bockwurst unsurpassed! We remain evermore on the prrrowl for unique sausages for affordable and convenient hot dog enjoyment.
T toast is an authentic Korean Restaurant near the UC Berkeley campus. Come in for a quick, comforting meal. Some of our daily specials include Bibim Bap, Mushroom Tofu Soup, Hotpot Bibam Bap, Ricecake Dumpling Soup and Dumpling Tofu Soup.
2433 Durant Ave., Suite F
We serve freshly baked bread & pastries, cakes, espresso drinks, fresh brew tea, smoothies, milk tea, etc. Our goal is to provide high quality food with a reasonable price.
Viet Nam Village offers Vietnamese and other Asian foods. Try an interesting and unique dish like Creamy Corn Fish, a battered and fried Fish Fillet topped with a Sweet Corn Sauce, over a heaping pile of white rice or Crispy Noodle with Beef, fresh, crispy and always good.
Since 1977, Yogurt Park has been serving generations of college students and locals rich and creamy soft-serve frozen yogurt. Flavors change often, but some flavors you might see include Ghirardelli Chocolate, Caramel Fudge Eclair, Hazelnut Amaretto, Vanilla Cream, Red Raspberry and Apricot/Mango.
Amoeba Music is a unique and vibrant store and a popular live performance venue. We stock every kind of music and movies from the top 40 to the best in underground rock and hip-hop, soul, electronica, new and classic jazz, world music, roots music and experimental music. If you love music, let us be your ultimate source for inspiration!
Since 1969, Annapurna has been a musical, fun, alternative place to shop. We have an eclectic mix of gifts reflecting a philosophy of open-mindedness and inclusion of all cultures. We promote humorous self-awareness, diversity, a love of life and responsible hedonism. Enjoy!
"Avant-Card is avant-garde when it comes to ultra cool greeting cards. I always find unique and witty cards here for reasonable prices. I never have to look very far to find a sweet greeting or two in this well-stocked shop!"
2580 Bancroft Way
Bancroft Clothing Co.
Bancroft Clothing Co. has the largest selection of UC Berkeley merchandise. Get your t-shirts, sweatshirts and caps for men, women, children and babies. You can also get your official CAL sports merchandise including football, basketball, cycling and more.
Bear Basics has consistently been the number one stop for Cal gear. We provide alumni, sports fans, tourists, students, parents, and relatives an easy and convenient outlet to access a wide variety of Berkeley paraphernalia. The basement is where you will find T-shirt Orgy, the largest t-shirt collection for miles.
Berkeley Hat Company is the place to go for hats. At Berkeley Hat Company, you will find all kinds of hats, including 10-gallons, sombreros, beanies, paperboys, chapeaus, fedoras, lids, caps, bowlers and more. So the next time your head needs some decoration, drop by Berkeley Hat Company!
The Berkeley Student Food Collective operates a cooperative grocery store providing locally sourced and sustainably produced foods for affordable prices. Through inclusive, democratic decision-making, we operate a cooperative grocery market that promotes community-building and environmental stewardship.
We carry the biggest selection of US made hand blown pipes in the bay area including Roor, Lux, PHX, Toro, JBD, Trident, US Tubes, Crystal Fog, Mike Fro, Blue Dot, Zong, Heavy Glass, Ads, Illadelph, Wicked Sands, Salt, Cowboy, Eusheen, Darby, Hopps, and el Hefe.
Bill's Footwear is a unique store in a unique city. We specialize in hard to find sizes, unique colors and interesting fashions. Bill's has evolved from being primarily a men's clothing shop into a store specializing in footwear for men and women. It also features a unique collection of clothes for men and a full line of merchandise including pants, shirts and accessories.
Berkeley Sports offers a full selection of sporting goods including running shoes, swin gear and tennis equipment.(510) 848-3660
2254 Bancroft Way
Bows & Arrows
Come into Bows and Arrows for the newest and limited edition sneakers. We are locally owned and on Telegraph Ave. since 2005. Remember to always give us a call or check out our website when we get a new product in to make sure you get them before they run out. We have the newest from Nike, Vans, and Onitsuka Tiger just to name a few.
Buffalo Exchange is unique, because clothing and accessories are bought, sold and traded locally with store customers. Bring in your former favorites for trade or cash on the spot! Our ever-changing inventory includes designer labels, vintage, jeans, leather, current basics and one-of-a-kind items. You'll also find brand new merchandise and accessories.
“Wow, can I really buy all these things for such a low price?!" Customers enjoy looking here and there for special products. Providing quality, variety and uniqueness, this is what we do at Daiso. We create stores that help our customers find surprises and fun in a way that is unrivalled.
Shop for Vintage and Contemporary Goth, Industrial, Punk, Alternative Attire. We have clothes, shoes, lingerie, hosiery, accessories, hair, make-up and dark needs. Also club, stripper, dance, crossers for guys & girls. Everyone is welcome.
The Friends of the Berkeley Public Library, a nonprofit organization, operates a volunteer-run bookstore selling donated books on the ground floor of the Telegraph/Channing Garage. If you are looking for inexpensive books, hard-to-find treasures, popular or esoteric works, wonderful children's books or gently used good reads, you'll find them in the Friends Bookstore!
A family run neighborhood store for all your quick shopping needs. Grab a sandwich at the deli and a beer or wine on your way home. Perfect place for fulfilling all your snacking desires!
2521 Telegraph Ave.
Berkelry, CA 94704 At Dwight
Gifts of Tara
Gifts of Tara sells Tibetan Unique Arts and Crafts. Our main goal is not only to sell one product but to have that product mean something to you. More than just buying a piece, we wish to give you the meaning of the symbol and provide you with more information relevant to gaining more awareness.
Welcome to Heavenly Couture, where we offer Couture Clothes at Heavenly Prices. We are a fashion forward and innovative brand providing high quality fashion apparel and accessories. With store locations throughout California and Florida, we now serve our customers online. Heavenly Couture is a small family-owned business that started as a small boutique in Laguna Beach in 2006. Our passion for fashion and high quality clothes all led us to become one of the fastest growing specialty fashion retailers.
Gypsy Trader has everything for all your smoking needs. The store is stocked with a variety of cigars, cigarettes and tobacco, as well as pipes, water pipes, hookahs. Gypsy Trader is a pleasant shopping experience with a friendly and helpful staff.
2485 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704 Between Dwight and Haste
Hi Times Smoke
Since 1997, providing the community with specialty hand pipes, water pipes, hookahs, tobacco, cigarette cases and much more. Come by and say hi!
2374 Telegraph Ave.
Between Durant and Channing
The Ink Stone
The Ink Stone is a large format reprographic print shop as well as a drafting and art retail store. We cater to the local architectural and engineering students and professionals by providing a large supply of model making materials and drafting supplies. Our best service by far though is our large format copying and scanning in color as well as black and white.
James Rowland Shop is a rare marketplace for one of a kind vintage and designer pieces. Visit our store for more vintage shoes, handpicked clothing, cult designer, leather goods and jewelry. [The store is temporarily closed due to fire in building. Shop online now and look for its re-opening in 2017].
Check out our wall of drinks and snack shelves to get ready for the next big game. And yes, we have Korean melon bars! We have fruit flavored Mochis,
2515 Durant Ave.
Joy's Sportswear offers a wide variety of affordable licensed Cal apparel and accessories such as t-shirts, striped rugby shirts, polo shirts, hoodies, jackets, caps, backpacks, scarves, key chains, and more. At Joy's we always provide great deals on Cal licensed apparel. We help you keep gift-giving to family and friends affordable all year-round. Visit our store today!
Our many products from the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal include: Clothing (in many different types, styles, fabrics, and textures), felt items, meditation supplies, paintings, statues, silver & metal jewelry, furniture and much more. Our mission is to expose the Nepalese culture through distribution of beautifully handcrafted arts and goods.
Here at Lhasa Karnak we pride ourselves on offering the largest selection and the highest quality herbs, essential oils, and other natural products to be found anywhere. We specialize in Western medicinal herbs and culinary spices, but we have a nice collection of traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs as well.
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Mad Monk is Berkeley's haven for New and Used Books and Records!
We pay the highest prices in CASH for your used Books and Records
Tuesday - Thursday 11am-7pm
Friday - Saturday 11am-8pm
Sunday Noon - 8pm
2454 Telegraph Ave.
Mars Mercantile, invaders of closets everywhere, is a used, vintage clothing store. Unlike your typical used clothing store, Mars is meticulously sorted and displayed by decade and color. Looking for a dress from the 20's? Look at the flapper section. Something Black? There's a rack for that, too! Everything you need and a joy to shop. Come and see, there's no telling what you will find!
2398 Telegraph Ave.
Since its inception back in the heyday of the Beatnik era, Moe's Books has managed to become more than just a great bookstore--it has achieved the rarified status of a beloved landmark institution as well. Situated just four blocks from the University of California campus, Moe's has managed to mirror the often turbulent and triumphant times that have come to epitomize all that is exciting and unique about Berkeley.
At Moe's Flowers, you will find all kinds of flowers and the friendly, creative and efficient help to create beautiful arrangements on any budget for any occasion.
2446 Durant Ave
We are Berkeley's Year-Round Costume Store! Unlike big corporate outfits, we carry costumes and accessories all year and only stock the best stuff. We sell costumes, party supplies, legwear, gifts, and cards all year, but transform our store each October into Berkeley's Best Costume Spot.
Rasputin Music is the largest independent chain of record stores in the Bay Area. We have a cult-like fan base in Northern California and sell many rare albums and videos, as well as new and used CDs, LPs, DVDs, video games, VHS and Beta n Videos, Laserdiscs, CED Videodiscs, and books. Rasputin often features in-store performances by top musicians and bands.
Revolution Books is alive with a defiant spirit that refuses to accept that the horrors of today's world have to be. People come to the store from all over to find the people and deep engagement about the possibility of a radically different way the world could be. Come browse the shelves, sit and read, or discuss the burning issues of our time. At Revolution Books you can meet the movement that is changing the world!
2425 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 In the Channing Garage Mall
Sam's Market is home to the Fred's Famous Chicken Sandwich. A sourdough baguette, mayo and mustard spread, sweet caramelized onions, and juicy, tender spicy marinated chicken. Sam's Market has all your beer, wine, liquor,chips, and snacks. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The perfect place for a quick sandwich on your way home!
2312 Telegraph Ave.
Between Durant and Bancroft
7-Eleven is your go-to convenience store for food, snacks, hot and cold beverages, gas and so much more. Generally open 24 hours a day.
2601 Telegraph Ave.
Hello sock lovers! We provide the highest quality socks with the best designs from around the world. We've got it all, from comfy every day socks, to technical sport socks, to the wackiest novelty socks you've ever seen! And don't even get us started on tights and leggings! We're thrilled to be able to share our slice of sock heaven with you.
Studio Six does custom jewelry design, gold and silver repair, battery replacement, watch repair, hand crafted jewelry and has many very happy customers. "The service was spectacular! He gave me a discount on my purchase and had some cool stories to tell about Berkeley!" (Yelp Reviewer)
2390 Telegraph Ave.
Between Channing and Durant
T Shirt Orgy
T shirt Orgy is located in the basement of Bear Basics. Here you will find the largest selection of T Shirts for miles around. Anything from awesome to inappropriate and everything in between, you'll find it here on a budget.
Mini-chain store specializing in herbs for mind & body, as well as books, teas & related items.
2508 Channing Ave.
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University Press Books
We aim to be an ideal place in Berkeley to see, sample, discuss, and buy books published by the great English-language university presses, an intellectual and literary realm of infinite richness, ever renewing. Join us for bookish talk and dinners. Be one of our 10,000 minds on fire.
Upper Playground is committed to representing progressive urban lifestyles and has established itself as a leader in the contemporary art movement with its innovative apparel, accessories line and art galleries. Since 1999, Upper Playground has been recognized as a catalyst for the fusion of fashion with fine art. UP apparel and accessories are designed by local and international artists.
Vapor Den is a locally owned independent retail lounge. We sell Electronic Cigarettes. We specialize in vaping, and have all the accessories you need: atomizers, cartridges, batteries, chargers and a wide variety of e-juice. Please come by the Den!
Walgreens makes it easy and affordable to fill your prescriptions, print photos and pick up everyday essentials from groceries and beauty products to electronics, baby supplies and much more. Get expert advice from the pharmacy healthcare professionals on both prescription and over the counter medications and supplements.
Whelan's may be one of the first smoke shops in the US. Serving Berkeley more than 100 years and is here to stay for years to come. Whelan's smoke shop is a Berkeley land mark, customers who went to CAL Berkeley University 50, 60 years ago still come....
Young's Backpacking, Inc. has provided our customers with a wide selection of High Quality Equipment f or Hiking and Backpacking at affordable prices for over 30 years! Come see our unique collection of outdoor tech-wear, equipment and accessories!
Ampify Barber Shop is a traditional barber shop with a cool, modern twist. Come on in when you are ready for a quality men's haircut at the right price. We have been in business since 1999 and we know what a great men's haircut should be!
The Bancroft Center Parking Garage is near the UC Berkeley campus, the Berkeley Art Museum and Telegraph Ave. The entrance is on Bancroft just below Bowditch.
2580 Bancroft Way
Looking for a hotel near UC Berkeley? Located across the street from the UC Berkeley campus, our recently remodeled Bed and Breakfast is the closest hotel to UC Berkeley. Our Berkeley boutique Hotel is a great starting point when visiting the city of Berkeley, the Cal campus and all the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer. If you want to stay at a hotel near UC Berkeley, stay with us. You can’t get closer than this! Located in a National Historic Landmark building, our hotel offers a large events space and 22 newly remodeled green guest rooms, most with views of the San Francisco Bay, the campus or the Berkeley Hills.
The “Little Castle”. The Berkeley City Club is a historic hotel, private social club, event venue and fine dining restaurant. It has been accepted into the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. berkeleycityclub.com/
2315 Durant Avenue
Between Ellsworth and Dana
Between Blake and Parker
Berkeley Patients Care Collective
Between Blake and Parker
Beau Sky Hotel
Beau Sky Hotel is a boutique style hotel built in 1911. A comfy home away from home with friendly staff and near both the UC Berkeley Campus and Telegraph Ave.
2520 Durant Ave.
Berkeley Hair Studio
Berkeley Hair Studio is a Hair Studio for both men and women. According to a Yelp reviewer, "Hands down the BEST haircut I've ever gotten in Berkeley since I first moved here as a student in the spring of '02! Actually, I would say this is the best professional haircut I've ever received! "
2556 Telegraph Ave. Suite 4
Beth Baron, CMTPT, CMT
You deserve to feel comfortable, strong and at ease in your body. Skillful touch centers us in body and mind so that we can meet the everyday challenges of our lives with more ease, more joy, and better connection to the best in ourselves.
While many know us as the place to pick up their course reader, Copy Central offers a full range of printing and copying services for all Berkeley and the surrounding areas to provide their business needs. This is a locally owned and run business run with an attitude that a service business should actually give good service.
Edge Salon is a Hair Salon for men and women. According to one Yelp reviewer, "I have always had an incredible experience at Edge - in fact, I'm surprised it's taken this long for me to write a Yelp review for them!"
The Framer's Workshop is a custom and do-it- yourself picture framing shop. We specialize in fine custom preservation framing, do-it yourself framing, and commercial framing with onsite design, delivery, and installation. We carry ready made frames and our prices include help to install your art in the frame and come complete with hanging hardware.
Google review: "The price is very reasonable and good quality. The timing is also very quick; done within a day or two."
2615 Telegraph Ave
Friends of the DxE
Bring animal liberation to reality!
In the Channing Garage Mall
Good Life Chiropractic
Are you looking for a chiropractor in Berkeley? Choosing a health care provider is a big decision. At The Good Life Chiropractic located at 2620 Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley CA we believe that education is a big part of our patients success. This article about chiropractic will give you some of the basic knowledge you need to understand what we can do for you. This entire website is dedicated to helping the people of Berkeley understand the full scope of what our team can do.
For more than 80 years, The Graduate Berkeley (formally Hotel Durant) has been the hub where the city and UC Berkeley meet; our hotel is in the heart and soul of Berkeley, and is just steps from the campus. Our full service, green certified, contemporary boutique hotel is a soulful reflection of the area's history, academics, collegiate charm, and quirky humor. Complete with four-star amenities, the Graaduate Berkeley provides both modern luxury and a historical Berkeley experience.
Industrial Tattoo & Piercing is a cornerstone of Telegraph culture in Berkeley. We specialize in fine body piercing and custom tattooing in the positive environment of our spacious studio. We also carry one of the best selections of jewelry in all styles, materials and sizes. Feel free to drop by our shop and look around for yourself to see what we're all about!
A simple adjustment of one’s spine can affect the entire body. Migraines dissipate, lower-back pain starts to melt away, and even arthritic joints begin to feel better. Routine adjustments help keep pain in check, almost as well as wearing clothes made only out of bubble wrap. At The Joint, experienced chiropractors work out subluxations and rectify spines with their walk-in services, caring for regular exercisers, athletes, and anyone experiencing bodily pain or limited function.
Looking for something entirely new and exciting? You might want to consider Karaoke! We have a wide range of pop, hip hop, r&b, oldies and international. We also provide off-site rentals for your next House Party and Special Gathering.
2516 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Krishna Copy Center opened its doors in 1977. We are family owned and operated. Quality and customer service is our number one priority. Have questions about our products or need help ordering? Great! Talk to someone real that will be delighted to help you. So please give us a call we would love to hear from you!
The Language Company is here to help you achieve your dream. With us, you will improve your English skills and at the same time build great memories of the United States and its people. You will study under teachers highly skilled in teaching English to international students. You will have academic counselors to guide you every step of the way.
2470 Telegraph Ave., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94704
Between Dwight and Haste
From haircuts to coloring processes, Berkeley's La Petite Hair Salon offers a wide variety of hair care services. This salon welcomes walk-ins for any of its services, just come when you're ready.
2302 Ellsworth Street
Phone number (510) 883-9010
Maxi Hair Care
Reopened in January! At Maxi we are committed to providing you with an atmosphere where you feel at home the moment you walk through the door, and an experience that leaves you feeling pampered and cared for by combining our passion for hairdressing and our years of experience and enthusiasm. We look forward to becoming a part of your life and welcome the opportunity to serve you!
Metro Publishing is a full service copy and printing provider. We have been doing printing and copying for different departments at the UC Berkeley since 1983. We started the retail in 1994 to have control over the whole process from start to finish. We can also provide business cards and passport photos quickly and economically.
2440 Bancroft Way
PostalAnnex+ is your one-stop support center for packaging, shipping and office supply needs. Come visit us to compare shipping rates across multiple carriers!
2425 Channing Way, Suite B
In the Channing Garage Mall
The Company has long been a leader in helping college and graduate school-bound students achieve their education and career goals through its test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources and online courses.
The Reprint Mint has been serving the Bay Area for over forty years with our unique form of wood mounting for posters, prints, photographs and original art. Along with our mounting, we also offer quality custom framing using archival techniques. We have a fantastic inventory of images and can also print customers' prints from digital files. Please stop by!
2484 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Bewteen Dwight and Haste
At the Riya Beauty Parlor, we believe in beauty with a conscience. We have created a salon that offers the highest quality services in a setting that is healthier for the environment, our guests and our staff. We're here with one very important thing in mind - to ensure you're looking and feeling your best, around the clock. Our extensive range of treatments and services mean being your most 'beautiful self' is easy.
2433 Durant Avenue, Unit C
Shear Pefection Hair Salon
We're as passionate about your hair's beauty as you are. Every customer receives the perfect blend of first-rate service and comfort in a relaxed, welcoming environment. Whether you're interested in trying something new, updating your style, or maintaining your present look, we are committed to ensuring that you walk out the door feeling beautiful and confident, turning heads and walking on air. We look forward to serving you soon!
The Telegraph Channing Garage is located just two blocks from the UC Berkeley Campus. One-half block west of Telegraph Avenue, with entrances on both Durant Avenue and Channing Way, the Telegraph Channing Garage is convenient to shops, restaurants, Telegraph Avenue and the UC campus.
2430 Durant Ave.
The House is a startup institute built for Berkeley, and home to Berkeley’s founders. We help build foundations for great businesses with a support platform providing founders at all stages with what they need, when they need it.
2550 Bancroft Way
Phone and computer Repair Service and rentals.
Data files document Pictures Hard Drive Recovery and Backup Computer Services Available http://www.ucelectronics.com/
2252 Bancroft Way
UC Hair Salon and Waxing
At UC Hair Salon and Waxing our staff of highly trained, professional hairstylists help you find the look that is right for your personality and lifestyle. Because we want you to look stunning even days after you left our hair salon, we provide you with the tips and tricks to help you maintain your style at home.
University Copy Service staff is helpful and courteous and ready to assist you with all your copy and print needs. The store has self-service copy machines and can take your order for large jobs. UC Berkeley class readers can be produced at this store.
2425 Channing Way
The UPS Store
Rely on The UPS Store for all your packing, shipping, printing, and business services needs. We are certified packing experts with a Pack & Ship guarantee. Upload, customize and submit your printing online. Your local UPS Store is independently owned and operated.
At the Postal Service, we have a variety of services to fit your needs. Compare our services and find the one that's right for you. When you're on the move, the U.S. Postal Service offers a range of delivery services designed to fit your lifestyle and your budget.
100% custom tattoo studio. We don't have books of designs to choose from & we don't do piercing. We all really love what we do, no one is phoning it in. We work really hard & put in the hours creating the images we tattoo. We also really appreciate the value of a clean, mellow, drama free space to work in not only for our selves but our clients as well. Walk-ins are always welcome.
We offer quality classes and provide certified professional instructors so that we can give you a great workout every time! We welcome men and women to our studio who are interested in a grown-up version of Pilates Mat, Yoga with a focus on Balance, Iyengar Yoga, Cardio and Strength training, and the pure fun of Cardio Dance. Hope to see you soon!
2566 Telegraph Ave., Suite C
Between Blake and Parker
Worlds Cuts provides Haircuts for men, women and children, Facials, Full body waxing, Perms and Colors. Our stylists have many years of experience!
2440 Bancroft Way, Suite 104
The YWCA is an independent, non-profit organization which provides programs, classes and resources for the Berkeley and Oakland communities and University of California at Berkeley students. All of our programs welcome women and men, and have no specific religious affiliation. We are open to the public year-round.
Zebra opened over twenty five years ago in the Bay Area and quickly became known for its high art of tattoo and body piercing backed with strict adherence to sterilization guidelines and its use of non-allergenic dyes. Zebra is committed to give you the safest, most artistic experience anywhere. We invite you to explore your creative vision with us.
We do it all! We provide all of your printing and digital needs and are known for providing quality services for the campus and its community. We boast competitive rates, fast turnaround, a crew with over twenty years of experience, and state of the art equipment that is unmatched in Berkeley.