Is anything nice open for lunch anymore in Berkeley or Oakland?
I'm trying to find a nice place to have lunch in Berkeley or Oakland and I just checked Corso and Camino and neither has lunch anymore
Well, Trueburger is open, but I was hoping for something nicer. Ozumo and Pican maybe. Anywhere else nice-ish? I think maybe Ozumo would do if there isn't much else. I've heard very mixed things about Barlata.
2251 Broadway Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
4901 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
2295 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
146 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
Chez Panisse Cafe is always a winner. Cesar on Piedmont; Bocanova at Jack London Square [surprisingly good for the size of the place, and outdoor seating]; Sidebar on Grand Avenue...also, Gather in Berkeley.
1517 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
Jack London Square
70 Washington St # 207, Oakland, CA
55 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94607
La Note (nice patio if the weather's fine)
Revival (former Downtown)
Wood Tavern (awesome pastrami sandwich served only at lunch)
I don't think Camino has ever had weekday lunch, only weekend brunch.
2512 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
6317 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
Great China Restaurant
2115 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704
5655 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618
5179 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
re: Robert Lauriston
Five and Wood Tavern would be perfect if we hadn't just gone there. That is exactly what I am looking for, except not. La Note and Venus maybe not nice enough.
I'm leaning toward Verbena since, oddly, none of us have ever been there.
What's Revival like? I thought Downtown was meh.
Other good options are Bellanico and Dopo.
4293 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
4238 Park Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602