El Sombrero Taqueria 2101 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Who'd have thought the best Indian restaurant in Berkeley would be at a restaurant that calls itself a taqueria? And…More yet, according to some loyal patrons who advise that if you eat here, you needn't bother with travelling to India for authentic cuisine, El Sombrero is the best Indian food in the Bay Area. This restaurant is owned by a married couple who dreamed of one day running a restaurant and are now co-chefs of El Sombrero, which serves Halal Indian, Pakistani and Mexican food at affordable prices.
Udupi Palace 1901 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Udupi Palace is a South Indian vegetarian restaurant best known for its dosas - thin rice crepes stuffed with various…More fillings - and its uthappams - rice and lentil pancakes topped with your choice of ingredients. Udupi Palace is open seven days a week and offers a lunch buffet that includes curries, dosa, fruit, salad and desserts.
Ajanta Restaurant 1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 Ajanta is a favorite restaurant of chef Alice Waters and has been voted best Indian restaurant in the Bay Area by…More several different organizations. The restaurant features a monthly changing menu with which utilizes natural, organic and hormone and pesticide-free meats and sustainable seafood. Its extensive menu offers something for everyone, including meals for struggling gluten intolerant diners and vegetarians. The elegant interiors feature a unique lit ceiling which doubles as an acoustic device, softening the ambient noise of diners.