Riva Cucina Italian Cafe 800 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 Riva Cucina, a Michelin-rated restaurant, focuses on locally-sourced organic ingredients to create its northern Italian…More fare. The space has a converted industrial feel, but warmly painted walls and dramatic curtains lend an inviting and dramatic feel. The patio shares its space with a fountain and pre-school. The menu changes daily, and Thursday nights feature Sagre menus in honor of the Italian food festivals of the same name. Reservations can easily be made online using Open Table.
A. G. Ferrari Foods 1843 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA94707 A. G. Ferrari Foods is a Bay Area–based Italian grocery and deli with 13 locations in Northern California. This…More store specializes in Northern and Southern Italian food and wine, including pastas, oils, vinegars, desserts, coffee, pestos, breads, salami, crackers, tomato sauces, cheeses and meats as well as an excellent selection of Italian wines. Several tables are provided inside where you can enjoy your food. Ferrari also offers a catering menu.
Gypsy's Trattoria Italiano 2519 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 This local late-night Italian restaurant serves all your favorite pasta dishes and pizzas, close to campus.
Filippo's Berkeley Elmwood 2930 College Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 Filippo's is an Italian restaurant that offers a large selection of pasta, paninis, salads and antipasta. It…More allows you to build your own pizza with toppings like pepperoni, Italian sausage, Kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes. It also has a special thin-crust pizza menu at this location. Entrees are available after 4pm and include Salmone Grigliato, Parmigiana, Bistecca and the Meyer Ranch Burger. It is a certified Bay Area Green Business.
Venezia 1799 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 This locally-owned Bay Area green business is an Italian restaurant in which diners can feast in a reproduction of an…More Italian village, complete with clothes lines and working fountain. Chef-owner Cindy Deetz offers a three course, prix-fixe menu on weeknights in addition to its regular a la carte menu. The restaurant hosts live opera bi-monthly.
Trattoria La Siciliana 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 Trattoria La Siciliana is an Italian restaurant that is open during the evening hours. They serve a wide variety of…More pasta dishes, including Linguini con Vongole, Penne alla Norma and Rigatoni San Giovanella. They also have antipasta like Broschetta al Pomodoro and Caponata con Crostini. If you're in the mood for a salad, they have choices like Insalata Italiana and Insalta Conca D'Oro. Trattoria La Siciliana was in the 2005 Zagat guide as one of America's Top Italian Restaurants.
Epifani Restorations 1216 5th St, Berkeley, CA94710 This automotive servicing company specializes in restoring old Italian race cars such as Ferrari and Testerossa. The…More garage is located just north of Gilman Street in Berkeley's University Village district. Call for a quote, or visit the website for detailed information.
Lococo's Restaurant & Pizzaria 1400 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 This authentic Sicilian-style bistro is located in a quiet building at the edge of the Gourmet Ghetto in downtown…More Berkeley. From homemade Italian meatballs to baked Alaska and Tiramisu, the restaurant offers an array of food in an atmosphere reminiscent of a small bistro in Italy.
Talavera Ceramics and Tile 1801 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 Talavera Ceramics and Tile is a custom tile and ceramic-work company. All items are handcrafted, and contain a…More blend of Italian, Spanish, North African, Middle Eastern, Chinese and indigenous Mexican colors and designs.
Belfiore Cheese 2031 2nd St, Berkeley, CA94710 This food company manufactures many different types of packaged cheeses. Specialties include handcrafted Italian…More mozzarella, Fior di Latte and domestic Feta. All products are made with natural ingredients and no additives or preservatives. The business is located in West Berkeley, just south of University Avenue.
Nina's Cafe 2703 7th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Nina's Cafe is a small two room cafe and restaurant specializing in a wide range of homemade cuisine and baked goods.…More Nina herself says, "What I eat, I serve!" She combines Italian, Mexican, American and curry-based styles. Shaded outdoor seating is available along 7th Street.
KCC Modern Living 805 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 KCC Modern Living sells modern furniture from high-end Italian and Danish sofas to custom-made American dining tables.…More It features more than 30 lines of European and American furniture and original art from local artists.
North Beach Pizza 1598 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 This Bay Area chain has one restaurant in Berkeley and two in San Francisco. It has any kind of pizza you could…More want, along with salads, pasta, sandwiches and Italian entrees for the non-pizza eaters among you. Bonus: It has beer and wine by the glass or bottle. You can order online and delivery is free.
John Phillips Harpsichords 933 Grayson St, Berkeley, CA94710 John Phillips is a master harpsichord maker with more than 40 years of experience. This small shop in West Berkeley…More produces four to six highly detailed instruments every year. Its instruments are modeled after antique French, Italian, Flemish and German harpsichords and can be found in private collections, as well as institutions such as the San Francisco Symphony and Stanford University.
Zut!serves Mediterranean dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. With a full bar, Zut! offers…More locally crafted and small production wines and spirits, as well as wines with a focus on French, Italian and Spanish varietals.</p>
Corso 1786 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 Corso is an Italian-style trattoria located on the quieter eastern side of University Avenue, near Party Sushi…More and Chic Salon. Started by Wendy Brucker and Roscoe Skipper of Rivoli, the restaurant is elegantly decorated. Stepping inside is akin to being in an eatery in Florence, Italy. The chefs here work hard behind the back counter cooking all food to order. A full wine bar is available.
Premier Cru 1011 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 This retail wine shop imports its wine directly from the manufacturers, so it is able to offer competitive prices on a…More wide range of varietals. It specializes in Burgundy and Bordeaux as well as in Italian and German wines, though it also offers local American wines and connoiseurs will appreciate the selection of rare and specialty wines. Park in the free lot accessed on 9th Street.
Montessori Family School 1850 Scenic Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 For more than a century, schools around the world have used the educational system developed by Italian educator Maria…More Montessori that provides an individualized education stressing creativity and independence. Montessori Family School takes these teachings and gives them a modern spin, incorporating current research into their methods. This campus serves preschool students, and a sister school in El Cerrito takes elementary/middle school students up to age 12. Financial aid is available.
Language Studies International 2015 Center St, Berkeley, CA94704 Language Studies International is part of an extensive network of specialty schools located around the world. The school…More was founded in 1965. This Berkeley location has been here since 1980. The schools teach Russian, Italian, Spanish, German, English and French. Host families are available while you are traveling and learning a new language.
Au Coquelet is a nifty cafe whose menu caters to the nearby university community. Its drink list features a broad…More range of unconventional spirits and concoctions, from ouzo and mojitos to Italian eggnog.</p>
<p>It is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offers a dessert menu with a large selection of cheesecakes. Students and non-students alike take advantage of the cafe's free wi-fi to get work done.</p>
Koko Jewelry 1959 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 Located just west of the UC Berkeley campus and a short walk from downtown Berkeley BART, Koko Jewelry stocks jewelry…More from international makers. While most the stock is factory-made, the store does feature some items from Native American makers, as well as Italian-made chains, Thai-made pendants, some items made in Mexico and custom-made items from India and China. Most items are made nickel-free and lead-free.
Top Dog 2 2503 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 This second Top Dog location north of the U.C. Berkeley campus is part of the Hearst Food Court near the corner of…More Hearst and Euclid Avenues. A Berkeley staple since 1966, this tiny restaurant offers a range of links including the standard frankfurter, the Italian Calabrese and bratwurst. While the first Top Dog location sees long lines during the lunch rush, Top Dog 2 is a bit more accessible.
Fra' Mani Handcrafted Salumi 1311 8th St, Berkeley, CA94710 Chef Paul Bertolli founded Fra'Mani in 2006, using traditional Italian methods and fine pork raised on vegetarian feed.…More Go <a href="http://www.framani.com">online</a> to order Fra' Mani's products or to find retail locations where you can purchase, as this location is not open to the public.
Fellini Coffee Bar 1401 University Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 This Bay Area green business attached to Fellini Ristorante serves 100-percent organically grown, fair-trade coffee and…More chai as well as cold drinks and Italian sodas. It carries vegan and gluten-free pastries and has a walk-up window that makes getting an espresso to go quick and convenient.
Locanda da Eva 2826 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA94705 Locanda da Eva is a bistro located on Telegraph Ave. in Berkeley. At Locanda da Eva it serves authentic Italian food.…More The staff is courteous and the kitchen will make off the menu requests for those with special eating needs. It also has a full bar and a generous happy hour. Stop by and check them out the next time you need a taste of Italy.