Indus Food Center 1920 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 Indus Food Center is a Middle-Eastern grocery store known for its great service. It offers a fine selection of fresh…More Halal meats at the deli counter, including lamb, goat, chicken, and beef. Customers can purchase the meat whole or have it cut into pieces that are perfect for kabobs. You can also buy exotic spices, delicious flat breads, Karoun yogurt drinks, pomegranate molasses and Zergut hot ajvar. Indus Food center provides meat and ingredients to several restaurants in Berkeley.
Alcatraz Market 1601 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 Alcatraz Market is a convenience store that has been in business for more than 50 years. The store has a little of…More everything, including pantry items like canned goods, drinks like soda, wine and beer, charcoal, pet food, candy, milk and even some frozen foods. This location also has lottery tickets and scratcher tickets.
Takara Sake USA, Inc. 708 Addison St, Berkeley, CA94710 This business-to-business food wholesaler manufactures and distributes its own line of Sake drinks to Japanese…More restaurants and other retailers. Available products include Takara Plum Sake, Takara Marin Sake and Sho Chiku Bai Sake. The Corporate Headquarters is located in West Berkeley near Third Street. Points of interest at this location include a tasting room and a Sake museum. Visit the Web site to view the full product line.
Quince Cafe & Grill 2228 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 Quince Café & Grill opened in 2009, and they already have a loyal set of customers. They serve food like…More fresh bagels, muffins, hot sandwiches, delicious salads, and potato dishes. They are also a free wireless hotspot if you'd like to surf the internet on your laptop. In addition, they have a special card where they give you a free cup of coffee or espresso for every ten drinks that you order. Quince Café and Grill only serves natural and organic foods.
Casa Vino 3136 Sacramento St, Berkeley, CA94702 Casa Vino brings a taste of wine country to South Berkeley. Owners (and brothers) Jim and Chris O'Meally have created a…More casual but upscale wining and dining experience in their spacious lot on Sacramento Street, featuring wine tastings, more than 50 wines available by the glass, and a menu full of unique bistro specialties. Cozy tables, decorative wine barrels and couches in the back corner greet guests to Casa Vino, and on warm nights, diners can enjoy their drinks in the outdoor patio area. Guests can also come sip locally crafted wines at half price during daily happy hours (Tuesday through Saturday). As brother Jim says, "Come in for the happy hour, stay for the food!"
A combination bar and live music venue, Blake's has long been a presence in Berkeley, known for the bands that have…More gotten their start there and its good atmosphere. With three levels, the bar is often lively, being situated close to campus, while the upstairs is quieter and more intimate. Blake's features live music (in the basement level) most weekend nights, as well as DJ's on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and karaoke on Mondays. Bar food is of above average quality, and in addition to daily drink specials, Blake's' happy hour, is in effect on weekdays from 3pm - 7pm.
La Palmita Cafe 1335 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 La Palmita Café is a family-owned restaurant that serves Mexican food at amazing prices. It boasts a super…More burrito that comes full of rice, beans, chicken, sour cream, guacamole and plenty of cheese. It also offers enchiladas, flautas, tostadas, chips and salsa and other traditional fare. Drinks include agua fresca and several different types of cold soda. There is even an outdoor courtyard behind the restaurant that you can enjoy if the weather permits.
The Missouri Lounge-Cafe 2600 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 The Missouri Lounge-Cafe has a full bar that sells beer and many types of hard liquor. Drink specials include El…More Especial (Tecate + tequila) and The Special (whiskey + PBR). Its grill is open late and offers food like hoagies, with choice of chicken breast, steak, hot link or veggie patties. The Missouri Lounge also has a DJ most weekends and an open microphone every Wednesday at 7:30pm.
Lee's Market 2700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA94703 For 16 years, Lee's Market has been a popular neighborhood market. The maket sells mostly quick foods to go, canned…More and packaged goods and chips, as well as beer, wine, snacks, some organic grocery brands and cigarettes. Lee's has a great selection of candy and an entire cold-case wall with cold drinks, milk and ice cream. It also sells scratch-off and lottery tickets.
Juan's Place 941 Carleton St, Berkeley, CA94710 Open since 1972, Juan's Place is a local favorite, serving authentic Mexican food to a loyal customer base. Its spacious…More dining room is ideal for large gatherings, while its bar area is more cozy and intimate. This family-run business is a sit-down restaurant, not your stop-and-go burrito shop. Still, the setting is informal enough for a quick lunch and a drink. Favorite dishes include the steak fajitas and the enchiladas with green sauce.
BEC's Bar & Bistro 2271 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 BEC's Bar & Bistro is a neighborhood bar and hang out spot. The location offers a wide ranging drink menu,…More including selections of cocktails, beers and scotch, vodka and tequila. The bistro also offers all types of food items, including appetizers, seafood, soups, salads, desserts and sliders. Throughout the week the bar holds all types of events and daily specials, including open mic nights, ladies night, drink specials, college nights, live music and more. Some menu selections include fish and chips, pasta verde, grilled salmon, paella, lentil medley, flat iron steak, apple tarte, mussels, and fish sliders. Catering services are also available.
California Shakespeare Theater 701 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA94710 This theater produces traditional Shakespeare and other classic plays as well as modern versions of the classics…More updated to seem relevant to a diverse audience. They also offer a number of educational programs and workshops for aspiring actors of all ages. Past performances have included works by playwrights such as George Bernard Shaw and John Steinbeck. The venue opens two hours before curtain call. There are picnic tables located outside the theater, and food and drink are also encouraged and allowed to be brought into the theater itself. To support their work through donations of money or time, see their website.