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Trattoria La Siciliana

) #31 of 565 Restaurants in Berkeley €€ - €€€ Italian
2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-704-1474
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too pleased to have to wait over 30 minutes for our table that had been pre-booked. However, enjoyed the food.

Thank Cliveocr
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Siblings and Dad wanted to have a family dinner last week before everyone headed home and this was recommended to me by a sister of a coworker. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and made some great recommendations for our family style meal order. From the...More

1  Thank Sametta G
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Five of us walked in at almost 9:00 after a reading at Mrs. Dalloway's bookstore. Mostly everyone thought their food was very good. I had the cracked crab appetizer - yum! - and the penne alla Norma, which I liked very much. If there is...More

Thank NMTaosena
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Trattoria is an easy 15 minute walk from the Claremont, where we were staying. It is very popular and because the rooms are narrow, feels crowded and is noisy. The kitchen is small and on view; those chefs are working hard. The food was excellent;...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were able to get a reservation on a busy night, but the servers acted rushed and overwhelmed. We ordered "family style", their recommendation to order shared dishes so that the service would be faster. It wasn't a bad idea in that we were able...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Amazing italian restaurant. Food is delicious! The penne alla norma are a must. Generous portions (family style), so I'd recommend to enjoy the visit with friends and take the chance to try as many different dishes as possible. Very friendly owner. Whenever I come back...More

Thank RoMaurino
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This romantic hideaway near the Berkeley campus is always crowded for good reasons: great food and warm hospitality! My wife had the whole Dungeness Crab appetizer as her entree and I had the mushroom ravioli. The crab was served with a lemon, butter and garlic...More

Thank dwisland
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Bay Area. If you are in SFO you have to go there even is little bit far(Berkeley). Food is so good and you can have "family dish".

Thank 78ant
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was here on Tuesday night. My friend and I had a table upstairs as it was warmer there. Oh, this is at least the 5th time I've been there. I keep coming back for the incredibly awesome, authentic food. Real noodles, real Sicilian food....More

Thank suz b
Reviewed 14 October 2016

What a great find in Italian food. Our friends took us here and really nice staff. The service was great and one of the best meals in a very cute place.

Thank kappy26
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22 October 2015|
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Response from TheIndulgentTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We made a reservation on their website and were seated immediately. They also only took cash when we visited this summer.
23 January 2015|
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Response from Randy E | Reviewed this property |
we used Visa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-1474
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