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1685 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1611
+1 510-845-5932
10:00 - 20:00
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Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Larkspur, CA
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32 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Slimy, tasteless Mac n cheese. Tried their homemade burrito which was cold and bland. Even their homemade cookie was rock hard and boring. If you do go here stick with the chicken dishes.

Thank mskslr
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I bought some salads to take out and paid by credit card. The terminal asked whether I wanted to leave a tip. I said"no" because I don't expect to tip on a takeout order. The server was clearly displeased. This suggests that either (a) she is underpaid and needs tips to make ends meet or (b) she is greedy. The... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

A great place to put together a takeout/picnic meal - roasted chicken, lots of interesting salads and sides, and more. We fell in love with the lemon-garlic-rosemary chicken, the kale-apple salad, and the tomato-arugula-mozzarella salad.

Thank R M
Berkeley, California
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194 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This was,in fact, one of the very first restaurants that helped to create Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto. Like the name indicates, it's very chicken centic. It's a lovely place to eat, and you order at the counter. You therefore are able to SEE all of the salads, soups, and meals. You can pick out the ones that Turn You On. The... More 

Thank Barry W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

The sign said hours are 10 until 8. We entered at 7:30 and the food was wrapped up tight and the place was empty. The server was annoyed when we walked in and said the food was only for take out. Sorry we bothered her. Thank goodness there are other, more friendly places to eat in Berkeley. This place was... More 

1 Thank AuBientot
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

Chicken in many ways, all seem great, the one I had was great, plus yummy creative salads. We ate in and the seating area was very pleasant. SInce there is counter service you can pick what you want and get it quickly.

Thank Socsci
Berkeley, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

As a veggie lover I can always find a dish to try at Poulet although occasionally I get a meaty chicken breast at a reasonable cost. These days my carb free diet can even get a makeover by trying eggplant with yougurt dressing, kale salads, slaws, white bean salads, and peas with prosciutto. The servers always humor me by only... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2008

cute, good for takeout.

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Berkeley, California
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50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2008

good takeout: salads, daily chix special.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Contemporary
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1685 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-5932

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?