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International House Cafe

2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720-2312
+1 510-642-9490
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good65%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“cal berkeley” (2 reviews)
“football game” (3 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:30 Hours
2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720-2312
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The International House Cafe provides a huge menu of breakfast, lunch , dinner and snacks to those living at the I-House as it is called, but emphasizes low cost over gourmet quality. Much of the food only needs heating before serving so it is quickly...More

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We went to visit the Bancroft Library on the UC Berkeley campus & thought that we'd swing by the International House Cafe for a drink. We ended up buying quesadillas as well that were inventive and a fair price. What I loved about the visit...More

Thank Robbie G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Located on the first floor of the historic International House on the Cal Berkeley campus, is this busy cafe serving burgers, hot dogs, salads, sodas, beer and wine. It was a perfect place for a quick lunch before we attended the USC vs. Cal football...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We ate here while attending a seminar. The atmosphere was comfortable and relaxed, with outdoor seating with a view across Berkeley and San Francisco Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge. Service was prompt, even thought it was busy, and the staff maintained a friendly attitude....More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stopped in before a Cal football game and it really fit the bill. Nice, dark atmosphere with tile floor and very much of a student-union feel. Really good cheeseburgers ordered at the counter. Various sandwiches, etc. Beer available, too.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We returned for hamburgers prior to the evening Cal Berkeley - Texas Longhorn game. The place was very busy and full of Texas Longhorns and a few Cal Fans. The Oklahoma versus Ohio Game was on the TV. We were fortunate to find a table....More

Thank mini
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The I-house café is mostly a student spot, but if you’re on your way to a game or concert, or just visiting Cal, I think it’s not a bad spot to stop for a coffee or bite to eat. One of the best things about...More

Thank jkaybay
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We went here prior to the Cal-Washington State Game for lunch. We had hamburgers and ice tea. One orders at the counter and then they call your number when food is ready. Hamburgers were very good. The International House Cafe is part of International House...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

I-House has big tables that are usually empty. The terrace overlooks the bay, and on sunny days the views is simply beautiful! Their coffee is ok, but their chocolate croissants are bomb! Also, AirBears 2 works here, which is a huge plus.

Thank Margarita F
Reviewed 28 May 2014

They have coffees and pastries, but also sandwiches and salads, and even beer. You can also get on the airbears wifi there. It is part of the IHouse, which houses mostly international students, so it has a hostel/dorm feel, but it's a very calm atmosphere....More

Thank HCal427
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720-2312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-642-9490
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