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1788 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1711
+1 510-525-5160
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue 10:00 - 16:30
Wed - Mon 10:00 - 21:00
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Bengaluru, India
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180 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Being Mexican food and not fine dining my first reaction is to compare with XoCo in Chicago and that is unfair. Food is good, nowhere as good, quick takeout and take a flag & we serve you on table service, not too bad. They served two separate orders in one plate, which is inexcusable. With a bit more attention to... More 

Thank RamSRam
Estes Park, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A fun casual inviting environment with delicious food! We would definitely eat here again, it's a great place to try something a little different.

Thank Lindsey M
Mojave Desert
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love this place! Everytime I come to the Bay Area I make sure to stop by here. Every dish I've had is so good. Can't wait to go back!

Thank MWong52
Brentwood, California
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stumbled here before Ubering it to the Berkeley Freight and Salvage for a concert. The restaurant is tucked away among a small group of businesses and restaurants. Order at the counter, and the competent, friendly staff will bring your items to you. The mexican food was authentic, well flavored and proper portioned (meaning - you revise generous amounts for... More 

Thank allezmike
Sacramento, California
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426 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stopped by for breakfast. Casual atmosphere. You order from an overhead menu and they deliver to your table. Coffee is expensive even though it is drip($4). Most breakfast items are at least $10. The chips and guacamole was quite good. The Chorizo with huevos was pretty good but average in presentation. Flavor was average. I did not get the impression... More 

Thank ranishi
Berkeley, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is one of my go to places for breakfast. The simplicity of the chorizo con juevos and a cafe de olla out on the patio on a sunny AM after tennis is the best!

Thank elizromo
Westfield, New Jersey
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150 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

A large mexican restaurant that is quite busy. A cheap eats place that for some reason is popular. it an order from a large selection and take a number and wait for delivery to table crowded noisey and great for fsmilies with children i have had better tacos and mexican from several street vendors and trucks grand kids like it

Thank Richard S
Sydney, Australia
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199 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

The food is average, the wait long and remarkably it was very busy. I had one of the specials on the board which was dep fried and lacking in taste. Eat somewhere else.

Thank 13out
Albany, California
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Counter service and can be crowded. Expensive for what you get, but the quality is good. Favorites are the Tacos de Pescado (served Baja style), Al Pastor and Lengua. They've been out of the Fish Tacos TWICE in two visits in the last month - how hard can it be to keep fish in the house? They also get orders... More 

Thank Russell H
Berkeley, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is the place to take the kids to lunch and dinner any day but especially the weekend. Menu is very fresh and friendly; very good Mexican food. Nice to sit outside on a sunny day an plow thru the food

Thank MattKells

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1788 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-525-5160

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