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2516 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2918
+1 510-644-3583
11:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Food was quite good, but a little too oily. The service was great - the waitress was very efficient and nice. The restaurant itself looks nicely decorated and clean. I am told it is one of the favorites among students.

Thank tinaNtravel
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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The food was normal or even bad. But the service was terrible, we didn't get what we ordered, they brought us the food to take away by mistake and tried to kick us out becuase we had take away food, they also didnt let us split our bill and they were in general super rude.

Thank Maria O
Campbell, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I have eaten here a couple of times. The food is really nice I recommend you get the a la carte option with a side of steamed rice. It is a very simple restaurant and often full of Asian students which is clearly a good sign. The staff are very efficient and friendly and the food is really tasty. This... More 

Thank Exigeken
Berkeley, California, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2013

When I was back in college, my apartment was a 2-minute walk from this place. I went there at least 3 times a week. The food is excellent and they have decent service. Portions are pretty good. All around, a solid place.

Thank Michael X
Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

By far the best Thai place near the UC Berkeley campus - affordable, affectionate, and all-around awesome (said with mouth agape). Service is always quick and friendly and what more can I say about the food?!?! Firstly, always end with the fried banana and ice cream; never a fail moment when you decide upon this - always such a great... More 

Thank Emilio M
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We enjoy Racha Cafe on our visits to Berkeley. Friendly staff, good food with healthy portions, and good prices. We especially enjoy their curry dishes. A good sign is that it is usually filled with Asian students. Also they seem enjoy a brisk takeout service. The last time we were there, seated next to us was a disheveled man off... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2008

Affordable good thai food.

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Reviewed 28 April 2008

This place used to be so good... and then they changed hands. Now it's no longer ridiculously cheap, and not as good as it was.

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2516 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-644-3583

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?