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Bette's Oceanview Diner

1807 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1910
+1 510-644-3230
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“pancakes” (81 reviews)
“scrapple” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1807 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1910
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate lunch at Bette's today. It was a Monday, and it was busy. The host was attentive and kind, and understood when we wanted to wait for a table which was not near the door (the chilly wind blew in each time the door...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bette's is a walk up eatery with parking at a premium but well worth the effort to dine there. Food is served by friendly staff and is at times almost pretty. Some unusual choices but I stick to basics.

Thank AL B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast before heading to shop at the Columbia store. The wait for 2 was 30 mins. as we agreed to dine at the counter. My biggest complaint about counters is they don’t have hooks underneath to hang your purse. I tried...More

Thank Chartreuse
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and I have been to Bette's countless times and it never disappoints. My favorite is the lox and eggs done with a little cream and chives. Served with home made potatoes and bagel or toast. My wife loves the scrambled eggs with salsa....More

1  Thank Garrett G
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I once ate rattle snake because I got lost in the Sierras. Tasted like chicken, pretty good. Bette's is sort of like that. Whatever they cook up, tastes exceptional. But I hate waiting so I always make it around 7am when you can get your...More

Thank BogieVille
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I were on the way to the airport, so we stopped by Bette’s for breakfast. Everything was delicious, even the hash browns felt like they were a special experience. We went on a weekday, I’ve heard the lines are long during the...More

Thank Nate_TG
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I was there last Sunday with my family and after waiting for 45 minuets we finally got a table and was hoping to have a nice brunch. I ordered the potato pancake since it appeared their specialty. It was saturated with oil. The food tasted...More

Thank Ferefaust
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Great spot for quick scone, lemon bars and out the door. Little wait compared to diner next door. All baked goods are always great. Miss the slice of pizza.

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This spot is popular. Sometimes it's hard to get a table. While not cheap eats, breakfasts are good here.

Thank Robb1n419
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The food and service was great. The restaurant was super crowded and there was a long wait, but the staff was friendly, upbeat and efficient. Can’t say enough good things about the food. The soufflé pancakes are out of this world.

Thank Janice H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1807 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-644-3230
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