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Trattoria La Siciliana

2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-704-1474
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“cracked crab” (2 reviews)
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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Trattoria is an easy 15 minute walk from the Claremont, where we were staying. It is very popular and because the rooms are narrow, feels crowded and is noisy. The kitchen is small and on view; those chefs are working hard. The food was excellent;...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were able to get a reservation on a busy night, but the servers acted rushed and overwhelmed. We ordered "family style", their recommendation to order shared dishes so that the service would be faster. It wasn't a bad idea in that we were able...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Amazing italian restaurant. Food is delicious! The penne alla norma are a must. Generous portions (family style), so I'd recommend to enjoy the visit with friends and take the chance to try as many different dishes as possible. Very friendly owner. Whenever I come back...More

Thank RoMaurino
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This romantic hideaway near the Berkeley campus is always crowded for good reasons: great food and warm hospitality! My wife had the whole Dungeness Crab appetizer as her entree and I had the mushroom ravioli. The crab was served with a lemon, butter and garlic...More

Thank dwisland
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Bay Area. If you are in SFO you have to go there even is little bit far(Berkeley). Food is so good and you can have "family dish".

Thank 78ant
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was here on Tuesday night. My friend and I had a table upstairs as it was warmer there. Oh, this is at least the 5th time I've been there. I keep coming back for the incredibly awesome, authentic food. Real noodles, real Sicilian food....More

Thank suz b
Reviewed 14 October 2016

What a great find in Italian food. Our friends took us here and really nice staff. The service was great and one of the best meals in a very cute place.

Thank kappy26
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I lived in Berkeley for 15 years and this was my favorite place and my go to place. I used to go there almost every night. I know the D'Alo family and the restaurant very well. This restaurant is on College Avenue (Elmwood Section) and...More

1  Thank Brooklynexpat65
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My family drove from Sacramento to eat here. Awesome bread and garlic oil dip.Love the calamari, The pesto was great and fresh as was all the sauces. They offer and amazing antipasto selection. House cab was really nice. Cant wait to go back. Ben fatto!

Thank Jode B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had been meaning to come here for a long time and boy am I glad I finally did!! Although small and a bit warm, it felt so authentic and cozy from the moment I arrived. Service was a bit sporadic but both our server and...More

Thank ebk16
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22 October 2015|
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Response from TheIndulgentTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We made a reservation on their website and were seated immediately. They also only took cash when we visited this summer.
23 January 2015|
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Response from Randy E | Reviewed this property |
we used Visa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-1474
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