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Talavera Cafe

1561 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
+1 510-558-8565
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
8 Apr 2018
“Really fresh food”
8 Aug 2017
“Talavera is a pretty authentic restaurant with delicious food !”
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Latin, Mexican, Spanish
1561 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended this place and I was not disappointed. The owner was very friendly and the food was very fresh. The prices are a bit high but you are getting quality authentic fresh food. The mole is out of this world. It is not...More

Thank BlessedHiker
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We go here quite often . My absolute favorites are the chicken tortilla ( vegetable ) soup and the Pico de Gallo. My husband likes the mole a lot.

Thank lindycalifornia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Been going there countless times, mostly for the Chicken Burrito which is one of the best to have. They also have good Mole. Its a nice cozy place, great for lunch and dinner.

Thank allesaufachtung
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Was visiting our daughter and this is her place for tacos. Went to dinner (we were a party of 4). You order at the counter, pay and find a seat, then they bring the food out to you. They have a salsa bar which you...More

Thank KimAndRobby
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We checked out Talavera largely because the colorful mural on the outside wall tempted us to look at the menu, and it seemed worth giving a try. The food is quite good. My wife had a plate of "street tacos" al pastor that were very...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Beautiful day to sit outside and enjoy some quality Mexican food. The burrito I had was barbacoa and it was cooked just right, flavors spot on. And so fat I shouldn't have eaten the whole thing! Torta de choriza was equally large and delicious. The...More

Thank Olgadorf
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food here is delicious! I love the chicken tortilla soup and the pick de gallo! My husband loves the chicken mole burritos.

Thank lindycalifornia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

By far, the most authentic Mexican restaurant I've patronized. Everything is delicious and there is a consistency in high quality, tasty food that is like a Mama's.

Thank Salsera411
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I travel to Mexico a lot and one of my favorite things to eat is mole poblano, especially when I am in Oaxaca or Puebla. I have never found a mole in the USA that even comes close to mole in these towns. Until now....More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Fresh, tasty authentic Mexican cuisine. Burritos are huge--big enough for two normal appetites. Breakfasts good too. Nothing fancy, just good simple eats!

Thank UncleChuckles
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1561 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707-2116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-558-8565
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