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Trattoria Corso

1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
+1 510-704-8004
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I eat out fairly regularly. We've lived in the Bay Area forever. So, we're hardly naive or inexperienced when it comes to dining out. That said, I cannot remember a bigger disappointment or a bigger rip-off than Corso. We had eaten there...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We love Trattoria Corso and made a 7:30 reservation early in the week to begin a celebration of our anniversary. We were looking forward to having some calimari as an appetizer and were disappointed when told they had already run out. Our wine orders were...More

Thank dwisland
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We joined several folks at Corso for a graduation dinner. Make reservations...the restaurant is small and fills up quickly. We were seated promptly and drinks were ordered. The table ordered a few meat antipasti boards and I could have made a dinner of that! I...More

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Last restaurant we enjoyed during our 5 day visit to the Bay Area, glad we choose this place, food was delicious, vibe of place was comfortable and stress free, and waiter was helpful and attentive in just the right amount. Will look forward to visiting...More

Thank 4onpark
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Great food (I had some shellfish extravaganza that was magnificent), great service, great atmosphere. I am ready to come back!

Thank B J K
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Being seated promptly is always a plus and we were. Asked for a quiet table and received one! Pasta menu was limited but quite good. Lasagne is especially delicious and served piping hot. Ceasar salade was ten star and tomato bread soup was spot on....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A friend of ours so kindly treated us for our anniversary here, drinks, appetizers, dinner and dessert was amazing. We came back and were not disappointed yet again. I have to mention Sean. He is a great host and did his very best to accommodate...More

Thank Sky G
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We have been a regular customers to this restaurant for years. We really enjoyed the vibe & friendliness of the stuff , tasty food and service. There use to be a manager Michael who was extremely nice, friendly and courteous . However, this time fir...More

Thank Marishecka
Reviewed 9 March 2018

authentic food, excellent wine list, great atmosphere and outstanding service all at reasonable prices...hard to beat.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This small Tuscan trattoria has an upscale vibe without the prices to match. It is popular, and reservations are a must on weekends. Pastas are homemade and the meats are butchered in-house. I had the grilled lamb which was expertly prepared and my wife had...More

Thank dwisland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley Bart is a 5 minute walk. AC Transit bus service travels the length of Shattuck Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-8004
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