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91 Shattuck Sq, Berkeley, CA 94704-1118
+1 510-540-7700
09:00 - 20:30
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Sun 09:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Oakland, California
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313 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

So happy to find this place right in "downtown" Berkeley. The salads, soup, sandwiches, and pizzas are great. The bread is excellent as are the morning pastries. A welcoming staff, clean and comfortable dining area are most welcome here, right by the university.

Thank Barbara_Antle
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast pastries and coffee based on high recommendations online. She had cocoa and a apricot Danish. The Danish was very good for a highly rated pastry bakery. The cocoa was so-so. l had the chocolate croissant and a mocha. The mocha was good; the croissant was disappointing for my taste. I like croissants that are... More 

Thank knygard
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

No a cheap place, but with good quality pizza and great coffee. I took a quick stop here, looking for Italian food on Labor day, this one was the only one open...And pizza was really Italian one.

Thank Alexey K
San Francisco, California, United States
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700 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick coffee/bite after a show at one of the theatre. The staff and friendly and when we were there just GORGEOUS. We got the fresh orange juice which was delicious and a couple of snacks. I felt it was a little pricey but well worth it.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

PIQ Berkeley is one of the greatest options to have a good quality meal without taking too much time. I wish to emphasize the true quality of the products offered. The focaccias, bocatas and others are definetely something to appreciate by any gourmet. Italian food at its best. They offer a good variety of beverages including real fresh orange juice!... More 

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228 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great cappuccinos and cornettos! The food in this place takes me back to cafes in Italy. Fantastic desserts and tasty sandwiches. Not to mention, their baristas know how to make a cappuccino. The ambiance is relaxed, whether you are here to study or to socialize with friends. Parking is difficult since it is in the midst of downtown Berkeley. I... More 

Thank maria c
toronto, ontario
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200 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

as it was noontime, i stopped by the Piq Berkeley before hitting Half Price Books, across the street. Great pizza and a cafe latte before hitting the books! great, friendly staff.

Thank muscletongue3000
Sydney, Australia
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308 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

How hard is it to do a good latte? Apparently diabolically hard but the barista at Piq served up a winner. Combined with a cannolo - perfetto!

Thank David B
Vernon, B.C.
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632 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The caprese focaccia and torta nocciolata were both excellent. Fresh and tasty. The outside seating was cool and the free wifi was appreciated. I would recommend this cafe.

Thank Silverwoods
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Nice place ,central and with a very good coffee.Believe me, I like coffee and there you can have a regular coffee that taste fresh,,delicious. the foccacia with parma ham, the sandwiches) you choose ,they are all very good and don't forget the pastries,tarts. we don't think twice,we have all......and go back home walking and ,yes the staff are very nice... More 

Thank mariedite q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Shattuck Sq, Berkeley, CA 94704-1118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-540-7700

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?