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Paisan Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza
2514 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2013
+1 510-649-1031
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Oct 2017
“Great place”
30 Jun 2017
“Great pizza”
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2514 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2013
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed Paisan - it has a cool, relaxed vibe. Food seems Italian-inspired with a lot of personal twists and the same goes for the bar. But to me they pull it off. You'll not get the same old, same old, but what you get...More

Thank mschr
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

My little family group stopped in for a late pizza dinner and were all happy with the pizza and grilled vegetables. The roasted mushroom pizza was especially tasty.

Thank Keith1009
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I often eat lunch here, either alone or with friends. They have lovely, substantial salads and generous sandwiches. (I'm not a great pizza eater, but many praise them for their pizzas too!) All vegetables and salad stuffs delivered straight from the farm every morning, with...More

Thank Filiz510
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I am so sorry to be writing this review since Paisan has been a favorite of ours for many years. Stopped in for lunch today and, sadly, I was disappointed. Little things that matter didn't seem to..........ie the side greens were over the hill and...More

Thank msaioli
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant is known as, and has been reviewed as, excellent or very good for pizza and pasta and the other three members of our party were not disappointed (1 for pasta, 2 for pizza). However, for those who are not big fans of pizza...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We enjoyed the laid back atmosphere with some good food. The location is good and we had a nice dinner and caught up with some family.

Thank srlawren11
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We returned to this restaurant after dining here 2 years ago. It's not as good as I remember but we were satisfied. We had the green bean salad, Caesar salad and special pizza of arugula and pesto. My Caesar was crisp and fresh but too...More

Thank Catie C
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Always a good meal--not great but always good. Dependable. I love their cocktails. Cut Grass is one of the best cocktails I have every had. Pizzas are good.

Thank MendoPOM
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Paisan is wonderfully relaxing. it has seating areas that are broken up into 2 sections. when coming in the main street entrance there is the dining room between the walls of the building and at night this area gets a little dark but not bad....More

Thank flashncrash
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Fled the indifference at Hot Italian. Found Paisan after a brief search. Great service. Fried olives ($3.50 happy hour price); yes, and happy hour wine at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday. Will return for the mushroom pizza. Update: been back several times. Still very good. Food...More

Thank bardsf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-649-1031
  • E-mail
New restaurant, part of local K2 group (TRex, Lalime, Sea Salt)
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