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1820 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1911 (Hearst)
+1 510-644-0444
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Novato, California
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279 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite lunch venues in Berkeley and the 4th Street area. If you don't mind sitting at the counter or bar you can save yourself a half hour wait for a table.

Thank TheBlum
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Looked for a friendly casual dining atmosphere. Zut checked out on all the boxes. Nice simple menu, not complicated. Great tasting food, great beer selection and clean flavors in the food.

Thank Arwi O
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Zut is a very nice small, cozy restaurant. I went with 2 other friends. We wanted to try their Chicken, but unfortunately the ran out. We sat at the bar because there was an hour and half wait time for a table. The bartender recommended a few entrees. The drinks were amazing. The menu didn't have a large selection, but... More 

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Napa, California
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We also wanted to go to Betty's but the wait was long, and it was pouring outside. Also what we saw people having didn't appeal to us. Don't know what we thought a diner would be... So with a break in the rain we dashed to Zut! Across the street. It looked very nice. They had a wide lunch menu,... More 

Thank CAwinediva
Oakland, California
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313 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Bette's Diner had such a long wait at lunchtime that we decided to try Zut! across the street. Our first choice would have been Cafe Rouge, but it closed at the end of December 2016! A couple at the next table recommended the crispy Brussels sprouts as starter, and they were delicious. We ordered the pancetta, wild mushroom, arugula pizza... More 

Thank Barbara_Antle
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Xmas holidays is such a good time to visit this restaurant on 4th street because the street is magical at this time of year ... delightful lights encircling and dripping from the trees. The restaurant was very crowded because of this, I think. The food is inconsistent. I had the crab salad which was very good, complex with fennel, mandarin... More 

Thank Jennifer H
Arlington, Virginia
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I had meetings in Berkeley and friend suggested Zut! The restaurant is good and server was attentive. My friend had a potato gnochi, which she loved. I had a seared tuna salad which was good, but not great.

Thank JaydeeHanson
San Francisco, California
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523 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The staff at Zut knows how to make guests feel welcome. David sat us at the bar while we waited for our table and generously brought us a complimentary beverage. We ordered the garlic fries while waiting and they were delicious, with big chunks of garlic. Once we were seated, Aurianne was our very knowledgeable waitress went out of her... More 

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new york
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The decor and atmosphere of Zut is beautiful. Indoor and outdoor seating options, weather permitting. Service was attentive. Food however, while pretty, was disappointing. No bread was served or offered. Salad nicoise interpretation of tuna salad appetizer was bland. Artichoke appetizer was very salty. The pizza with eggplant and sirachi sauce tasted like plain pizza with spicy sauce, nothing special.... More 

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Napa, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I made a reservation and met a friend for brunch on a Sunday. It was too noisy to converse and the table that looked like a nice one by the window was about 6 inches from the next table. The waitress stood between our tables to speak to the two folks sitting there and her body was in my face.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
American, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1911
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-644-0444
Established in 2010, Zut! on Fourth renews a historical restaurant location on the fourth street shopping district in Berkeley. Zut! specializes in regional Mediterranean/New American dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients by Executive Chef Jim Wimborough. The Zut! Bar offers diverse specialty hand-crafted and classic cocktails, small production European and domestic wine list, and an extensive spirits menu. Zut is an ideal venue for large groups and private parties.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?