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La Note

2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
+1 510-843-1535
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“french toast” (27 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended and did not disappoint! The portions were generous, the service was attentive, and the food was fabulous! My friends had sandwiches - the albacore tuna salad was the best - and I gambled on the orange marmalade omelette, and won!...More

Thank barbaraaA240SK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This intimate French bistro is only open for dinner Thursday-Saturday, but that has repeatedly worked well for us for pre-theater dinners. The vibe is casual; the service is friendly and competent. And the food: reliably excellent! We started with Crostone Au Jambon De Bayonne as...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the soup of the day (tomato/basil) which was very good and shared a charcuterie/cheese platter. It was quite good. Pate/salami/French ham/brie/goat cheese/blue cheese etc. We also shared a Lavender Vanilla Creme Brulee, yum! House red and white wines were above average. Excellent service....More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family group had a delicious and filling breakfast at La Note. My omelette plate was extraordinare.

Thank Keith1009
Reviewed 9 June 2017

On the plus side, just about everything! On the minus side, parking and wait time. But it's worth it, worth it! We went to brunch on Memorial Day. We had the best gruyere cheese and ham omelette EVER! We also had a huge chicken salad,...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

From the Nicosia salad to the wines of Provence, LaNite maintains its reputation as Berkeley's best lunch. While not a budget place, portions are quite large and the ingredients and preparation are of the highest quality. Breakfasts are unbelievably good as well are its traditional...More

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 24 May 2017

La Notte is our go-to restaurant when we can't think of anywhere else to or we find ourselves downtown Berkeley with way too many choices and limited decision making power. Fool always well prepared and tasty. A bit noisy on weekends, it's a popular spot....More

Thank Cullulloo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

La Note is something of an East Bay (maybe Berkeley, most of all) institution. On Shattuck Avenue, in the heart of downtown Berkeley, it's easily reached by pubic transportation (bus, BART) and is a gathering place of significance for faculty at Cal, for visiting family...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It seems kind of unnecessary to review La Note. The crowd gathered outside the door during brunch hours speaks for itself. It may take a while to get seated (especially if you want to sit on their beautiful patio out back) but they make the...More

Thank jkaybay
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The decor is very French with backyard seating in mild weather. All sorts of special omelets, French toast, pancakes and homemade croissants are available with real maple syrup and homemade preserves. Everything is delicious with great service. They are open every day and reservations are...More

Thank David A
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David M
17 June 2016|
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Response from gdr23 | Reviewed this property |
Available on line. See their website.
14 March 2016|
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Response from dwisland | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there for brunch, but I would expect long lines. I don't know if you can phone for reservations. In my opinion, nearly any wait is worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
    (Durant Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley Bart station 4 blocks away
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-1535
  • E-mail
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