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Trattoria La Siciliana

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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
+1 510-704-1474
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Madrid, Spain
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing italian restaurant. Food is delicious! The penne alla norma are a must. Generous portions (family style), so I'd recommend to enjoy the visit with friends and take the chance to try as many different dishes as possible. Very friendly owner. Whenever I come back to Berkeley, I'll visit again for sure!

Thank RoMaurino
Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This romantic hideaway near the Berkeley campus is always crowded for good reasons: great food and warm hospitality! My wife had the whole Dungeness Crab appetizer as her entree and I had the mushroom ravioli. The crab was served with a lemon, butter and garlic sauce and my ravioli had a creamy garlic and onion sauce. Both were outstanding and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Bay Area. If you are in SFO you have to go there even is little bit far(Berkeley). Food is so good and you can have "family dish".

Thank 78ant
San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was here on Tuesday night. My friend and I had a table upstairs as it was warmer there. Oh, this is at least the 5th time I've been there. I keep coming back for the incredibly awesome, authentic food. Real noodles, real Sicilian food. But warning about upstairs. Everything that comes up or goes down, arrives via the stairs.... More 

Thank suz b
Boston, Massachusetts
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402 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

What a great find in Italian food. Our friends took us here and really nice staff. The service was great and one of the best meals in a very cute place.

Thank kappy26
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I lived in Berkeley for 15 years and this was my favorite place and my go to place. I used to go there almost every night. I know the D'Alo family and the restaurant very well. This restaurant is on College Avenue (Elmwood Section) and there are some fine restaurants on that street near Ashby Avenue. I went to Trattoria... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My family drove from Sacramento to eat here. Awesome bread and garlic oil dip.Love the calamari, The pesto was great and fresh as was all the sauces. They offer and amazing antipasto selection. House cab was really nice. Cant wait to go back. Ben fatto!

Thank Jode B
Oakland, California
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189 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had been meaning to come here for a long time and boy am I glad I finally did!! Although small and a bit warm, it felt so authentic and cozy from the moment I arrived. Service was a bit sporadic but both our server and his assistant were quite charming when they interacted with us. The dipping oil with the... More 

Thank ebk16
St Helens, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived a few minutes before closing but felt immediately at Home. We just wanted a main course and desserts. We had a delicious dip laced with herbs and garlic to accompany some warmed bread. Main courses were spaghetti and tomato sauce and clams and pasta. Delicious desserts to follow were tiramisu and a lemon ice cream. The coffee was... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner there on a Sunday night. Good was great. Enjoyed watching owners young children ask how our meals were and help out before they set down to their own dinner. Highly recommend.

Thank Kristi B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-1474

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