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Picante

1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
5105253121
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Ranked #25 of 599 Restaurants in Berkeley
Price range: $6 - $16
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Vegetarian, Organic, Family Fare
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I really enjoyed our dinner here, especially considering we were a large group with a dog thrown in to boot! The food was outstanding Mexican food with a wide array of dishes including guacamole (fantastic) and chicken mole and shrimp tacos. You order at the window, and then you are given a table beeper and the food is brought to... More

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Berkeley, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an East Bay Favorite, often crowded and loud, but usually quite delicious and fun. The line to order looks daunting at first, but it moves quickly, and you will have your food very quickly as well, making this a favorite with families (there is room and tolerance enough for kids to move around a make a little noise).... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I wanted to try everything I saw! The nachos are really good - such a far cry from what some places call a nacho - crispy chips w/guac and sour cream and jalapenos atop black beans - one order could be an appetizer for four, a hearty meal for two people. The chicken enchiladas w/salsa verde are exquisite - such... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

been here twice in the last couple of weeks: the food is good (burrito al verde excellent) and the restaurant offers a wide variety of draft beers. the location is very nice, the waiters pretty friendly. if you are in Berkley and you feel like having good mexican food at a reasonable price in a fun place, this is the... More

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Petaluma, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My 10 yr old kid had the Mexican red rice, beans and cheese burrito today ($4.85). A good size for a kid. Fresh tasting flour tortilla. The root beer tasted really good and was made with agave and not corn syrup. It didn't taste very fizzy but the straw kept creeping up. The chips were very crunchy. The salsa was... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
223 reviews 223 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very good lunch today with a friend at Picante in Berkeley. You order the food and drinks at the counter and they bring you your food at your table that you select (inside or outside). We had a pitcher of Mexican Beer and shared some Corn tortilla chips and Salsa with Tomato, Onion, and Serrano Chile, and Cilantro. I ordered... More

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Lafayette
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128 reviews 128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went there with a big group of 10 on a Monday and didn't have any trouble finding seating at 6:30. Liked the cheerful, bright decor and restaurant was very clean. I have been going there for over 15 years now and it is a dependable, solid restaurant. The Pros all the dishes are flavored perfectly - haven't had a bad... More

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Napa, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Don't let the repurposed industrial setting turn you off. In fact, the location is quite brilliant, allowing easy access from either the city proper or the freeway. If you're caught in traffic on the 880, turn off and eat here. The food is very good, with nice little extra touches, such as pickled vegetables and a little cup of cotija... More

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Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you are hungry for Mexican food, this is the right place for you! It is a trattoria: You place your order at the counter, then find a table, and the food magically arrives just a few minutes later. The menu has all the usual Mexican dishes and more. Portions are generous, prices are moderate, dishes are well prepared. Even... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Good food, family atmosphere, noisy, good margaritas (very good, actually), good price to value ratio.

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Additional Information about Picante

Address: 1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone Number: 5105253121
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
Cuisine: Mexican, Vegetarian, Organic, Family Fare

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