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Picante

1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
5105253121
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Ranked #25 of 601 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
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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7 reviews 7 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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218 reviews 218 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
92 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
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 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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Las Vegas
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155 reviews 155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Family brought me here on a recent visit and was impressed with the quality of food, ordering systems, speedy and friendly services. They have a well tuned system from order entry to food delivery, all done with a friendly smile. The food selections are fresh, more than adequate, and well prepared. Good selection of draft beers as well as bottled... More

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Berkeley, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The soccer teams hold awards dinners here, big, basic, noisy. Large burritos. Pretty good value but skip the guacamole.$6.50 for 1 1/2 Tbsp of guacamole and small bag tortilla strips.

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Reno, Nevada
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386 reviews 386 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

After shopping at the nearby North Face Outlet, a couple of employees recommended this place. I'm glad they did. Whether you dine in or carry out, order your meal at the counter. If you dine in they will give you a buzzer and you seat yourself. The food quickly finds you. It all seemed fresh made and yummy. The employees... More

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