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Trattoria La Siciliana

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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-704-1474
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic family owned Italian restaurant

The line outside the door on a Monday night is the first clue to a wonderful dining experience. Don't be in a hurry though as service can be on the leisurely side. The pasta is piping hot and filled with wonder taxes. We had the spicy Puttanesca. So good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The line outside the door on a Monday night is the first clue to a wonderful dining experience. Don't be in a hurry though as service can be on the leisurely side. The pasta is piping hot and filled with wonder taxes. We had the spicy Puttanesca. So good.

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Orcutt, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We had the 2 appetizers and 2 family style dinners for four people. The food was absolutely delicious. The sauces were homemade and the pork as tender and flavorful as any I've ever had. Definitely will go back and try other dishes. I'd rate 10 stars if I could.

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our evening was marred due to the long delays in getting meals for our group of 7. We were assured that there was no problem getting our meals so we could make a 7:00 showing across the street at the Elmwood. We told the waiter we'd change our order if any dish would take too long.Arrived at 5:30 but our... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Seven of us made a reservation for 5:30 on a Tuesday evening. Although coming from three different directions, we were all seated by 5:34. Despite the fact that we repeatedly reminded the server that we had a seven o'clock curtain, by 6:45 three of us had not yet been served our supper. Regardless of how good the food is, if... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have raved about this place for years. It's quality has maintained its consistency even though it has become more and more popular. Their pasta dishes are better than others and I cannot pinpoint why. They are rich, flavorful and filling. Their salads and fish/seafood offer special respect. Their porcini mushroom ravioli in a cream sauce is one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Tasty Italian food made by Italian cook with fresh ingredients, house made pasta and sauses. However, the restaurant accetta cash only . And this was a total surprise to me.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

WOW! I had simply one of the great meals at this restaurant last night. Chef's special of a ragu with bone, lamb, hocks and tomato sauce with a terrific Sicilian red wine and caesar salad. The words Zagat are everywhere on the doors and it is highly recommended. Go before a film at the Elmwood across the steer and enjoy... More 

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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

every time i go to the Bay Area, i have to spend at least one night here. Angelo and his family are very welcoming, the staff is excellent and the chef is WONDERFUL! you'll love the menu, the food is spectaular and is presented beautifully... news flash: they now take both credit cards and reservations, but it's always very crowded... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious Italian food from antipasti to second. Owner chef is Italian and knows what he is doing. Truly great pasta, gnocchi, fish, meat. Far-ranging menu. Cash only. Large parties eat family style as the kitchen is small. Noisy, crowded, great fun. Usually a line on weekends but worth the wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A very good restaurant in Berkeley, Ca. , Home made pasta, great salads and service No credit card accepetd

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 510-704-1474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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