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Trattoria La Siciliana

2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
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English first
California's Wine Coast Country, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Ate here after a movie at the venerable Elmwood Theater. Straight across the street. Four of us ordered three starters and tow pastas. Angelo sized the pasta and starters for four which was a nice touch. Kale Saute with pine nuts and citrus was the highlight. Bruschetta was very large and hard to eat but tasty. The Zucca Agrodolce was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Long wait, long list sitting on table outside, no host/hostess, under staffed! Cash only here Never got glass of wine I ordered while waiting 40 minutes for a table so I left!

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Berkeley, Ca
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Fantastic food! We don't have much good Italian - or Sicilian - food in Berkeley. So nice to have this place. Well prepared seafood. Yes, one of the owners (or maybe the only owner? I don't know) is the son of owner or chef of Cafe Sport in San Francisco. Cafe Sport was always a bit "funny" about how they... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The food is amazing here, and it all comes out of a tiny kitchen, presided over by second generation restaurant owners whose parents owned one of North Beach's most famous restaurants. The food at this trattoria is over the top delicious. The tables are close together and the noise level is not for the faint of hearing. There is always... More

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Alameda, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Met a group of friends for dinner recently at this place. We had very good service, great food and good wine. We all had different things and they were all quite tasty. Dessert was excellent. The chef came out to say hello at one point which was quite nice. Good options for meat eater and vegetarians.

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McAllen Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I ordered cracked crab and a butternut squash risotto. Both were very well-prepared. I was dining with company There were over 30 minutes between the service of our plates. The Waite staff did not return. We had to flag them down to get our bill. The food was superb but the service took this restaurant off of my list for... More

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Indio, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After a late movie at the Rialto Theater in Berkeley, we walked across the street hoping for a quick bite. We never expected that we would be treated to the BEST Italian food since my grandmother passed away. The proprietor, Angelo, greeted us warmly and from the moment we were seated we were treated to tastes from Sicily. The Cesar... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Food was fine, service was fine. Bill was $29 and change, I paid with card and selected no tip (yes, they do, in fact, accept cards), then left bills on the table. Now I check my account to see that they charged $37, an additional 23% tip. They are robbers, this place should be shut down for such criminal activities.... More

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Berkeley, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We love this place and never tire of the great food and service! Love the butternut squash risotto, the Papardelle, the dipping sauce is the best in the world! Do yourself a favor and try it!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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111 reviews 111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Food is ok, I don't wait for one hour for it, though. Too crowded, wondering why they don't change their tables layout for customers comfort. No good to bring young kids because of absolutely no space to go and they can't wait till dishes come out after getting in. I understand It's not first food shop but service is so... More

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