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Saul's Restaurant and Deli

1475 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1410
(510) 848-3354
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Ranked #113 of 606 Restaurants in Berkeley
Price range: $15 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Berkeley, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I think this is the best facsimile of a "real" deli in the Bay area. Ethnic food such as matzo ball soup, latkes, and so on is pretty good. More general food varies and can sometimes be quite good and other times luck of the draw. Service also varies, and the place can be both crowded and disorganized. (Rude service... More 

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Berkeley, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If you go to Saul's Restaurant and Deli, don't linger after dinner over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. You're likely to be accosted by Peter, one of the owners, for hogging the table and not making it available for someone else. That's what happened to us when we were at Saul's on a recent Monday evening... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Okay, it ain't Katz's. It is the best darn Deli we can get without hopping a flight. The pastrami is moist, smokey, melt in your mouth delicious. The pickles are fun and amazing (bought a quart to go, I am a pickle junkie more on that topic elsewhere). The wait staff if friendly, informative, and attentive. The place is busy... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had lunch at this restaurant with my son. It was the first visit for the both of us so we were excited and were anticipating some excellent deli food. After a 20 minute wait, we were seated at the window which was nice. I had a half sandwich and soup combination. In all honesty, the sandwich was not at... More 

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Novato, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice food. Not strictly Kosher, but no pigs and shrimp etc. They make their own pastrami which is excellent. Nice smoked fish. Good chopped liver. many seats, so usually it is easy to get a place except at Christmas and Jewish holidays. Great breakfasts, hearty sandwiches and excellent matzo ball soup. Seldom do they have borscht. Waffles and pancakes are... More 

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Oakland, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's the only game in town for jewish deli food.That being said,the meats are not fatty,the potato latkes are quite good and the people who work here are all friendly & efficient.There may even be live Klezmer music the night you're there!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

You can't beat the New York delicatessen style and atmosphere here. Great soups and overstuffed sandwiches-- love the chicken liver sandwich. Side dishes--such as porato salad--are great, as are the pickles. Try the deserts.

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Portland, Oregon
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107 reviews 107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a wonderful Saturday evening dinner. Three interesting types of pickles were given to our table on seating. They had an interesting selection of regional beers and the waitress was knowledgeable about what each tasted like and what they would pair with. The menu changes within the week so there is always something new to try. The Zatar chicken breast... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What are great way to start our touring around the Bay Area! Superb pastrami! Big Latke! Fair-sized sandwiches with exceptional ingredients. Expect to wait for a table, but very good service once you get inside.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had breakfast at Saul's several times on my recent trip there. It was the best Late I had in Berkeley and the breakfast on each occasion Corned beef hash on the one and eggs with sausage and toast was excellent on each occasion. I also had a bagel with cream cheese on yet another visit. I will definitely go... More 

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Additional Information about Saul's Restaurant and Deli

Address: 1475 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1410
Phone Number: (510) 848-3354
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 15
Cuisine: American, Diner, Delicatessen

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