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Saul's Restaurant and Deli

1475 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1410
(510) 848-3354
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Ranked #111 of 601 Restaurants in Berkeley
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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82 reviews from our community

68% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I love this place for the pastrami sandwich. My partner had the Rueben and it was also delicious (I stole a bite). Top it off with one of the beers on tap and you will be drooling for more. I always choose the cole slaw which is tasty and not drowning in mayo!

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Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went here for dinner and ordered the Schnitzel. It was the best (and only) schnitzel I have ever had - I did really enjoy it, however the service was slow and our waitress was less than personable. She may be very nice, but has a constant look of grumpiness (maybe she had a bad day). Anyways, the pickles, which... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We visited this restaurant on a July Saturday evening and was seated immediately. Our booth was located right next to the drink service area and was quite loud and busy, but hey, it's a deli. The sandwich menu at Saul's is exhaustive. I didn't know where to begin. The four in our party each ordered something different and we were... More

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Palo Alto, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I would expect more from a Deli - food is mediocre and prices are higher than they should be. The service and the attitude of the wait staff reminds me of Durgin-Park in Boston, only problem is the food isn't as good and the staff can't deliver. I have eaten in many Jewish Deli's other than the name that is... More

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Ventura, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We found this place the second day we were in town, Deli food is always good. This restaurant was fantastic, so yummy and with such a great variety of dishes, both traditional deli food like Matzo ball soup and some Middle Eastern food like Falafels, which were incredible! We ate at this restaurant almost every day we were in Berkeley,... More

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Clifton, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Another year and more meals at Saul's. Always a good option for breakfast or lunch. I wish the toast was better. I will return with back in Berkeley.

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Los Angeles, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I know Jewish Deli's and this is not one. The Chicken soup would be good if they used real chicken. It tasted like yellow dish water. The portions were small for the sandwiches, not even close to what you expect from a deli. They had to reheat my dessert which to me yells stale. All in all if you want... More

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Berkeley, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

First, the sandwich portions are HUGE. They make a killer pastrami. Good pickles....which is important......and, I love their brownies. They are a steal at 2 bucks. Bottom line: A groovy neighborhood hangout to grab some good, old fashioned, the hell with the caloric intake, food.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This place is great! I went here with two friends on a Sunday afternoon. They were busy, but the wait for the restaurant was only about 15 minutes. The food was wonderful: great deli sandwiches and the dessert special was a delicious chocolate chip bread pudding. The service was also very good. Our waitress was very friendly and graciously listened... More

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Paranaque, Philippines
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

The place was very cozy so we enjoyed our dinner. It is located along Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. There are paid parking areas in front of the restaurant. We ordered Reuben and Beef Brisket sandwiches while we listened to a pianist play several love songs. We would recommend this place to our friends since the food were very delicious and... More

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