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Adagia - CLOSED

2700 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 647-2300
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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Californian, Organic
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Berkeley, California, United States
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

In a large, beautiful room, the atmosphere is charming and a welcome alternative to the ten decibel restaurants that are the current rage. The service is exceptional, with employees who are extremely knowledgeable, courteous and obviously enjoy their work. It is also the only restaurant in the neighborhood that one can relax and enjoy their meal without feeling rushed. The... More

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Berkeley, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

. . . except the diners. The food is imaginative and beautifully prepared, the service friendly and knowledgeable, the setting lovely.

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Cancun, Mexico
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

My husband and I got a recommendation for this rustic chateau on the edge of Berkeley campus as one of the only sit-down restaurants within walking distance of our hotel. The large dining room had a fire burning in the large fireplace and no background music. In our early 30's, we were by far the youngest patrons. The menu, while... More

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Nevada City
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

You are in a huge 1920's cavernous wood paneled room, with almost silent/whispering servers, and no background music. This sort of restaurant is extinct in America. Small menu, but so fresh it's unbelievable. We had Moules that had been delivered from the dock as we were ordering dinner! Despite its Trip Advisor rating as one of the best in Berkeley,... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

One passes through a beautifully landscaped front yard then enters a gorgeous dining area with leaded glass windows and 2 story ceiling with wood beams. We had 8 in our party and ate in a private room right off of the main dining room. Service was great. The food (contemporary American) was excellent, locally sourced and organic. Wine was reasonably... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

This is an ok place for lunch if you're visiting the Berkeley campus. It's right across from the law school. Food isn't all that inspired, but it's fine. Prices are on the high side. I assume that's because there aren't a lot of options in this category in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2009

great polenta & french onion soup!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2009

very good food in an extremely cute building

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Oakland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2008

During our visit to Adagia we were amazed by their apparent lack of concern that the tables were so sticky that the silverware was actually adhered to the table, and menus put on the table were lifted with a tape-like "wrrrrip" sound. Apparently the cause is something about recycled wood used for tabletops was interacting with the laminate. I asked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2008

NIce atmosphere. I tad pricey, but not too bad.

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