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Cafe Gratitude

1730 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1720
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Ranked #15 of 601 Restaurants in Berkeley
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegan
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Albany, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great food even if you are not a vegan or vegetarian. My daughter is a vegetarian and it is always nice to go to a restaurant where you do not have to look for possible dinners. The City of Berkeley has a lot of great vegetarian/vegan restaurants. This is one of the best. Staff was wonderful. Everything our waiter suggested... More

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Los Altos, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Five of us were looking for a vegetarian restaurant on a day trip to Berkeley, and this one was recommended by an acquaintance. We were a little unsure about trying an all-raw-food restaurant, but it turns out that they offer plenty of cooked food too. We started off with a great butternut squash soup and a bottle of wine, but... More

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Walnut Creek, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Though I would've loved to have written this place off as a pretentious spot, the food is wonderful. The food is pretty expensive, but hearty. The black bean burger is awesome, and the "BLT" is incredible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I am not vegan or raw, but because I don't eat gluten, corn or refined sugar and I like veggies, I end up at places like this when I can find them. This place has some items that are cooked, which surprised me. The black bean burger was one of them and it wasn't especially good. The raw nachos are... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had the opportunity to have lunch at Cafe Gratitude in March this year, wow what a taste sensation of creativity and freshness. Not only is the food sensational but the ambience is welcoming and nurturing too. I love the cook book great inspiring recipies. Well done Cafe Gratitude.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Love cafe gratitude. Love the food, attitude and price. Heath food can sometimes be really over priced and pretentious but this was home cooked, fresh and super tasty. Wish there was one in London

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Palo Alto, California
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541 reviews 541 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a really nice time here! We were surprised there as a wait at 2:00 pm for lunch, but it's clearly a popular place! We had a smoothie to start (I am sweet)-- strawberry flavored. It was great, and really wonderful on a hot day. Then, for food, we had the I am warm-hearted mushroom dish and the I... More

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Aalborg, Denmark
18 reviews 18 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I was visiting San Francisco and decided to take a trip to Berkeley. A friend had recommended Cafe Gratitude so I went there for lunch - I was so overwhelmed that I had to come back for dinner. Delicious, vegan food in a nice setting. The raw sushi is yummy!

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Sacramento, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Need a throwback to 1960's Berkeley? This is the place for you! The food is excellent and healthy. Portions are generous and the dessert menu is wonderful. This is a local restaurant that offers vegan and raw food with catchy names such as "I am fabulous" or "I am grateful". I had the special of the day which was pad... More

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Oakland, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Cafe Gratitude is one of my go-to food places in the Bay Area. I've been here at least 3 times since moving to Oakland, and feel great after each meal! While the names of the dishes are a little corny, the food is delicious and healthy. My first time here, I got the "I Am Hearty," which is essentially a... More

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