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Cafe Gratitude

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Vegan
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1730 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1720
510-725-4418
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautifully themed

I googled for good Vegan Restaurants and this one pops right on top. We went there for lunch and were pleasantly surprised at how beautifully themed the menu was. The dishes were named after all the lovely qualities we as humans should be made of.. Our server was friendly and helped us with our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
nmgarewal
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Delhi
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Wayne, New Jersey
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

By far the best vegan restaurant I've been to!! Every meal on the menu is unique. I ordered the warm hearted polenta bowl - delicious - so much flavor !! it makes you want to try the whole menu!! The portions are filling, not at all small. Anyone would enjoy dining here, not necessarily vegans. You could feel comfortable bringing... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I had a raw deep dish pizza which I had never even thought was a possible menu item. It was great. I love the varieties of fresh green salads that come with the entrees (I had the caeser salad). I don't live in CA so I am grateful I could come and will be even more grateful if they open... More 

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Delhi
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I googled for good Vegan Restaurants and this one pops right on top. We went there for lunch and were pleasantly surprised at how beautifully themed the menu was. The dishes were named after all the lovely qualities we as humans should be made of.. Our server was friendly and helped us with our choices as in my group of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I am literally shocked by the amount of people that give this place a 5 point rating. 4 maybe, 3 more likely. Personally, I give it less. This is the first restaurant that I've ever scored this low. And before I start, I do want to add that I LIKE vegan food if it is done well. I'll start with... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Delicious food and so many choices for vegetarians and vegans! All of the desserts are worthy of much praise. Dinners warm your belly and heart. Amazing atmosphere. Great place to relax and spend quality time with people you care about :)

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Beverly Hills, California
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had been looking forward to eating at Cafe Gratitude and our visits did not disappoint. I live near their LA restaurants but the Berkeley location really blows the Venice and Larchmont locations out of the water. Service was prompt and so warm. The food was absolutely delicious... It's so nice to go in to a vegan restaurant and have many... More 

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Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cafe Gratitude has a sort of cult following. It specializes in vegan food. The food is fairly average but the room itself is quite interesting. It's also a good place to watch the scene, and you'll have time to watch, since the service is slow.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I ended up at Cafe Gratitude two times during my five day trip to Berkeley. The food is very tasty, but, if you have a nut allergy do not expect to find many options. The wait staff is pretty nice. I wish this place was a little more wallet friendly. Eight dollars for a seltzer with ginger and lemon is... More 

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Berkeley, California
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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was skeptical when we first visited, but the food at Cafe Gratitude is absolutely delicious, whether you are a vegan, a paleo, or anything in between. In multiple visits, I've never failed to polish off my food, which is always plentiful, creative, and delectable. Service is occasionally a bit lackadaisical, but the vibe is relaxed and unhurried, so best... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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46 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We wanted dessert and to try this place. We split a piece of carrot cake a la mode. The cake sounded like it would be awesome but was so dry it needed the icecream. Also thought we were getting a piece that was in the glass case but it looked like they cut that in 1/2 so it was VERY... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1730 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 510-725-4418

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?