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900 Grayson St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2618
510-704-9900
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Today
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice cafe with breakfast and lunch options

setting: Right this is on Grayson street #900. Lunch time is always very busy. Parking could be a challenge. Has a friendly, light and vintage feeling. Building feels to be like a good old cabin. Also patio seating available for the warmer days. On the flip side: there is a certain food garbage... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Fernando B
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English first
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

setting: Right this is on Grayson street #900. Lunch time is always very busy. Parking could be a challenge. Has a friendly, light and vintage feeling. Building feels to be like a good old cabin. Also patio seating available for the warmer days. On the flip side: there is a certain food garbage smell in the patio. Food: Healthy and... More 

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Oakland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I didn't expect it to be as good as it was. Pretty surprised to experience all the flavored of the food. And the grits were also very delicious!!

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Santa Rosa, California
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From the outside this restaurant in an industrial area of Berkeley doesn't look like much. But inside is a different story. The food is delicious and the service is friendly and fast. No wonder it's such a busy place. For lunch we split the namesake Grayson Burger and the specialty Demon Lover (Fried chicken breast and a buttermilk waffle). The... More 

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Philadelphia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a popular restaurant in a fairly quiet part of town. There can be a wait for a table at busy times. The food is reasonably priced and everything looked good. My brunch was tasty and the portion was reasonable. This restaurant offers casual dining, but it can be a little haphazard when busy. Definitely worth the wait.

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

a local pointed me to this place and it was spot on! I wanted a local favorite and this is it. Great breakfast, staff was very friendly - cant go wrong with this one!

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Lafayette, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives so went to check it out. There's a crowd waiting for the next open table. Friendly greeting, offered coffee while we waited. This is a 'come as you are' West Berkeley cafe. Tattoos and piercings abound. The food was decent but I think we had our hopes a little too high. We... More 

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California's Wine Coast Country, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I had the chicken and waffle. The waffle is not the super crispy kind but softer and like a sponge to soak up teh syrup. I got teh gravy with it. Great combo. The chicken was two pieces of breast fried and crispy. Perfect with the chicken gravy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and great environment. Sat outside on the back patio. Great service...incredibly helpful host staff and waitress. Burgers are delicious (my guest had one). Fries are really yummy. Salads are very well done - good fresh ingredients.

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Whenever I go to Berkley, I HAVE to eat here. One of my favorite places for sure. Great service, great atmosphere, AMAZING food. I've tried almost everything and while everything is good, I always go back to my baby: Demon Lover (succulent chicken with waffles, and amazing gravy (or syrup)). It's always busy so prepare to wait a couple minutes... More 

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Oakland, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been enjoying my meals at 900 Grayson for years - they are always reliable for a delicious, fresh meal. There are great meat, vegetarian, and vegan options made with quality ingredients and the service is always friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 Grayson St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2618
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 510-704-9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:45 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?