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Potala Organic Cafe

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1045 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2225
+1 510-528-2375
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“organic vegan” (3 reviews)
“patiala” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1045 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2225
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After driving past dozens of times I finally stopped in for lunch. I’m sorry I didn’t stop sooner. You can order either a medium or large plate... medium was more than enough food. Lunch starts with a black bean/ lentil soup- delicious! Enough spices to...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What I love about this place is how homemade it is. Nothing fancy, just delicious vegan food the way I would make it at home.

Thank sarahmccarty5
Reviewed April 14, 2018

If you're looking for healthy, tasty, plant based food look no further. Extremely fast service, always friendly. If we eat out, this is where we eat. And for the Bay Area, its very good value.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Previous reviewers covered the bases. Parking lot is small but street parking is ample in the evening. (Across from well lit modern shopping plaza.) Very inviting from the outside. I found the soup tasty but mostly broth (as is miso soup). We ordered the large...More

Thank DrSGPrice
Reviewed December 10, 2017

This Tibetan restaurant is a MUST visit for those vegetarians interested in something different. It's truly a once in a lifetime experience for many. The restaurant features 1 meal per day including soup, main course and free water and tea. The meals are ever so...More

Thank REED583
Reviewed April 3, 2017

My favorite VEGAN restaurant. Food is always served HOT within minutes of sitting down. The menu is simple and tasty. i loves the healthy hot soup too.

Thank Bilal W
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Other reviewers describe Potala pretty well. Simple, casual, wholesome meals, served quickly. The closest thing to having mom cook you dinner, that is if mom cooks organic, vegan meals.

1  Thank JohnH11231
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Portala keeps things simple: one set meal of soup, beans, rice, green leafy veg, salad and root veggies served in full or simple format and in sizes medium or large. The food is always fresh and served with a smile. One you arrive, simply take...More

1  Thank GayaBlair
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

A destination cafe for vegan lovers! Pure, simple, organic lunch and dinner options with casual atmosphere and reasonable price. Love their free teas and olive oil on the table as condiment.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed September 7, 2016

A no frills, laid back place which looks like a home turned restaurant. Went in for dinner and had to figure out there was one dish; you could order it large or medium. Great! No difficulty choosing what to eat. You grab a cup, serve...More

1  Thank 2010-Urbi-et-Orbi
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There are no meat dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1045 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA 94706-2225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-528-2375
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