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2020 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1117
+1 510-926-6300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (29 reviews)
“tamales” (20 reviews)
“quesadilla” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2020 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1117
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

During my stays in Berkeley, I usually visit Comal for s good Mexican meal. The food never disappoints me. Book a table early!

Thank Odleif
Reviewed 3 days ago

My first visit to "Comal" with friends that live in the area. Wow, was so delicious it left me wanting more even though I was already full. Very tasty margaritas as well. Service was great too.

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Comal on a business trip with a group of colleagues one evening and very much enjoyed the experience. The cocktails were creative. The appetizers, chips, salsas were good. The tacos were tasty. Love seeing an establishment using fresh ingredients, grills, and providing an enjoyable...More

Thank BulletBob7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Chips & Salsa I've had in the Bay Area! Margarita's were very good and the food was outstanding! Started with Jicama & Cucumber (very good, just the right amount of spice) followed by the best Grilled Sweet Corn! For my main dish, I had...More

Thank BuckeyeJeff1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and cocktails! Our waiter Tony made this dining experience a gastronomical delight. Our meal began with cocktails, fresh guacamole and heavenly chips. The spit roasted chicken was delish as was the shrimp ceviche and beer- marinated carne asadas. Would recommend this restaurant without...More

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is me in Ft. Worth I'm ready to start my new career in life or my new job I'm so proud of my cousin I wanna come visit when I get the money saved up I'm so proud of him love you guys hope...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We went for supper after a day too exhausting to risk studying the extensive drinks menu. I was struck by the flexibility of the seating, which allows both for quiet conversation in some areas and for more boisterous, larger groups of diners in others. We...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We had 3 generations at Comal for dinner last night, and it was excellent. It was busy enough so that the grandchildren (ages 3 and 5) were no distraction for the other diners. The Mexican food was great: guacamole was delicious, the tortilla chips tasted...More

Thank DavidandGee
Reviewed February 13, 2018

I went at an off time, a Monday night late, when it wasn't crowded. They offer about a dozen interesting tequila/mezqual based cocktails and a great classic (non frozen) margarita. They have a simple formula...appetizers, small plates and then family style portions for 2-3 people....More

Thank HuntressCA
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Comal is a largish, informal, pretty good Mexican restaurant in the central business district (such as it is) of Berkeley. The menu is fairly simple, the overall quality of the food is very good. Full bar, reasonable range of beers, lots of mezcal. This is...More

Thank Seeitgo
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Questions & Answers
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Sushruth G | Reviewed this property |
Street parking...should be able to get easily..
Jim B
January 31, 2015|
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Response from XCaliphornian | Reviewed this property |
We just had a couple of small plates, and drinks. I concur with the previous answers, although I will say that we had dinner at another restaurant in Berkeley that cost even more, and we wish we had eaten at Comal instead!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-926-6300
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