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1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1407
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum and lovely atmosphere. You can sit outside or inside or on a private patio. A festive place in a convenient location.

Thank mackanna
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for a number of years. I stop by when I'm in Berkeley since I don't live there anymore. Anyway, came in today to have the chicken tostada soup which has always been a hit with me and it was not at all what I was expecting. Just blah with very few tortilla strips and chicken in... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

having spent a week in california, we could not leave without sampling some good mexican food, and picante's is the place to get lots of it. there is both outdoor and indoor seating - everything is sparkling clean and nicely decorated. the food is ordered at a counter and then delivered to tables - all really fast and efficient. our... More 

Thank marbletraveler
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224 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner on a Saturday night and it was super busy but the service was quick. You stand in line to order your food and find a seat. We ended up snagging seats first since we had a party of 4 and the place was packed. I ordered a fish taco and a fried shrimp taco. Both tasted... More 

Thank maria c
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

The food was terrible, the drinks are good , the prices are high as the food is terrible. This place use to be good, but not anymore. Will not go back.

Thank Sharon K
Sacramento, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is Amazing. Eco friendly, hormone free meat ..Never Ever Meat..no antibiotics for ALL MENUE items!!! Full Bar Pitchers of Mojito's, Pina Colada, Rum & Coke and Beer. Vegatarian..Menu Gluten-free Vegan Hand Made, Oeganic, Non-GMO corn tortillas Black or Refried beans

Thank Sodiego
Berkeley, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

OK, this is NOT haute cuisine. But it IS good, very tasty food, freshly made (you can watch the kitchen in action and all the tortillas are made daily on-site). It is not as cheap as fast food chains, the kids menu is very good value for the money and many adult meals are generous enough to split. We (and... More 

Thank K T
Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The food here is always fresh and delicious. I think the taco salads and the nachos are the best anywhere. I almost always get the manchamanteles (spelling) chicken. The carnitas are also fantastic. All the meats are good, as are all the beans. The burritos get mixed reviews - they are not huge, but they are made from quality ingredients,... More 

Thank Leonadance
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

For the price I don't think is worth it... Food is good but as good as if you make it at home following any recipe you find online. I was expecting more because I could see there was always a line. Beer wasn't even cold enough to enjoy it

Thank Karla N
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice place, good mexican food and lots of choice. There are three whole menus: one for vegetarians, one for non-vegetarians and one for kids. Also the cocktails are quite good. Recommended.

Thank krynn1878

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $16
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1328 6th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-1407
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 5105253121

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