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La Note

2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
+1 510-843-1525
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“french toast” (30 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice. Spot for a brunch during the week with coffee and a baked sweet treat. Located on a busy street it offers a survival spot to make believe you are in France near the wAter. I have only been during the week but suspect...More

Thank Allansha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends at the restaurant and had good food. Nothing was exceptional as far as food was concerned. The service was okay.

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Tuck back through the alley to the delightful open-air back patio of La Note. Enjoy the quaint decor --- brightly colored table cloths, periwinkle blue umbrellas. No noise pollution here, just the occasional clink of dishes and low chatter as the patrons enjoy their perfectly...More

Thank redwagon5
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I've been here a dozen times, all lovely. The food is delicious, portions not too large, and bowls of lattes divine.

Thank MaryRuthQ
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Started my birthday celebration at La Note with a grapefruit Mimosa on a Thursday morning - so fun! I ordered a large bowl of fruit and it came to me with a lit (birthday) candle stuck in a banana slice. So unexpected and thoughtful! My...More

Thank 820kathleeno
Reviewed September 28, 2018

La Note is in authentic Provencal Bistro in the heart of Berkeley. It is open for breakfast lunch and dinner on some days. Check their website though. Loved the service! I like the option of eating on the patio. (April - October) You must try...More

Thank tgiles25
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Our family braved long lines on a Sunday morning for brunch at this extremely popular Berkeley bistro. Loved the cafe au lait in bowls, had omelettes, which were quite good, and various other dishes. It wasn't quite up to all the lines and hype, but...More

Thank 77mic
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We just ate breakfast at La Cote-Very pretty French restaurant in Berkeley. Service there was impeccable. There is seating inside and on the patio. My husband and I split an omelette and ordered a side of gluten free toast for him. The omelette was delicious...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is POPULAR, so be prepared to wait. But, it will be worth it! We were a group of five and seemed to order a little bit of everything among us. The standouts were the cinnamon brioche with lavender honey and the Pain Perdu....More

Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

It feel so good to be back at Berkely. We decided to visit lenote one of our favorite brunch spot. The food is outstanding as always. Highlight : Best butter jam bread.

Thank Tai H
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David M
June 16, 2016|
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Response from gdr23 | Reviewed this property |
Available on line. See their website.
March 13, 2016|
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Response from dwisland | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there for brunch, but I would expect long lines. I don't know if you can phone for reservations. In my opinion, nearly any wait is worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
    (Durant Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley Bart station 4 blocks away
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-1525
  • E-mail
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