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Trattoria La Siciliana

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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family drove from Sacramento to eat here. Awesome bread and garlic oil dip.Love the calamari, The pesto was great and fresh as was all the sauces. They offer and amazing antipasto selection. House cab was really nice. Cant wait to go back. Ben fatto!

Thank Jode B
Oakland, California
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153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been meaning to come here for a long time and boy am I glad I finally did!! Although small and a bit warm, it felt so authentic and cozy from the moment I arrived. Service was a bit sporadic but both our server and his assistant were quite charming when they interacted with us. The dipping oil with the... More 

Thank ebk16
St Helens, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a few minutes before closing but felt immediately at Home. We just wanted a main course and desserts. We had a delicious dip laced with herbs and garlic to accompany some warmed bread. Main courses were spaghetti and tomato sauce and clams and pasta. Delicious desserts to follow were tiramisu and a lemon ice cream. The coffee was... More 

Thank Dippy1951
Asheville, North Carolina
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106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner there on a Sunday night. Good was great. Enjoyed watching owners young children ask how our meals were and help out before they set down to their own dinner. Highly recommend.

Thank Kristi B
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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350 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Trattoria La Siciliana is an outstanding Sicilian dining scene. Cozy and noisy, it's like a big family meal. We opted for the two and two menu: two appetizers, two entrées, each up-sized so it was family meal size. Our appetizer choices: eggplant, caesar salad, both well crafted. Our entrées: anchovy/sardine/garlic sauce over pasta and chicken and artichokes. No room for... More 

Thank Sassamatt
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Came highly recommended -but as a real Sicilian this was just average at best. All dishes - the sauce tasted the same. I order Penne alla Norma- skimpy on the eggplant.

Douglas, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Loved this little find on our journey in Berkeley. Very traditional Sicilian style restaurant with great food. I though prices were very reasonable. Good wine. Really great Tiramisu that shouldn't be missed. Limoncello also homemade and was a good addition. Can't wait to go back on our next trip. Will eat here every time I am in Berkeley for multiple... More 

Thank HoldenOversoul
Cleveland, Ohio
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Enjoyed a fine meal on a Saturday at 5pm, just after they opened. Family style encouraged, all of our pasta, sauces, salmon, meatballs, broccolini and salad were very good. Service was good considering how busy it was, and we were able to get in and out in 1.5 hours, as we needed to be somewhere. Reservations taken for parties of... More 

Thank Anne F
Oakland, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This was our fourth visit-if you are craving for a taste of Sicily, this is the place to go. The finucchiede never disappoints! Be prepared for a long wait ( doesn't matter if you have reservation or not - still have to wait due to seating challenges in small space), and cash only. Once you are inside, enjoy the food... More 

Thank arpisturista
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Small cute little place with spectacular food. Knew it was good because the it was packed. Friendly, home town feel. I'll definitely return.

Thank Bruni L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 510-704-1474

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