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Trattoria La Siciliana

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2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
510-704-1474
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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46 reviews
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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 

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Oakland, California
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22 reviews
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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 

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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.

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Thank Bruni L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Great Italian food for a good price. Friendly service. Just had a main course, but portions were more than enough.

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Lafayette, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I have been two or three times recently and the food has been excellent. The last time they only took cash so be prepared. This is great Italian food. The last visit we had 7 people and all enjoyed and the service was outstanding.

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Berkeley, California
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

With a group of 6 we were cajoled into ordering family style, which just meant that they brought larger portions. We ended up paying $200 for a salad and several pasta dishes, and a few glasses of wine. We were shocked. The food was good but, after all, it was pasta. Order from the menu and don't let them trick... More 

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Danville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I had never noticed this small(ish) and unassuming restaurant in the Elmwood district of Berkeley until we went to a family birthday party there over the weekend. What have I been missing all these years! The food is served family style and two orders of 5 dishes sufficed for a table of 9. The pasta was excellent and tasted fresh... More 

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Lafayette, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This is great place and it was our second visit and still impressed. The wrapped asparagus is great but the portobello mushroom appetizer is fantastic. The main courses are excellent and the strawberry desert is simply the best ever.

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Thank Lesley H
London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

While the food was excellent I am furious that the charming waiter conned up, knowingly, I believe, into ordering family style but DID NOT INFORM US THAT WE WOULD BE CHARGED DOUBLE FOR EVERY DISH. The portions were decent but certainly not double an American size. When challenged, the waiter claimed he told us about it. The four of us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2993 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
  • 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?