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La Mission Mexican Grill

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1255 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1724
+1 510-845-5898
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pozole” (4 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1255 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1724
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Mission is an old school family run taqueria joint that provides traditional authentic dishes like soft tacos, burritos and enchiladas. They also prove you don't have to destroy the old school classicism of the architecture of Taco Bell in order to achieve your dreams...More

Thank jalfong
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I spent a few days in Berkeley in early November and I tried out La Mission based on the reviews. Again TA was dead on. This is a small family Mexican restaurant. There are a hand full of seats inside and a few outside. It's...More

Thank SunnyHarry
Reviewed September 21, 2017

La Mission really gets it. The cooks use the finest ingredients to make truly delicious Mexican breakfast, lunch and dinner specialties. Their pozole and menudo are really good as are their various taco choices. If you aren't very hungry, order the little ones. They will...More

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We stopped for a quick lunch before heading to the Oakland airport. The service was quick and the food delicious. The is a nice outdoor patio sitting area and there are a few indoor seats. I had the Grande tacos, there were excellent, my husband...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I eat here at La Mission often. Casual, excellent Mex food. I've ordered Pozole, flautas and platanos. All excellent. On University near San Pablo.

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This place is a winner. Good quality, nice people, consistently delicious and affordable. What more can you ask for?!

Thank Kimeco510
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Busy and well worth the wait. Massive portions including nachos that seem to go forever, sizeable tacos and burritos. Great Aqua fresh as too. Very helpful staff too. GO!

Thank michael c
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Not as fast as a fast food place but reasonable. Food was lacking spice and with some items, flavor.

Thank Nina C
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We were in Berkeley for an event that our daughter was attending. We had time to kill and were looking around for a place to eat. I had a bit of a craving for mexican food so I went online and La Mission was the...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed November 19, 2016

La Mission has been around for awhile, I am told. Very helpful waitstaff walks you through the menu. Loved their Aztec Soup, brought some home, in fact. Meat or vegetarian, the food was quite tasty, not rushed, prepared to order. I would go back again...More

Thank yodamak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1255 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1724
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-5898
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