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Trattoria Corso

1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
+1 510-704-8004
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“branzino” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Right away one notices the attentive wait staff. The atmosphere is very pleasant as everyone works to make one feel special. My wife had the Insalatai Mista and Insalata di Campo with a side of Patate (potatoes). I had the pasta Torchio and the day's...More

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The food is really nice, servings size just right, not like many american Italian places with too much food, but much more real as in Italy. The taste was excellent, a bit on the expensive side for Berkeley. Not the last time I will go...More

Thank Flemming V
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This small and boisterous trattoria offers terrific food at relatively low prices. Normally, I wouldn't be raving about an olive marinade appetizer, but the combination of lemons and herbs was perfect (I've since tried to replicate the recipe at home, without success). For entrees, we...More

Thank MichiganBanjoMan
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was our second visit ( the first was a walk-in and we sat at the counter) because we had enjoyed our first meal so much. Each time one of us had mattone (chicken under a brick), which Corso does particularly well. It is tender...More

1  Thank patrick1125
Reviewed 5 March 2017

From the home made cured meads, pasta and cheese to the wonderful special veal meatballs- all was excellent. Fresh, light and not huge portions. Every morsel was tasty. Need to go back and try more on the menu. The waiters were knowledgeable and the wine...More

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Recently took a friend for her birthday and we shared a delicious meal of Grilled Bronzino, baked polenta and spinach. Very nice and not reach or overly doctored.

Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant reminded me of NYC, my home city. Great food, good service, cool atmosphere, overall just a really good place to dine.

Thank KMM655
Reviewed 13 February 2017

On the smaller side and tables are close together but everyone seems to be well taken care and our waiter was excellent, attentive and helpful and he was supported by 3-4 others taking care of water, bread, bussing, and so on. We were two couples...More

Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Excellent meal and great service at this neighborhood restaurant. Wine list is adequate and the servers are very knowledgable. Gluten free pasta is also available-and tasted great. Deserts are yummy. Highly recommended, and definitely make a reservation. There is also seating at the bar area...More

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Love this place! I love sitting at the chef's counter to see all the delicious food coming out. Definitely worth visiting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1788 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709-1750
    (Delaware)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley Bart is a 5 minute walk. AC Transit bus service travels the length of Shattuck Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-8004
  • E-mail
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