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Tivoli Caffe

2554 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1713
+1 510-704-1332
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
6 Aug 2017
“Good food”
3 Sep 2016
“Excellent hot grilled veggie sandwich & cream of asparagus soup”
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2554 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1713
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We were very happy with this family restaurant. The owner is so nice and knew the regulars by their name. We were impressed with that. My friend had the chicken teriyaki sandwich and it was so delicious. I only had one tiny bite and wanted...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed September 3, 2016

My reason for submitting this review is that I think the inexpensive simple meal I had this afternoon (see title) deserves five stars as such, that is, in comparison with similar food served in small eateries and coffee houses. It was tasty and filling. The...More

Thank Roland V
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The owner was super friendly. Even though it was busy, he took time to tell us about his kids working there who are also UC Berkeley students, and encouraged my son who was touring campus. The place was noisy & run-down, so in future I...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed April 9, 2016

My daughter and I wanted a quick lunch after our UC Berkeley tour as we were ready to head to our next destination. My daughter got a slice of pizza, and I had a home-cooked breakfast for lunch. The food was good...the eggs were much...More

Thank pwillard
Reviewed January 4, 2016

The have incredible sandwiches (try the Jonny, with avocado), with bread they make and pretty good service, you can feel like eating at home.

Reviewed October 29, 2015

I just stopped in for something quick and settled on a ham and cheese sandwich. They asked if mustard was ok but did not tell me it would be VERY SPICY mustard! I could not eat the sandwich, the mustard was so hot. They did...More

Thank John W
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We were greeted so warmly, what a lovely family owned business. Such a nice change from the nondescript SoCal restaurants we are used to. Food was delicious and very cheap for the area. George is an absolute doll, I would go back just to talk...More

Thank RtcLopez
Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a small, cozy eatery across the street from the UC Berkeley campus. It is easy to pass right by because it's on a block jam packed with cafes and retail stores, but don't pass it by! First, the food is mostly homemade and...More

Thank Joy S
Reviewed August 1, 2012

The service at this family-owned business is exceptional. The food is tasty and well-prepared. The staff is very attentive. Was happy to find this spot while touring the UC Berkeley campus.

Thank LindaN66
Reviewed January 28, 2012

We stopped in before going to a concert nearby, and were welcomed by the owner who was behind the counter. I can't speak to the physical layout of the cafe, because the rear of the lower level was blocked by a pizza oven waiting to...More

Thank KateS2010
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2554 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704-1713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-704-1332
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