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Bartavelle

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1603 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1317
+1 510-524-2473
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08:00 - 18:00
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Berkeley, California, United States
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the kind of place that you spend $25 for two toasted baguette slices topped with avocado and a cup of coffee. I'm of course exaggerating but not by much. Actually the platters are more inventive than most places and the food is really quite good. But its really not my vibe.

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Thank Karen H
West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
503 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We let lucky to find this little spot before it got too busy fro the lunch time crowd! today they had a great roasted pork loin sandwich with an apple/onion compote, argue and rosemary aioli on a pizza bianca. It was a great tasting creation and we were glad that we'd decided to split it - it is huge! and... More 

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Albany, California
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere: Tiny, tiny, tiny space. Best visited in nice weather when the outdoor seating can be comfortably used, or take away. Parking: Very difficult with a tight 6 car lot in front and an 8 car lot behind. Coffee: smooth, rich and delicious without being bitter. We usually drink Peets and eschew Starbucks, but this is our favorite. Food: pastries... More 

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Thank russandmarti
Bengaluru, India
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198 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Next to Acme breads, and a winery, with products from both, fresh off the oven as it were, with unusual combinations that at least i have never come across before, this place is a must eat! Would have loved their savoury porridge, but the guy in front was lucking his chops with the last order, so settled for the Persian... More 

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Thank RamSRam
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious place, very pleasant. The bread and the coffee are some of the best ever. Do not let the opportunity to go there and ask for a toast and coffee.

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Thank Ana F
Northern CA
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a small place but large when it comes to quality of food, coffee and tea. The Persian Breakfast was amazing, marjoram and fennel and mixed greens with marinated cucumber and creamy, yummy feta cheese to mix with apricot preserves on a roll freshly baked from Acme Bread Co. next door. The Avacado Toast was sumptuous and with 'softly... More 

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Thank flwergrl
Saratoga, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stumbled upon this small Cafe when I came to Acme bread next door. Ever since I stop here for Avacado toast and Latte. Highly recommend the toast but besides that the Persian breakfast is yummy too. I have not tried the wine bar since I usually visit this place in the morning but I am sure it is great.

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Thank Grovers04
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Spectacular option for Breakfast in Berkeley, they many options according to your paladar including vegetarian and vegan dishes in the menu, good coffee, bread made in house, the toasts with avocado and eggs is one of the most wonderful combinations I have tried. Highly recommended!!

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Thank rodolfo t
Berkeley, California
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Bartavelle is right next door to the Acme bakery on San Pablo and Cedar – it’s a small space with a few counter seats inside and enough tables and high chairs outside for maybe 20 people. There’s no WiFi and it’s definitely more of a place for meeting and talking or grabbing a quick coffee/lunch than a spot for working... More 

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Thank jkaybay
Sydney, Australia
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254 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I had breakfast at the Bartavelle coffee shop. I had the Persian breakfast and it was delicious, with feta and cottage cheese cucumber and herbs as well as a spice selection to put onto the foodthis was accompanied by a pile of fabulous jam and a plate of bread to eat it on. It was a great dining experience and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1603 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-524-2473

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