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1329 Gilman St Berkeley, CA 94706
1329 Gilman StreetUSCaliforniaBerkeley94706
$$$French Restaurant, BarToday 5:30–10PM
Friday 5:30–10PMSaturday 5–10PMSunday 5–9PMMonday ClosedTuesday 5:30–9:30PMWednesday 5:30–9:30PMThursday 5:30–9:30PM
Established in 1985 by Haig Krikorian and Cindy Lalime Krikorian, this family business promotes the essence of a Berkeley neighborhood institution. 
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Seasonal menu of Californian-Mediterranean cuisine & wines in a Craftsman-style bungalow.- Google
"Well curated wine list and good cocktails."
"The waiter didn't hesitate to change it to the sea bass for us."
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Chris Lee-Egan
a year ago
Really great food, if on the pricey side. Was here on a Thursday and was busy, so get a reservation. Side note: here only time I have ever been that asked my cooking preference for pork chops (unlike beef, shouldn't pork always be cooked all the way?). Whatever, potential brain diseases aside it was super delicious.
Richard Just
2 years ago
We ordered 4 appetizers, & 1 entrée between 2 of us. The appetizers were all exquisite! As was the Sea Bass. The flavor profiles of each dish was beautifully put together and very well thought out. The service was great. Though the waiter was a little awkward at times, he happily answered all our question about ingredients we couldn't place. The only issue we had was the original entrée want as good as expected given the appetizers. The waiter didn't hesitate to change it to the sea bass for us. Seasonal menu, locally sourced ingredients, wonderful flavor profiles! I recommend it
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Urs Hölzle
5 years ago
Very nice small restaurant, good and inventive menu. But it's a notch below À Côté in my book.
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Antoine Carriere
2 years ago
Was overpriced
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Steve McCall
a year ago
Solid seasonal menu. Excellent food preparation, good balance of flavors and textures, as well as very attractive plating. Cozy neighborhood atmosphere and friendly, competent waitstaff. Well curated wine list and good cocktails.
Karen Thompson
11 years ago
oh my! this is what restaurants are supposed to be like. good food and extremely nice people in beautiful surroundings. it feels like going to visit friends.
Barbara Foster
2 years ago
Great dinner.Owners take pride in their restaurant.House made strawberry sorbet was delicious.
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Roy West
3 years ago
Our neighborhood restaurant for 20 years. Where we go on special occasions.


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