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Pasta Bene

2565 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2917
+1 510-845-2363
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2565 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2917
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled to find an affordable yet quality Italian restaurant on a recent visit to Berkeley! The dishes we tried, chicken Parmesan and the mezalane pasta were both delicious!

Thank lovetoread4
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went to Pasta Bene while visiting Berkeley over the weekend. This place was close to our hotel so we tried it out. It was pretty good. We had the pasta bolognese. It was good. The service was okay. The waitress was nice and got...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Pasta Bene is a great Italian spot in Berkeley. It's a good balance between being an affordable college student hangout spot, and being a classy sit-down first-date restaurant. They have a great beer and wine menu, and an enormous selection of food offerings. Everything tastes...More

Thank Raghav M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Awesome food place. Privately owed by a really nice older Italian couple. GREAT FOOD AND PORTIONS. I bought the @ for $25 special.. perfect because I had another dish for the next day!!

Thank 488cherissed
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loved their Mahrgarita pizza, Ceasar salad was classic, all our pasta dishes were D-lish & generous in portion. The penne w/pesto was a gem. We got the Tiramisu & weren't disappointed.

Thank AronERoss
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is a little away from the main UC Berkeley drag but is worth a walk. The dining room is nice, the service is very good, the prices are very reasonable, especially given that it is almost proper table service (not quasi-self-service as many other...More

Thank Rónán K
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We recently were in the Bay Area for some family business and had dinner at Pasta Bene. The food, service and prices were amazing. I would visit here again when in the area.

Thank btworld
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We ended up liking it, though we felt rushed on arrival at 9:30P for a 10P close time. Ultimately, they were very accommodating.

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We went for the 2nd time a couple of weeks ago. Its getting a 3 star because it is just average and too garlicky. For me, it would probably be more of a 2.5. The first time we went, I ordered Chicken Piccata which was...More

Thank SusanM05
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Kind of hard to find, away from main drag of UC Berkeley. Located among many storefronts, but worth it. Not fancy-schmancy , but down home Italian food like my Mom used to make & the prices are VERY reasonable.We have been there several times when...More

Thank Cindi8
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2565 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2917
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-2363
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