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Julia's at the Berkeley City Club

2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1606
+1 510-280-1547
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beet salad” (8 reviews)
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2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1606
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A place to go if you’re headed to a performance at UC Berkeley campus near by and want a formal white tablecloth experience. Inside the Berkeley City Club designed by Julia Morgan, its a beautiful setting. Huge vases of flowers. Most of the crowd are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GPToak
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Simply superb--perfect meal, elegant presentation, great service, fine wine all in an elegant setting. Don't miss it!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Diorets
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We went here on our first day in Berkeley and were happily surprised! The staff is super friendly and relaxed. The place itself is like a room in a castle (so don’t dress too casually!) but the food... WOW! Absolutely fantastic. ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank henszimmerman
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Was the night before my birthday. Exhausted from flying from London the day before and to LA and back that day i decided good to get out and not eat hotel food. Julia's looked great so i made a reservation for 8:30. Enough time to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

First of all, I feel like I'm in eating in a castle in Europe. The restaurant is in the Berkeley City Club, built by Julia Morgan. The atmosphere is beautiful and the food is good. I've eaten lunch and dinner, both were great. This is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gerbault
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Have been living France for a bit while back to ten years ago, always miss French food. Occassionaly be here in Julia's, was really satisfied for this experience, the smile of service, the natural of food mix with shining from cooker. Great we have chance...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lifenglu
Reviewed 19 July 2018

On Wednesdays, during the Summer, Julia's offers lunch on the shaded patio of the City Club. It seemed that this event was catered (perhaps by a movie company caterer) with outstanding waitstaff and a limited, but well executed, menu. The potato leek soup was the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jpklatt
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We celebrated and 80th birthday here. The building itself is worth the visit,but so was the service and the food. Our table enjoyed the duck, lamb, and steak - all three were delicious. The beet salad was particularly tasty and surprising - made like a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I had 3 morning continental breakfasts at Julia's and 1 full dinner. I was disappointed in the dinner because my rack of lamb was order rare but arrived medium well done, with really no discernible trace of pink, let alone red or purple. The lamb...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cary N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you enjoy French cuisine in a white table cloth restaurant, dining here is a treat, with the added bonus of seeing Julia Morgan's turn of the century architecture and interiors!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank WriterforPeace
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28 April 2017|
Response from BCCGuestSupport | Property representative |
Thank you for asking! Street parking is available directly outside off of Durant or neighboring streets. There is also a nearby parking garage just one block up closest to Telegraph. Truly wishing you all the best for... More
joel d
22 July 2015|
Response from BCCGuestSupport | Property representative |
Dear Joel D, Thank you so very much for reaching out to us! If the animal is a service dog, we warmly welcome them into our building. Feel free to let us know if we can be of further assistance.
4 July 2015|
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Response from BCCGuestSupport | Property representative |
Dear David696, Thank you so very much for reaching out to us! The above posters did a great job of sharing a bit about the dress. It lends to be business casual and we do have some diners that dress up a little more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1606
    (Ellsworth Street)
  • Public Transportation: AC Transit, 1 mi. from Downtown berkeley BART
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-280-1547
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Berkeley City Club
Julia's at the Berkeley City Club is a French restaurant located in Berkeley, CA, led by Executive Chef, Fabrice Marcon. Our inspiration at Julia's begins with the bounty of seasonal produce and artisan products available to us in the Bay Area and highlighting those products with classic and modern techniques. Combined with our beautiful atmosphere and refined service, we look to create a memorable dining experience to all of our guests. Lunch: Tuesday - Friday, 11:30am - 2:00pm Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday, 5pm - 8:30pm Lounge Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 4:30pm - 8pm
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