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La Note

2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
+1 510-843-1525
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“french toast” (27 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at La Note. We sat inside and it has a lovely, warm and friendly ambiance. The service was excellent and the dinner was delicious. I had the Feuillete St Jacques (puff pastry with scallops, salmon...More

Thank CaliforniaRoseLover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived 7:50 for 8am opening for Sunday brunch and there was already a line of 15 people there. By 8:30, there were another 20 people or so waiting outside. Go early if you do not want to wait too long. By the way, on Sundays...More

Thank babyoscar530
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast spot in downtown Berkeley. Egg dishes were all well prepared and the pastries/breads were excellent. Good service for this busy place but be prepared to wait for a table on the weekends.

Thank bean_cheile
Reviewed 14 September 2017

O.K., the best thing about this restaurant may, in fact, be the patio in the back, nicely landscaped and provided with shade (or sun) according to the weather. The inside seating tends to be pretty noisy. The service is very friendly, and the wine list...More

Thank nevertooold53
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have had several meals in this lovely spot. It is quiet, friendly, even cozy you might say. The Brunch is delightful with many choices that make you want to come back! Crime Fraiche pancakes, assorted omelettes, croissants of amazing configurations, eggs any style and...More

Thank Maymay1
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The short wait is always worth it. French bistro vibe, simple, but excellent fare. Lunch is great, but breakfast is amazing and served til about 2. Inside or back patio are both nice. For our lunch, I had the Baguette Merguez (lamb sausage sandwich) and...More

Thank dwisland
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We passed by La Note many times and finally made a reservation for dinner last weekend. Atmosphere was pretty warm and cozy with live music playing by the front door. First, we ordered a couple of glasses of wine, a salad and two main entrees....More

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Weekend brunch in the Bay Area is an institution. Everyone goes out for brunch on Saturday and/or Sunday, and luckily there are enough restaurants to accommodate the hoards of people looking for mimosas and huevos rancheros. La Note is a popular option in Berkeley. It...More

Thank Anna_E_Hiller
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I went to La Note for breakfast while in Berkley. The total bill came to $23.40. I left a cash tip. When my credit card bill came in the mail, La Note added $4 for the tip which I had crossed out on the credit...More

Thank K-Man-Jax
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Came for a mid-week breakfast. Very good food and no wait on a Thursday around 9. Coffee was very good, all three of us loves our food. Very good portion size and good service.

Thank Brett M
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David M
17 June 2016|
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Response from gdr23 | Reviewed this property |
Available on line. See their website.
14 March 2016|
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Response from dwisland | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there for brunch, but I would expect long lines. I don't know if you can phone for reservations. In my opinion, nearly any wait is worth it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2377 Shattuck Ave, Y, Berkeley, CA 94704-1552
    (Durant Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley Bart station 4 blocks away
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-843-1525
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