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Cafe Clem

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2703 7th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2659
+1 510-204-9602
07:00 - 17:00
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Berkeley, California
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Ever since this place opened, I have walked by it on my way to my gym but have never gone in. Then, a friend from the gym suggested that we go after our workout and have coffee. I kicked myself for not going before. I agree with one reviewer who described it as reminiscent of a place in Paris. The... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We noticed this place as we were parking our car (!) near the Berkeley Public Library. It's a very inviting spot kinda below street level. Loved the notices that the space is "computer-free zone" during certain busy hours. Food was very good. My companion loved the roasted tomatoes on her grilled cheese. My ham & cheese croissant was very good.... More 

Thank XCaliphornian
Los Angeles, California
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I usually stay in a hotel around the corner, so I end up having several meals here every time I'm in town. Everything I've had was really good but a bit on the pricey side.

Thank Wei-Li S
Berkeley, California
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Café Clem is a modern hole-in-the-wall with wonderful outdoor seating. The owner has French roots in the cooking world hence the café offers up delicious French style sandwiches, salads and other fare at great prices. Lots of pastries, cookies and other desserts, too. Unfortunately, the City of Berkeley hadn't granted the café permission to allow alcoholic beverages on the patio... More 

Thank Bobolinker
Berkeley, California
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Nestled next to Berkeley's main library, Cafe Clem is loved by locals for its comfortably priced breakfast, lunch, and in between times. When the weather cooperates which is most days, the outdoor garden is a pleasant place to enjoy the casual French food and beverages and people watch...it is Berkeley after all. Cal Performances often houses its artists in the... More 

Thank ggobob
American Canyon, California, Usa
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2013

My daughter introduced me to this small cafe, Missing Paris then try Cafe Clem! A perfect brie sandwich with a glass of Rose was such a pleasure. My daughter lives for their grilled cheese sandwich and a lovely pastry for dessert. Well rices for the excellent quality.

Thank Susan S
Berkeley, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2012

This great little cafe reopened next to the Berkeley Public library on Kittredge. Great pastries, coffee. Lunch is great salads, sandwiches, quiches. The daily sandwich special changes daily always great. Try the Le Marine salad. Desserts are great. I love love the great mini red velvet cupcakes!!!! Glad you are back Cafe Clem!!!!!

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Reviewed 29 June 2008

i always wish this place was better. it's just OK

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Reviewed 12 June 2008

Convenient location for some french food in the afternoon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2703 7th St, Berkeley, CA 94710-2659
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-204-9602

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