Downtown Berkeley Brunch Guide

Berkeley Half Marathon proudly finishes in vibrant Downtown Berkeley. After crossing the Finish Line, check out our Finish Line Festival and then replenish, recover and celebrate at one of these Downtown Berkeley restaurants. Each restaurant is a member of the Downtown Berkeley Association and was hand-selected for their amazing brunch menus. Reservations may be required, so call ahead to ensure there’s space.

Au Coquelet Café

An assortment of delicious favorites and classic eggs benedicts

2000 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-0433, aucoquelet.com
Hours: 7 am – 1:30 am

FIVE

Modern American favorites reinvented in a stylish yet comfortable setting

2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-225-6034, five-berkeley.com
Hours: 7 am – 1 pm

Gather

Innovative old world recipes mixed with modern culinary techniques

2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-809-0400, gatherrestaurant.com
Hours: 10 am – 2:30 pm

La Note

Traditional Provencal breakfast and brunch bistro fare

2377 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-843-1525, lanoterestaurant.com
Hours: 8 am – 3 pm

Saturn Café

Traditional American diner fare done entirely vegetarian

2175 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8505, berkeley.saturncafe.com
Hours: 10 am – 12 am

Sunny Side Café

Big menu full of breakfast and brunch dishes all served sustainably

2136 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-9900, thesunnysidecafe.com
Hours: 8:30 am – 3 pm

Venus

California seasonal cuisine with organic wine and coffee pairings

2327 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-540-5950, venusrestaurant.net
Hours: 8 am – 2:15 pm

Bistro Liaison

French Food for the Soul

1849 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
510-849-2155, liaisonbistro.com
Hours: 10 am – 3 pm

Spats

Classic American style brunch with tons of cocktails in a quirky saloon

1974 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-841-7225, spatsberkeley.com
Hours: 10 am – 2 pm

Revival

California seasonal cuisine with organic wine and coffee pairings

2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-549-9950, revivalbarandkitchen.com
Hours: 10 am – 2:30 pm

The food featured in the header image may be enjoyed at FIVE Restaurant.

Learn more about Downtown Berkeley and the Downtown Berkeley Association at downtownberkeley.com.