Zatar

★★★★☆
  • 1981 Shattuck Ave

    Berkeley, CA 94704

    Cross street: at University

    Map & Directions
  • 510-841-1981

About Zatar

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Hours
Open for lunch Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and for dinner Wednesday through Saturday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Closed Sunday through Tuesday, except for private parties.

Food

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This quaint, cosy restaurant is one of our favorites and we can't wait to go back again. How can y.ou go wrong with all-organic ingredients, simple yet sensational recipes, professional/personable service, and beautiful ambience. We will

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★★★★★

This quaint, cosy restaurant is one of our favorites and we can't wait to go back again. How can y.ou go wrong with all-organic ingredients, simple yet sensational recipes, professional/personable service, and beautiful ambience. We will

Pros: Food, service, wine list

Cons: No credit cards, can get crowded

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A meal for 2 with a bottle of wine is over a hundred dollars at this neighborhood restaurant that, while cute and cosy, serves up thoroughly midbrow food for bay area palates at big city prices. There was nothing wrong with anything we

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★★★☆☆

A meal for 2 with a bottle of wine is over a hundred dollars at this neighborhood restaurant that, while cute and cosy, serves up thoroughly midbrow food for bay area palates at big city prices. There was nothing wrong with anything we

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I was incredibly dissapointed with this restaurant. We had hear from a friend that the food was good and so we passed on our tried and true restaurant Pizzaiolo to try something different. Service was mediocre at best, but the worst part

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★☆☆☆☆

I was incredibly dissapointed with this restaurant. We had hear from a friend that the food was good and so we passed on our tried and true restaurant Pizzaiolo to try something different. Service was mediocre at best, but the worst part

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Truly a unique little place. The owners are clearly have an unrelenting commitment to quality, and the restaurant has some very impressive aspects (such as the use of home grown vegetables & herbs). It is a bit pricey, and some of the

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★★★★★

Truly a unique little place. The owners are clearly have an unrelenting commitment to quality, and the restaurant has some very impressive aspects (such as the use of home grown vegetables & herbs). It is a bit pricey, and some of the

Pros: Intimate Service, Very Good Food, Tasteful Decor

Cons: Somewhat Pricey, Small Menu

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As a long time user of Citysearch, I was finally moved to register and write about my poor experience at Zatar. It took over 1:30 minutes for our meal to arrive. The kicker is that while we were waiting the chef came out and chatted with

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★☆☆☆☆

As a long time user of Citysearch, I was finally moved to register and write about my poor experience at Zatar. It took over 1:30 minutes for our meal to arrive. The kicker is that while we were waiting the chef came out and chatted with

Pros: Atmopshere, Location

Cons: Service, Food, Price

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This is a nicely decorated place.
The appetizers are good and very unique.
Now...the entrees are good tasting, but way over-priced for the portions.
I ordered the lamb entree at ~$22.00 and recevied probably less than 4 ounces of lamb.

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★★★☆☆

This is a nicely decorated place.
The appetizers are good and very unique.
Now...the entrees are good tasting, but way over-priced for the portions.
I ordered the lamb entree at ~$22.00 and recevied probably less than 4 ounces of lamb.

Pros: decor, service

Cons: small portions, high price

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Service was perfect, each dish well presented and excellent and the environment is such a respite from big noisy busy rooms.

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★★★★★

Service was perfect, each dish well presented and excellent and the environment is such a respite from big noisy busy rooms.

Pros: Food, Environment, Service

Cons: None apparent

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I was blown away when I discovered this extremely charming restaurant right in the "Bermuda Triangle" of Berkeley. Creativity, tradition, love, excellent service, and top quality ingredients go in to the recipe for this fabulous

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★★★★★

I was blown away when I discovered this extremely charming restaurant right in the "Bermuda Triangle" of Berkeley. Creativity, tradition, love, excellent service, and top quality ingredients go in to the recipe for this fabulous

Pros: Ambience, Organic ingredients, Amazing service

Cons: No plastic

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WOW! What dedication to perfection these restaurant owners have! Everything is organic, delicious, and made with love. The absolute best falafel and hummus I've ever had - yet this restaurant is much more than just Middle Eastern Food. The

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★★★★★

WOW! What dedication to perfection these restaurant owners have! Everything is organic, delicious, and made with love. The absolute best falafel and hummus I've ever had - yet this restaurant is much more than just Middle Eastern Food. The

Pros: Romantic, Organic

Cons: , Only open 4 days/week

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i often don't find myself sitting down to write a review of a restaurant, but our last few visits to zatar has inspired me to do so. the wines are eclectic and are chosen to pair with the amazing organic menu. this is the type of

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★★★★★

i often don't find myself sitting down to write a review of a restaurant, but our last few visits to zatar has inspired me to do so. the wines are eclectic and are chosen to pair with the amazing organic menu. this is the type of

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i have been a zatar customer for years and i have yet to find another restaurant that can compare. the restaurant is run completely on a passion for fresh, organic, locally-grown cuisine. its two owner-cooks make everyone feel like

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★★★★★

i have been a zatar customer for years and i have yet to find another restaurant that can compare. the restaurant is run completely on a passion for fresh, organic, locally-grown cuisine. its two owner-cooks make everyone feel like

Pros: freshness, organic, ambiance

Cons: parking

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In Short
Iraqi and Eastern European specialties at this small, bejeweled Berkeley favorite feature vegetables and herbs plucked from the restaurant's own half-acre garden, blended with exotic spices like sumac, cardamom and…

 

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