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7:00 PM
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FIVE

4.0
2081 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Five is New American cuisine, with contemporary style.
An original downtown Berkeley gathering spot, where you can experience great diversity of people, food, wine, and spirits in a striking, yet familiar setting.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast/Brunch
Mon-Fri: 6:30am - 10:30am
Sat/Sun: 7:00am - 1:30pm

Lunch
Monday-Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Dinner
Sun-Wed: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Thu-Sat: 5:30pm - 10:00pm



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Phone number
(510) 225-6055
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Stéphane Tonnelier
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Catering
Please contact the restaurant for more details, or alternatively, please contact our Sales and Catering Department 510-225-6007.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Shattuck
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Parking details
Limited availability for on street parking.
Public parking garage available across the street
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Public transit
Bart: Downtown Berkeley stop
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Exceptional and newly renovated banquet/event space in the Hotel Shattuck Plaza

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What 2081 People Are Saying
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4.0  based on recent ratings
3.8
food
4.0
service
4.2
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Quiet
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JeanB (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

This was my first time at Five, but certainly not my last. I took a friend for a special occasion, and we agreed it was a real treat. The food was great with generous portions; the wait-staff was especially helpful; and the space and decor were beautiful. I can't wait to return.

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jenniferl 
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

We always enjoy our meals at Five. They are creative and well-prepared. We truly look forward to the Christmas bunch each year. The selection is delicious, thoughtful and pleasing to the eye. We especially love that, even though it is a very nice adult restaurant, we always feel that our young daughter is welcome.

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vipSicily (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This is our go-to place when friends are visiting. The room is lovely and elegant in a warm and welcoming way. The service is always excellent. And, as a quiet dining spot, we are sure to have good conversations. The menu is not as extensive or creative as our North Berkeley favorites. But for downtown Berkeley dining, this is a great place for a satisfying meal. And it is steps from the BART stop.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines menu had weak first course, excellent second and third. Waiter was knowledgeable when it came to the wine list.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Love Zut. It’s my go to place with Marin Country friends

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vipMartin (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The person who waited on us was amazing.

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vipsffoodie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The steak was excellent and the service was very good. We went there before a concert at Freight and Salvage, and the location is good for that.

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vipNorthernFoodie (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful atmosphere in a historic room with beautiful large windows and posts. We had delicious fresh salmon and butterscotch puffing and a split a lovely organic
salad as a first course. Service was friendly and efficient. My only complaints that after we worked for several hours through happy hour in the bar and they told us that we could buy a drink to bring to dining table in the restaurant it was only after we ordered drinks that from the bartender that we found that the drink we had ordered wasn't included in happy hour pricing even though we had explicitly asked to buy a happy hour drink and the hostess nicely had suggested we could do this and could cash out at the bar. But overall a wonderful meal with delicious side dishes or light sauce for the fish.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Very slow service and slow dinner prep. Undercooked brussel sprouts, over cooked and grisly steak. I’ve eaten here before and had much better experience then.

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OpenTable Diner (Orkney)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

What a great place! The biggest surprise about Five is that it's not mobbed--the food and service are excellent, the ambiance is lovely. I've been there a couple times now, and it's been fantastic both times.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

We always get excellent food, creative and interesting. The appetizers are excellent, the cocktails are also delicious. This restaurant is a nice place for conversation and also nice for late dining. Staff are excellent - friendly, helpful, attentive.

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vipSlowService (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

There were lots of interesting desserts on the menu. Butterscotch pudding was especially delicious

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

This should probably be a 3.5 star review. I thought everything was perfectly fine and I'd definitely go back, but it didn't blow me away. Nothing was "bad" per se, I just have any standouts, short of their biscuits (really good). I think one or two more meals there would help me make up my mind.

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Foodie (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Will, our waiter was exceptional. We received friendly and courteous service from him. Other staff were also helpful.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

The place was known for brunch, however, the kitchen closes at 1pm (the middle of brunch time).

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GAEL (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

We enjoyed a very nice dinner at Five. My husband is especially fond of their grilled salmon entree and I tried their Fruttii di Mare con Fagioli, a nice seafood stew with grilled bread. We were both pleased with our dishes. The service was very good--attentive and helpful.

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Mags (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

When you enter Five, you feel like you're in a different city....a big city and not San Francisco. Five is swanky and urban. I really liked it and look forward to returning. Berkeley needs Five badly. Food was great too.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

Took a group of 6 for lunch and couldn't be happier with the decision to go to FIVE. Food, service and space were excellet! I will definitely be back to this spot.

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vipMRFresser (London)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Really nice room in Hotel lobby - elegant - food was excellent! Service was a bit disjointed as they were understaffed but our waiter was very friendly and accommodating even though taking care of the whole restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent brunch and wonderful service!
We totally enjoyed our New Year’s Day celebration.

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