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Culinary travel experiences abound in Berkeley. Dine at the historic and iconic Chez Panisse, a pioneer in the local, sustainable, organic food movement. Visit a Berkeley brewery to enjoy local craft beer and delicious pub food. Looking for that perfect, candlelit romantic restaurant by the bay? Find it in Berkeley!
Today, Berkeley restaurants, chefs, and food artisans continue to innovate and impress with quality cuisine and memorable experiences. With more than 350 restaurants citywide, there's an amazing array of dining options, including an ever-growing lineup of plant-based, vegetarian and vegan eateries. Check out Visit Berkeley's new Guide to Vegetarian & Vegan for the full harvest.
On September 1, the City of Berkeley Health Officer Order issued an order that will require employees of certain businesses to be vaccinated while also requiring a portion of those businesses to also verify proof of full vaccination for patrons who are at least 12 years old. Vaccination verification of patrons starts Sept. 10; employee vaccination requirement starts Oct. 15.
See the full health order for details and exceptions