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Kabana Restaurant

1106 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1687
+1 510-845-3355
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (5 reviews)
“boti” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Halal
££ - £££
1106 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1687
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Again a recommendation from someone who knows what good food looks and tastes like. Without the recommendation I probably would not have walked through the door as decor is clearly not a priority for the owner. However so glad I did. We shared tandoori lamb...More

Thank Minty2011
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The only thing preventing me from giving this place an excellent rating, is its cleanliness. That's a pity since the place is quite small that it should be an easy task to accomplish! The food itself was delicious and served in ample amounts. Next time...More

1  Thank sr6266
Reviewed 7 April 2012

It certainly isn't trying for a Michelin star. As a matter of fact, the restaurant is quite cramped, and they do not allow any alcohol. The best thing to do is to take out, and try their shammi kababs and paratha with a bottle of...More

Thank OmniaDisce
Reviewed 5 January 2012

This is the first thing we do when we fly in from MT, where there is NO ethnic food. OMG- this place is the best. The tandoori fish is a must. Gotta have the palak paneer, as well as the dal and the naan. If...More

1  Thank janeyd
Reviewed 4 October 2011

We were staying in Berkeley and went here based on the reviews on trip advisor - we were not disappointed. The restaurant was almost full, we were seated quickly and before long we had decided on tandoori chicken (after we saw an amazing one come...More

Thank 665kate
Reviewed 30 August 2011

I first discovered Kabana when I moved in to an apartment around the corner nearly 3 years ago. Even though I have since moved to a different apartment in another part of berkeley, I will bike 20 minutes just to eat at Kabana! Their food...More

Thank lagringal0ca
Reviewed 19 August 2011

now the restaurant has added white table cloths, but the food is still wonderful, fragrant, tasty and very reasonable. it is truly a local pakistani place with loyal customers and great service. it is worth any wait and they do take out. ovens are going...More

Thank sushiskynyc
Reviewed 16 July 2010

We asked someone on the street for a lunch recommendation and weren't disappointed in this small eatery with a neighborhood feel. Kabana's Pakistani menu has a little something for everyone. The wait staff was hospitable and in no rush to push us along. We ordered...More

Thank LucreziavonClot
Reviewed 13 July 2009

The food was okay but what happened to me after that meal is no JOKE, but of course it was my fault. As soon as I entered the restaurant, I notiched the cooks with no hair nets, no gloves,dirty aprons,no uniforms, dirty kitchen,dingy atmosphere; THE...More

1  Thank tusker05
Reviewed 19 December 2008

Good food. Very cramped space.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1687
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-845-3355
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