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Your neighborhood joint...

Located on University Avenue near downtown Berkeley, Townie offers a friendly space to enjoy ingredient-driven comfort food, seasonal cocktails, unique wines, and craft beers on tap. 

Big group? No problem! We've got plenty of space. Open from early till late, with an all day menu. 

(lobster rolls at 9am or an omelettes at 10pm, we've got you covered)

Visit our café for fancy espresso drinks, organic loose leaf teas, milkshakes, hot chocolate, and baked goods made in-house daily.

Phone

(510) 356-4903

Location

1799 University Ave @ Grant
Berkeley, CA 94703

Hours

Sun, Mon, Tues | 7am-10pm
Wed-Sat | 7am–12am  (kitchen closes at 10pm, bar till midnight)

 

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All day Menu

 

Appetizers

house made crackers with hummus                           9

chili cheese fries                                                    9

vegan butternut squash soup                                   8

fritto misto calamari, fennel, lemon, parsley, jalepeño popper     12

fried cauliflower  chipotle aioli                          8

moules frites   garlic wine broth                          14                       

crab cakes romesco sauce                                        16

mac & cheese                                                             9

seared ahi tuna mango salsa                                  16

Sandwiches

 autumn toast garlicky kale, roast butternut, pumpkin seeds, house made multi-grain bread        9

townie burger   grass-fed beef, cheddar                         14( add bacon +2    add egg +2 )

fried chicken house made potato chips and slaw           13

roasted marinated tri tip salad, yogurt & hot sauce, house made flatbread                  15

LOBSTER ROLL drawn butter,  house made potato chips and slaw                                      24 

 

Salads

dungeness crab louie little gem lettuces, avocado, cucumber, asparagus, radishes, hard boiled egg   18 

fall roasted vegetable salad brussel sprouts, butternut squash, croutons, mixed greens, walnuts, dates, parmesan cheese      12   

little gems parmesan, ranch dressing                      9

townie bowl mixed organic greens and veg, avocado garbanzo, herb vinaigrette   11                                

 

Entrees

fish & chips beer-battered cod, fries, tartar sauce           18            

roast chicken leg & wing  fried polenta                               17

pork spare ribs mashed potatoes and slaw                            18

steak grilled, a pile of mushrooms, flatbread                     21

roasted daily fish ask your server                                       23 

 

Pizza                                                    

·      mushrooms, marinara, basil, parmesan                       15

·      apple smoked ham, pineapple, pepperoncini              16

·      buffalo chicken, mozzarella, red onion, ranch         17

·      farmers market pizza – ask your server                     18

 

Eggs

ham, cheese croissant    8       +add scrambled egg     10

the board jam & multi- grain bread, two eggs             10                                                     

omelet goat cheese and herbs                                        11

burrito scrambled eggs, cheddar, potatoes, salsa       11           +add chorizo  13

the stack farm fresh poached egg, garlicky kale, roasted wild mushroom, housemade multigrain bread          12                                     

 

Stuff

 

waffle berries, cream, powdered sugar             9     +add fried chicken breast    16

french toast house made brioche                      9

house made granola, fruit, organic yogurt     7

 

 

Sides

fries                                                                                                                    7

bacon                                                                                                                    5

farm fresh egg                                                                                                     3

seasonal farmers market fruit                                                                          8

sautéed garlicky kale                                                                                        8

 

 

           Dessert

s’mores mason jar chocolate pudding, graham cracker crumble, torched marshmallow...8

warm bread pudding  bourbon caramel sauce...7

carrot cake cream cheese frosting...6

seasonal cheesecake mason jar...8

flourless chocolate cake  raspberry sauce...7

seasonal fruit crisp w/ ice cream...9

dessert of the day…..(ask your server)

      

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shot specials

townie standard shot of featured whiskey +can of olympia   8  + can of ballast point sculpin IPA      10

the berkeley T & T shot of tequila + 12oz. trumer pilsner   10

the san franciscan shot of fernet branca + ginger ale           8

 

specialty cocktails

la ultima palabra green chartreuse, del maguey vida mezcal, maraschino cherry liqueur, lime    12

after hours bourbon, maraschino liqueur, Cointreau, dry vermouth, orange twist      12

tart and stormy kraken spiced rum, ginger beer, rhubarb bitters, lime wedge             9

garden party square one cucumber vodka, lemon, mint/rosemary/sage simple              10

cadillac flo espolon reposado tequila, del maguey minero mezcal, lime juice, chamomile/orange rind simple   13

 

cocktails change by the season and whenever we get inspired. don't hold us to this list.

 

housemade liqueurs

irish cream              9

limoncello               9    

BEER (and Cider)

We have over a dozen taps that we change regularly, sometimes daily.  We pour exclusively American craft brew with a focus on West Coast and San Francisco Bay Area producers. 

Breweries who's stuff we tap regularly...

Deschutes, Trumer, New Belgium, Firestone, Lagunitas, CaliCraft, Tieton, Anchor, Dogfish Head, Deschutes, Federation (Oakland), St Archer, Alpine, Green Flash, Ballast Point, 21st Amendment, Fort Point, Fieldwork, Schubros, Hop Valley, Drakes... this list is not exhaustive by a long shot.