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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.


(510) 356-4903


1799 University Ave @ Grant
Berkeley, CA 94703


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


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All day Menu



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


winter 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 



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

roasted winter 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                                



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 



·      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



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                                     




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

french toast house made brioche                      9

house made granola, fruit, organic yogurt     7




fries                                                                                                                    7

bacon                                                                                                                    5

farm fresh egg                                                                                                     3

seasonal farmers market fruit                                                                          8

sautéed garlicky kale                                                                                        8




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)



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

winter old fashioned high west bourbon, cider spiced simple, black walnut bitters    11

cranberry smash  rye, amaretto, cranberry puree, orange bitters      12

ahumado  blended scotch, mezcal, orange bitters, aztec chocolate bitters, chamomile/orange rind simple   12       

local negroni st george dry rye gin and bruto americano amaro, carpano antica          13

benny -n- hot  benedictine, rosemary/sage/thyme simple, served hot 10


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


housemade liqueurs

irish cream              9

limoncello               9

egg nog                    10    

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, Benoit-Casper (Point Richmond), New Belgium, Firestone, Lagunitas, CaliCraft, Tieton, Anchor, Dogfish Head, 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.