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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



corn on the cob cotija cheese, lime, chili             7

house made crackers with hummus                           9

chili cheese fries                                                    9

tuscan veggie and white bean soup                         7

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

fried cauliflower  chipotle aioli                          7

moules frites   garlic wine broth                          12                           

crab cakes romesco sauce                                        15

mac & cheese                                                             9

seared ahi tuna mango salsa                                  16


 seasonal toast avocado, heirloom tomatoes, basil, house made multi-grain bread        9

townie burger   grass-fed beef, cheddar                         12

fried chicken house made potato chips and slaw           11

roasted marinated tri tip salad, yogurt & hot sauce, house made flatbread                  14

BLT  bacon lettuce and trout, house made potato chips and slaw                                     16

LOBSTER ROLL drawn butter,  house made potato chips and slaw                                      23 



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

panzanella toms, arugula, burrata, cucumbers       14                                                    

little gems parmesan, ranch dressing                      9

townie bowl mixed organic greens and veg, avocado garbanzo, herb vinaigrette   10                                



 fish & chips beer-battered cod, fries, tartar sauce           16           

roast chicken leg & wing  fried polenta                               15

pork spare ribs mashed potatoes and slaw                            18

steak grilled, a pile of mushrooms, flatbread                     18

roasted daily fish ask your server                                       21 



·      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    7         +add scrambled egg     9

the board jam & multi- grain bread, two eggs             9                                                       

omelet goat cheese and herbs                                      10

burrito scrambled eggs, cheddar, potatoes, salsa    10             +add chorizo  12

the stack panko fried poached egg, corned beef, sauerkraut, salsa verde         11                                    




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                                                                                                                    6

Bacon                                                                                                                   4

Egg                                                                                                                      2

seasonal farmers market fruit                                                                          7

corn on the cobb cotija cheese, lime, and chili                                              7

sautéed spinach                                                                                                  6




key lime pie mason jar...7

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

strawberry cheesecake mason jar...8

chocolate espresso torte raspberry sauce...7

peach 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

a 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

it’s gonna be a long night gran classico, carpano antica, soda, grapefruit twist  9

peach better have my honey fresh peach purée, brandy, lillet, honey, soda           11

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 feel like it. 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, Ballast Point, 21st Amendment, Fort Point, Fieldwork, Hop Valley, Drakes... this list is not exhaustive by a long shot.