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Visiting Berkeley

Visiting Berkeley

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Places to Stay

Rose Garden Inn
2740 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: (510) 549-2145
Website: http://www.rosegardeninn.com/

Claremont Hotel
41 Tunnel Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: (510) 843-3000
Website: http://www.claremontresort.com/

Dos Gardenias (inside eruv)

Blake & Grant
Berkeley, CA 94703
510-995-6774
simonfamilyberkeley@gmail.com

The McGee House (inside eruv)

McGee @ Bancroft
Berkeley, CA 94703

Berkeley Travelodge (outside eruv)

1820 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 843-4262

Berkeley Capri Motel (inside eruv)

1512 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 845-7090

Campus Motel (inside eruv)

1619 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 841-3844

Rodeway Inn (inside eruv)

1461 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(800) 608-7329; gm@berkeleyri.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (less than one block outside eruv)

1175 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 548-1700

Ramada/University Inn (five blocks outside eruv)

920 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
(800) 954-7575

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (three blocks outside eruv)

2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-7300

Bancroft Hotel (ten blocks outside eruv)

2680 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 549-1000

Beau Sky Hotel (ten blocks outside eruv)

2520 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 540-7688

Durant Hotel

2600 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 845-8981

The Berkeley Eruv

For information about the Berkeley Eruv click here

Mikvah

The Berkeley Mikvah - Mikvas Chana Leah

2520 Warring St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-7221

Beth Jacob Community Mikvah

Beth Jacob Congregation
3778 Park Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 482-1147

Kosher Dining

Oakland Kosher

3419 Lakeshore Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 839-0177
Deli and Grill
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Sabra Grill Restaurant

419 Grant Avenue (at Bush)
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 982-3656
Meat restaurant, Israeli cuisine, Falafel, Schwarma, Hamburgers, etc.
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Kosher @ CAL : Café 3 in Unit 3 Residential Complex
Between Telegraph and Dana & Channing and Durant. Supervised by the Vaad HaKashrut of Northern CA and Rabbi Leeds.  Open for lunch from 10 am – 2 pm and for dinner from 5 pm –
9 pm.  The café is open to everyone students and non-students and is open 7 days a week.  Meat and Vegetarian menus available. All you can eat. Children under 7 eat for free.

Kosher Sandwiches @ UC Berkeley

 

Freshly made kosher sandwiches will be available at 11:30 am Monday through Fridays at the following locations: Crossroads at the Den (Channing & Bowditch),Golden Bear Cafe, and Cafe Ramona. Choices available: one meat, poultry, and an egg salad. For any questions, contact Avraham Burrell at: avraham@mindspring.com

Delis & Bakeries

Metropolis

707 Heinz Ave # A
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 848-7263
Description: Traditional Italian breads (Not pas Yisrael)
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Vital Vittles (warehouse)

2810 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 644-2022
Organic whole grain bread, as well as rolls, cookies, brownies, and honey buns.
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Oakland Kosher

3419 Lakeshore Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 839-0177
Description: fresh meat, & deli counter, wines, cheese, and groceries.
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Grand Bakery

3264 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 465-1110
Challah, Breads, Cookies, Scones, Pastries, Soups, Pizza, Potato Latkes.
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Galaxy Desserts

40 Golden Gate Drive
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 459-3537
To place an order call Andrea Sarnataro (Sales Coordinator) ext. 203
Mousse Cakes, Tarts, Pastries, Cheesecakes.
Supervision: KSA

Have Your Cake

308 Alida Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-8488
Description: Cookies, Brownies, Cakes, Tarts, Tortes.
Supervision: Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi

Krispy Kreme

All Stores in Bay Area are Kosher (Not Cholov Yisrael)
Store Closest to Berkeley:
2146 Leghorn St.
Mountain View CA
(650) 254-1231
Donut Shop Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Groceries

Ledger's Liquors

Selection of kosher wines.
1399 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702-1796
(510) 540-9243

Berkeley Bowl

Large selection of fresh produce, frozen Meal Mart and Empire meats.
2020 Oregon Street
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 843-6929

Monterey Market

Large selection of fresh produce.
1550 Hopkins
Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 526-6042
Hours: Weekdays 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; weekends 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Whole Foods

Carrying Wise Kosher Poultry
3000 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705

Safeway

1444 Shattuck Place
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 526-3086
Hours: 6 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Trader Joe's

Kosher meat, wine , challah, and hechshered items.
1885 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 204-9074
Hours: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Trader Joe's

Kosher meat, wine, challah, and hechshered items.
225 El Cerrito Plaza
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 524-7609
Store Hours: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Lucky

Kosher bakery items and packaged goods.
1000 El Cerrito Plaza (off San Pablo Road)
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 524-7282
Store Hours: 6 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Mollie Stone's Supermarket

Full line of kosher food products (including Cholov Yisroel products), grocery, dairy, frozen foods, wines and meat.
635 Portola Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 664-1609

Kosher Catering

Alan Finkelstein Catering

(510) 845-8275
ONLY when cooked and catered out of the Beth Israel or Beth Jacob Oakland kitchens
Description: Full Service Catering
Supervision: Rabbi Yonatan Cohen at CBI

Janice MacMillan

(510) 387-6536
ONLY when cooked and catered out of the Beth Israel or Beth Jacob Oakland kitchens
Description: Full Service Catering.
Supervision: Rabbi Yonatan Cohen at CBI

Sefardic Catering Service

Aron Menda
(510) 524-3604 or (510) 423-1421; menda613@gmail.com
ONLY when cooked and catered out of the Beth Israel or Beth Jacob Oakland kitchens
Description: Full Service Catering. Middle Eastern Flavor
Supervision: Rabbi Yonatan Cohen at CBI

Too Caterers

918 Industrial Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 322-4189
Description: Full Service Formal Catering
Supervision: Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi

Sunrise Kosher/Va'ad Hakashrus of Northern California

Rabbi Benzion Welton Supervisor Coordinator: (510) THE-VAAD / (510) 812- 7000; vaad@flash.net

Oakland Kosher

3419 Lakeshore Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 839-0177
Description: Full Service Catering.
Supervision: Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California

Cemeteries

Gan Shalom Cemetery

1100 Bear Creek Rd.
Briones, CA 94553
(925) 228-3636
Orthodox Section

Sinai Memorial Chapel

3416 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
(925) 962-9636
Orthodox Section

Home of Peace Cemetery

The East Bay's only Orthodox cemetery, maintained by Beth Jacob Congregation in Oakland.
(510) 482-1147

Fernwood - Gan Yarok

301 Tennessee Valley Road Mill Valley, CA 94941 (415) 383-7100

Judaica

Afikomen Judaica
3042 Claremont ave
Berkeley CA 94705
Phone: (510) 655-1977
Website: www.afikomen.com/

Eruv

The EastBayShore Eruv Corp.
2371 West Street,
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone:
Website:
www.berkeleyeruv.org
Map of eruv

Important Note: The present Chabad House location is not in the Eruv!

Kosher Supervision

Va'ad Hakashrus of Northern California
2223 Ward Street,
Suite B, Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone: (510) 843-8223
Website: www.sunrisekosher.org/

Note: Chabad of the East Bay does not endorse the Kashruth of any of the above listings.To be sure of the Kashruth of any establishment listed here, consult your friendly LOR (local Orthodox Rabbi).

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