Discover Healthy Restaurants in Berkeley, CA

Each restaurant has been carefully chosen for its dedication to organic ingredients and innovative menus that cater to health-conscious diners. Whether you're a local or a visitor, these eateries offer a delightful taste of Berkeley's unique culinary culture, focusing on nourishment that benefits the body. Enjoy exploring these top picks for the best in clean, organic, healthy dining in Berkeley, California:

Tigerlily

1513 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94509
510-540-7900

Offering authentic Indian cuisine, you’ll find menu items such as Avocado & Beets (pistachio, salsa verde, house made paneer cheese & citrus vinaigrette); Clay oven Naan (Choice of Squid Ink / Red Beet / Cilantro Garlic or Sesame served brushed with turmeric ghee & trio of sauces: tikka marsala, cilantro chutney, cucumber yogurt); Tandoori Fish (pompano whole fish (bone-in) marinated in Indian spices, cooked in the clay oven served with coconut rice); Sesame Seed Lamb Chops (sesame seed yogurt marinade and Indian spices served with basmati rice, plain naan and our signature tikka sauce on a sizzler); and much more.

Corso

1788 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94709
510-704-8004

The menu for this authentic Italian restaurant changes seasonally. Their Spring menu features appetizers like Zucchine Marinate (Marinated Zucchini with Pinenuts, Garlic, Lemon and Wild Oregano); Insalata Mista (Baby Spring Lettuces, Chickpeas, Nantes Carrots, Fennel, Sweet Onion, Castello di Volpaia Vinaigrette); and entrees such as Rombo Fave e Tartufato (Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut, Fava Beans, Black Truffle Sauce); Timballo di Riso (Baked Artichoke - English Pea Risotto, Ragu of Legumes - Roveja Peas, Barlotti Beans, Chickpeas Braised with Tomato and Soffritto); Bistecca di Manzo alla Griglia (Grilled Prime Painted Hills New York Steak, Rucola, Shaved Parmigiano); and much more.

Razan’s Organic Kitchen

2119 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, California 94704
510-486-0449

Popular menu items include their Mediterranean Plate (lentil rice served with hummus, falafel, tabbouleh, pita bread, and green salad); Jordanian Wrap (hummas, falafel, tomato, onion, lettuce, chili sauce, tahini, and cauliflower wrapped in a lavesh); and more.

Standard Fare

2701 Eighth Street
Berkeley, California 94710
510-356-2261

Open TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM and SATURDAY BRUNCH from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM, you’ll find healthy menu items made with local and organic ingredients. Sample breakfast items include Oatmeal (Stone-Cut Oats, Millet, and Amaranth topped with Crispy Quinoa, Sesame, Chia, and Pumpkin Seeds with maple syrup and butter); Frittata (pastured eggs, assorted vegetables, caramelized onions). Lunch selections include Hummus Mezze Plate (house-made chickpea purée & crackers with little gems, fennel, radishes, carrots, and olives); Roast Pork and Beet Sandwich (Becker Lane pork shoulder marinated with lemon grass, black pepper, and fish sauce; marinated beets, herbs, fish sauce aioli, and arugula on Acme pizza bianca); Sweet Potato and Kale Frittata Sandwich (Burroughs Farms eggs, sweet potatoes, garlicky kale, and sautéed onions; shaved fennel, caper-herb salsa, aioli, and arugula on Acme baguette); and more.

Cha-Ya

1686 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California 94709
510-981-1213

Open for lunch and dinner, all menu items are 100% vegan, vegetarian. Menu items include CHA-YA DELIGHT (seasoned organic brown rice topped with carrots, kabocha, broccoli, cauliflower, lotus roots zucchini, snap peas, snow peas, hijiki, atsuage tofu, shiitake, broccolini, pickled burdock and daikon, and kiaware); CHA-YA NABE (Napa cabbage, spinach, red onion, carrots, mushrooms, kabocha, broccoli, cauliflower, lotus roots zucchini, snap peas, snow peas, silver noodles, and tofu Sukiyaki broth); KINOKO MISO (Miso soup with Portobello, shimeji, eryngii mushrooms, tofu, scallions, and kaiware sprouts); and much more.

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