Craving traditional American food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top traditional American spots around Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Berkeley area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and direct response marketing for small businesses. Daily spending at Berkeley-area restaurants grew to $1,905 per business in December of last year, 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Original Pollo
First on the list is Original Pollo. Located downtown at 100 Berkeley Square, the traditional American breakfast and brunch spot, which offers pancakes, eggs, sandwiches and more, is the highest-rated traditional American restaurant in Berkeley, boasting four stars out of 157 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Butchers Son
Also downtown is The Butchers Son, situated at 1954 University Ave. (between Milvia Street and Bonita Avenue). With 4.5 stars out of 1,214 reviews on Yelp, the vegan and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Super Duper Burgers
A city member of the California traditional American chain Super Duper Burgers is another go-to, with four stars out of 174 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2355 Telegraph Ave. (between Channing Way and Durant Avenue) to see for yourself.
4. Haley McNicoll's Celtic-American Eatery
And finally, check out Haley McNicoll's Celtic-American Eatery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 44 reviews on Yelp. You can find the traditional American and British food truck at 1607 63rd St. (between King and California streets).