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900 Grayson

Breakfast Spot, Burger Joint, and New American Restaurant$$$$
West Berkeley, Berkeley
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  • This breakfast spot is famous for their Southern food. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Chris L.
    "Chicken & waffles aka (Demon Lover) is a MUST with gravey!"(24 Tips)
    grace j.
    "The Grayson Burger was one of the best burgers I've even had!"(6 Tips)
    Emmanuel H.
    "great and the Tomboy"(2 Tips)
    Jason F.
    "... set it apart was the cream gravy. Order it on the side and dip every bit..."(2 Tips)
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  • Jennifer Y.
    Jennifer Yee1 week ago
    Corned beef hash
  • Salil V.
    Salil VanvariSeptember 8
    Get demon lover with both gravy and syrup, you will not regret it!
  • Nicole G.
    Nicole GandreAugust 26
    Chicken and waffles.
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NgAugust 13
    Chicken and waffles are just ok
  • Jennifer N.
    Jennifer NgAugust 13
    Great omelets and hash browns
  • Vivian N.
    While waiting, grab some coffee and put it on your tab!
  • Emilio O.
    Emilio ODecember 28, 2016
    Get the Demon Lover, it is so savory goooood. Wont find it anywhere else....
  • Carol B.
    Carol BilodeauNovember 12, 2016
    Ladyboy, Demon Lover, and Grayson Burger
  • Carol B.
    Carol BilodeauNovember 12, 2016
    Ladyboy and Demon Lover
  • Joel K.
    Joel K.October 28, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    The Demon Lover is fantastic!
  • Ally M.
    Ally MAugust 18, 2016
    The demon lover is the go to.
  • Luis David S.
    I had the Grayson burger which was pretty good except for the BBQ sauce that came with it (the French fries were good). My mom had the chicken and waffle: it was ok. Nothing too amazing here
  • Chona G.
    Chona GuernseyJune 1, 2016
    Try the Demon Lover (via @Foodspotting)
  • Pamela W.
    Pamela WagnerApril 8, 2016
    The chicken was cooked perfectly. The waffle was a bit overcooked, but the food was good! Will go again.
  • Erin K.
    Erin KApril 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Demon Lover FTW
  • Jay A.
    Jay AugustinApril 3, 2016
    The TV Dinner is amazing.
  • Jimmy T.
    Jimmy TranJanuary 22, 2016
    Demon lover
  • Scott M.
    Scott MaslerJanuary 20, 2016
    The Demon Lover
  • Maggie S.
    Maggie SheldonJanuary 17, 2016
    The gravy is amazing!
  • Sherry L.
    Sherry LiDecember 2, 2015
    Great brunch place! Burger is solid. They also had a Cajun hot link that was a special, it was awesome.
  • Nino P.
    Nino PanesSeptember 2, 2015
    Demon Lover
  • Frank S.
    Frank SouzaAugust 27, 2015
    Only been twice but both times was a fantastic dining experience! Food super yummy, upscale and not cheap but not too expensive either!
  • Adil M.
    Adil MajidAugust 22, 2015
    Demon lover = <3
  • Bryce R.
    Bryce RobertsAugust 16, 2015
    The hash browns are something special. wow!
  • Maureen B.
    Maureen BonsignoreAugust 13, 2015
    Really great selection of both vegetarian and non vegetarian options. The tofu scramble was great! Not a super wide tea selection, but cocktails looked interesting.
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxJuly 20, 2015
    Demon Lover and LadyBoy are a great lunch split or porn title ... You decide.
  • cnelson ︻.
    cnelson ︻╦╤─June 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Demon Lover or GTFO
  • Malcolm G.
    Malcolm GinMarch 24, 2015
    Chicken (strips) and waffles!
  • Dan Y.
    Dan YoungFebruary 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Demon lover, do not settle for gravy or syrup, get both. Killer house made hot sauce.
  • grace j.
    grace johnsonFebruary 21, 2015
    The Grayson Burger was one of the best burgers I've even had! The fries surprised me, because they were spicy, and I loved them! (I normally hate spicy food)
  • Nico P.
    Nico PitneyJanuary 11, 2015
    Had their sausage of the day (spiced chicken with jalapeño) w/ their 7th and Grayson (tofu, onion, tomato, mint, spicy Moroccan harissa scramble + amazing hash browns). Best brunch in a long long time
  • Robin W.
    Robin WardNovember 22, 2014
    What's best about Grayson are the people. The owners are so nice and they remember your favorite items. Even when its busy they are always smiling...the food is awesome sauce as well <3
  • Shinal
    ShinalNovember 16, 2014
    Brunch on weekends can get busy but their food is worth it. Amazing chicken & waffles.
  • Nicholas H.
    Nicholas HartNovember 3, 2014
    Almost always get the chicken and waffles. Last time I got poached eggs with corner beef hash that had parsnips and apples in it, which was also great.
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WilsonOctober 4, 2014
    Great brunch! Questionable drinks.
  • Allen W.
    Allen WuSeptember 12, 2014
    Chicken and waffles with gravy is basically crack.
  • Ed G.
    Ed GAugust 30, 2014
    The grits are near perfect!
  • Cleo Y.
    Cleo YoungAugust 27, 2014
    Chicken and waffles is SO good. Ask for gravy AND syrup. Coffee is pretty meh.
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out 900 Grayson as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Read more
  • Benjamin O.
    Benjamin OrtizAugust 25, 2014
    OMG. The breakfast (what it is called) is so good. All the dishes and sides pair so well.
  • John B.
    John BobeldykAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If you like chicken and waffles, then the Demon Lover is for you. A spicy fried chicken paillard (boneless) with choice of gravy, syrup, or both.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.July 16, 2014
    Fried chicken and waffles in a brunch setting suitable for your mom. I like it with gravy + hot sauce. It's great -- be prepared to wait a while for a table. CLOSED SUNDAYS!
  • Angelica D.
    Angelica DongalloJune 28, 2014
    Drinks are solid (red beer is spicayy!) and anything with the gigantic hash browns is great :)
  • Bryce A.
    Bryce ArcherMay 23, 2014
    Chicken & waffles are amazing
  • Moonyoung S.
    Moonyoung SungApril 26, 2014
    Hash brown!
  • Chris T.
    Chris TiutanApril 5, 2014
    Long wait , great food , know for the chicken and waffles
  • Basil S.
    Basil SiddiquiMarch 15, 2014
    phenomenal chicken and waffles
  • Meg H.
    Meg HerbertMarch 12, 2014
    Chicken and waffles all day...
  • Carlos C.
    Carlos CMarch 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    When I want to "wow" people from out-of-town I take them here and make them order the Demon Lover.
  • Loraine
    LoraineFebruary 16, 2014
    graysonburger 👍
  • Loraine
    LoraineFebruary 16, 2014
    graysonburger 👌
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob SavageNovember 8, 2013
    Get the Demon Lover(pictured) and Lime Rickey to wash it down.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RouseOctober 31, 2013
    The door to the WC is behind the curtain
  • Sean R.
    Sean RouseOctober 12, 2013
    You can have coffee, tea or espresso while waiting for your table.
  • Justin T.
    Justin TuretskyOctober 7, 2013
    Simple menu, great bfast food
  • Angi B.
    Angi BoyleSeptember 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken and waffles... best I've ever had!
  • 黄金 马.
    黄金 马September 19, 2013
    Nice food, but portions are small. Good oversight by management who checked on us during our meal. Lovely, gracious service by our waitress.
  • Meghan E.
    Meghan ElisonSeptember 11, 2013
    The Demon Lover. Gravy and syrup. No questions.
  • Tiff T.
    Tiff TingAugust 31, 2013
    Tried the Demon Lover with both gravy and syrup, but it's definitely better with the gravy.
  • stu s.
    stu sweetowAugust 28, 2013
    Watch for the man behind the curtain; he is leaving the bathroom.
  • Ariana
    ArianaAugust 21, 2013
    Get the chicken and waffles with the gravy and syrup. The coffee is roasted locally and tastes amazing!
  • Jodie M.
    Jodie MAugust 8, 2013
    Bomb chicken & buttermilk waffles. Get the old fashioned gravy! Not the Vermont maple syrup! :)
  • Matt O.
    Matt OpsahlAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken and Waffles. Amazing.
  • Ty A.
    Ty Ahmad-TaylorJuly 25, 2013
    Really tasty breakfast and bonkers coffee.
  • Vyoma
    VyomaJuly 25, 2013
    Ohhh please do me a favor and order the chicken with waffles and gravy. Nothing else beats that.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SuJuly 6, 2013
    Demon lover is money
  • Martin R.
    Martin ReynoldsJuly 5, 2013
    Have the Demon Lover!
  • Hungrylee H.
    Hungrylee HuangJune 22, 2013
    We had the "Sorry Charlie", the "Tomboy" with "Soju want me" to drink. Perfect!
  • Gal R.
    Gal RozovJune 14, 2013
    Try the Demon Lover - First
  • Vijay Shekhar S.
    This place has incredible most tangy drink - Ricky. Must have anytime.
  • Jerry H.
    Jerry HongMay 4, 2013
    Get the demon with gravy!
  • Gal R.
    Gal RozovApril 23, 2013
    Try the Caramel Pudding - Sweet and salty!
  • Gal R.
    Gal RozovApril 23, 2013
    Try the Grayson Burger - After flight craving
  • Jamie Dubs W.
    Jamie Dubs WilkinsonApril 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Demon Lover with gravy 4ever
  • Kensie S.
    Kensie SmithMarch 30, 2013
    For vegetarians the tofu scramble, hash browns and toast is delicious. Don't skimp on the flavorful homemade jam or pomegranate mimosas.
  • Emmanuel H.
    Emmanuel HaleFebruary 16, 2013
    Steak & eggs were great and the Tomboy too, if you're not in the mood for the Demon Lover.
  • David Z.
    David ZhangJanuary 24, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Closes early everyday (at 3pm) and the line is pretty long during the weekends.
  • Jim S.
    Jim SlevinJanuary 22, 2013
    Have the Chicken and Waffles!
  • Chris F.
    Chris FisherOctober 29, 2012
    Weekday work lunch spot, usually busy. Closes st 3pm (lame), no dinner service (lame), brunch on Saturday, but CLOSED on SUNDAY? Mindblowing.
  • Andrej O.
    Andrej OslicaOctober 13, 2012
    The Piggy !!!
  • Crillmatic
    CrillmaticSeptember 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Lime Rickey
  • Jason F.
    Jason FeirmanMay 21, 2012
    Their chicken and waffles (Demon Lover) were tasty, but what really set it apart was the cream gravy. Order it on the side and dip every bit into it. Succulent.
  • Chandni K.
    Chandni KaziApril 14, 2012
    Get demon lover - the best chicken and waffles you will ever have in your life time
  • Sal L.
    Sal LopezJanuary 31, 2012
    The demon lover and tom boy are my instant go-to's... they make me happy, are delicious, and NEVER dissapoint!
  • Nicholas Y.
    Nicholas YoungNovember 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're not getting fried chicken and waffles...you're doing something wrong. With gravy!
  • Alex
    AlexNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Demon lover: 2 bucks for gravy and syrup may seem excessive but it is so worth it!
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkOctober 19, 2011
    Host of Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Guy Fieri stopped by this local favorite where they're serving up elegant twists on classic American dishes. Read more
  • ScottySauce
    ScottySauceOctober 7, 2011
    Try the Grayson Burger - This was a great burger and some of the best tasting beef I have had in a long time
  • joanne
    joanneSeptember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    everything i've ever eaten here has been delicious, with the exception of the coffee. i appreciate the sentiment of the free refills but the coffee is terrible! :(
  • ScottySauce
    ScottySauceAugust 16, 2011
    One of the BEST burgers you will find in a restaurant and if you LOVE chicken and waffles trust me and get The Demon Lover.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LunaAugust 4, 2011
    Chicken & waffles aka (Demon Lover) is a MUST with gravey!
  • Miguel C.
    Miguel Cervantes IIIApril 19, 2011
    I had the grayson burger. It was very good. I wish they had a lager on the menu, even more important, a frosted glass would have been a plus with my beer. The beer itself wasn't that cold.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GonzalezApril 2, 2011
    Demon lover !! Omg !!
  • Jeannie
    JeannieMarch 28, 2011
    Make sure to ask for the homemade hot sauce which is incredibly flavorful.
  • Ivy L.
    Ivy LakeFebruary 28, 2011
    Try the demon lover, you'll love it! Get it with the gravy and syrup. The extra $2 won't kill you. Oh, and order the Rickey drink, it'll help offset the richness of your meal :)
  • Micaela v.
    Micaela van ZwollJanuary 26, 2011
    Awesome Berkeley brekkie & lunch cafe!!! Yummm :)
  • Lauren D.
    Lauren DeShieldsNovember 23, 2010
    New favorite breakfast place! Fried chicken and waffles!!!!!!!
  • Alex D.
    Alex DikowskiSeptember 4, 2010
    Kept it simple with the Potter Creek. You can't go wrong. Orange juice was tasty too.
  • Jennefer
    JenneferAugust 7, 2010
    Demon Lover - 'nough said
  • Shannon H.
    Shannon HubbellJune 10, 2010
    The Charlie and the Soju Want Me are a good combo.
  • Jinkyu K.
    Jinkyu KOOctober 19, 2012
    한국 소주 칵테일!! 추천 음식은 피기!!
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