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Voted Top 50 Fried Chicken Sandwiches in California

Looking for a finger-licking, crispy, and flavorful fried chicken sandwich? Look no further! Cal's Fried Chicken & Burger in Berkley, California, has been voted among the top 50 fried chicken sandwiches in the entire state! Our passion for food and commitment to quality have earned us a well-deserved spot in California's culinary landscape. We take immense pride in using only premium, locally sourced ingredients. Our commitment to quality ensures that every bite you take is a burst of freshness and flavor. From the succulent chicken breast to the handcrafted burger patties, each ingredient is carefully selected to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

Indulge in a Flavorful Experience with Our Menu

Our signature dish that has earned us a spot among the top 50 fried chicken sandwiches in California! Bite into a perfectly crispy chicken breast coated in our secret blend of spices, served between two soft buns. The fiery kick of our spicy fried chicken will leave your taste buds tingling for more. Elevate your dining experience with our succulent chicken wings smothered in our mouthwatering sauces, each bite is a burst of flavor that will keep you coming back for more. Try our classic Smash Burgers. We take premium beef patties, smash them on the grill to achieve the perfect sear, and then layer them with your favorite toppings. Every bite is a harmonious blend of textures and tastes that will satisfy your burger cravings. Don't forget to treat yourself to our luscious shakes that serve as the perfect dessert or accompaniment to your meal


Generous Portions, Satisfied Customers

One thing we understand well at Cal's Fried Chicken & Burger is that a good meal should leave you satisfied. Our generous portions ensure that you not only enjoy a delightful culinary experience but also leave our restaurant feeling truly full and content. Looking for the perfect venue for your private events? Whether it's a business lunch, dinner gathering, cocktail reception, or any special occasion, Cal's Fried Chicken & Burger is here to make your event exceptional. We cater to events of all sizes and can customize our offerings to suit your preferences. Let us be a part of your next memorable event! Stay up to date with all our upcoming events, promotions, and delectable offerings by following us on Instagram @elpollopicanteberkeley. We are excited to share our culinary journey with you through social media!

Customer Reviews


Marianne Schelvis

This place is awesome! I got the regular burger with grilled onions and bacon. The quality of the burger AND the waffle fries was exceptional. Everything was super fresh and flavorful, and not too greasy. The fellas were real sweet, and made the burgers quickly. Absolute 5 star experience! This place has definitely become my new haunt.


I really enjoyed their Chopped Cheese and waffle fries. One thing I couldn't take for granted—usually sides are extra at a lot of places these days—these fries were included and still great quality.

Kevin K.

If you're on the hunt for a burger joint that takes your taste buds on a wild ride, look no further than Berserk Burger! Nestled in the heart of Berkeley, this place truly lives up to its reputation as the home of the West Coast Chopped Cheese. Brace yourself for an explosion of flavors that will leave you craving for more!

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