Our Outdoor Patio is Now Open for Dining!

(For dine-in customers only!)

Take Benchmark To Go!

OPEN 4:30pm-9:00pmish*

Our entire menu – including wine, beer and softserve ice cream – is available to go.
Online orders are preferred, but you can also call in your order at 510-647-9724.
Please reference Today’s Menu before you call, as we are unable to read off menu selections to callers at this time.

Mask required for entry.

Thank you!

* Closing time depends on flow of business

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East Bay Express

Cal-Italian without Pretense

“More than anything, I appreciated the warm, easy-going service and the way the restaurant felt more approachable and less precious than many of its Cal-Italian counterparts in Oakland or Berkeley — despite the fact that the food was just as good and the sourcing of ingredients just as conscientious. The bottom line: Now I have a reason to go to Kensington.”

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