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Eatsa Takes Its Quinoa-Making Robots to Berkeley

It's opening near Cal's campus by the end of summer

Eatsa Berkeley
Eatsa Berkeley

Eatsa, the quinoa automat (that does not actually employ robots), is planning its third Bay Area location in Berkeley. The restaurant is an ideal addition to the student-saturated stretch of Telegraph Avenue, which dead-ends directly into Cal's campus.

The fully-automated fast food restaurant will take over a former location of Crepes-A-Go-Go, directly next to Blondie's Pizza. The tiny space is ideal for Eatsa's business model, which focuses on app-driven ordering, with food appearing in glass cubbies for pick-up (though it is prepared by humans behind the scenes). The food is also ideally priced for college students at $6.95 per protein-packed bowl. No word on whether there will be special additions to the menu at the Berkeley location; hopefully breakfast, which recently launched at the Rincon Center and One California locations, is on the horizon for those early risers.

The restaurant is currently slated for a late summer opening date— just in time to welcome back hungry hordes of students with iPhones and a hankering for quinoa.