clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Peruse the Menu of Tacos and Tortas at Comal’s New Sidekick, Comal Next Door

A quick service sibling for the popular Berkeley restaurant

If you buy something from an Eater link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy.

Comal/Facebook

Berkeley Oaxacan-style restaurant Comal is ready to roll out the tacos, burritos, and buttermilk fried chicken tortas at its casual neighboring counterpart, Comal Next Door. Today is the first day for quick-service items at 2024 Shattuck in the​ 1,300-square-foot, 20-seat space, designed by Studio KDA. The full menu from Comal chef Matt Gandin, available to dine-in or take-out, is below.

Gandin, previously of Delfina, opened Comal itself in 2012 under owners John Paluska and Andrew Hoffman. It’s gained acclaim ever since, not least for its strong cocktail program. Comal Next Door will add a faster, counter-service component to the existing business. And as the name would suggest, it’s located right alongside the main restaurant, in the former Phil’s Sliders space.

The new menu at Comal Next Door overlaps slightly with the existing one, but there’s one particular innovation of note: Soft serve.

A post shared by Comal Berkeley (@comalberkeley) on

Comal Next Door is open from Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m, to 9:00 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 pm​.

Comal

2020 Shattuck Avenue, , CA 94704 (510) 926-6300 Visit Website

Delfina

3621 18th Street, , CA 94110 (415) 552-4055 Visit Website

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater San Francisco newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world