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The heart of trendy Berkeley.
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2905 Shattuck Ave, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705-1808
+1 510-472-3170
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All reviews chez panisse movie theaters gourmet ghetto cheeseboard cheese board berkeley bowl north berkeley student crowd great street lots of shops lots of places to eat great place to stroll side street the north end people watching berkeley bart station block
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is at the heart of Berkeley and a great place to see all the Berkeley has to offer. Shopping, people watching, BART, easy walk to UC Berkeley, great restaurants.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kesslane
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Shattuck has movie theaters, retail and restaurants so a lot of thingsto do. Its walkind distance to UC Berkeley so as such its a good hang out place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank prasan68
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Shattuck is certainly busy, but it is rundown and full of homeless people. It is where you catch BART in Berkeley. I would not view it as an attraction. It is simply a street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

If you like to window shop. This is a great place to come. Loads of shops around and when you need a bite there are lots of choices, most of them low cost. Parking is available mostly at meters. Several attractions are here for diversions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Allansha
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Downtown Berkeley has improved and Shattuck Ave. is the center. You'll find theaters here and lots of places to eat, although mostly low-cost to cater to the student crowd. New apartments have been built.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Interesting array of shops, bakeries, coffee houses, and art and crafts stores. Worth the stroll from downtown Berkeley to North Berkeley.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mdepalma57
Reviewed 29 April 2018

There are many retail shops, eateries, restaurants, bars and a variety of entertainment. Shattuck Avenue is the historic main thoroughfare in the city of Berkeley. It runs North-South and home of the gourmet ghetto.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Infodiva415
Reviewed 1 April 2018

From Chez panisse to the Cheeseboard to Berkeley bowl. This is a street where you can find lots of shops and restaurants and mingle with the locals. Great street for dining, shopping and just a walk around the city.

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank djbrea
Reviewed 22 March 2018

You can get anything you want on Shattuck Avenue (and some things you don't want) The hotel is here and is close to BART

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Edward L
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Shattuck Avenue is the major north-south Street in Berkeley, a couple of Blocks west of the UCal Campus. There are lots of good restaurants and lots of good stores. The street is also good for people watching.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Infodiva415 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I would go to the website and look at the menus and make that decision.
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