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Address: Berkeley, CA

The heart of trendy Berkeley.

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stroll and shop

Stroll and shop on Shattuck Ave, as you walk along restaurants, cafes, stores, bookshops, bakeries, and whatever else tickles your fancy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
San Francisco, USA
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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This picture is of Chez Panisse on Shattuck so I assume we mean the Berkeley North Side. Many good restaurants, including Cheese Board Pizza (with live music many evenings of the week), Mint Leaf, Barneys Burgers, Asian vegetarian, more Thai on the corner, etc. Chez Panisse is the star but you need reservations 3 months in advance to get a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem- the Crossroads Consignment store. Ended up buying a Kate Spade and a See by Chloe leather bag. Both in great condition, both cheaper than regular used-retail price.

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San Francisco, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stroll and shop on Shattuck Ave, as you walk along restaurants, cafes, stores, bookshops, bakeries, and whatever else tickles your fancy.

Thank JDZatSF
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Shattuck Avenue is an incredibly long street, extending north from Oakland, to and through Berkeley. Recently, I took a 1 1/2 mile walk from the Berkeley Bowl north into the "Gourmet Ghetto." It was very interesting. From car dealerships and auto repair shops through an area with housing going up to the University area, with bookstores and computer shops, finally... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Gourmet Ghetto is a wonderful several block long shopping district. Home to Chez Panise and The Cheeseboard and the Thursday afternoon organic farmers' market, among other things. Definitely stop by The Cheeseboard. If you ask for a type of cheese, they will pull out several and give you tastes of each until you find what you want. An extensive... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

There are few better and easier places to visit, and you'll find tons of entertainment and restaurants. Shattuck Avenue is upscale Berkeley. But upscale Berkeley is still pretty laid back. There are a few movie theaters where you might find an interesting film. But the crowd is mixed and eclectic. The restaurants are affordable and most are good. The vagrants... More 

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Truckee, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Always good for a wander. Some quite nice restaurants and other blocks of winos and derelicts. Drive along first and decide what you want to see.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have been on Shattuck Avenue many many times. This time we arrived on Bart at the Shattuck Station. We enjoyed dinner on Shattuck at Revival Bar and Kitchen. It has a full bar and good food. There are many trendy gourmet places to dine on Shattuck Avenue including the legendary Chez Panisse in North Berkeley. There is also budget... More 

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Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I moved to Berkeley in 1965. The current local government has attempted to make Shattuck the Northern California Magnet for HOMELESS, for the last 25 years. They have succeeded. Every block is filled with homeless, living, eating, urinating etc. Nobody, who lives here, goes to Shattuck anymore. It is only for the college students and the homeless. I would visit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Had lunch at Saul's, a very good deli, then walked around a little. Some good restaurants nearby, including Chez Panisse.

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