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Shattuck Avenue

Berkeley, CA
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Enjoy the Berkeley downtown by visiting the variety and fun of its main street. Almost every type of food that can be found in the Bay Area may be tried here on Shattuck. The foresight and vision of the Berkeley Planning Department and the Berkeley...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Many delicious restaurants. Go to FIVE (in the Hotel Shattuck Plaza) for drinks, apps, dinner and then to Al Mare for gelato.

1  Thank Edo4
Reviewed 16 March 2015

If you like the wafting smell of marijuana interspersed with the acrid smell of urine, the constant panhandling and the reality of poverty and down and outs this is the place for you! Finding very little to redeem this part of Berkeley that no doubt...More

1  Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 6 March 2015

As a resident of a nearby city, I just parked in a residential neighborhood of this city for 5 minutes and got back from the store to find a Berkeley meter maid writing up a ticket for my parking where there is "street cleaning"! For...More

3  Thank deekaye
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Well, what can I say. It's hell on earth, but a must-see. Shattuck, along with Telegraph, College, University and San Pablo, are among the dozen or so streets which form the core of the amazingly-diverse place. There's virtually anything to eat that you can think...More

3  Thank Mel C
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Great place for a stroll. Very few chain stores and many small interesting shops and restaurants. Try Acci, the artisan gallery and the Tibetan arts store at the north end of the street.

1  Thank MoseCeltic
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Awesome ambiance... very interesting and unique shops... bakeries and other eateries! Nice place for long walks and window shopping if you are not in the mood to shop. All types of restaurants, Indian, Thai etc

2  Thank SadafS769
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Shopping for Cal gear or looking for ANY kind of food or desserts, you're in the right place. You can find Italian, Thai, Chinese, American...whatever you are in the mood for. Lots of street vendors selling their hand-crafted wears like jewelry, tie-dyed clothing and more....More

1  Thank 556danaa
Reviewed 21 December 2014

As some visitors commented, this can be a great experience or a disappointment depending on what you are expecting and how you see the world! I call this 'UCB in a Nut Shell' covering The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! You get everything here...More

1  Thank elixirpost
Reviewed 8 November 2014

This avenue - in my mind - is essential Berkeley. You get a little bit of everything. Upscale shopping, boarded up stores, pricy restaurants and inexpensive dives, beautiful people walking by, street folks sitting on the ground / curb. It's got the whole continuum. It's...More

1  Thank Dorcas K
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