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Revival Bar+Kitchen

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2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209 (Addison)
15:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 15:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 15:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 23:00
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some fun very inventive cocktails and interesting twists on dishes. Very noisy, accommodating if you have to be at Berkeley Rep or Aurora Theatres a block away for a curtain time

Thank Ravenspadre
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night we just popped in at the right time. I would suggest reservations in the future but we wanted to eat prior to a concert and it was all Last minute. Service was superb, noice level not bad for being so busy and the food was wonderful. A big pricey but we made it to the show on time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We tried a halibut crude that was spot on and fresh. The back bar holds some great eye candy, tequilas, mezcal, whiskey. Best charcuterie around, perfect cocktails!

Thank Paul T
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went to Revival Bar and Kitchen after Cal Bear foortball win over Utah on October 1. As such, it was a celebration dinner after the game. We ordered cocktails to celebrate. For our dinner we did shared plates. We enjoyed yellowtail ceviche, duck and fig flatbread, cheese with figs, and vegetable fettuccini. All were very good. We enjoyed a... More 

Thank mini
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were brought here by a local friend as we were going to a Berkley Rep performance around the corner. Excellent choice for location, vibe, and food. We went there for a 6:30pre-theatre dinner and the place was crowded. The food was good (not great). I had short ribs which were on the dry side. Service was slow

1 Thank KenNYC150
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I've eaten at Revival 3 times now. The salad I had was great on one visit. The other two times, I wasn't that thrilled with the entrees. The menu is a bit limited. My companion enjoyed the chicken, maybe I should have ordered that. One time I had a meat entree, but the last time I had a pasta dish... More 

1 Thank GypsyTravelerCountry
Bay Area
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

When we first went here a few years ago we were entranced by the decor and the food was simply prepared, fresh, and delicious. It was early, maybe 5:30 pm, so the crowds hadn't made it yet and we were able to score a lovely two seater table. We've been back several times, hoping to repeat the experience, only to... More 

1 Thank MrsB17
Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

On the way to Jupiter we walked by this spot and decided to stop in for a quick drink and maybe an appetizer, we saw they had a Happy Hour but that was not the main reason we went. It was about 4:30 pm so early and not many people yet there, we easily found seats at the bar. I... More 

Thank WaywardWander9
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Stopped in for appetizers and drinks--though waiters were busy with the thinning dinner crowd, we were well-attended to and made to feel welcome. Pretty classy place with a unique bar area within direct sight of diners. Easy to find on a Shattuck corner.

Thank Barnetjb123
San Francisco, California
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our trip to revival began as a mistake. We couldn't remember the name of the restaurant that we intended to go to and this sounded familiar. We made the reservation and realized upon arrival that we had guessed the wrong restaurant. What a wonderful mistake! The restaurant was not too busy, service was excellent and the food was absolutely wonderful.... More 

1 Thank SfTraveller2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley BART is just a few steps away. It's a major hub for AC transit as well.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 15105499950
Revival Bar + Kitchen is committed to sourcing local and sustainable ingredients, thoughtfully prepared and served with pride in our revived 1901 location in downtown Berkeley, CA, mere steps from the celebrated Berkeley Reporatory Theater, Aurora Theater, and within easy access of the Downtown Berkeley Bart Station.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?