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Address: Berkeley, CA
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The heart of trendy Berkeley.

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lots of places to eat

this is a great area,, lots of places to eat, Chez Pannise , the Cha Am i really like sitting in the window over the street, Andronicos across the street snotty grocery to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

this is a great area,, lots of places to eat, Chez Pannise , the Cha Am i really like sitting in the window over the street, Andronicos across the street snotty grocery to get deli stuff and desserts, and lots of other places

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is the main commercial street for Berkeley, and although some of the older traditional stores have become extinct, it has made something of a comeback in recent years, with a better mix of restaurants and a few specialty stored. Good used book stores. Not as many pan-handlers as on Telegraph. The used book store inside the library is actually... More 

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Fresno, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I'm not exactly sure why, but I enjoyed my leisurely, tourist walk down Shattuck much more than Telegraph. Firstly, it's longer, and, while still maintaining the pleasantness of some small business, is not as odd as Telegraph with the stores that it has. (Some of the stores on Telegraph struck me as rather dark.) There are several french bakeries to... More 

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Lovely place to stroll, stop for ice cream, coffee, people watch, get a massage and find interesting trinkets and hand made pottery

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Shattuck is a busy road in Berkeley. Restaurants and shops are all around and also passers by. It is a nice place if one needs a taste of the town. Its problem is parking. Not easy at all. Better go to one of the side streets and walk a bit. The street is about walking anyway.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Shattuck Avenue is one of the msin roads in Berkeley which has places to eat coffee shops and all sorts of other shops and businesses along it.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I like to eat so this a great place. All kinds of food and shops around and lots of foot traffic. Not crowded but busy area day or night. Not easy too park search side streets to park.

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Olney, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Interesting, bustling mix of students, teachers and visitors on a lively street with interesting shops and restaurants. Taking time to stroll is worth a little time.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Shattuck Avenue is my go-to street for food and entertainment in Berkeley. It boasts restaurants such as Venus, Namaste, Nanayiro and La Note as well as a Target Express, two movie theaters and a lounge/club as well as some bars. It's a good place to go if you are looking to have fun and get good food.

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Moraga, California
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96 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Northern Shattuck destinations include the world famous Chez Panisse Restaurant, The Cheeseboard right across the street. Close by is the original Peets location at the corner of Walnut and Vine & Bryn Walker dress shop down Vine from Peets. All are well Worth a visit. Travelling south on Shattuck, the Virginia Bakery is an institution of baked Treats, now serving... More 

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