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Address: Berkeley, CA
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: The heart of trendy Berkeley.
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I'm not sure why they have this pic for the thumbnail shot. Shatuck Ave. in Berkeley is a hustling bustling type place. You can catch the BART there in downtown Berkeley; there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is central downtown Berkeley with two cinema complexes and many restaurants. The further north you go, the more expensive the restaurants become, culminating in Chez Panisse. The only reason to come here is to patronize a cinema, restaurant, or one of the live theaters on a side street. It is not a destination in itself. Street parking is very... More 

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Redlands, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The more is many homeless people, so if you are looking for Rodeo Drive, look elsewhere. This applies to the area near Berkeley Central.

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Northern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'm not sure why they have this pic for the thumbnail shot. Shatuck Ave. in Berkeley is a hustling bustling type place. You can catch the BART there in downtown Berkeley; there are 3 movie theaters in a 5 block patch, including the California theater (not directly on Shattuck, but a stone's throw away) as well as Shattuck cinemas. There... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Plaza Shattuck Hotel is a newly renovated classic hotel in Berkeley. Great rooms. good service and wonderful banquet halls for a wedding of 150 guests or more. There is also a smaller room called the "Boiler Room" suitable for a wedding ceremony for 150 people. Most convenient and the food served at the banquet was delicious. Check it out for... More 

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Woodland Hills, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice boutique shops and restaurants. Get out and walk! The shop owners are welcoming and there are plenty of unique shops mixed in with the touristy stuff.

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you walk Shattuck Avenue from Vine street down to Bancroft, you will find every level of restaurant, from Chez Panisse (world-class) to take-out pizza (for starving students). You will also meet every kind of humanity from absent-minded professors to street people. People and food (plus movies and theater), that's just about it. There is no shopping worth noting.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Here you find shops and restaurants in the heart of Berkeley. This is the Place to get the pulse of the city. Easy to find parking.

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Santa Margarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Be sure and cruise this nice long street all through town and up into the hills next time your in Berkeley. The most famous of eateries reside ther along with a beautiful if not very friendly Post office...and tons of shopping ....enjoy. Nice hotel there too I hear...

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 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 citizenry of the 1960's gave this part of the city an underground availability to these... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

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Address: Berkeley, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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