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Fourth Street

Address: Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA
Phone Number: 415 869 8661
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Ranked #1 of 13 Shopping in Berkeley
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Specialty Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Owner description: GAP free shopping street, with plenty of unique shops and artists studios selling their wares.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fun area to walk around, lots of good shopping, eating and just browsing. Only problem is sometimes hard to find parking, even with lot behind.

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Hickman, CA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had a wonderful time walking around Fourth Street in and out of shops. There is a nice variety of places you're familiar with like Crate and Barrel and many quaint shops too. There are several eateries as well. I noticed that it was also very dog friendly with welcoming water bowls outside many stores and lots of pooches enjoying... More

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Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews 96 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon stroll down Fourth street. It is too bad that nearly every store is a chain, but the vibrant atmosphere makes up for it.

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San Francisco
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Picture a sunny, leafy street lined with a slightly upscale feel, with a wide-range of fun shops and people relaxing in outdoor patios over coffee or a good meal. The shops sell everything from furniture to lighting to books, clothing and cosmetics. There's excellent food to be had. And a Crate and Barrel outlet to boot. There is parking in... More

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El Cerrito
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My husband and I like to wake up early and go to breakfast at Bette's Oceanview Diner. There is usually a wait, but bring the newspaper, buy a cup of coffee at their takeout next door to tide you over while you wait, and enjoy a leisurely morning. After breakfast, shop the street. It's not a long street, but a... More

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El Cerrito, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This is an upscale restaurant/shopping area in west Berkeley. A little pricey, but good quality stuff and places for foodies (Bette's Ocean View, Peet's, Cafe Rouge (for meat lover's), and Tacubaya. Also a cheese/pasta shop where you can get a baguette and hunk of cheese for a quick and cheap(er) lunch/snack. Children's toy store, Restoration Hardware, even an Apple computer... More

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is one of the nicest areas in Berkeley to shop and have lunch or dinner. A place for a girls day out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Fourth st used to be a grungy industrial street but over the last 15 years it has morphed into a destination. Great restaurants and interesting shops. Parking can be difficult unless you know those secret places to park. No. I am not telling you. I want to be able to park.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Unique shops (like A Thousand Cranes and Miki's Paper and Teance) plus lots of coffee,wine, food (sit down or take out) AND a bookstore and travel store and organic cotton goods. Nice buildings, built to human scale. A good stroll.

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Shopping 4th street is a unique experience. The area is filled with wonderful specialty shops , great restaurants, good coffee and special tea. A wonderful adventure for everyone in the family. Enjoy toy stores, paper stores, lighting stores, glass stores, clothing, shoes, makeup, lingerie, and then there is food,food, food. Enjoy the moment.

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