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Address: Berkeley, CA

The heart of trendy Berkeley.

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Take BART. You'll love Shattuck Avenue.

There are few better and easier places to visit, and you'll find tons of entertainment and restaurants. Shattuck Avenue is upscale Berkeley. But upscale Berkeley is still pretty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gourmet Ghetto is a wonderful several block long shopping district. Home to Chez Panise and The Cheeseboard and the Thursday afternoon organic farmers' market, among other things. Definitely stop by The Cheeseboard. If you ask for a type of cheese, they will pull out several and give you tastes of each until you find what you want. An extensive... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are few better and easier places to visit, and you'll find tons of entertainment and restaurants. Shattuck Avenue is upscale Berkeley. But upscale Berkeley is still pretty laid back. There are a few movie theaters where you might find an interesting film. But the crowd is mixed and eclectic. The restaurants are affordable and most are good. The vagrants... More 

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Truckee, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good for a wander. Some quite nice restaurants and other blocks of winos and derelicts. Drive along first and decide what you want to see.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been on Shattuck Avenue many many times. This time we arrived on Bart at the Shattuck Station. We enjoyed dinner on Shattuck at Revival Bar and Kitchen. It has a full bar and good food. There are many trendy gourmet places to dine on Shattuck Avenue including the legendary Chez Panisse in North Berkeley. There is also budget... More 

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Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I moved to Berkeley in 1965. The current local government has attempted to make Shattuck the Northern California Magnet for HOMELESS, for the last 25 years. They have succeeded. Every block is filled with homeless, living, eating, urinating etc. Nobody, who lives here, goes to Shattuck anymore. It is only for the college students and the homeless. I would visit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Had lunch at Saul's, a very good deli, then walked around a little. Some good restaurants nearby, including Chez Panisse.

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I've always enjoyed the gourmet end of Shattuck Ave. We took a walking tour of 9 restaurants today, several of them new to me. It was great although filling.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice street with lots of restaurants to choose from. Parking can be a challenge though but metered parking are available by the street.

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Anaheim, Ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

Cool place for shopping and eating. A little too busy for my taste. Ate at Jupiter ...great pizza and seating area

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Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

North Berkeley Shattuck Ave is affectionately known as Gourmet Ghetto. Superb restaurants, like Chez Panisse..little know is that the upstairs Coffee is a great alternative. The Cheeseboard is across the street, and lots of other great places. Parking can be a problem

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