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Address: Berkeley, CA

The heart of trendy Berkeley.

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One of the main tourist interests

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2016
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Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars 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.

Thank TirzahRuth
Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank kmcgardener
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank lovetripsdd
Anaheim, Ca
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4 of 5 stars 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

Thank luv2travel2u
Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars 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

1 Thank Andrew K
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Many, many little shops to visit, one of which is a favorite of mine Tenzing Collections. As the name would suggest they have all the great items from Tibet, Outstanding shop and great nice helpful people to assist you in every way. Please drop by

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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

1 Thank Gene G
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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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