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Address: Berkeley, CA
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The heart of trendy Berkeley.

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stroll and shop

Stroll and shop on Shattuck Ave, as you walk along restaurants, cafes, stores, bookshops, bakeries, and whatever else tickles your fancy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Francisco, USA
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San Francisco, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll and shop on Shattuck Ave, as you walk along restaurants, cafes, stores, bookshops, bakeries, and whatever else tickles your fancy.

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shattuck Avenue is an incredibly long street, extending north from Oakland, to and through Berkeley. Recently, I took a 1 1/2 mile walk from the Berkeley Bowl north into the "Gourmet Ghetto." It was very interesting. From car dealerships and auto repair shops through an area with housing going up to the University area, with bookstores and computer shops, finally... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 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 October 8, 2016

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 October 3, 2016

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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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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