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The Albatross

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Great for drinks, trivia, and darts

This place has good drinks, popcorn, darts, and a great trivia night. It has a nice cozy... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Berkeley, California
A public house in the truest old tradition

I really like this place even though I am not a frequent bar goer. It's not a hipster dive nor a... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2016
Berkeley, California
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Nov 1, 2016
“Great for drinks, trivia, and darts”
May 21, 2016
“A public house in the truest old tradition”
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1822 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-1624
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

This place has good drinks, popcorn, darts, and a great trivia night. It has a nice cozy, wood-paneled feel. Worth a visit.

Thank K H
Reviewed May 21, 2016

I really like this place even though I am not a frequent bar goer. It's not a hipster dive nor a chic meat market...it's a place to go and get some drinks with friends, read a book, play some games (board, darts, etc) and generally...More

Thank Retinol13
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Great place to throw darts, local clientele, a real hangout place. Go with friends after work and have some good beer, popcorn, and snacks.

Thank Billyji
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Bar has been here for ages...slanted floor and all. Bar area and back room. Board games and darts. As a place to kill some time with friends. Nice.

Thank cand0
Reviewed September 14, 2015

On San Pablo, The Albatross is a long time pub in W Berkeley with many beers on tap and full bar. They have lots of games you can play, or you can bring your own. They have several good Belgian beers.

Thank gaius_11
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great place to throw some darts and have a pint or...No pretensions and free popcorn!! Play some chess or Battleship, too.

Thank UncleChuckles
Reviewed April 22, 2015

This Berkeley institution always has a good selection of beer on tap - and as much free popcorn as you can eat! Unfortunately, that is the only food they serve, but they don't mind you bringing your own or ordering a pizza to be delivered....More

Thank A D
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Met up with a group of friends and the atmosphere was perfect. We had a great time playing darts and having some drinks..

Thank kahliljf
Reviewed March 14, 2014

The mixed crowd, quizzo (at least the night we were there), board games and worn but comfortable interior make this a fun low-key place to get a few drinks. Just a good all-around vibe. Every town should have one of these.

Thank BettyC60795
Reviewed September 9, 2012

The Albatross is a pub you would like to hand around your neck so you could take it with you anywhere. A great, fun friendly place with a terrific selection of beer and other beverages, darts & other games, and very pleasant, interesting people.

Thank JanetWOakland_CA
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