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Address: 2001 Gayley Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720-0001
Phone Number: 15105483010
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When the weather is nice, this is a hard venue to beat

We saw a concert here last night. The acoustics were good for out doors. All seats are close enough you don't need the extra video screens. Be prepared for a steep climb if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Cali-Native2015
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Napa Valley, California
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Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw a concert here last night. The acoustics were good for out doors. All seats are close enough you don't need the extra video screens. Be prepared for a steep climb if you are sitting on the stone benches or lawn. I recommend you bring cushions or a seat that has no legs. We had these stadium seats with... More 

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San Carlos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

yet another reason to love Cal and the Bay Area...stunning views and architecture; performances range from orchestral to rock; good luck getting a coveted throne seat; GA events can mean you sit on very steep lawn...wear appropriate shoes, bring blanket and seat pad for lawn or concrete ampitheater seats

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Thank chicklynickly
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Greek Theater in Berkeley is always a fun and different way to see and hear music. The acoustics are surprisingly excellent. The staff is polite and helpful. The food choices are quite good, and there is wine and beer available. Seating in the front (Orchestra) is generally unassigned and in my opinion, uncomfortable. I recommend getting an assigned seat.... More 

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Thank Linda T
Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to go to the bathroom towards the end of the concert,the bathroom was packed and I had to go real bad,so I went to the main gate.I said could you stamp my hand so I could get back in.They told me no returnes allowed,so I took my chances and left the venue.Afterwards went back to the same gate... More 

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Thank GaryRidenour
Westerville, Ohio
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really a great set up for a quaint concert. There are nice views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city from the lawn area. They need to train the event staff on crowd management. The lines were completely disorganized and people literally rushed the entry when the general admission line opened ditching all of us that had been waiting... More 

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Thank Stephanie D
Pleasanton, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The sound as always was great. We had good seats and were completely entertained with Don Henley's performance. His band is so amazingly talented and the 3 female vocalists were amazing. We love attending events here and can't wait until our next time.

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Thank Jacque B
Boulder
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

we recently attended Paul Simon at the Greek Theater and it was amazing. I got lucky and somehow scored "throne" seats, which are high-backed concrete thrones at the back of the orchestra section. I hear they are highly coveted, and it was quite cool. Security and ticket staff were fast and friendly, as were the concession staff. The sound was... More 

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Thank travelpotato
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Parking can be found if you are willing to walk. Toilets are plentiful (may be a small line). Good options for food and drink (even some gluten free -- as in a curry rice dish). All in all even if you cannot get into the seating section, being on the lawn is great too. Either way (lawn or seating) be... More 

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Thank GPToak
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Born and raised in the Bay but this was my first visit to this lovely venue! Everything about it was fun and enjoyable. Saw the fabulous PTX and made the experience perfect!

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Thank jto3
Yuba City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great venue to see a concert! All seating was general so we arrived about an hour before ShowTime and lined up out front. Once doors opened it moved quickly. Be cautions of line cutters! once inside we found a seat, lower bowl just about eye level. Could have easy had standing room in the bowl if we wanted. Wish we... More 

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Thank Ryan M

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