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Revival Bar+Kitchen

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2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209 (Addison)
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our trip to revival began as a mistake. We couldn't remember the name of the restaurant that we intended to go to and this sounded familiar. We made the reservation and realized upon arrival that we had guessed the wrong restaurant. What a wonderful mistake! The restaurant was not too busy, service was excellent and the food was absolutely wonderful.... More 

Thank SfTraveller2014
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110 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Dined here before theatre, and restaurant was truly impressive. Nice, energetic ambience with a great bar. Service was excellent. Menu had interesting choices, and we enjoyed what we ordered. Salad starters were quite unusual, delicious, and beautifully presented: a charred peach salad and a shaved asparagus salad. For entrees, I had the sea bass & hubby had the smoked brisket... More 

Thank Sherry S
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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200 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

My family and I really like this restaurant. The food is always excellent, it has a great location near the Berkeley Rep and you get good value for your money but we dined here on May 17th and it was a mess. My wife and I arrived at 6 PM letting the hostess know that the other half of our... More 

Thank Faxon B
Oakland, California
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117 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Very convenient to the Berkeley downtown theaters, which means they have a peak in the 6:30 to 7:30 period when there are shows. And they know this (or should). And they plan for this (or should). The night we were there they didn't. It took 25 minutes (literally) for our driinks to arrive. And the food, while good, seemed thrown... More 

Thank jjbong
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Food Over Priced, Poor Service and Long Wait for the food This was my wife and I first time and last time to visit Revival Bar & Kitchen. The food was over priced with small portions and the food took a long time to arrive to our table. And our waiter wasn’t very good either. I had looked online at... More 

Thank Gregorymayfield
Zurich, Switzerland
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153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Very conveniently located, nice ambience, very friendly staff and wonderfull food. This is one of the restaurants where you get a typical Berkeley dinner. Certainly not cheap, but special ingredients and exquisite dishes. Some things are two expensive though. If you order an asparagus salad for example, you pay 12$ for almost nothing. On the other side, the kale gratin... More 

Thank fabian_zurich
Placerville, California
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Disappointing first try here for dinner. Service good decor pretty basic advertised as quiet not. But food is the main thing. Salad wilted poor lettuce innards mediated by nice dressing. Flatbread spicy you should warn people. Latkes highlight of meal but fattiest lamb I've ever been served.

Thank Tom W
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

i was greeted with very polite and attentive, i was surprise since i was alone and no reservation. I got starter Artichoke + fried shishito with pecorino, fava, pecan, calabrian oil that create mesmerize delicacy. Then i continue with bibimbup with cauli flower and green veggie in the flat hot pan. both were surprising great invention, and i forget how... More 

Thank laras001
Berkeley, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I love Revival. On Friday- I took some out of town guests there for dinner and cocktails... I drop in with some regularity as its my "go-to" for a great drink or glass of wine and reliably delicious nosh. As expected it was a total hit! The service as fabulous, our drinks divine, and our lingering meal just wonderful. The... More 

Thank Nancy N
Robin K, Manager at Revival Bar+Kitchen, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and your guests enjoyed your recent experience at Revival, as you know Friday evenings can be especially busy so it's wonderful to hear that you were still able to enjoy your meal at a leisurely pace. I shared your positive feedback with our staff and we look forward to welcoming you on your next... More 

Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Go to the bar and just order appetizers. Flat bread funky pizza is great. Drinks are exceptional and place has a good vibe. Food was mixed - kale salad was drenched in dressing and kale was in big chunks. Not edible at all (and waiter did not check in). Fish was acceptable. Service was prompt and perfunctory. Parking garage just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley BART is just a few steps away. It's a major hub for AC transit as well.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: 15105499950
Revival Bar + Kitchen is committed to sourcing local and sustainable ingredients, thoughtfully prepared and served with pride in our revived 1901 location in downtown Berkeley, CA, mere steps from the celebrated Berkeley Reporatory Theater, Aurora Theater, and within easy access of the Downtown Berkeley Bart Station.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?