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“Good cheap entertaiment”
Review of Golden Gate Fields

Golden Gate Fields
Ranked #17 of 87 things to do in Berkeley
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Owner description: Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, fans are treated to some of the best sights and sounds in the world. Come experience the heart and hoof pounding action of live horse racing today.
Reviewed January 29, 2012

If you aren't the kind of gambler that can't walk off a casino floor without leaving your wallet, then Golden Gate Fields is a really good value for a day of sunny fun. I recommend going on the $1 entry days, for less then $20 you can spend the day in the sun, watching the horses run around, eating hotdogs and drinking beer in the bleachers. Plus you'll have a little left over to put a bet or two down just to keep things interesting.

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Reviewed November 28, 2011

$1 Sunday was a bargain. Hot dogs (awful), beer (weak), but the overall experience was a lot of fun and something different.
The crowd was not the Kentucky Derby elite but I didn't feel threatened or uncomfortable.
The horn player was great.
The non dollar food was also very good.
Probably not for young kids

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Reviewed July 9, 2008

Golden Gate fields is the ultimate experience for anyone looking for a good time! Every Sunday they have "$1 Day" where everything is only a dollar. You're talking hot dogs, parking, and yes even Beer. Everytime I've gone to this place I haven't been let down, it's always fun.

If you don't like horseracing...that's not an excuse! They have other things at the track that will entertain people of all types. They have annual wine festivals where you can sample (a sample being practically an entire wineglass full) Wine Country's finest wines and relax/dance to live music next to the beautifully lanscaped track. For children they have snowdays where there is a sledding hill...imgaine snow in California!

No matter what, everyone should come to this place before they die just to see it's location. Specifically, and this may sound weird, their parking lot. This place offers the BEST and most beautiful panoramic view of the Bay Area.

Golden Gate Fields, a gem of the Bay Area.

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Reviewed December 25, 2015
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Reviewed August 8, 2015
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