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Shattuck Avenue

2905 Shattuck Ave.,, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705
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  • Average17%
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“bart station” (9 reviews)
2905 Shattuck Ave.,, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Things have changed a lot since I was an undergraduate. Some notable restaurants are Great China, Comal, Five.

Thank _dcnn418
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seems to represent Berkeley, with interesting shops to browse, good eating options and very lively. Anyone visiting Berkeley has to explore Shattuck Avenue to really know the city.

Thank NailaHumayun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A kicky place to do some cruising down the sidewalk looking for food and gawking at all the freaks. Oy.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Driving from one end to the other reinforced the point that in many parts Berkeley is quite ordinary. It is only in a relatively short section in downtown that the street impresses with an interesting quirky charm.

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

After exiting Downtown Berkeley BART subway system you will be on Shattuck Avenue with a delightful 1/2 day ahead of you. Walk south on one side of the street and sight see the "only in Berkeley" cast of characters playing music, preaching, or just hanging...More

2  Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We enjoyed walking up and down the street. It's easy to get to the BART. There were numerous restaurants and quirky shops to stop in.

Thank janebeard
Reviewed 17 March 2017

After a few days in S.F., we breathed a sigh of relief to be in Berkeley. It is true there were less homeless and mentally ill people, but as well, there wasn't as much hyper pricing, either. Things were pretty much as we left them...More

2  Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Shattuck to me is the place to find the best food at Chez Panisse or the best coffee in Berkeley right across the street at the old French Hotel. The Imperial Tea Court upstairs, above Chez Pannis is a hidden gem with it's beautiful little...More

2  Thank LAVict0ria
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Lots of inexpensive ethnic restaurants, many aimed at the student crowd. Some bookstores and a few interesting shops. Some movie theaters and a couple of major performance theaters are nearby. Lots of food traffic. Transit hubs. Too many street people, especially young drifters.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you want to get to know Berkeley quickly, just take a long walk down this street...you can "recover" with a drink at Chez Panisse restaurant.

1  Thank Mark S
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