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Golden Gate Fields

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1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710-1002
+1 510-559-7300
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Sunday dollar day

As part of our American vacation we decided to give the races a go. What a pleasant surprise it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GeoffandTiff
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Morphett Vale, Australia
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A Day at the Track - April 2018

Why not take in a day at the track and watch the ponies run? We got there in time for the first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kitman
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Oxnard, California
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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“hot dogs” (12 reviews)
“race track” (11 reviews)
“finish line” (3 reviews)
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1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710-1002
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+1 510-559-7300
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"college kids"
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"racing enthusiast"
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"a lot of fun"
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"san francisco"
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"turf"
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"excitement"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our American vacation we decided to give the races a go. What a pleasant surprise it was. Having been a semi regular race goer in Australia and the decline in crowds and interest on course it was a really pleasant surprise. People...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why not take in a day at the track and watch the ponies run? We got there in time for the first race and stayed till the last. Most fields only had six horses running. On the day we went, they had a couple big...More

Thank Kitman
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great way to spend an afternoon. I grew up in Albany, but I've never been to a horse race. I would definitely come back. The day we went was not crowded at all. The automated machines make it easy to place a bet. I was...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A group of 5 families decided to spend the day and watch some horse racing. We read that this is primarily a member’s club, so we hoped for some up scale experience. We reserved ahead of time our tables and the buffet and dressed up...More

Thank Sharon V
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit. Nice staff. Pretty setting. Ample parking and food. Shout out to the lady bartenders! Good security. Warm outdoor heaters for the cool ocean breezes.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Took my parents and our kid for a day of fun watching the horses race. I'm not sure why this isn't more popular since it's one of the cheapest things we did while in San Francisco. I would recommend going to the club upstairs. It...More

Thank Aytom S
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We are avid horse fans and travel all around the world going to various courses. After an initial bit of difficulty getting in touch with anyone, someone from the course reached out to us and sorted our table. The views either side of the course...More

Thank leedylan1998
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This beautiful racetrack is on the Berkeley shore with bay views. The horse racing is always fun and the venue itself lends to the excitement

Thank GKohler
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Depressing and dreary. Not fun for horses, feels like a place for serious gambling, not for entertainment.

1  Thank Coco Y
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

y wife and I go here at least two times a year with The Knights of Columbus and the Italian Catholic Federation. Not a heavy better but enjoy the Turf Club's buffet and the excitement before, during, and after each race.

1  Thank ChiaPop
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Stephanie W
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Response from leedylan1998 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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T W
November 26, 2017|
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Response from Aytom S | Reviewed this property |
There was another gentleman here with a service dog, so I would assume you can.
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November 26, 2017|
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Response from ChiaPop | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The ADA allows service dogs at all venues. Be aware that the areas open to the general public are quite crowded and noisy. The turf club is quieter but quite cramped for seating and has quite a few steps between dining... More
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