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2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1389 (Allston Way)
+1 510-809-0400
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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326 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Gather is across the road from UC Berkeley and provides simple tasty food, reasonably priced and served well. It has an extensive drinks menu although it could include a few more appetisers. I had a pizza which is hard to go wrong however that was because none of the Mains appealed so perhaps a review to include some red meat... More 

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Thank David B
california
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We haven't eaten here in a while but the times we have dined here were memorable! The service was very good. I remember one time our friends wanted to know where the lamb was from, and the owner came over with the information. Another time, our pizza was accidentally knocked over. In a slit second, people were there to clean... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This is one of my local favorites for every occasion. They have a very eclectic menu based on local and sustainable ingredients, which means the menu changes seasonally and although they have a few regulars, the details might change (the dressing on salads, the side dishes, the veggies they pickle...). For date nights, they have amazing cocktails and we order... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I was brought here for a business dinner. We shared a pizza, as a starter, that was totally disappointing (but I'm italian, so my expectation are always beyond reasonability when talking of pizza...). A good choice, and quality, of drinks to start your meal. The main courses are good, in quality as in taste, but frankly the size of dishes... More 

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Thank EnzoCapone
Pacifica, California
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

My daughter and I tried Gather as a gluten free, close to UC Berekely Greek theatre restaurant. We were not disappointed. Everything we had was delicious. My adult aged daughter said that it was the best meal she has had at a restaurant. We shared the chicken and the Antipasta. I had the sparkling wine and she had a non-alcoholic... More 

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San Ramon, California
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

There were 9 of us for dinner, getting together with cousins who were all staying in Berkeley so Gather was the selected dinner location. I don't believe anyone wants to write an uncomplimentary review. However, our experience was really surprising. We were all seated, talking, laughing and wanting beverages. A waiter approached our table and just didn't seem to be... More 

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Thank Beverly B
Berkeley, California
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

My wife tried the pizza, it was burnish on the bottom and the topping were sparse and tasteless. The service was fine if you wish to be condescended upon. Would we go back, not even if someone else was paying.

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Thank Peregrinesmith
Danville
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We came for lunch but were given the brunch menu. It's a very limited menu and some pizzas. Husband had the pancakes. Nothing special, just two sad slivers of pear and very little maple sirop. I had the focacia croque which was okay.

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Thank Paola K
Oakland, California
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282 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Three of us dined here prior to an event. The server forgot our wine orders to start. Then when we asked for the GF option for the salumi (the menu had the asterisk that said GF option available) he said that this meant they remove the GF - in this case the bread. They do not offer gluten free bread... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We ended up here accidentally as my friend who lives here needed a phone cord from the nearby Sprint store. I saw Gather and thought I'd heard of it. She said it was good so we decided to stay in the neighborhood and eat here. I had to circle twice to find a parking spot as it is quite near... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1389
    (Allston Way)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley BART (1 block away!) AC Transit to Downtown Berkeley Ample bicycle parking
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-809-0400
Description
Gather is a restaurant, café and organic bar with an outdoor patio in Downtown Berkeley.We serve seasonal farm food, sourced carefully and prepared thoughtfully, with a fairly priced menu for vegetarians and omnivores.Located in the David Brower Center, the greenest building in the East Bay, Gather is designed to inspire community and educate people about food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?