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2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209 (Addison)
15105499950
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15:30 - 21:30
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Sun 15:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 15:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 23:00
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Preparations are delicious and well prepared and highlighted by food that is sourced from the best organic local ingredients Their preparations beautifully highlight those ingredients. Service was fairly good with a few too many blank spots.

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Thank Martin M
Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu and drinks list is interesting, and the restaurant itself is very nice inside. Nevertheless, it felt like it was trying too hard to stand out among the other bars and restaurants downtown.

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Thank virtualcourtney
Berkeley, California
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was okay, but uninspired. The service was very poor and haphazard. We were seated and it might have been 10-15 minutes before a waiter even came to our table. In fairness, we were there on a crowded theater night. On a calmer night the service could be better.

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Thank dswwilson
Davis, CA
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Revival for before theater meals for some time (Berkeley Rep, Aurora Theater, and Freight and Salvage are all right around the corner). With a situation like this, you'd think Revival would be all geared up to dealing with theater goers. Not so. We arrived Sunday with a 12:30 reservation before a 2:00 curtain at Berkeley Rep.... More 

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1 Thank Triumph3A
Berkeley, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a mildly good memory of the place from maybe a year ago. Things seem to have been going downhill since. I began having doubts with the decor: the same as before, but clearly deteriorated, with leather(?) peeling off form the seats. The wine was a more serious problem. It began with the list, which had wines listed in... More 

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1 Thank Marcoce
Los Angeles, CA
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439 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

We enjoyed drinks, wine and beer with oysters, drinks, flatbread with artichokes, mushroom ricotta cannelloni, bouillabaisse, and an interesting salad with orange slices and fried bits of avocado. Very tasty, good service. Very close to the Berkeley Rep.

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Thank DeborahandAndy
Bay Area
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had reservations for dinner and burlesque. Were seated directly in front of a large pole so we literally could not see the stage. Had to move, they gave us a much better seat. From prior experience we know to stick to simply prepared dishes, otherwise we end up with that "trying too hard" factor I mentioned in an earlier review.... More 

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1 Thank MrsB17
Jupiter
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The service wasn't the best. It took a while before we could place the order. I had oysters on the half shell as appetizers. They were very small. I was not impressed by this restaurant. It is not cheap either.

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Thank flying_dutchman_US
California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Some fun very inventive cocktails and interesting twists on dishes. Very noisy, accommodating if you have to be at Berkeley Rep or Aurora Theatres a block away for a curtain time

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Thank Ravenspadre
Glenview
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Saturday night we just popped in at the right time. I would suggest reservations in the future but we wanted to eat prior to a concert and it was all Last minute. Service was superb, noice level not bad for being so busy and the food was wonderful. A big pricey but we made it to the show on time... More 

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Thank Bluma F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
15:30 - 21:30
Thursday
15:30 - 21:30
Friday
15:30 - 23:00
Saturday
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
    (Addison)
  • 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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?