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Shattuck Avenue

2905 Shattuck Ave, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705-1808
+1 510-472-3170
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The heart of trendy Berkeley.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chez panisse” (15 reviews)
“gourmet ghetto” (14 reviews)
“bart station” (9 reviews)
2905 Shattuck Ave, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705-1808
+1 510-472-3170
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shattuck, is an amazing walk through Berkeley's famous food Ghetto (near Chez Panisse at the north end and Rose cross street, extending to Karala Japanese food and Berkeley bowl food store at the south end (near Ashby Ave cross street. Lots of interesting restaurants, shops,

Thank JFHolz
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is the street running through the heart of Berkeley with the famous Gourmet Ghetto featuring tons of wonderful restaurants and atmosphere from all over the world. Hotels, restaurants, shops and much more. Must do if you're visiting Berkeley.

Thank REED583
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Restaurants and hotels gently change to more affordable restaurants the farther yogurt from campus. I wouldn't say there was parking everything involves a side street and a bit of a hike. Some of the buildings are a little run down and areas are under constant...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My husband and I were staying in Berkeley for 4 nights. I had a business meeting and a class to attend, then we thought we would take some time and walk around the town. It was recommended to us that we walk Shattuck Avenue. We...More

3  Thank oxnarddragonlady
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is home for me, where I shop and meet friends. I know many of the people who work here and have watched business come and go. For visitors to The Bay Area, it should be on your list to visit. You have destination resturants,...More

Thank sdkimbrough
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We drove down Shattuck Avenue. Some parts are "seedy". There are homeless camps with people who have tents and solar. There is the trendy restaurant area close to the Berkeley BART Station. And then we drove on to North Berkeley section where there are markets,...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Shattuck avenue is a major north-south route through Berkeley and the type of neighborhood varies widely along the street. I like Shattuck in north berkeley/the gourmet ghetto as there are many interesting restaurants, including the famous Chez Panisse featured above. The Cheese board sells their...More

Thank VAnne510
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Downtown Berkeley should be an embarrassment both to the city and the university. Boarded up shops, scores of street people sleeping on the sidewalk and trash everywhere. The bloom is off the rose in this college town and it's hard to see how the university...More

2  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

Thank _dcnn418
Reviewed 8 July 2017

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
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