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Shattuck Avenue

2905 Shattuck Ave.,, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705
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The heart of trendy Berkeley.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“bart station” (9 reviews)
2905 Shattuck Ave.,, Near Ashby Ave Bart, Berkeley, CA 94705
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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
Reviewed 17 June 2017 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 16 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 10 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 8 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 18 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
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