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Freight and Salvage Coffee House

2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, Berkeley, CA 94704
+1 510-644-2020
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Terrific live music venue

We saw our first concert last week at the Freight & Salvage and absolutely loved it. My husband had... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Santa Rosa, California
A Great Venue

No bad seats (comfortable seats too) at the Freight! I arrived a half hour early and was able to... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Grass Valley, California
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Opens in 27 min
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00, 20:00 - 22:00
2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, Berkeley, CA 94704
+1 510-644-2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

We saw our first concert last week at the Freight & Salvage and absolutely loved it. My husband had bought our tickets 6 months before and thought they were for reserved seats, so we arrived about 20 minutes before showtime. They turned out to be...More

Thank TisaMP
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

No bad seats (comfortable seats too) at the Freight! I arrived a half hour early and was able to sit where I wanted. The small bar has a good selection of items, including above average baked goods. The acoustics are wonderful and the Brazilian jazz...More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I won't repeat all the plaudits for this wonderful venue. But a few things to know: 1) Buy tickets ahead! Shows sell out often. 2) People start lining up an hour or more before the doors open. If you can, have an online printed voucher,...More

Thank sierradave1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Freight and Salvage has a long history of featuring the very best of live acoustic music (plenty of electric music also). They host concerts almost every night and many nationally recognized musicians got there start here. The focus and attention here on the concert...More

Thank lovewarmwater
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine treated me to a concert here. Iris DeMent along with her two accompaniment were the scheduled group to play. The Freight & Salvage venue is small maybe a hundred or so seating capacity. There is a quaint little coffee shop inside...More

Thank Sijimboy
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A few days prior to departing for a recent Northern California vacation, I happened to see Bill Kirchen, Austin de Lone and Bobby Black were playing the Freight and Salvage on the first night of our trip. The F&S online ticket system was easy to...More

Thank SheddVA
Reviewed 10 August 2016

With a history of acoustic folk music Freight and Salvage presents both traditional acoustic music in many idioms Their choice of performers is suburb and the sound sightless and comfortable seating cannot be matched anywhere in the bay area.

Thank BNudelman
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Freight and Salvage has offered excellent music for many years, focusing on performers who play smaller venues. The new F&S on Addison Street offers a good open sound room with outstanding acoustics. We were there for an Old Time music day and enjoyed the performers...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have been here a few times for various shows and always enjoyed the venue. There is plenty of seating and the way it is laid out most all seats give a very good to good view of the stage. It's relatively small so even...More

Thank Traveling_Polymath
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Always excellent sound in this small venue. Great variety of music, very reasonable ticket prices, small surcharges. Seats are comfy too. This is always a great spot for music.

Thank bl1416
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Do they serve alcohol?
24 June 2016|
Response from Traveling_Polymath | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wine and beer.