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2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209 (Addison)
+1 510-549-9950
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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Oakland, California, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great decor and lovely bar setting to pop into right off the street. Dinner is excellent farm to table fair and root to tail local purveyors of quality meats are found here along with mussels and oysters and fare that changes with the seasons. Yummy desserts and a new offering of Weekend Brunch since the owner sold her other restaurant... More 

Thank Tina M
San Ramon, California
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140 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped for a pre-theater dinner before a show at the Berkeley Rep. We loved the lively bar, attentive service and delicious food. The mandarin orange salad was light and had lots of interesting flavors and the Caesar gem was a step above. My mussels hit the spot for dinner and my husband loved his halibut. Beautifully... More 

Thank Ligaya M
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243 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bad: we three were squished into a table for 2 (with advance reservations), with one person sticking out into a busy lane; drinks and first courses took a very long time to come. The good: the food! Salads are interesting and delicious! Nothing weird, but ingredients and combinations we have not had before. Mains are fresh, the pea shoots... More 

Thank CAGreens
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five of us had an (uncharacteristic) early dinner at Revival after a full day activity at Berkeley. Therefore the place wasn't crowded or noisy. The food is well-sourced, which is something I find important, most organic and local. All of us were pleased with our dishes. It is a bit pricey, but that's to be expected with high quality, fresh... More 

Thank AngelCherie914
Kenwood, California
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times prior to or following a Berkeley Rep performance. The atmosphere is convivial and noisy; decor is interesting city chic. Good wine list and good cocktail list. The food is very good with some interesting dishes. My lamb last week was perhaps not the best cut of meat, a little grissly--but overall, very... More 

Thank Elizabeth G
San Francisco, California
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174 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We four dined at Revival, for a special occasion prior to a performance at Berkeley Reperatory Theater nearby. We got there prior to 5pm and, due to non-time-sensitive casual relaxing service, we finally got out by 6:45pm in time to make our performance. We thought we had plenty of time on arrival but were rushed at the end. The building... More 

Thank MarlySF
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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.

Thank Martin M
Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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.

Thank virtualcourtney
Berkeley, California
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

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.

Thank dswwilson
Davis, CA
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
  • 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: +1 510-549-9950
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?