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Revival Bar+Kitchen

2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
+1 510-549-9950
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunch was a serious problem today. Service was extremely poor with long waits and then I never got what I ordered. So simple biscuit, jam and bacon. I got a charred biscuit, okay jam and no bacon. At the table next to me they got...More

Thank Zanzibar07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for small bites after theatre. Great drinks, appetizers, salads and oysters. The mediterrean plate was fantastic.

Thank ajmadrid2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I put this restaurant at #1 of places I have eaten. Four of us dined there on a busy Friday evening. The cocktail special was delicious, fried calamari light, the smoked pork belly (a special) melted in my mouth, the braised short rib was pronounced...More

Thank Rozct2013
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My wife and I chose this restaurant because it was close to the Berkeley repertory theater but boy was that a bad choice .Very disappointing experience a dining at this restaurant. Very noisy loud lacking of good airflow throughout the restaurant. The food was greasy...More

Thank Gregorymayfield
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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...More

1  Thank Tina M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 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...More

2  Thank Ligaya M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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,...More

1  Thank CAGreens
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank AngelCherie914
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...More

1  Thank Elizabeth G
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...More

1  Thank MarlySF
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Nearby Attractions
University of California, Berkeley
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.79 km away
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.08 km away
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.19 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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