Pubs & Restaurants


Triple Rock

Located on Shattuck this place serves food and is a microbrewery. Serves a good selection of house and guest beers. Check it out on Thursdays for its Monkey Head beer - $9 for a big bottle of strong beer to share with friends. Has a nice rooftop terrace with heaters, and often has sports on in the bar.


Located on Shattuck and has a huge room of pool tables, shuffleboard, a little back yard and great bloody marys.


A firm favourite with many. On Shattuck Avenue and very close to campus. Has a nice back yard complete with live music and heaters. Serves great pizza and usually has a good selection of house and guest beers.

Cheeseboard Collective

Great pizza! An East Bay Favorite!

Chez Panisse

Be sure to make reservations in advance!

Bear’s Lair

Located right on the UCB campus.


Bar and bistro on Shattuck.


The Albatross

The oldest pub in Berkeley, it hosts a trivia night, has board games and dart lanes!

The Hotsy Totsy Club


Albany Bowl

Bowling, air hockey, beer – enough said.

Club Mallard


The Graduate


The Starry Plough