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Golden Gate Fields

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Address: 1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710
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+1 510-559-7300
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse...

Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, fans are treated to some of the best sights and sounds in the world. Come experience the heart and hoof pounding action of live horse racing today.

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Not fancy, but fun!

Good old-school fun. My husband was skeptical, doesn't like horses and doesn't like to bet. At the end of the day he told me to come again. We went there on a Saturday afternoon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nadja V
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113 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good old-school fun. My husband was skeptical, doesn't like horses and doesn't like to bet. At the end of the day he told me to come again. We went there on a Saturday afternoon. It wasn't crowded and the staff had enough time and patience to explain us the rules. We won 3 times! Watching the races became very exciting... More 

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Thank Nadja V
Singapore, Singapore
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129 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a Sunday afternoon at Golden Gate Fields. It was a great way to enjoy the beautiful weather. We were fortunate it's a Sunday as many things go for a dollar, including: - The Program - Beer - Mimosa (sometimes they allow you to get sparkling wine) - Hot Dogs For those who don't just want hotdogs, there are... More 

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Thank Dawn L
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403 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice diversion for individuals or groups. The excitement of horse racing. Bet a little and you might get lucky! The views from here around the Bay area spectacular!. Go on dollar days, usually on Sunday, for Hot Dogs, etc. The restaurant is actually quite good, plus you have great higher-up views of the track.

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Thank albebuc
Truckee, California
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340 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great for a day out when they have their $1 Sunday's. Admission, hot dogs, beer. Even if you're not a horse racing enthusiast, you will enjoy it.

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Thank sharon33191
Grass Valley, California
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have only visited Golden Gate Fields on Dollar Sundays a few years back. When I would go with friends we would always have a good time. You can get dollar hotdogs, sodas, or beers. How can you beat that?

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Thank Gabriel V
Martinez, California
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We always go to park on top behind the venue,it's 8 bucks, but what view of the bay and the golden gate bridge ,also it cost 8 buck to get in that buy's you a complete racing program for that day and you can set any were in the venue.It's so much fun to win I love it!

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Thank GaryRidenour
Walnut Creek, California
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250 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went with an event for a charity. The valet parking, admission and buffet lunch were included in the price of our ticket, with a modest donation additionally being given to the charity. Parking was a breeze, admission quick and available through an elevator or stairs, seating in turf room nice, tho pretty close quarters! Since last here they have... More 

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Thank June K
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Parking, gorgeous views abound, oh and then there are the horses. Beautiful to watch. Slow fun day and you can come back and walk the Albany Bulb. You might win a few dollars...lilkely not. Bring a ht and warm jacket as the fog can come in. Go alone with friends. All good.

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Thank ebmillskimball
Berkeley, California
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This Race Track is beautifully located at the Berkeley Shoreline of the San Francisco Bay. A great outing for groups that love horses and the San Francisco Berkeley attractions

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Thank HenryDurant
Rocklin, California
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84 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We went as part of a group. I can only speak to Turf Club as we did not go to any other areas. There is a dress code, smart casual. Don't show up in shorts and a tank top like one young lady, she was not allowed entry to the Turf Club. Valet parking, buffet lunch was very good, tables... More 

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Thank Colleen H

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