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2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1389 (Allston Way)
+1 510-809-0400
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11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Bengaluru, India
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180 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in for lunch. I have heard good things about this restaurant. We were not disappointed. Menu was limited. Both sandwiches we had, one grilled cheese and the other an open tuna, were excellent. Hear the pizzas are great too. Attentive service added to experience.

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Thank RamSRam
State College, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The California scene is a world unto itself for some of us East-coasters. And Berkeley always lives up to its post-hippie, post-yuppie, and yet still washed in that find-yourself-and-protest-all chic. The Gather is a gathering well for the well-heeled --the rustic vibe betrayed by the spotless wine glasses and high end pizzas, sandwiches and a soup or two. All of... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place has lots of nice options but unfortunately no steak. I ended up just getting the Kale salad which was very good. It looked like the only red meat option was a hamburger.

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Hoover, Alabama
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331 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Gather today. Upon entering the restaurant we were immediately greeted and asked if would like to eat inside or out. With the perfect weather we selected the patio. Our server Kelley immediately greeted us and suggested beverages and inquired if we would like water. We both selected an IPA, served in a chilled glass... More 

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Berkeley, California
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112 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is rather inconsistent. I was here for lunch- the menu is rather sparse, which I often appreciate, however many of the dishes were not great. The mushroom ragout with polenta is very small, and hardly has any flavor. The kale salad is watery, and very tough to chew on. The pizzas are good, the spicy tomato is better... More 

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San Jose, California
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Service was fine, but portions were skimpy (postage stamp sized cheese portions) and overpriced. Food not particularly flavorful.

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Thank AG2_12
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Nice staff. Accommodating with the special food needs of kiddos. Highly recommended!

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Thank Renee M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The menu is very limited and tries to be too quirky, resulting in many dishes that have at least one ingredient you might not want (eg liver mousse, or mushroom sauce in with your mussels). Pizza was good but not outstanding. No red meat options. Mint ice cream was very tasty and the highlight.

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Thank Lilikoi77
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We've been here twice and it was amazing both times. The cocktails deserve a night out of their own but we manage to always follow them up with a meal because the food is so good too. The menu is creative and delicious with something for everyone from the kale lovers to the meet eaters an delicious desserts to end... More 

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Ohio
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stumbled across this place (without reading other reviews) and stopped in for dinner with friends on a Friday. Open friendly atmosphere; patio was full. Ordered the hamburgers, kale salad, little gem salad and bonito (raw tuna) dish. Recommend the hamburgers $16 and gem salad $14. It isn't a place we will return since it is pricey.

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Thank MARY Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1389
    (Allston Way)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Berkeley BART (1 block away!) AC Transit to Downtown Berkeley Ample bicycle parking
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-809-0400
Description
Gather is a restaurant, café and organic bar with an outdoor patio in Downtown Berkeley.We serve seasonal farm food, sourced carefully and prepared thoughtfully, with a fairly priced menu for vegetarians and omnivores.Located in the David Brower Center, the greenest building in the East Bay, Gather is designed to inspire community and educate people about food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?