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Went here to see Interpol and the Kills. Lines for beer were short, and they reused my cup... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Nicole A
Paia, Hawaii
Excellent Concert Venue

I've heard great things about the Greek Theatre, so I was excited to experience it for the first... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Went here to see Interpol and the Kills. Lines for beer were short, and they reused my cup = AWESOME. We sat at the very top row so we had a back to our 'seat'. Absolutely loved the venue, the sound was amazing and so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I've heard great things about the Greek Theatre, so I was excited to experience it for the first time last week! It did not disappoint! Positives: - There's two entrances to get inside, so it prevents a huge traffic jam of people trying to get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chris_young23
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The theater is gorgeous. The View is beautiful. The seats are bizarrely uncomfortable and impractical. The lawn is steep enough to make sitting up there feel like my tail bone is going to never feel the same again. Standing for several hours is the best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My cousin was graduating from The Haas School at Berkeley so I attended her graduation in May. The ceremony was held at the Greek Theater and WOW(!) I had no idea it was such a cool venue. Dying to go back to see a concert...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Rain! terrible for this type of venue. There is also a 10:00 PM noise abatement regulation, so paid $250 to see Alison Krauss for 45 min. soaking wet. This might be a good venue in the middle of summer with an artist that values their...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Edith S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I am almost hesitant to post a review of this place, so I don't let out too big of a "secret". Last night, we went back to Berkeley to see The Shins and Spoon at The Greek Theater. Wow! The showmanship on stage was first...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank doctorbove
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I love this venue because it's not to big, the crowd is usually easy going, the vibe is relaxed, the shows are fun! There are plenty of places to eat & drink before and after.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Greek Theater is exactly what it sounds like. I was here to see the Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyers and Chris Thile trio performing Bach arrangements. It rocked. The performers that they have here can't get better and UC Berkeley is a beautiful place....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Even with rain this was an amazing place to see Radiohead. Bring a pillow to sit on. Even with long lines to enter we still got an excellent seat. Can't wait to come back!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Judi E
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This place in the spring,summer and fall ; all about feeling of the outdoors and being close to the performance.Bring a thick stadium blanket to sit on this will give you the most freedom to move around,we've tried portable chairs but they always get in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank GaryRidenour
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