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2200 Oxford St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1389 (Allston Way)
+1 510-809-0400
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Berkeley, California
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Gather is pricey but generally worth it. Varied menu with unusual combinations. Everything is fresh and local. Also an excellent cocktail bar with good house drinks.

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Thank CaliforniaDreamers55
Sao Paulo, SP
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My general impression is that Gather is too expensive and has little to offer besides the fact that it's a trendy place with upscale people. However, that should be no reason to charge $25 for microwave pizza. They should offer quality food for this price. I do not intend to come back.

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Thank Roberto_Lambauer
Galway, Ireland
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The venue is nicely presented, with a somewhat rustic feel. The food was tasty, although what I had (a burger) was a little conventional. The service was friendly but a little confused, with some incorrect items coming to our table.

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Thank Rónán K
Berkeley, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love Gather! Go. Fresh gourmet california style food for all dietary restrictions. Great atmosphere, friendly waitstaff and very conveniently located too! Near Downtown Berkeley BART.

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Thank jaimeleecurrier
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We met our son and daughter-in-law at this wonderful bar/grill/bistro on the edge of the UC Berkeley Campus, for an early dinner. The food is always fresh, mostly local with a great range of omnivore/vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free, etc. selections. Everything was perfectly prepared; we were not rushed, and the service was very attentive. The selections are very creative but not pretentious and... More 

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Thank Helen S
Sagle, ID
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Wanted something nice, casual, tasty, handy, friendly, trendy, healthy, not too spendy. Wanted it to be walking distance from UC and no long lines. Found it.

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Thank lakester4
Bengaluru, India
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198 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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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Thank Sajay S
Boulder, Colorado
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Thank DakaDanP
Hoover, Alabama
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367 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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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Thank Haddon P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?