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Discounts For Customers - Support Local Businesses - Fight Cancer and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a new program that provides discounts at local Southern Oregon stores while raising money to fund cancer research, programs and services. Shoppers who donate $20 or more to the American Cancer Society are eligible to receive a free Shop Downtown Discount Card. Simply make a donation online, get your receipt verified, and receive your discount card to save 5-15% off at participating businesses.

When you get a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, the local economy, and the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also can get great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating business. It’s a win/win situation.

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Things to do in Berkeley, California

Main Street of old Downtown Berkeley speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Berkeley the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Berkeley has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Downtown Berkeley offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Downtown Berkeley can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Downtown Berkeley brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Why do you love downtown?

Carrie AGNEW
why not?

Kristin Miller
Things you can't find anywhere else

Brandon Trujillo
Great Food

Shawna Moore
I like the old school charm and love supporting the local merchants!

Judy Caverly
Interesting shops, good restaurants, friendly people.

Restaurants in Berkeley, California

Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen

2261 Shattuck Avenue
Downtown Berkeley


2525 Dwight Way
Downtown Berkeley

Berkeley Sun Hong Kong Restaurant

2439 Durant Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Amanda's Restaurant

2327 Russell St B
Downtown Berkeley

Bangkok Noodles & Thai Bbq

1958 Shattuck Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Artichoke Basille's Pizza

2590 Durant Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Aval Co

2164 Center St
Downtown Berkeley

Ann's Kitchen

2498 Telegraph Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Bette's Oceanview Diner

1807 4th St
Downtown Berkeley

Barney's Gourmet Hamburger

1600 Shattuck Avenue # 112
Downtown Berkeley

Beckett's Irish Pub

2271 Shattuck Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Adagia Restaurant

2700 Bancroft Way
Downtown Berkeley

Airthai Express

3135 Claremont Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Bacheeso The Taste Of Europe

2501 San Pablo Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Banana Sam's Cafe

1842 Euclid Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Bangkok Noodles

1958 Shattuck Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Bertolli Paul And Assoc

39 Alamo Avenue
Downtown Berkeley


2650 Telegraph Avenue
Downtown Berkeley


269 Arlington Avenue
Downtown Berkeley


2016 Shattuck Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Berkeley's Psychic Reader

2424 Telegraph Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Berkel Berkel Restaurant

2428 Telegraph Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Bear's Lair By Wing Feista

2475 Bancroft Way
Downtown Berkeley

Am Cha

1543 Shattuck Avenue # 201
Downtown Berkeley

Berkeley Bubbles

2051 University Avenue
Downtown Berkeley

Downtown Berkeley Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Berkeley can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Policies vary on the availability of pet friendly rooms to it is wise to be open, honest and upfront during the booking process. You may find yourself kicked out or even paying a large deposit if you are not in a pet-friendly hotel and bring one anyway. New ADA laws are fuzzy though as service animals are not required to be documented and proprietors are legally not allowed to ask if the animal is a pet vs. a service animal.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Berkeley Inn
1720 San Pablo Ave

Hotel Durant
2600 Durant Ave

La Quinta Inn Berkeley
920 University Ave

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way

Rodeway Inn Berkeley
1461 University Ave

Beau Sky Hotel
2520 Durant Ave

Knights Inn Berkeley CA
1512 University Ave

Super 8 Berkeley
1619 University Avenue

Quality Inn University
1761 University Avenue

Berkeley Travelodge
1820 University Ave

Rose Garden Inn
2740 Telegraph Ave