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Revival Bar+Kitchen

1816 reviews
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$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
Revival Bar+Kitchen is serving distinctive, locally sourced, farm-to table, snout-to tail, utterly delicious food for brunch and dinner. The full bar is mixing original, hand-crafted cocktails, and our bar menu is available to satisfy after-the-show appetites.
Brunch features excellent, organic egg dishes, oysters and a rotating menu of Chef Amy's favorite classics--shakshuka, benedicts, fried chicken benedict, and avocado toast!
We have a 40 person private room for everything from business dinners to wedding parties.

The entire dining room is available for meetings and buy outs.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Californian, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation

Brunch : Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday 5:00-9:30pm , Bar open til 11
Friday and Saturday 5:00-11:00, Bar open til 12
Sundays 4:30- 9:30
Late Night Menu Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10:00-11:00
Weekend Afternoons Bar is open all day through brunch til late
Happy Hour Tuesday-Friday 4:00-6:00 , Sundays 8pm-close
Check the website for live performance details!
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Phone number
(510) 549-9950
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Amy Murray
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Revival Bar + Kitchen provides excellent and innovative lunch box catering in downtown Berkeley. We create tasty, and organic menus with generous options for interesting sandwiches, grain salads, vegetable salads, and desserts.
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Cross street
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Parking details
Street parking may be tight, but there are numerous options for reasonably-priced pay lots within a few blocks. Downtown Berkeley Parking Map link on our website.
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Public transit
Downtown Berkeley BART is just a few steps away. It's a major hub for AC transit as well.
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We are hosting special events on occasion. Please sign up for our email list (via our website). We will send out announcements a few weeks prior to events. Your email will remain confidential.
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Special events & promotions
Revival Bar+Kitchen features culinary, cocktail, and musical events on occasion. Special Artisan Wine Dinners, and Thematic Farmer Menus are our specialty. Sign up for our email list to get notified. Your email will remain confidential.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Our private dining room is elegant, quiet, and customizable. Revival offers the finest in local farm-to-table cuisine, a lively wine list featuring vintages from all over the world, and a full bar. We have numerous options for your event, including custom cocktails and menu options.

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What 1816 People Are Saying
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DonaldM (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Among the six in our party, about nine different appetizers or entrees were ordered as well as three desserts, and everybody was extremely pleased with everything ordered.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

Lovely atmosphere and service but food was pretty mediocre for the price, especially for a special occasion. Tiny, barely bigger than a muddle sized oysters and whist tender the short ribs didn't have any flavor. Desert, salad and wine were nice.

vipOperaregular (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

We ate there before the theater at the Aurora.A pleasant enough place with good service.The onion soup was good. The lamb shank was plentiful and enough for two people, but not worth struggling through. Excellent lamb ruined by a heavy handed and witless cook. Same for the brown butter ice-cream. Who ever thought that fried butter in ice cream would please any one? They did okay with he expresso coffee. A great pity as it is really conveniently located.

vipDawn (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Nice atmosphere with excellent farm to table food. Ricotta Gnuddi with mushrooms was savory satisfying vegetarian dish, and baby back ribs were falling off the bone tender and smoky. Will definitely go back.

Malcolm (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This was for brunch, not dinner like I'm used to from Revival.

The food was high quality, but during our visit there was some expediting/timing issue in the kitchen. Add to that an apparently new server and it was a recipe for slow and inattentive service. The server kept putting drink orders and bills down at the wrong tables, water glasses sat empty for tens of minutes, and the server seemed unaware of food delays from the kitchen until we got a little rude about it - but we weren't the only ones complaining that morning about slow food delivery.

I never had such problems with Revival for dinner service. But the number of diners was low and so there was only that one inattentive server and their manager on the floor. I think if the server had more experience, they could have covered the number of tables with customers at them easily, but they were pretty much in the weeds, even with help from the floor manager.

It twas disappointing given how good my experiences have been with them for dinners.

Still, because we had about 1:45 hours set aside for a leisurely brunch, we weren't late for our matinee movie. But 1:45 hours is pretty long for a casual brunch.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The service, ambiance were both great. I loved the burrata app we got but everything else wasn't as good as I expected. I got the Box crab with risotto and the meat of the Box crab was almost liquidfied. It was clearly older and it's gastric juices have already had a field day with the body of the crab. We also got the duck confit dish and it was ok. It was slight salty but good.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food, great service and ambiance. Good value.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Perfect Valentine's Day date. We had duck leg confit with several sides and everything was delicious.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food, service and ambiance. Not cheap, but high quality. Very conveneint to theater if that's your gig!

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent food, great service. A bit noisy, but not too bad.

vipMaxie (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Service started out great, but deteriorated after our order was placed. Different servers brought the dishes and at the end of the meal it was very difficult to get the bill. Food is OK but not outstanding

heidi (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Enjoyed it thoroughly.
The street was busy and parking was a bit tough, but there is a parking garage a few blocks away ;)

DivineFoodLover (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Revival is my 'go to' place whenever I have an event to attend in Berkeley, usually the Berkeley Rep or the University Museum. It never disappoints in the quality of food and service, and my friends and I always love the fixed price 'theater' menu - delicious food, portioned appropriately so you can enjoy three course but not be in a food coma. Energetic and fun place to be, always!

DotesOnDaughter (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

So fabulous - we had a fantastic meal and evening altogether! The food is BEYOND - expertly prepared, the service is knowledgeable and attentive, the ambiance is warm and festive. TWO THUMBS UP!

vipSFbornandraised (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

party of 6, good food, good service, great place to have drinks and food for downtown Oakland location. Parking not that bad since a lot is one block away. Food was enjoyed by everyone (international group). Good wine selection.