Come for The Culture, Stay for The Food

Discover Berkeley

In our city by San Francisco Bay, we're backyard artists and history book headliners. We're outdoor adventurers and coffee shop philosophers, the capital of culinary and hub of homegrown.

People from around the world come to Berkeley seeking acclaimed restaurants, museums, shops and arts. Along the way they discover fabulous diversions, and a bit of themselves.

Everyone is welcome here. So come, explore, and be a little Berkeley.

***Visit Berkeley offices and Live Chat Feature will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in Observance of Thanksgiving.***

Visit Berkeley staff are available to answer your questions via our LiveChat feature Monday-Thursday, 10:00am to 2:00pm PST.

We can also be reached after hours by leaving a message through the chat feature or emailing us at, and will respond the next business day.

Chat featured at the lower left of our website, where a local expert is standing by to help you!

On September 1, the City of Berkeley Health Officer Order issued an order that will require employees of certain businesses to be vaccinated while also requiring a portion of those businesses to also verify proof of full vaccination for patrons who are at least 12 years old. Vaccination verification of patrons starts Sept. 10; employee vaccination requirement starts Oct. 15.

See the full health order for details and exceptions