The Elmwood District is Berkeley's retro-chic place for sweet sidewalk shopping and dining.

Elmwood & College Avenue

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The Elmwood District is a local treasure, a two-block shopping and dining-centric area and Berkeley's oldest commercial district. Berkeley's retro-chic place for sweet sidewalk shopping and dining. The Rialto Cinemas Elmwood is a classic Berkeley Theater, screening first-run films nightly.

The Elmwood boasts over 50 independently-owned boutiques, and dozens of cafes and restaurants. Its wide range of cuisines reflects the diversity of Berkeley.