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Golden Gate Fields

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1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710-1002
+1 510-559-7300
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A day at the races

beautiful park with easy access from 1-80. We stayed at the Hilton Berkley Marina which is always... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
rtconnie76
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Reno, Nevada
First time Kentucky Debry in Bay area California

Was my first time experience and we had a wonderful time. Lots of places to eat and easy access to... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
marindai
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Sacramento, United States
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Golden Gate Fields is Northern California’s premier destination for horse racing. Located right along the San Francisco Bay in Berkeley, fans are treated to some of the best sights and sounds in the world. Come experience the heart and hoof pounding action of live horse racing today.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“hot dogs” (13 reviews)
“race track” (11 reviews)
“valet parking” (6 reviews)
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1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley, CA 94710-1002
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

beautiful park with easy access from 1-80. We stayed at the Hilton Berkley Marina which is always top notch. They have a shuttle to transport you to the track and back to the hotel. Great people watching, you can't put a pricetag on a day...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Was my first time experience and we had a wonderful time. Lots of places to eat and easy access to your money. The view is unbelievable. Very reasonable to gamble.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Had so much fun the day we went. $1 programs, $1 beers & mimosas and $1 hotdogs. It was a little chilly on the day we went so we took are drinks and hot dogs and paid the extra fee to go upstairs to the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I went with a group of friends for a birthday celebration. We got our big hats on and everything. It was a fun time - definitely a more casual track. We were able to get great box seats right by the finish line. A fun...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

As part of our American vacation we decided to give the races a go. What a pleasant surprise it was. Having been a semi regular race goer in Australia and the decline in crowds and interest on course it was a really pleasant surprise. People...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Why not take in a day at the track and watch the ponies run? We got there in time for the first race and stayed till the last. Most fields only had six horses running. On the day we went, they had a couple big...More

Thank Kitman
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great way to spend an afternoon. I grew up in Albany, but I've never been to a horse race. I would definitely come back. The day we went was not crowded at all. The automated machines make it easy to place a bet. I was...More

Thank Bruddhashark
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A group of 5 families decided to spend the day and watch some horse racing. We read that this is primarily a member’s club, so we hoped for some up scale experience. We reserved ahead of time our tables and the buffet and dressed up...More

Thank Sharon V
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit. Nice staff. Pretty setting. Ample parking and food. Shout out to the lady bartenders! Good security. Warm outdoor heaters for the cool ocean breezes.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Took my parents and our kid for a day of fun watching the horses race. I'm not sure why this isn't more popular since it's one of the cheapest things we did while in San Francisco. I would recommend going to the club upstairs. It...More

1  Thank Aytom S
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terribertini
10 June 2018|
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Response from Sharon V | Reviewed this property |
No need for ID , but minors need to be accompanied by adults.
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Stephanie W
14 April 2018|
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Response from leedylan1998 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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T W
26 November 2017|
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Response from Aytom S | Reviewed this property |
There was another gentleman here with a service dog, so I would assume you can.
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