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Royal Ground Coffee House

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2409 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2022
+1 510-849-9888
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I love to come here when I need a place to get some food and spend time working. Lots of tables, big windows, and a quiet, respectful atmosphere are soothing and thought provoking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were staying at a nearby hotel and wanted to find a close place to eat breakfast. We came upon this place and were pleasantly surprised. The staff was friendly, the food was delicious and priced reasonably. We came back again the next morning for breakfast and ordered sandwiches for the flight home. Highly recommend them.

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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

I live a block away and come to this cafe a lot to study. Their pastries and coffees are prime! Tables are a sort of small, but it's a common Berkeley problem:( I wish they closed later though!

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Northern California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

This place was across the street from an office I had for a few years. They have the best coffee on this part of Shattuck avenue, and they sell treats like muffins and brownies too. The service is fairly quick counter service. The coffee is good. They have a bunch of tables with chairs which is better for academic application... More 

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Peoples Republic of PDX
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

The coffee is very good...better than Starbucks or Peets. Also, they don't put up with the homeless crowd to the extent Starbucks does. This means you won't get begged while having your coffee. I can't overstate how much of a problem this is in the Shattuck Ave area of Berkeley.

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NJ
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12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Many could be seen seated in the coffee shop. Bathroom cleanliness is a make it or break it deal-there is only one bathroom; management needs to give it some tlc.

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Berkeley, California
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

The coffe is strong and tasty and the service friendly. I love their Mochas. This place is right near my car service shop so I always drop in for a Latte or a Mocha after I drop off the car at cocky-crow.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2409 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-2022
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?