Guidebook for Kensington

Laura & Kiran
Laura & Kiran
Guidebook for Kensington

Essentials

In our neighborhood. Full grocery store with fresh meat counter, rotisserie chickens and organic produce. Open Mon to Sat 9 am-7 pm. Sun 10 am-5 pm. Yummy rotisserie chicken, better than Young's Market or Andronico's.
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Colusa Market
406 Colusa Ave
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In our neighborhood. Full grocery store with fresh meat counter, rotisserie chickens and organic produce. Open Mon to Sat 9 am-7 pm. Sun 10 am-5 pm. Yummy rotisserie chicken, better than Young's Market or Andronico's.
Open 24 hours.
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Safeway
6310 College Ave
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Open 24 hours.
Every Sunday from 9-3pm is a wonderful farmer's market, with a wide assortment of organic produce, locally products like pasta, bread, jams. olive oil, pastries plus yummy take away.
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Kensington Farmers' Market
379-389 Colusa Ave
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Every Sunday from 9-3pm is a wonderful farmer's market, with a wide assortment of organic produce, locally products like pasta, bread, jams. olive oil, pastries plus yummy take away.
Great values.
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Trader Joe's
225 El Cerrito Plaza
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Great values.
See description in Heinz location.
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Berkeley Bowl
2020 Oregon St
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See description in Heinz location.
In our neighborhood. A full service grocery store with fresh produce, a meat counter with organic meats, rotisserie chicken, artisan bread. Open daily 8 am - 8 pm.
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Young's Market
285 Arlington Ave
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In our neighborhood. A full service grocery store with fresh produce, a meat counter with organic meats, rotisserie chicken, artisan bread. Open daily 8 am - 8 pm.

Food Scene

They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.. Fresh food. Varied menu, fast service and great breakfast. No credit cards, only cash and checks.
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Inn Kensington Restaurant
293 Arlington Ave
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They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.. Fresh food. Varied menu, fast service and great breakfast. No credit cards, only cash and checks.
Espresso drinks, artisan bread, delicious pastries, made to order sandwiches.
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Semifreddi's Bakery
372 Colusa Ave
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Espresso drinks, artisan bread, delicious pastries, made to order sandwiches.
Excellent Chinese food in a nice atmosphere with a full bar.
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Kirin Restaurant
1767 Solano Ave
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Excellent Chinese food in a nice atmosphere with a full bar.
Mexican tapas.. Small plates and great cocktails. Open late for dinner.
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Fonda
1501 Solano Ave
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Mexican tapas.. Small plates and great cocktails. Open late for dinner.
Great pizza either thin crust or deep dish. The even make a great whole wheat crust.
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Zachary's Chicago Pizza
5801 College Ave
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Great pizza either thin crust or deep dish. The even make a great whole wheat crust.
Fresh Mexican food. Organic meats and no lard. Inexpensive.
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Cactus Taqueria
5642 College Ave
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Fresh Mexican food. Organic meats and no lard. Inexpensive.
Fabulous Thai food. Very fresh!
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Bua Luang Thai Cuisine
1166 Solano Ave
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Fabulous Thai food. Very fresh!
Fine dining. Gourmet bistro style food. Pricey but worth it.
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Rivoli
1539 Solano Ave
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Fine dining. Gourmet bistro style food. Pricey but worth it.
World famous for California cuisine. Alice Waters started the whole Nouvelle Cuisine movement. The cafe upstairs is more casual and cheaper than the price fixe dinner downstairs.
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Chez Panisse
1517 Shattuck Ave
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World famous for California cuisine. Alice Waters started the whole Nouvelle Cuisine movement. The cafe upstairs is more casual and cheaper than the price fixe dinner downstairs.
For the people who like Starbucks.
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Starbucks
3090 El Cerrito Plaza
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For the people who like Starbucks.
For the people who like Starbucks.
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Starbucks
3090 El Cerrito Plaza
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For the people who like Starbucks.
Great gourmet Mexican food. One of the best restaurants in the Bay Area. Full bar, excellent cocktails.
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Comal
2020 Shattuck Ave
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Great gourmet Mexican food. One of the best restaurants in the Bay Area. Full bar, excellent cocktails.
Fresh Mediterranean food. Well-priced.
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Troy Greek Cuisine
1843 Solano Avenue
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Fresh Mediterranean food. Well-priced.
Fabulous Japanese food. Very different than your typical Japanese restaurant. They change the menu daily and lunch is a different menu than dinner. They have some wonderful "Share" dishes like their Tempura cakes.
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Iyasare
1830 Fourth St
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Fabulous Japanese food. Very different than your typical Japanese restaurant. They change the menu daily and lunch is a different menu than dinner. They have some wonderful "Share" dishes like their Tempura cakes.

Entertainment & Activities

First run movies, they always have a kid-friendly movie. And they serve food while you watch.
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Rialto Cinemas Cerrito
10070 San Pablo Ave
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First run movies, they always have a kid-friendly movie. And they serve food while you watch.
An old fashioned Carousel with vintage animals.
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Tilden Park Merry Go Round
Lake Anza Road
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An old fashioned Carousel with vintage animals.
Shows independent movies.
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Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas
2230 Shattuck Ave
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Shows independent movies.
Wonderful venue featuring live concerts of roots, folk music, singer-songwriters and world music. Not expensive. Nice acoustics.
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Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison St
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Wonderful venue featuring live concerts of roots, folk music, singer-songwriters and world music. Not expensive. Nice acoustics.
A bay tour on a ferry boat will take you around Alacatraz and under both the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Bay Cruise Adventure
A bay tour on a ferry boat will take you around Alacatraz and under both the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Parks & Nature

A small scale steam train that takes you on a ride through the forest.
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Redwood Valley Railway (Tilden Steam Train)
2481 Grizzly Peak Blvd
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A small scale steam train that takes you on a ride through the forest.
A great place for kids with lots of farm animals for them to see. If you want to feed them, bring celery or lettuce, (no bread).
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Tilden Nature Area
600 Canon Drive
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A great place for kids with lots of farm animals for them to see. If you want to feed them, bring celery or lettuce, (no bread).
A walk along the Bay with full views of San Francisco, Sausalito, Mt. Tamalpais. Bird watch, fly a kite, picnic on the grass.
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Cesar Chavez Park
11 Spinnaker Way
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A walk along the Bay with full views of San Francisco, Sausalito, Mt. Tamalpais. Bird watch, fly a kite, picnic on the grass.
See the giant redwoods.
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Muir Woods National Monument
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See the giant redwoods.
Gorgeous setting near the ocean plus meadows filled with wildflowers. Nice walks.
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Point Reyes National Seashore
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Gorgeous setting near the ocean plus meadows filled with wildflowers. Nice walks.
Nice beach.
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Stinson Beach
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Nice beach.

Arts & Culture

World class theater. Many plays first run here and then go to New York.
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Berkeley Repertory Theatre
2025 Addison St
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World class theater. Many plays first run here and then go to New York.
World class museum.
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de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
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World class museum.
World class museum with European Art.
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Legion of Honor
100 34th Ave
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World class museum with European Art.
World class collection of Asian Art.
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Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St
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World class collection of Asian Art.
World class collection of modern art.
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 3rd St
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World class collection of modern art.

Getting Around

Use this stop to take Bart to Berkeley, Oakland or San Francisco.
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El Cerrito Plaza station
6699 Fairmount Ave
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Use this stop to take Bart to Berkeley, Oakland or San Francisco.
Main Bus stop for AC transit. Will take you to Berkeley, Oakland.
AC transit stop station
Main Bus stop for AC transit. Will take you to Berkeley, Oakland.