Your Experience - Berkeley Symphony - Bay Are Dining Guide

Your Experience

Pre-Concert Talks

These informative and engaging pre-concert talks offer fascinating insights into the music you are about to experience. Learn about the program’s cultural and historical context, along with guided listening. Additionally, there will be live interviews with guest artists, composers, and orchestra musicians! Music talks take place one hour before all Zellerbach Hall concerts, excluding the opening night concert. Admission is free to all ticket holders.

Box Office and Ticket Information

The Berkeley Symphony Box Office will close at approximately 3:00 p.m. on the day of the concert. Tickets can be picked up at the Zellerbach Hall Will–Call window 90 minutes prior to the performance.  For additional ticket information, including Symphonic Series, Chamber Series, [email protected], and Family Concerts, please visit our Ticketing page or call 510.841.2800.

Dine Nearby

An evening at Berkeley Symphony is not only a thrilling auditory experience, but a superb culinary adventure as well! Downtown Berkeley is a food-lovers’ paradise, internationally known for the quality and scope of its offerings. From intimate French bistros to vibrant California eateries, Berkeley has a wealth of restaurants to suit any palate.

La Note Restaurant Provencal

2377 Shattuck Ave @ Durant 10 MINUTE walk to Zellerbach


1685 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709

Café La Mediterranée

2936 College Avenue near Ashby

Julia’s Restaurant

2315 Durant Avenue between Dana & Durant