Books, music, eats and more

Telegraph Avenue serves as both conductor and conduit for Berkeley’s unceasing energy. Its tree-lined sidewalks host a mix of specialty stores, vintage boutiques, international cuisine cafés, and national retailers. In a city known for its openness, political activism, and unparalleled academia, Telegraph offers more of all those things. Bordering the core of the UC Berkeley campus, Telegraph is home to a collection of the best bookstores in America, iconic music stores, and world class people-watching.

Locals & Visitors Like

A book lover’s paradise, vintage shopping, unique gifts and affordable eats.

Businesses Like

Close proximity to UC Berkeley campus, access to historic hotels, excellent dining and a vibrant street scene.


Easy access to bus lines (51B and 6), bikeshare stations throughout the District, and inexpensive garage parking.