Tupper and Reed

Type: Bar, Live Entertainment, Pub

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Although it's taken locals awhile to warm up to Tupper and Reed - the bar took over the space of the beloved Irish bar, Beckett's - making fantastic cocktails is a good step towards winning anyone over. Housed in the former music store of John C. Tupper and Lawrence Reed, this classy bar keeps the music going with some of the best live music on Shattuck, including Jitterbug Riot on most Wednesdays and Classic Jazz with Rob Figliuzzi most Thursdays. The mixologists are so popular here that patrons are encouraged to reserve a seat at the bar through the website for a front-row show of their mastery.


Berkeley, CA 94704

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Expert Tips by Tom Molanphy

San Francisco Local Expert

Berkeley's Best Dance Clubs, Berkeley's Best Bars: "Overwhelmed by the cocktail selection? Keep it simple and whiskey sweet with the Derby Cocktail: Bourbon, Cointreau, Sweet Vermouth, Lime Juice."

Best for Berkeley's Best Dance Clubs Because: Although it's primarily a craft cocktail bar, nothing goes better with a drink than some great music.

Best for Berkeley's Best Bars Because: Tupper and Reed is the best spot to grab a sophisticated cocktail on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley.

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