BART Station:North Berkeley
Walk Time:11 minutes
Photo courtesy of Albatross Pub.
You had us with the $1 unlimited popcorn out of an antique phone booth. But for those not as easily impressed by heated kernels, there’s so much more at Berkeley’s eldest pub, which first opened in 1964. Voted Best Trivia Night in 2017 by the East Bay Express, Albatross dishes out free drink tokens to those who prove worthy during its weekly Brainstormer Trivia Pub Quiz on Sunday nights. Casual, cozy and welcoming to your good times, old-school neighborhood friendliness survives at the red-tinged bar that houses darts, pool tables and live music.