COLLEGE
avenue

People come from all over the Bay Area just to hang out.

COLLEGE AVENUE

The vast array of retail and culinary opportunities that you find on College are astounting. We'll be adding to this group constantly as time permits.

COLLEGE
AVENUE

You can find pretty much anything you can think of here.

College Avenue:
The Soul of Rockridge

There are few places in the East Bay that have as much buzz as College Avenue. This  wonderful shopping area is the heart and soul of Rockridge. Below we've begun to chronicle in both movie and photo formats some of the various shops and restaurants that line College Avenue.

We've focused on some of the iconic places that have been here for decades but also included new places that clearly add to the Rockridge mystique. With so many wonderful businesses still not yet included we have a lot of work to do, but for now here's a taste of Rockridge.

rockridge bounty

Shopping

Sobu

Sobu is one of Rockridge's hidden gems, selling a high level of lovely furniture and home fixings. Owned by a husband and wife design team they design much of what they sell.

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has video
Food & Drink

Cole Coffee

One of the premiere coffee establishments along College.

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has video
Food & Drink

Oliveto

For 31 years Oliveto has brought a world class level of Italian influence cuisine and dining splendor.

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has video
Food & Drink

Belotti

Belotti's is the perfect example of a newcomer bringing an extraordinary level of culinary excellence.

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has video
Shopping

Pave

Right next to the Rockridge Cafe's burgers is Pave, quietly selling extraordinary jewelry for decades.

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has video
Services

Future

There are a lot of beauty salons on College, but Future really stands out. Great talent working here.

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has video
Shopping

Tootsies

If you need shoes, Tootsies is where you need to go.

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has video
Shopping

Maison

Maison d'Etre is another classic example of College Ave's bounty. Full of great things that you didn't know you needed.

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has video
Misc

Rockridge Life

Here's a random collection of photos that didn't belong anywhere else.

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has video
Shopping

Crush

Crush has a bit of everything. Sister store to Tootsies you need to check in to see what you don't have.

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has video
Shopping

Wisteria

For years this has been the spot to get the special flower arrangement for all occasions.

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has video
Shopping

Coles Hardware

A lovely spot to get pretty much anything home repair wise. And knowledgeable staff!

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has video
Shopping

Atomic Garden

A classic example of a quirky, wonderful store full of surprises.

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has video
Shopping

Sobu

Sobu is one of Rockridge's hidden gems, selling a high level of lovely furniture and home fixings. Owned by a husband and wife design team they design much of what they sell.

learn more
has video
Food & Drink

Cole Coffee

One of the premiere coffee establishments along College.

learn more
has video
Food & Drink

Oliveto

For 31 years Oliveto has brought a world class level of Italian influence cuisine and dining splendor.

learn more
has video
Food & Drink

Belotti

Belotti's is the perfect example of a newcomer bringing an extraordinary level of culinary excellence.

learn more
has video
Shopping

Pave

Right next to the Rockridge Cafe's burgers is Pave, quietly selling extraordinary jewelry for decades.

learn more
has video
Services

Future

There are a lot of beauty salons on College, but Future really stands out. Great talent working here.

learn more
has video
Shopping

Sobu

Sobu is one of Rockridge's hidden gems, selling a high level of lovely furniture and home fixings. Owned by a husband and wife design team they design much of what they sell.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Pave

Right next to the Rockridge Cafe's burgers is Pave, quietly selling extraordinary jewelry for decades.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Tootsies

If you need shoes, Tootsies is where you need to go.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Maison

Maison d'Etre is another classic example of College Ave's bounty. Full of great things that you didn't know you needed.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Crush

Crush has a bit of everything. Sister store to Tootsies you need to check in to see what you don't have.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Wisteria

For years this has been the spot to get the special flower arrangement for all occasions.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Coles Hardware

A lovely spot to get pretty much anything home repair wise. And knowledgeable staff!

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Shopping

Atomic Garden

A classic example of a quirky, wonderful store full of surprises.

learn more
inlcudes video
has photo gallery
Food & Drink

Cole Coffee

One of the premiere coffee establishments along College.

learn more
has video
Food & Drink

Oliveto

For 31 years Oliveto has brought a world class level of Italian influence cuisine and dining splendor.

learn more
has video
Food & Drink

Belotti

Belotti's is the perfect example of a newcomer bringing an extraordinary level of culinary excellence.

learn more
has video
Services

Future

There are a lot of beauty salons on College, but Future really stands out. Great talent working here.

learn more
has video
Misc

Rockridge Life

Here's a random collection of photos that didn't belong anywhere else.

learn more
has video