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Dear Patrons of The Musical Offering ~


We will be closed for the remainder

of the holiday season.

We are so grateful for all the support you have

given us this year, and we wish you a healthy

and hope-filled New Year.


Warmest regards,

Jean Spencer & The Musical Offering Staff






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We Need Your Help to Continue!

Ways To Help

  • Order our 4-Course Dinners To-Go when available

  • Forward & share with your friends and networks!



Please post & share

with friends and colleagues so that

we can remain open to serve our community!



The Musical Offering has been a Berkeley institution for decades. Since 1977, our music shop has offered a curated selection of classical records and CDs, with an expert staff on hand to assist customers to find just the right thing. Meanwhile, the café has served delicious food and drink every day, from morning pastries and coffee to elegant dinners at night.
During the pandemic, we have endeavored to continue to serve our beloved clientele.
We miss you and hope there will be a way to continue!

In the Cafe

Cafe morning and lunch hours are suspended until we resume normal schedule.

In the morning, folks swing by to enjoy a hot cup of freshly brewed coffee and a light breakfast, maybe grabbing a fresh-out-of-the-oven pastry on their way out. Around noon, the cafe is transformed into a busy lunch spot popular with students and UC Berkeley faculty alike.  We offer beer and wine all afternoon and sometimes in the evenings too! Our Daytime Menu is a delicious collection of house-made soups, salads, sandwiches and daily specials.

Live Music and Special Events

Lunch & The Town Quartet!

Our resident string quartet, The Town Quartet, joins us most Sundays. Enjoy their music while you have lunch or enjoy a glass of wine.

LIVE JAZZ most Thursdays!

**PLEASE NOTE: LIVE MUSIC PROGRAMS ARE SUSPENDED until we can resume normal schedule**


Catering and Rentals

**PLEASE NOTE: Catering and Rentals are temporarily unavailable**

Need space, food, and music for an event?

The Cafe is available for rentals, receptions, and private dinners. Email us for more information.