Berkeley's Biggest Little Bar

Berkeley's Biggest Little Bar


Our History

Since opening in 2009, Beta Lounge has become a mainstay in the downtown Berkeley nightlife scene. With a full bar, eight rotating taps, an impressive variety of Belgian & Craft beers and Happy Hour from 4-7pm Mon-Sat, Beta Lounge is an oasis here in Berkeley, California. If you’re looking for a nice mellow place to hang out for drinks, a bite to eat and a great clean atmosphere, Beta is the perfect spot.  Come by after work or on the late night.  Casual sophistication in the heart of Berkeley!

  • 2009 – Beta Lounge opens it’s doors in downtown Berkeley with a selection of Craft Beers, Wines, Sakes, delicious bites and one-of-a-kind French Bread Pizzas!!
  • 2012Beta adds a Full-Bar!! Continues to be a go-to-spot for UC Berkeley graduate students, faculties and department staff!
  • 2018New Owner/Management takes over on Nov 1st with an intention to make Beta the most popular little bar in Berkeley!
  • 2019 – Celebrating 10th year in downtown Berkeley!
  • 2020 – COVID-19! Shut-down for 2 weeks… reopened as a low-priced takeout kitchen ‘Neighborhood Kitchen’, allowing customers to order food online for themselves and the homeless of Berkeley!  Towards the end of the year, bars were allowed to re-open and so did Beta Lounge!
  • 2021-2023 Adjusting to the new Post-covid Berkeley!

Happy Hour

Beta Lounge now has 2” HAPPY HOURS? 

Join us for Berkeley's best Happy Hour.... we have 2 Happy Hours! The first Happy Hour starts at 3pm and end at 5:30... you can order selected bites and cocktails for $8, house wines for $8 and selected draft beers for $6-7.  Come one, come all, bring your friends, we are set-up to accommodate larger groups of 6, 12, 18, 24 etc.  You get the point!

If you want to reserve a section for your group click on the link below and select your table.. there will be a deposit of $25 per table (upto 6 guests), which would be applied to your check...




  • Warm Spinach/Artichoke dip
  • Spicy Guacamole & Chips
  • Hummus Platter
  • Pepperoni Mushroom Pizza
  • Pesto Veggie Pizza


  • Margarita
  • Moscow Mule
  • Gin Greyhound

HOUSE WINE [6 oz $8] | botte [$29]

  • Brut Rose
  • Chardonnay
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Noir
  • Grenache Blend
  • Cabernet Sauvignon


  • Pilsner $6
  • West Coast IPA $7


50% OFF any food item with the purchase of a house cocktail or glass of wine

  • Spinach/Artichoke dip $6
  • Guacamole & Chips $6
  • Hummus Platter $6
  • Bacon Wrapped Dates $6
  • Pepperoni Mushroom Pizza $7
  • Pesto Veggie Pizza $7
  • Sweet Grilled Cheese $7
  • Chicken Chipotle Street Tacos $7
  • Shortribs Melt  $9
  • Garlic Prosciutto Flatbread $9


Private Events

We want to host your next event @ Beta Lounge!

Private Event Inquiry Form

Whether you are just organizing a last minute group gathering (impromptu), or want to reserve a section of Beta Lounge for your group (semi-private) or want to reserve all of Beta Lounge for a completely private event, we can surely accommodate.

Located in downtown Berkeley with high ceilings and

  • Private Events

We can host your day or evening events at Beta Lounge! Anytime from 10am-2am (7days a week) with prior arrangement.

  • Semi-Private Events

We can reserve sections of Beta Lounge for your group meetings, graduation celebration, professional mixers, academic mixers etc. Semi-private events can be scheduled during our current business hours (Sun-Thur 4-12 midnight, Fri-Sat 4pm-2am)

  • Departmental Mixers

Bring your departmental mixers to Beta Lounge!

  • Graduation Parties

You have worked so hard! Let us help you celebrate your graduation.  We can provide you with discounted group drink packages and appetizers.

  • Birthday Parties

From 6 to 75 people.  Let us host your birthday party with Champagne!  We also work with local bakeries and can order and serve your special birthday cake.

  • Corporate Events

Bring your corporate events to Beta Lounge! We can accommodate up-to 75 persons.  Drink, mingle and do your business!

Reserve Beta for your next Christmas Party and/or New Years Party now!




  Handpicked Wines, priced to enjoy everyday!
We now offer a 5.5 oz pour and a 9oz pour!
      • $1 OFF all 5oz wines during Happy Hour!!
      • $2 OFF all 9oz wines
      • $5 OFF all bottles