Branch Line Bar | Branch Line Bar | An Emeryville New American Drinking Den
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About

The Branch Line was once a Central Pacific Railroad segment that ran from what is now Emeryville along Stanford Avenue to downtown Berkeley.

 

Today, Branch Line Bar is a place where a new era of locals, commuters & visitors of Emeryville can relax & unwind after a long day.

Happy Hours

4-6 pm & 10 pm – CLOSE
($1 Off Cocktails – $6 Drafts – $7 Wines)



Menu


HOUSE SHRIMP CHIPS

Vietnamese Chimichurri

CRISPY SPRING ROLLS
Shrimp, Pineapple, Coconut Vinegar Dipping Sauce

OVEN BAKED FRIES
Sriracha Aioli

FRESH AVOCADO ROLLS
Avocado, Roasted Corn, Pickled Green Papaya, Ponzu Sauce

TUNA POKE
Avocado, Cucumber, Shiso Pickled Onions, Sesame, Coconut Cream, Shrimp Chips

B-LINE CHICKEN PHO
Roasted Chicken Broth, Poached Chicken Breast, House Made Meatballs, Crispy Chicken, Rice Noodles, Herbs

SUMMER SALAD
Mixed Greens, Roasted Corn, Avocado, Bell Pepper, Crispy Shallots, Tamarind and Lime Dressing.

HOUSE CURED BACON FRIED RICE
Star Anise and Black Pepper Bacon, Carrots, Peas, Pickled Green Papaya, White Soy Egg, Crispy Shallot

STEAK AND FRITES
Lemongrass Filet Mignon, Fries, Vietnamese Chimichurri, Sriracha Aioli

           

  VEGGIE BANH MI
Roasted Tofu, Mushroom Mousse, Avocado, Sriracha Aioli, Carrots, Daikon, Cucumber,

           

CHICKEN BANH MI
Smoked Chicken, Liver Mousse, Jalapeno Aioli, Carrot, Daikon, Cucumber, Cilantro

           

STEAK SANDWICH
Lemongrass Filet Mignon, Fresh Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomatoes, Green Curry, Thai Basil


Craft Beer & Wine


Featured Brewers

21st Amendment
Alaskan
Alesmith
Altamont Beer Works
Anchor Steam
Anderson Valley
Ballast Point
Boulevard
Cali Coast
Cismontane
Clown Shoes
Coronado
Deschutes
Dogfish Head
Drake’s
Eel River
Fieldwork
Firestone
Flying Dog
Fort Point
Founders

Featured Brewers

Ghost Town Brewing
Goose Island
Grand Teton
Green Flash
Hermitage
Hitachino
Lagunitas
Lost Coast
Mad River
Magic Hat
Ninkasi
North Coast
Not Your Father’s Hard Root Beer
Old Thumper
Ommegang
Petrus
Rodenbach Grand Cru
Shipyard
Sierra Nevada
St Archer
Vanderghinste
Victory

Wines

Sauvignon Blanc (Calif., Chile, New Zealand)
Riesling (Austria)
Chardonnay (California)
Chenin Blanc (South Africa)
Blanc de Blanc (California)
Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)
Sparkling Rose (California, Argentina)
Pinot Noir (California, Chile, New Zealand)
Meritage (New Zealand)
Tempranillo (Spain)
Malbec (Argentina)
Zinfandel (California, Chile)
Cabernet Sauvignon (California)


Cocktails & Spirits

We have over 100 varieties of Domestic and Imported Whiskeys


JAPANESE OLD FASHIONED 
Iwai/ Scotch/ Ginger Honey/ Bitters

RICHARD SLAP
Avua Cacacha /Pomegranate/ Citrus/ Egg White – Chili Tincture

GIN & TONIC
Fords Gin/ House Tonic/ Cucumber/ Lime

LAVENDER COBBLER
Bourbon/ Fino/ Lemon/ Lavender Syrup

OLD PAL
Rye/ Gran Classico/ Dry Vermouth

MOSCOW MULE
Vodka/ House Made Ginger Beer/ Lime, Bitters

BOILER MAKER
Fernet Branca or Tullamore Dew/ Pint Beer

MEXICAN FIRING SQUAD
Tequila or Mezcal/ Lime/ Grenadine/ Agave/ Bitters

THE IRISHMAN
Jameson/ Demerara Syrup/ Bitters/ Large Cube

DEALER’S CHOICE
Tell your Bartender what you like, sweet, tart, spirit forward or a virgin cocktail. Prepared to be dazzled or disappointed

Pitchers

DRAFT BEER
Inquire With Bartender

SANGRIA
Red Wine / Brandy / Cointreau / Citrus / Fresh Fruit

MOSCOW MULE
Vodka / House Ginger Beer / Citrus / Fancy Ass Copper Cups

OLD FASHIONED
Rye / Angostura Bitters / Demerara Syrup / Large Cube / Orange Twist

MARGARITA
Azunia Reposado Tequila / Cointreau / Fresh Lime / Organic Agave

Find Us

5885 Hollis Street, Suite 25
(59th b/t Peladeau & Hollis)
Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: (510) 547-1100

Hours

Monday-Thursday (Kitchen closes at 9pm)

11:30am – 12am

Friday (Kitchen closes at 10pm)

11:30am – 2am

Saturday (Kitchen closes at 9pm)

3pm – 12am

Sunday

Closed

Contact US

Please inquire about Branch Line’s availability for private and corporate events.