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Branch Line Bar

Emeryville, California

Occupying a small corner of a modern Emeryville office building, the Branch Line Bar offers a comfortable and chilled place to relax.

Hayashida Architects worked closely with the client to carry their vision to life, while deftly working around the constraints of a small space, a limited budget and the client’s desire for custom and unique design.  Every piece of equipment and seats were carefully arranged to make the most of available space.  Light fixtures, bar counter, display rack, and banquette seating were all custom designed and locally sourced to create a unique place, that befitted the unique concoctions that the owner brought to this unique gastro pub.

I’ve had my eye on that spot for a while and I really think Emeryville could use another good spot where their workforce and residents alike can grab a drink and a bite and enjoy a private conversation. We also think the time has come for the dining scene in E’ville to mature a bit.

Jonas Bernstein, owner

photo: courtesy of Branch Line Bar