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Sa-Wooei Thai Cuisine

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10621 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2619
510-528-0709
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try Grandma's cooking. It's great

My wife and I have been here many times. We go mainly to get the fish cakes,and the tom kah soup.( spicy) The staff is all family,and very nice. They always chat with us when them have time. In fact I'm getting ready to call in an order for pick up. Try is place. You will not be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2014
tom70ret
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Vallejo, California
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Vallejo, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I have been here many times. We go mainly to get the fish cakes,and the tom kah soup.( spicy) The staff is all family,and very nice. They always chat with us when them have time. In fact I'm getting ready to call in an order for pick up. Try is place. You will not be disappointed.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I've been eating here for the last decade or so and the taste varies wildly. A long while back, it was great. Unfortunately during my last time their for lunch and then again take out, the quality in preparation has gone down. I suppose they have a hard time keeping a good chef and unfortunately I've given up on them... More 

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Berkeley, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Weird location over a motel on San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito, but don't be fooled, the food is excellent. Great menu, wonderful sauces, and helpful staff. Not such aesthetic surroundings, but worth it for the culinary experience.

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Elk Grove, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I liked being up high and looking down at the street. I didn't like the amount of privacy, None, the tables are all in a row and you can hear everyone's conversation and watch them eat. But a pretty nice place very nice service, I would go back.

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berkeley
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Good, descent Thai food high above San Pablo blvd..

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Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

I'm on a food quest to try every hidden, nondescript Asian, Latino, whatever restaurant, joint, etc. from Richmond to Oakland, using San Pablo Ave. as the main corridor (detours as necessary). Sa-Wooei was a place I've been meaning to try for some time as the location is so unique and it stands out (and above - literally) the rest. Having... More 

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Richmond, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

Since I'm watching my budget more these days, I don't go as often as I used to, but the food has always been very good and the wait staff extremely nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2009

good value, good food

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2008

Ok food, fun location, and next to a porno shop perfect for a first date!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2008

Great spicy Thai food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10621 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2619
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: 510-528-0709

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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