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Spice Monkey

1628 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94612-3353
510-268-0170
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Vallejo, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

To say this place is unique is an understatement. There was only one thing on the menu that I knew. Even the ingredients were all unknown. Now I know what a Mung bean is, although I didn’t eat any. They did have one familiar item in the midst of the unique stuff, Mac & Cheese. It was good even though... More

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Livermore, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We visited on a Saturday night when they had a show with about 10 up-and-coming comedians in the dining and showroom upstairs. Intimate setting, friendly audience, professional comics and had a blast. Food was very good and unusual in a fusion Asian way. Also within easy walking distance of Bart subway.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The staff, service and food was outstanding! Located in downtown Oakland we took a table outside on the street for lunch. I had a grilled chicken wrap that was seasoned like no other! Excellent restaurant for a lunch stop in the Bay area!

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Ojai
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is unique in that it has a Mexican fountain in the middle of the dining room and feels like being in another country. The bar is friendly and the servers are too. I had the Asian tacos and, like many other reviewers have said, they were tasty and different from anything I have had before. The cocktails were... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Enjoyed dinner with friends who knew the place. Very interesting menu without being intimidating. If the place was busy, it might feel crowded...not much of a problem on a Monday night when we visited. Had a Shepard's pie that was quite satisfying. Pricing in the upper half of downtown restaurants, yet reasonable. Great service. Nice drink menu.

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Davis, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

After reading reviews of this restaurant, I decided to drop by on a weekday evening. An early dinner, I was the only person there. I asked for the Asian Tacos - "sorry, we are out of them today". OK, so how about the Flying Noodles? "sorry, we are out of them today". A bit frustrating. I ended up with the... More

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Medan, Indonesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

My friends recommended this cafe to us, so we tried and not disappointed at all. The seating arrangement a bit crowded, but it was okay. I ordered ramen (since I missed my home so much) and it was very tasty! They have various of menu, and the monkey potato is one of their specialty.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Had a great family dinner there. Nice table upstairs for our large party. Had a gluteen free menu with many options and a good variety for everyone else.

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San Leandro
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

We originally went here because we had a brunch coupon and we enjoyed our meal. We decided we wanted to come back for dinner sometime. My husband ended up having my surprise 40th birthday party here. I had a great time. The staff is very nice and friendly and the food was great too! We will be going back to... More

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Concord, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

This is a casual café and restaurant near Oakland’s downtown, Chinatown, and Uptown neighborhoods. The food is excellent with the menu consisting of a few entrée size dishes and a number of tapas. Our entrees included the chicken pot pie and the Sherpa d’pie (yes, that is the correct spelling.) Spiced Monkey’s version of this dish is whole chuck, chunky... More

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Additional Information about Spice Monkey

Address: 1628 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94612-3353
Phone Number: 510-268-0170
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Family Fare

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