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Red Sea Restaurant & Bar

5200 Claremont Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1033
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Ranked #285 of 1,067 Restaurants in Oakland
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Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Ethiopian
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: 51st Ave & Telegraph Ave.
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Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: 51st Ave & Telegraph Ave.
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English first
Oakland, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is my favorite Ethiopian restaurant. My wife, 9 year old son and I usually share one veggie and one meat combo, and everything is so delicious we practically lick the plates clean, in spite of being stuffed! The flavors seem deeper and more complex than most of the other Ethiopian places I've tried, and I'm guessing that the steady... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We wanted to try something new and different so we went to the Red Sea. We ordered a family style assortement including vegetariang and meat entrees. The food tasted great. It's a little spicy (not extremely though) so if you dont like a little kick in your food that may be a concern. We had a variety of foods with... More

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Berkeley, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We've been going to Red Sea for over twenty years. Occasionally, we try a different Eritrean or Ethiopian restaurants in the East Bay, but we always come back to Red Sea. My wife and I generally eat here once a week. The food is consistently good, they have an excellent selection of east African beers and honey wine. Warning: it... More

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Oakland, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This place is a fine bar especially for Ethiopians in the evening. Unfortunately the food, which I had a coupon for, was not worth what I paid for it. With so many other better spots in the area, I don't reccomend this one.

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