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Little Shin Shin

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4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
(510) 658-9799
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
We got great take-out here. Wonton soup was absolutely delicious and a meal in itself

Though in a rush, we tried this place because of its sign outside, saying it had been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants in the bay area.They seemed to be serving a lot of wonton soup , so I ordered it too- and was not disappointed. My husband agrees with me that it was the best we've ever... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Healdsburg, California
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Healdsburg, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Though in a rush, we tried this place because of its sign outside, saying it had been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants in the bay area.They seemed to be serving a lot of wonton soup , so I ordered it too- and was not disappointed. My husband agrees with me that it was the best we've ever had.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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279 reviews 279 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Family take out. We had a variety of dishes and some spring rolls. The best of the dishes were the shin Shin beef and pork. Egg rolls typical and sauce mild. I like more heat

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Columbia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ate here last night after reading good reviews. As soon as we entered the waiter was rushing us to order before being seated. This rude and unwelcoming staff definitely needs training in customer service. We asked for whole fish and the waiter sucked his teeth and said "no fish in tank". Huh? We asked if there was any fresh fish... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love this restaurant. It has been a favorite place for several years. Depending on the crew that's working, I don't even need a menu they know what I'm going to order! The staff is friendly and super efficient! Parking is a nightmare. Be prepared to walk to wherever you find a spot. The past two visits have been a... More 

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Oakland, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

One of the best Chinese restaurants in the Oakland area. Has been listed annually by reviewers as one of the best...fast service...good food...large selection...family friendly

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I enjoy the friendly atmosphere and the tasty dishes served at this restaurant. I have been going to this place for close to 20 years and I have never tasted a bad dish. The plates of food are well presented and there is generally good portions served. Prices are also reasonable.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just a very good local Chinese - nothing fancy but you get all you can expect . Take away in less than 10 minutes. and with a great smile.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A little scary as it is old, not super clean, but a good local Chinese food. Our favorite is war wonton soup.

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Lafayette, California
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84 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This restaurant is one of my young grandson's favorite place to eat. The service is very fast and the food is good.The price is average. We always order much more than we can eat and my grandson end up taking it home for breakfast the next day.

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San Jose, California
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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We have had two wonderful family-style meals at Little Shin Shin--one last November, and one this past weekend. There is a wide variety of food, savory, spicy, and sweet. The service is good, and we have been able to linger over our meal without feeling rushed. A very nice find in the Piedmont area of Oakland!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: (510) 658-9799

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?