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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
(510) 655-0889
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Ranked #122 of 1,065 restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
Hilo, Hawaii
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78 reviews 78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a delicious dinner here. The dining room is very nice and the service was excellent. We shared several dishes and all were great. The menu was interesting with some unusual items. Parking can be a problem along College Avenue but once inside the restaurant you won't be disappointed.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a Thai restaurant with an extensive menu and authentic food preparation. One of our guests resides in Thailand and raved about this spot as emphatically as he had dismissed an area Thai restaurant from a day before. There were 8 of us at the table and all were delighted. You can't beat that.

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

My wife and I took 2 of our grown children out for our yearly(twice now) pre-turkey day Thai dinner. Soi 4 once again for the very second time provided a truly scrumptious repast for us all. The food is so fresh and well seasoned. Very unique dishes done with style at fairly reasonable prices. From our vegan son, to our... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I love Thai food. I live in Scottsdale, AZ and have often eaten at SOI4 there (and loved it). While in Berkeley, we (a party of 5) decided to try the local version. It was a disappointment. Not that the food was bad (it wasn't). The place is rather small, and the menu is small (compared to the Scottsdale joint).... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Good food! Noodles are yummy! Papaya salad is great!!!! Meat dishes nice! It can get noisy so go early!

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Berkeley, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We met some out of town friends for dinner, one of whom has dietary restrictions (no red meat, no dairy, no wheat) and who is also a wheelchair user. No problem at Soi 4. We ordered multiple plates so we could share. Order of mustard leaves filled w/delectable bits was astonishingly delicious. Veggie curry was delightful as was eggplant stuffed... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This restaurant gets very good reviews and maybe we had dishes that weren't the best choice. It is a very lively popular place, light, modern, clean and full of people so they must be doing something right! My Tom Yam soup with chicken was okish but made with dried chillies, not too hot, presumably to cater for everyone but no... More

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I just love this place! The ambiance, the service and staff and of course the food! I have tried many dishes here and always enjoy a good dinning experience. Curries, noodles, satays, etc. Very well prepared with fresh ingredients and tasty sauces. I always, always have something to start though I am not good with the Thai names, I can... More

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Oxnard, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The Berkeley/Oakland area has lots of Thai restaurants but I would recommend SOI 4 above the rest. We shared an assortment of 5 dishes among the 6 of us and all were terrific. the restaurant is pretty, the staff very friendly and thefood is delish- a great combination.

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Oakland, California, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Had lunch here with my boss today and had an absolutely delicious meal! We started with the pan fried dumplings served with a ginger sauce. Then shared the roast duck and Thai wontons in yellow egg noodle soup and ginger marinated New Zealand rack of lamb. The soup was okay (a little more plain), but the other two items were... More

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