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Battam Bang

Asian, Contemporary, Cambodian
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850 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-4016
(510) 839-8815
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just drove 400 miles and found this gem!

Excellent all round. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The veggie choices are abundant. The food was not spicy but great flavors made the meal grealky special. My first experience of Cambodian food and definitely not the last.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2013
djp1961
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Fullerton, California
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Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Good authentic Cambodian food. Nice appetizers to share-good flavors. We shared several dishes such as a chicken curry, duck sausage and the Cambodian version of pad thai. Waitress was very helpful and did not rush us even though they were getting ready to close. This restaurant is right on Broadway near both the Marriot and Marriot Courtyard, close to Old... More 

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So Cal
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Had dinner here the first night of my arrival. Ordered the baked eggplant with diced shrimp and pork based upon some positive reviews on Yelp. I even ordered it spicy but I guess Cambodian food isn't that spicy? There were only a few pieces of diced shrimp and it was a bit overcooked. Eggplant was good but I expected more... More 

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Excellent all round. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The veggie choices are abundant. The food was not spicy but great flavors made the meal grealky special. My first experience of Cambodian food and definitely not the last.

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1 Thank djp1961
Mountain View, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Came here for a bite to eat and a drink with a friend after the bar exam. The owner was extremely nice and very helpful in selecting dishes. The service was attentive, and the food was very good. A pleasant surprise, and a good alternative to the chains in the area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Went to eat dinner there -with a group of six. friends, We ordered one of each of the four vegetarian appetizers. Each one was excellent-especially the crepe and papaya salad. The vegetarian and the seafood entrees were enjoyed by all. I would expect everyone to return.

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Concord, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Great service and grea food! The menu is quite extensive with some items that are not common, especially the house specialties. For example, we had soft shell crab, battered then fried, seved with a coconut milk sauce, and we also had stiry fry frogs legs with shredded ginger, onion, and chili in garlic flavor. We also had "Curry Kari Sagh... More 

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

So, when some friends from out of town asked where we should eat near Jack London Square, my mind went immediately to Battambang. It was a tough sell, because there were other restaurants closer, one gentleman is a "steak and potatoes guy" and neither of the other two have ever tried Cambodian food. With a little negotiating, I convinced them... More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Must have is their chicken kabobs over rice,green papaya salad and their country land beer. Place is a little dim but its ok no one will attack you. Its located on broadway between 8th/9th st you might miss it if you're not paying attention.

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Thank gr8eats88
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Excuse the old carpet and stereotypical Asian restaurant decor and dig in to a wonderful meal. We grazed through most of the menu on three separate visits over 5 days and were thrilled with a papaya salad, fresh coconut water, tasty curries, and a jack-fruit/coconut milk custard that was the best desert ever to grace my tongue. The staff was... More 

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Los Osos, California
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Batta Bong offers the best value in south Asian food I know. The streetside appearance is unassuming, but this small Cambodian restaurant is clean, pretty, and welcoming once you enter. Extensive menu and excellent service when the restaurant isn't too busy. Almost everything on the menu is priced between $8—15. Don't make the mistake of ordering more than one dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 850 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: (510) 839-8815

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Contemporary, Cambodian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?