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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
+1 510-655-0889
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (9 reviews)
“eggplant” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Great selection of Thai food, with a range of interesting and unusual dishes, all served in a quiet restaurant with great service.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This Thai bistro is our favorite neighborhood restaurant due to the excellent inventive cuisine and the welcoming service. Sweet pleasant place, popular, but not too noisy. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 22, 2018

I needed a place to meet a friend for lunch in Rockridge. I had remembered going to Soi 4 many years ago and liking it a lot. I was happy to find that the restaurant is still there and was even happier my friend, who...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed January 11, 2018

We went to SOI4 years ago when it was really great, and then again recently when we found it nice but rather bland and over-salted in the food department. Friendly efficient service, clean and soothing decor, but somewhat boring food for an area that is...More

Thank mamakabir
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Visited with a few friends for lunch. Nice modern restaurant , there is no Thai identity here at all. Very sterile decor . The four of us shared thom gai soup ... a chicken soup that was not bad , plenty of chicken in a...More

Thank James V
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

I visit my son and family in Rock Ridge once or twice a year from a Phoenix and one of the major pleasures is the outstanding restaurants in the area (and Food Hall!). I love Thai food and have enjoyed it in many US and...More

Thank Odusseus1000
Reviewed November 19, 2017

Our first visit to Soi 4 impressed us, and guaranteed that we’d be returning. The service: friendly and attentive. The food: deliciously excellent and full of wonderful flavors. We ordered the following and they were all delicious: Shrimp & pork dumplings; Pad Ke Mao (spicy...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

The food was out of this world. A lot of flavor - the service was good. The restaurant is loud but that’s just the building. Would go back everything was outstanding.

Thank Wichita2007
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The waiter made excellent suggestion regarding the menu and the food tuned out to be so tasty. Add to this good and friendly service

Thank greyowl54
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Always good, always good service, always lovely, always affordable. Very interesting cuisine, not your average Thai. Very inventive. Very fresh. Just plain good. Full bar with good cocktails.

Thank Thomas V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-655-0889
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