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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
+1 510-655-0889
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten in once and got to go once. Never had a bad dish. Delicious food with a range of flavors that can't be beat. If you're in the mood for Thai this is the place for you!

Thank BFly823
Berkeley, California
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270 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I last wrote a review of Soi4 back in January 2015. Prior to then, we used to go to Soi4 regularly, but over the past 18 months, my wife and I focused on trying new restaurants, dining out two or three times a week. What we have come to realize is that are places that are worth going to frequently,... More 

Thank Andreas G
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Dinner at Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery was the very LOW POINT of our 2 week trip to the Bay Area! We did our internet research before we made reservations at this restaurant. We wanted a special dining experience that offered a nice atmosphere and great food for our party of four. Three people in our group eat a vegan diet,... More 

Thank GeithCarrott
western Oregon
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our family ate at Soi 4 three times in one week, and loved every minute of it. We tried it first on the recommendation of a friend, and then couldn't bring ourselves to go elsewhere. The food is inventive (and probably best if you listen to their advice and also go with their dishes without asking for changes), but not... More 

Thank FredTep
Oakland, California
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471 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

We live in Rockridge, so this place is super-convenient. But it's also close to the BART station. They serve an inventive twist on Thai food, use a generous amount of spice. Prices are reasonable. Good cocktails. Happy hour is a real bargain. Pretty place. Gracious service.

Thank Thomas V
Oakland, CA
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

I have been to Soi 4 about a dozen times over the past 10 years. I have never been disappointed. I have brought many different people to Soi 4 including friends for a nice group dinner, my spouse for a romantic evening, business people for lunch meetings, and a couple of congratulations and thank you lunches/dinners for those I appreciate.... More 

Thank ZMMom
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Only had 3 days in Oakland. Had my first meal here (as always), and couldn't help but go back for lunch the next day. Food is fresh, delicious, and plated more attractively than any other Thai restaurant I've ever been to. The fresh herbs and crunchy nuts on top add so much to already tasty dishes.

Thank Qtownfoodie
Bethesda, Maryland
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294 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner here. The crab fried rice here was absolutely fantastic, the best I've ever had. The staff was friendly and were very attentive

Thank Aaron P
Oakland, California
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Probably my sixth time there. Why would I go to a place six times that I rate as average? Because the first five visits rated 4*'s. Off their game last night - soggy rice, poorly flavored dishes, a little street in the housekeeping department. I'll return, figuring that it was just one of those nights for them.

Thank Robert L
Oakland, California
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

We had great service and a variety of dishes. The presentation was good and the service attentive and helpful. The food was ok but that was due to the request of the majority of the wimpy people who don't like spicy food. We all enjoyed every dish and left very happy and full. The people who work here are very... More 

Thank Kathryn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?