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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
(510) 655-0889
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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192 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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286 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Hands down one of the best thai food restaurants in the bay area. Street food with a twist. The flavors are fresh and clean. The service was excellent.

Thank Derek5851
Oakland, California
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110 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The food here was very mediocre at best. We had the pineapple rice (bland) and fresh fish filet in banana leaves (just okay). For the price, I was expecting much better quality. I've been to many other Thai places in Oakland and neighboring cities that are way better. Disappointing. (A friend says that about 2-3 years ago that the food... More 

Thank oak2wn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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: (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?