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Champa Garden

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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BEVERAGES
2
Thai Tea
1.5
Soda
2
Thai Coffee
APPETIZERS
6.95
Ground Chicken Spring Rolls
Rice wrapped spring rolls, fried with mushrooms and crystal noodles.
5.95
Fried Rice Ball Salad
Crispy fried rice, mixed with preserved pork, green onions and lime juice. Served with lettuce wraps, mint and cilantro.
5.95
Fried Tofu
Fried tofu served with sweet and sour sauce.
6.95
Angel Wings
Stuffed chicken wings filled with pork, crystal noodles and mushrooms. Lightly battered in flour then fried. Comes in three chicken pieces.
7.95
Calamari Tempura
Calamari lightly battered and fried with vegetables. Served with a sweet and sour sauce.
6.45
Vietnamese Chicken Salad
Fresh chicken strips tossed in herbs and mint leaves with lime juice.
6.95
Chicken Satay
Grilled chicken kabob on five sticks. Served with choice of peanut or cucumber sauce.
5.95
Fried Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes, lightly battered in flour and fried. Served with sweet and sour sauce.
5.95
Fresh Tofu Spring Roll
Vermicelli, cilantro and lettuce with tofu in a rice wrapper. Served with either a spicy or sweet garlic sauce.
5.95
Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll
Vermicelli, cilantro and lettuce with shrimp in a rice wrapper. Served with either a spicy or sweet garlic sauce.
NOODLE SOUPS
5.45
Medium Chicken Tom Jood Wonseen Soup
Silver noodles served in chicken broth with tofu, yellow cabbage and mushroom.
5.45
Medium Chicken Lao's Noodle Soup
Homemade noodle served in chicken broth with chicken.
5.45
Medium Chicken Pho - Fer
Chicken broth with pho noodles.
5.45
Medium Lao's Chicken Vermicelli Soup
Coconut soup in chicken with vermicelli.
4.95
Medium Lue's Noodle Soup
Fermented bean with pork served with hofun noodle and soup.
5.45
Medium Pork Tom Jood Wonseen Soup
Silver noodles served in chicken broth with tofu, yellow cabbage and mushroom.
6.45
Large Pork Tom Jood Wonseen Soup
Silver noodles served in chicken broth with tofu, yellow cabbage and mushroom.
5.45
Medium Shrimp Pho - Fer
Shrimp borth with pho noodles.
6.45
Large Beef Pho - Fer
Beef broth with pho noodles.
5.45
Medium Lao's Fish Vermicelli Soup
SOUPS
6.95
Wonton Soup
Wonton served in a chicken broth with combination meat, spinach and green onions.
7.95
Large Vegetarian Tom Kha
Coconut sour soup cooked in tomatoes, kaffir leaves and mushrooms.
7.95
Large Vegetarian Tom Yum
Thai's hot and sour soup in tomato, mushrooms and kaffir leaves.
6.45
Large Tendon Soup
A rich Lao soup cooked with tendon and tripe with green onions.
6.95
Small Meat Tom Kha
Coconut sour soup cooked in tomatoes, kaffir leaves and mushrooms.
5.95
Small Meat Tom Yum
Thai's hot and sour soup in tomato, mushrooms and kaffir leaves.
6.95
Small Vegetarian Tom Kha
Coconut sour soup cooked in tomatoes, kaffir leaves and mushrooms.
5.95
Small Vegetarian Tom Yum
Thai's hot and sour soup in tomato, mushrooms and kaffir leaves.
5.45
Small Tendon Soup
A rich Lao soup cooked with tendon and tripe with green onions.
8.95
Po Teak
Seafood sour soup cooked with kaffir leaves, ginger, cashew nuts and mushroom.
SALADS
6.45
Beef Salad
Grilled beef mixed in cucumber, tomato, green onion, carrot and lettuce with mild lime juice.
5.95
Lao's Style Papaya Salad
Comes with mixed papaya salad with lime juice, garlic chili pepper, noodle and tomato with fish paste.
6.45
Lao's Style Larp Salad
Prepared with mixed mint, onions, cilantro and lime juice. Served with choice of meat.
6.95
Yum Nam Salad
Mixed preserved pork with herbs and chili pepper.
7.95
Yum Ta-lay Salad
Boiled seafood tossed in lettuce and lime juice and chili pepper.
6.45
Salmon Salad
Mixed lettuce and onions in a lime sauce topped with grilled salmon.
6.95
Yum Nam Tok Salad
Grilled beef tossed in mint and onions with a hint of roasted rice sprinkled on top.
5.95
Thai Style Papaya Salad
Comes with mixed papaya salad with lime juice, garlic, dried shrimp, chili pepper, long bean and tomato with peanuts.
6.45
Thai Style Larp Salad
Prepared with mixed mint, onions, cilantro and lime juice. Served with choice of meat.
6.95
Grilled Beef Pla Salad
Cooked with onions, green mint leaves and lemon grass.
PAN FRIED NOODLES
5.95
Pad Thai
Pan fried pad Thai noodles with bean sprouts, dry shrimp, eggs and peanuts.
5.95
Pad Se-ew
Thick rice noodles fried with light soy sauce and broccoli with choice of meat.
6.95
Lat Na
Fermented bean with pork served with hofun noodle and soup.
7.95
Wonseen Pad Thai Combo
Silver noodles pan fried in a pad Thai sauce with combination meat.
5.95
Pad Kea Moa
Aka drunken noodle. Thick rice noodle pan fried in basil, bamboo, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers and chili peppers with a choice of meat.
6.95
Pad Wonseen
A silver noodle pan fried dish with onions and mushrooms and choice of meat.
PAN FRIED
6.25
Pad Gra Prow
Stir fried dish with basil, onions, chili peppers and bell pepper. Comes with choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Prik Khing
A stir fried green bean dish in a kaffir red curry base with choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Prig Pao
A pan fried carrot dish in mushroom, bell peppers and onions with your choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Nho Mai
A pan fried bamboo dish with onions, kaffir leaves and bell pepper with your choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Khing
A ginger stir fried dish with onions, mushrooms and your choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Hin Ma Parn
A pan fried cashew nut dish in onions with your choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Mah Kuer
A pan fried eggplant dish in basil, garlic and bell peppers with your choice of meat.
6.25
Pad Gra-tim
A pan fried garlic dish topped with cilantro and a choice of meat.
VEGETABLE
6.95
Vegetable Hot Plate
Pan fried silver noodles with mixed vegetables and chili pepper, poured onto a sizzling hot plate.
6.45
Veggie Combo
A mixed pan fried vegetarian dish.
6.95
Veggie Clay Pot
Pan fried silver noodles with mixed vegetables and ginger then baked in a clay pot.
SEAFOOD
9.95
Pad Ped Pla Dook
Cat fish battered and fired with a Thai basil curry sauce.
9.95
Talay Choo-chee
Cat fish served in a spicy curry.
9.95
Red Sea Salmon
Grilled salmon topped with a mild kaffir curry sauce and coconut.
9.95
Pla Gra Prow
Catfish stir fried in basil leaves, kaffir leaves and bell peppers.
9.95
Pineapple Shrimp Clay Pot
A clay pot filled with red curry, mixed shrimp and pineapple.
9.95
Pad Gra Pow Hotplate
Combination seafood in basil leaves, onions and bell peppers topped on a sizzling hot plate.
9.95
Mango Paradise
A boiled shrimp dish mixed with chopped mango and topped with red curry.
10.95
Ginger Fish
Catfish and minced pork stir fried delicately in ginger, onions, bell pepper and mushroom.
9.95
Panang Talay
A seafood dish topped with panang curry, bell pepper and kaffir leaves.
9.95
Pad Po Peak
A seafood dish mixed with onions, mushroom, ginger cashew nuts and dry pepper.
CURRY
6.95
Mus Sa Mun
Mu sa mum curry, serves with peanut, onions, carrot and potatoes with your choice of meat.
6.95
Yellow Curry
Traditional curry flavor. Comes with potato and carrot with all meat.
6.95
Panang Curry
Orange-colored curry, cooked with bell peppers and kaffir leaves with a choice of meat.
6.95
Red Curry
Red curry with bamboo, bell peppers, onions and basil with your choice of meat.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The food at Champa Garden is always fresh and delicious - taking me back to Thailand and Laos where I lived at one point. Very authentic dishes and consistent high quality. I like eating in the casual atmosphere in the restaurant, similar to one I'd...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank skoches
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This simple unassuming neighborhood restaurant serves Lao, Vietnamese, and Thai dishes. We had two kinds of noodle dishes: Tom Jood Wonseen with shrimp was unflavorful — sort of like watered down chicken broth with transparent noodles. The other noodle dish we had was better. Service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 700Papa
Reviewed August 17, 2018

My family have been to this restaurant few times, and first time for me. Small place but very busy. In the evening always long line. I enjoyed the food there, taste authentic. Reasonable price, good portion. We had Champa's Fried Rice, Avocado Rolls, Tom Ka,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Liz H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great find in a residential Oakland neighborhood. We stumbled across Champa Garden while wandering our Atlas Obscura world over the weekend. Had about a 20 minute wait on an early Saturday afternoon. The space is small and pretty tight. But we squeezed over to our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dragonfly972
Reviewed July 19, 2018

After a long day at a trade show, our group of five adult men needed some tasty comfort food and Champa Garden delivered! Literally and figuratively. While I've long enjoyed Thai and Vietnamese food, this was my first time with Laotian. Ordered the food via...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Oh my! This is a hidden gem! Tried plates that has pictures in the menu when visited with 4 friends. Great taste but had to wait in line for 50 min.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MinkyungS
Reviewed December 17, 2017

First time to try Laotian, very similar to Thai. Excellent small hole in the wall place with fantastic food! Very inexpensive! Great service! It is tucked into a neighborhood so you need to park and then walk a bit. It was very easy finding street...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank CindyO267
Reviewed November 20, 2017

All three dishes we ordered were superb. If it's a busy weekend night get there at opening time to avoid a wait- lots of people appreciate this place. The atmosphere here is happy verging on festive. Several little kids doing percussion, but I thought it...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jack H
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Yes, the neighborhood is iffy at night. Street parking is difficult. The restaurant is very casual (think, formica tables and naugahyde chairs). However, service was quick and gracious. The food was sublime. The Champa sampler appetizer was a meal for two in itself, with some...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Darryl R
Reviewed September 26, 2017

I've heard about this place for a couple years and finally went there for a weekday lunch. The duck curry was to die for. I can't wait to try another dish at lunch again - dinner, I know, is usually crowded. Service is efficient, and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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