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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
+1 510-655-0889
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
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Sharon, Massachusetts, United States
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Soi 4 with friends who live in the area. We came out from the city on BART to hike in Tilden Park, then for an early dinner. A lack of reservations was not a problem at the opening hour on a February night. We were even early enough for Happy Hour specials. The food was so good!... More 

Thank Nancy S
Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 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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290 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 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 31 July 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 25 July 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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502 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 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 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 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 15 May 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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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 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

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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
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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?