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Sa-Wooei Thai Cuisine

10621 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2619
+1 510-528-0709
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good54%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jan 2018
“Funky restaurant above budget hotel”
19 Jun 2016
“Good price for good portion of good food ”
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10621 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2619
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The decor is faded and dingy and the location above the motel is not the nicest but the food is fine, nothing fancy at all. Fairly blend in general, not crowded for a quick meal.

Thank 745CatherineK
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Place is located in front of a motel. The building is arched so the restaurant is actually located on the second level. Place seems clean but could be better. Wasn't busy so we were seated immediately. They serve drinks with no ice... We ordered appetizers...More

Thank Liaku X
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Sa-Wooei has been a bedrock location for dining in El Cerrito for my family for at least fifteen years, maybe twenty. The Thai cooking is always well-prepared, the spicing about right (only once did I pick a spicy garlic-chicken dish that was incandescent and right...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My wife and I have been here many times. We go mainly to get the fish cakes,and the tom kah soup.( spicy) The staff is all family,and very nice. They always chat with us when them have time. In fact I'm getting ready to call...More

Thank tom70ret
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I've been eating here for the last decade or so and the taste varies wildly. A long while back, it was great. Unfortunately during my last time their for lunch and then again take out, the quality in preparation has gone down. I suppose they...More

Thank CaliFornia94110
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Weird location over a motel on San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito, but don't be fooled, the food is excellent. Great menu, wonderful sauces, and helpful staff. Not such aesthetic surroundings, but worth it for the culinary experience.

Thank DianeM243201
Reviewed 20 September 2012

I liked being up high and looking down at the street. I didn't like the amount of privacy, None, the tables are all in a row and you can hear everyone's conversation and watch them eat. But a pretty nice place very nice service, I...More

Thank Clint H
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Good, descent Thai food high above San Pablo blvd..

Thank BerkeleyRoxyb
Reviewed 7 March 2010

I'm on a food quest to try every hidden, nondescript Asian, Latino, whatever restaurant, joint, etc. from Richmond to Oakland, using San Pablo Ave. as the main corridor (detours as necessary). Sa-Wooei was a place I've been meaning to try for some time as the...More

Thank FoodisBest
Reviewed 10 April 2009

Since I'm watching my budget more these days, I don't go as often as I used to, but the food has always been very good and the wait staff extremely nice.

Thank jeanyt
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10621 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-2619
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-528-0709
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