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SOI 4

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5421 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1502
+1 510-655-0889
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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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Oakland, California
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The dishes I tasted were very good and had just the right amount of spice for me. My husband couldn't eat some of the food, so I ate it all (actually I took it home. ) There is a very good dessert that is a squash/custard combo. It may sound strange, but you have to try it.

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Thank chick676
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have eaten at Soi4 numerous times and always enjoyed it, so when we were looking for a place to hold our wedding celebration dinner we thought of it immediately. They have a mezzanine and we did not have a huge group (32) so it was perfect for us. (the maximum is 33) We found the manager... More 

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Thank rdrahmann
Lafayette, California
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557 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I were wandering through the RockRidge area, thought the restaurant was cute and stopped in for lunch. An excellent experience. The restaurant is cute and clean with a light airy feel. Service is superb - water glasses quickly filled, wine appearing in short order, orders taken promptly and the meal arriving in a reasonable time frame. But... More 

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Thank LightFighter
Seattle, Washington
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626 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had an excellent meal at SOI 4. We got 4 dishes to share plus an appetizer and were plenty full by the end between us four adults. I was very thirsty that night and kept the guy who was pouring water busy and he never let me down (and was very kind the entire time)! All the prices seemed... More 

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Thank Layla W
Berkeley, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A group of four went here and everything was lovely. the food was good and there were more unique dishes than typically found in Thai restaurants. I like the traditionally served in america Thai but it was refreshing to have some of these more unique dishes. I would go back and nice drink selection also. Also it is a nice... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts, United States
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

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 

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Thank Nancy S
Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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!

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Thank BFly823
Berkeley, California
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307 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Andreas G
Portland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 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 

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Thank GeithCarrott
western Oregon
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
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?