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Champa Garden

€€ - €€€Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
2102 8th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606-2008
+1 510-238-8819
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sampler” (7 reviews)
“rice balls” (6 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2102 8th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606-2008
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank drichrx
Reviewed 26 September 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

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This has been my secret spot ever since I moved into the neighborhood. I could live on the Papaya Salad and the Larp salad alone. Everything I have had has been excellent and at these prices, its a real bargain.

1  Thank DDDRW
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Upon arriving and waiting for a table on a Thursday night,we watched dish after dish go out with all looking incredibly fresh and amazing. We settled on the champs sampler, pad Thai,drunken noodle and garlic shrimp. Our favorites were the rice bowl with fresh lettuce...More

Thank Cyclebuddies
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A friend took me to Champa; the very next day I took my son and ran into the friend who took me the day before. The food is varied and excellent; lots of lettuce and veggies to wrap various dishes in; everything from sausage platters...More

Thank Junious W
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Champa Garden has excellent Laotian cuisine . The food is freshly prepared and very tasty. It can be spicy so if you don't like it hot they will honor it and make it mild. It isn't a large place so make a reservation

Thank catbite4
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had pinned this place from yelp a couple weeks ago and just got to try it out last weekend. Literally 10min away from Lake Merritt hidden in a residential neighborhood in Oakland. We went there at opening dinner time just after 5 and let...More

Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is an out of the way neighborhood restaurant that specialized in Thai and Lao cuisine. It is fairly small so you might have to wait for a table. The service is good and they have an extensive menu. The food is good. The rice...More

Thank Islandguy808
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The sampler is a must, incredible taste and value. Everything is very good with some excellent dishes. Great place, great value. I believe this one is a little better than the SF one.

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This place is definitely up to all the hype! I've recently moved to Europe, and my fiance and I plan to eat here the first night we're back in town to visit family.

Thank maddy_sc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2102 8th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606-2008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-238-8819
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