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Little Shin Shin

4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
+1 510-658-9799
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good66%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“mu shu pork” (2 reviews)
“pot stickers” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

First time to this restaurant, recommended by a local couple. Other than the wait to get in (12/25/17), we had an excellent experience. Food was exceptional. Service was "family run", no frills, adequate. Certainly wasn't a fancy place. If you are a Chinese food lover,...More

Thank Wise_Eagle
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Nothing fancy about this restaurant, but the food is really a good. Freshly made, served hot and delicately but deliciously seasoned—not at all greasy, either. We enjoyed sesame chicken, Hong Kong style noodles with prawns (which were excellent and perfectly cooked), and Chinese broccoli with...More

1  Thank Picky-daughter-n-law
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Like other reviewers we've been coming to Little Shin Shin for decades. The food is Chinese comfort food - and won't win any awards for breaking new barriers. But the food is tasty and fresh and there's a wide variety. It's easy to order too...More

1  Thank DDFiuto
Reviewed May 26, 2017

My family has been going to Little Shin Shin for over thirty years. Not fancy. In fact a bit plain. However, the excellent always wok hot food is the place to go for mostly Cantonese style Chinese food on Piedmont Ave in Oakland. The salt...More

Thank catsterk
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Our family of 7 had a very good dinner on Mother's Day. Egg roll and pot stickers were delicious, hot and sour soup just OK. We had a variety of main dishes including Hunan prawns, a spicy lamb dish, chicken chow mein, special vegetables, and...More

Thank kurseni
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Prefer a restaurant, where the staff is not whiniong and complaining, where food is prepared more carefully. My date and I,both, got sick from a dish which we had at this restaurant. I called the restaurant, the following day, no empathy or positive response. A...More

Thank Sonoma_CAYoda
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Little Shin Shin has been in this location as long as I can remember, more than 35 years. The food is always good and you can get it spicy or not.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We like to place an order and eat at home, but we just went to the restaurant over the holidays. They were quite busy but we were no disappointed, the food was very good and the service was excellent. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I'm a long-term Oakland resident, and lived years in Chinatown, so I've seen some of the best and worst Chinese food Oakland and has to offer. Little Shin Shin is not the most exotic restaurant I've seen, but it offers deliciously prepared food, and the...More

1  Thank Roney M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

There were three of su and we had different dishes -- all were good. Th eservice was very good, too.

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-658-9799
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