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King Shang Restaurant - CLOSED

5912 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
+1 510-428-1823
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible20%
13 Jul 2012
“Interesting menu, quiet and relaxing restaurant”
10 Jul 2012
“Good food, poor service.”
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Chinese, Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5912 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Somerset is a great place for lunch. They have excellent salads and sandwiches for a reasonable price. There is a full bar and there is a nice dinner menu. I've only gone for lunch. There is also an outside eating area which is nice. This...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2012

I expected a lot from this place. The food was okay, but the service was very slow. From an expensive restaurant like this, I expect faster service. The Caesar Salad I had was pretty good and the Burger I had was okay, though it kept...More

Thank Jessamyn W
Reviewed 19 August 2010

My husband and I have been to Somerset many times. We enjoy winding down after a hard week at the office or we invite friends. The atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming: the walls are wood-panelled, and there's a display of nice original art. The food...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2009

We eat lunch with friends at Somerset often, usually sitting outside under the arbor. Delicious salads, hot biscuits available, main dishes include chicken enchiladas (a favorite) and crab melt. Love the food but we appreciate just as much the good and gracious servers.

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Reviewed 27 September 2009

As a long-time Oakland resident and frequent luncher-outer, Somerset has become my "go-to" restaurant for both social and business lunches. Their outdoor patio is one of the prettiest spots you can imagine, particularly when the wisteria is in bloom ((April/May/June). This is an unpretentious spot...More

Thank bim815
Reviewed 30 July 2009

If you love a great fish you must go to Somerset. I went with a few friends and we had a great dinner, we order grilled salmon it was cook perfectly we also had the sea bass crispy on the outside moist on the inside...More

Thank MilaSue
Reviewed 29 November 2008

Tried to make reservations via OPEN TABLE but couldn't. Called to make reservation for Thanksgiving for 3 people. Imagine my surprise when they were holding a reservation for 2. We arrived well ahead of time for our (6:30) res. Checked in at the door and...More

Thank Anson A
Reviewed 6 November 2008

Very disappointing and not worth the price. The chef has a very heavy hand with the garlic (chicken pot pie for crying out loud)and the bavette steak was tough and tasteless. Despite informing the waitress of a food allergy and subsequently following the kitchen's recommendation...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2008

good wine selection. dinner menu is expansive. brunch service slow.

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Reviewed 20 May 2008

Great atmosphere in Rockridge. Sat in the patio behind the restaurant on a beautiful day, it was a great place for brunch

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$10
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5912 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618-1326
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-428-1823
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