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Restaurant Peony

388 9th St Ste 288, Oakland, CA 94607-4295
+1 510-286-8866
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“dim sum” (25 reviews)
“peking duck” (4 reviews)
“rice noodles” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
388 9th St Ste 288, Oakland, CA 94607-4295
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go for dim sum in Oakland Chinatown. Some food comes around on carts and you can order your favorites from the menu. The food comes quickly and they usually have a few very inexpensive specials. It’s a vast restaurant with...More

Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for good selections and delicious dim-sum, this is the place for you in Oakland's chinatown.

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Tried their dim sum dishes during dinner. Quality of food was good. Was also satisfied with their service level. Their washroom is clean, which is above my expectation after reading some earlier reviews.

Thank Travelmelody
Reviewed 16 April 2018

My son and daughter-in-law brought there guests here the morning after their wedding. We had 4 large tables. The dim sum was delicious with a huge variety of items. Tea was also wonderful. The service for clearing used dishes and for bringing new plates of...More

Thank Bethany S
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I was surprised by how busy it was at just after 11 am on a Thursday morning. The clientele was overwhelmingly Chinese and the restaurant is huge. The picture menu (with descriptions) works well and service was reasonable. There were a number of choices I'd...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This restaurant is huge! Very accommodating and serves some very fresh Dim Sum as well as other traditional and non traditional Chinese fare. Service is attentive. albeit, there are times where the wait staff seems disinterested. Located on the second floor in a shopping complex...More

Thank redevvl
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great break from the ordinary! We tried Peony again after being away for a few years and was just as wonderful as before. All the standards plus numerous specials bring new adventures. The service was cheerful and very efficient. This ambience is spot on and...More

Thank plpark55
Reviewed 11 December 2017

For the locale and the ambience, you would expect a very fine dinner. We eat here an average of three times a year, coming from out of town, and the food is rarely fantastic. No "wow" at all. Sadly, at times, the food can even...More

Thank notperfectalas2
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good, beef fried noodles were great. The service was average. This is not a cart style dim sum, you do most of your ordering from a nicely pictured menu, this will not be explained to you clearly. Our credit card was charged about...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A rather old-fashioned Dim Sum house, on the second floor of a modern building with parking below. Lots of interesting and good dim sum, ordered both from a menu and from the usual carts circulating. English a bit challenging at times.

Thank Wodtke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 9th St Ste 288, Oakland, CA 94607-4295
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-286-8866
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