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Commis

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3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5378
+1 510-653-3902
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good12%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5378
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for my BF's birthday dinner celebration and what can I say, this place is delicious! It's a pretty nondescript place from the outside, but boy, does the food really shines! We were able to snag a parking spot right on the street -...More

Thank lilycatsndogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was eight courses of excellence. The food was meticulously designed and artfully presented. No two dishes were alike, each bringing different flavor and texture profiles, and expertly paired with exceptionally libations. Really. I can’t stress how important the drink pairings were. I can’t speak...More

Thank mr_benhamin
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had a nice dinner with family and friends. The food was good, but the service and noise made the overall experience less than ideal.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had a great experience, with excellent service throughout the meal and some wonderfully interesting and creative foods. Not inexpensive but well worth a special occasion.

Thank BarryandJackie
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner for special occasion. Great service (not to the level of two star, though); zen-like cool atmosphere; unique and highly sophisticated set menu. Couple of problems: 1) cuisine way more Japanese than what others have called "new American" so be prepared for that; 2) food...More

1  Thank swilliam2016
Reviewed 30 July 2017

One star for the poor customer service of the restaurant / unreasonable cancellation policy. I made a reservation for 8:45 using Resy. My friend who I was going with cancelled around 4 hours before we were set to eat, at 4:45. I tried calling multiple...More

1  Thank rctaffmc
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We sat at the counter and really enjoyed watching the chef and the cooks at work. Seating is very comfortable, with plenty of space for the servers to take care of you. The culinary employees are very focused on their work, but they are happy...More

Thank DRBSFM
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Not what I expected. flavors were quite bland and portions so small that it was hard to grasp all of the nuances, flavors that were supposed to be in each dish.

Thank 745CatherineK
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I came here with a friend . He had a chicken dish which he thought was fine . I ordered ceviche as I lived in Peru and know that dish quite well. Serving was small but ok fish is expensive. Not spicy enough but American...More

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A foodie friend of ours has been recommending Commis to us for years. We finally found an opportunity to try it recently. Overall, we thought the food was interesting, but lacking the "wow" that we had expected from a Michelin two-star restaurant. In fact, we...More

Thank PSYeh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3859 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-5378
    (Rio Vista)
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Bart Station: Macarthur Taxis are often available outside the station for a quick ride to our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-653-3902
  • E-mail
Description
Commis restaurant serves a cuisine driven by modern and classic culinary traditions and is composed of ingredients that are grown, harvested, and foraged from the land that surrounds us. We offer a nightly coursed menu. ***If you or your dining companions have any food allergies, please note them when completing your reservation. Allergies will be accommodated with a spontaneous vegetarian preparation. Thank you for helping us best serve your party. THE CHEF'S COUNTER SEATING OFFERS A FRONT ROW VIEW OF OUR OPEN KITCHEN AND AVAILABILITY FOR THE COUNTER IS MANAGED DIRECTLY BY THE RESTAURANT.
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