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Little Shin Shin

#289 of 1,077 Restaurants in Oakland}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
+1 510-658-9799
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good66%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“mu shu pork” (2 reviews)
“pot stickers” (2 reviews)
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4258 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611-4741
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Reviews (42)
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Reviewed 3 July 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 26 May 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 19 May 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 10 May 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 1 March 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 2 January 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 26 October 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

Thank Roney M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

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

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food was very good,customer service was great. A little pricey for the portions. But overall, I had a great experience!

Thank Shala H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I've been going to Little Shin Shin for at least 20 years. The food is good, the service is good, the menu is varied and they're willing to accommodate all kinds of dietary needs. I can recommend the hot and sour soup, the fish (...More

Thank pamera
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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