Find What (restaurant name, category, cuisine)
Where (city, state, zip, address, landmark)

Le Cheval

510-763-8495  •  $$
ADDRESS: 1007 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607
CUISINE: Asian Fusion, Vietnamese, Asian
FEATURES: Full Bar, Handicap Access, Kid Friendly, Smoke Free, Vegetarian Friendly
DETAILS
Reopened in late winter 2012 after leaving its original Oakland location because of landlord issues in 2010, Le Cheval is truly like no place else in the Bay Area. Businesspeople, large families and couples alike gather in the lively warehouse-like structure, spinning family-style dishes on lazy Susans. Authentic Vietnamese, sometimes beyond the limits of less adventurous American tastes, is the menu's subject. (Don't be alarmed at the sight of fermented snakes in the aptly named snake wine, for instance.) Multiple pages of soups, stews and noodle dishes featuring various meats, poultry, seafood and vegetables may be a bit daunting at first glance, but the descriptions in English help. When in doubt: The famed Bo 7 Mon, beef prepared seven ways, steals the show.

 

Full bar. Serving lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly. "This large, boisterous establishment gave many diners in the Bay Area their first taste of authentic Vietnamese food. Twenty years later, a walk through the door is still an experience: hot-pot soups shooting flames like volcanoes, huge parties talking as much as eating, an army of servers practically sprinting among the tables, enormous paintings of the namesake horse on the walls."

Diablo magazine

Comment Card

Leave a comment for this restaurant




  • Restaurant Website
  • Print this Page
  • Send To Your Phone
    GO
SHARE
  • Save to foursquare

OWNERS & MANAGERS

bestOfIcon Best Vietnamese

top100 icon Editors' Pick

DESCRIPTION
Reopened in late winter 2012 after leaving its original Oakland location because of landlord issues in 2010, Le Cheval is truly like no place else in the Bay Area. Businesspeople, large families and couples alike gather in the lively warehouse-like structure, spinning family-style dishes on lazy Susans. Authentic Vietnamese, sometimes beyond the limits of less adventurous American tastes, is the menu's subject. (Don't be alarmed at the sight of fermented snakes in the aptly named snake wine, for instance.) Multiple pages of soups, stews and noodle dishes featuring various meats, poultry, seafood and vegetables may be a bit daunting at first glance, but the descriptions in English help. When in doubt: The famed Bo 7 Mon, beef prepared seven ways, steals the show.

 


 
"This large, boisterous establishment gave many diners in the Bay Area their first taste of authentic Vietnamese food. Twenty years later, a walk through the door is still an experience: hot-pot soups shooting flames like volcanoes, huge parties talking as much as eating, an army of servers practically sprinting among the tables, enormous paintings of the namesake horse on the walls."

Diablo magazine

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Full bar. Serving lunch Mon-Sat, dinner nightly.

Comment Card

Leave a comment for this restaurant





Search restaurants nearbySearch Nearby

Food Festival & Events Calendar

Contact information

    Email:
    Contact form: Send us a message

LocalEats Products

About us

Since 1995, "Where The Locals Eat" and LocalEats dining guides have featured locally owned restaurants across America. From the finest steakhouses and sushi bars, to classic burger joints and roadside barbecues, LocalEats recommends unique restaurants to suit every taste and price range. More

Copyright LocalEats® 2015 | All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy

Home Show Full Site LocalEats mobile Contact Us