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Noodle Theory

Map6099 Claremont Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 595-6988
  • Japanese
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Tucked into the narrow space once occupied by Double Rainbow Ice Cream at the busy and parking-challenged Claremont and College avenues intersection, Noodle Theory fits the niche for those who want their quick eats upscaled with fresh, nutritious and flavorful ingredients. Smooth, friendly service and stylish appointments take the edge off the cramped (accommodating fewer than two-dozen diners) and sometimes noisy ambience, in which the main attractions are chef Louis Kao’s creative, occasionally spicy variations on udon and soba noodle dishes: cold salads and steaming broths highlighted by grilled Niman Ranch beef and pork, salmon, chicken and shrimp. Ginger, chili, sesame, wasabi, black bean and coconut-lime flavors figure prominently, and hungry eaters can augment the ample and reasonably priced main courses with sides of edamame, potstickers, dumplings, green beans, asparagus and broccoli. Lunch and dinner Wed.

Additional Information:

Location: Oakland-Rockridge
Price: $$
Features: Beer And Or Wine
Credit Cards Accepted
Wheelchair Accessible

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