Sundays are Pop Up days!

Spice Monkey is teaming up with Oakland locals to host pop up restaurants on Sundays at our location. Kicking us off this Sunday October 30th is Don Juan’s Carnitas. Presented by our awesome chef Juan Carlos.

Make sure you stop by & get one of the delicious crispy tacos! 🙂

New Hours starting August 29th

With the end of summer, comes new hours. We will be closing between our lunch and dinner services. We are sorry for any inconvenience but believe this change will benefit our customers, as well as our service. Stay tuned for our new fall menu, and check out the new hours below!

Monday – Thursday: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Happy Hour will be Thur-Sat 5pm – 7pm

Comedy Oakland happens every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday night!

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See our events page for more info


HOWDEN MARKET , our sister store, opened at the beginning of 2016. The market offers quick, convenient deli service with carry out items, a full coffee bar, and all your day-to-day necessities.

SPICE MONKEY RESTAURANT WILL BE EXPANDING its dynamic service offerings with the opening of the market. We’ll also be expanding the number of cultural events taking place, including stand-up comedy, karaoke, poetry readings, trivia nights, live music and sports events on our TV.

We thank you for your continued support, and we are thankful for the opportunity to serve our community. We hope you’ll continue to support us in the years to come.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to keep up with the latest and greatest developments, or stop by in person, and we’ll be happy to show you around. Check out Spice Monkey Owner, Kanitha Matoury’s blog here for some excellent ideas for reducing stress and working towards living the life of your dreams.

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At SPICE MONKEY Restaurant and Bar we bring mouth-watering, globally inspired cuisine together with a warm-hearted service staff.  We have a welcoming ambience, creative cocktails and a lively event schedule. Since opening in 2008, our unique, taste tempting flavors and seasonally changing menu (click here) has featured Spice Monkey’s own house-made spice blends, marinades and rubs.