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Gecko Gecko

Gecko Gecko Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://geckogeckothai.com
  • Email: geckogeckothai@gmail.com
  • Phone: (510) 665-4811
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm.
  • Payment Options: Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai, Southeast Asian
  • Executive Chef: Weerachai Chaiwong
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Cafe, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: We provide catering for meetings, parties, receptions & more! Call us for more information and to set up a catering meeting.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Addison
  • Public Transit: Conveniently located one block from the downtown Berkeley BART Station.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Street Parking & Public Parking at adjacent Center Street Garage on Addison.
A word from Gecko Gecko
Gecko Gecko Thai-California Eatery welcomes you to our casual, warm, yet lively dining room, and to enjoy our array of both authentic, and unique, Thai menu items. Our goal is to bring fresh California ingredients and flavors and introduce them to our southeast Asian recipes, for a unique and satisfying result. We use fresh ingredients, and organic vegetables, fruit, meats and seafood whenever possible; our beef is the highest quality free-range flank steak, and our duck is breast-only free-range that we roast ourselves. We invite you to join us, the Gecko is waiting to meet you!Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "We have eaten here several times and always found the food very tasty and reasonably priced. We like that it is conveniently located close to Berkeley Rep."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Gecko Gecko consistently offers the freshest tasting, delicious Thai food. I have been there many times, usually before a Sunday matinee at Berkely Rep (across the street) and Gecko Gecko has never disappointed. Their shrimp spring rolls are fantastic and their Pad Thai is great. Service is always attentive. I'll be going back for more soon!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "In the heart of Berkeley's theater district, this small and attractive restaurant's menu presents a great variety of excellent Thai dishes, both standard and inventive. Ingredients very fresh and perfectly prepared, veggies never overdone. Sauces piquant and tasty. Choices of tofu, chicken or beef suits all palates. Prices amazingly affordable. Quick and friendly service gets you out by curtain time."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Very convenient to Berkeley Rep. Lunch is good and quick. No need to hurry."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Had a delightful lunch. Excellent curry and pad thai. Good service. Bare walls and hard-surface décor make for a noisy place if there is a crowd -- but what modern restaurant isn't designed that way?"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "We had a party of 3 for a small special occasion. We mostly ordered off the lunch menu, plus an appetizer for the three of us. One of us enjoys lots of spice. The other two take mild. However, we were all able to share the spicy disk. (Sorry, I don't recall exactly what we order.) The decor is perhaps a bit spartan, but otherwise very nice. In general, it was very much worth the money."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Sweet and friendly service at this wonderful Thai spot. Location is perfect--a block or two off the beaten path, and yet easy to get. We love especially the green papaya salad and the noodle dishes. It's a busy spot, so do yourselves and the Geckos a favor and make reservations in advance!"
    Dined on 8/20/2013
  • "the fresh spring rolls are excellent, as are the soups. In fact every dish we ordered tasted so crisp and fresh and flavorful. Gecko's version of pad thai is outstanding."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "We almost always eat here before going to Berkeley Rep. It is right across the street and the food is consistently good. Our favorite dishes revolve around salmon and we love the fried banana desert. ."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Gecko Gecko offers an excellent lighter than usual Thai dining experience. It's very casual, the service was great and the food yummy. It's proximity to the Freight & Salvage music venue (and Berkeley Rep) means I will return often. Parking garages available very nearby."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "I treated two of my friends to a play at Berkeley Rep and we ate lunch at Gecko Gecko beforehand because it is across the street from the theater. We all enjoyed our meal very much. The food was flavorful and presented nicely. The service was prompt and attentive and we didn't have to wait long for our meals. I had a reservation and we were seated right away. We were able to eat and pay with plenty of time to get to the theater. Overall it was a wonderful experience and we will continue to go there, especially if we are going to a play!"
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "My husband and I are Thai cuisine fan and we enjoyed eating at Gecko Gecko. We had relies who were not Thai food fans and they were also very happy with the food."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Exceptional food, beautiful presentation, attentive service. Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We came here for lunch before a show at the Rep. The food was really good - we had the coconut soup and the red curry with salmon. The service was very attentive, and the ambience was simple and clean. We will be back the next time we are in the area!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Be sure to try Gecko Gecko's Jammin' Salmon...it is super delicious!"
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "The food is fairly good and the service very nice. For us the decision to dine here (which we've done a few times) is its proximity to Berkeley Rep (and ticket holders also get a 10% discount). It is a block away and the staff seems well attuned to ensuring you get to the show with time to spare. They have some novel items on the menu and the prices are very reasonable."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "If you're going to the Berkeley Rep, I highly recommend this restaurant. The Thai food was authentic, with choices of spiciness. The price for lunch, approximately $15 a person, was a true bargain. If you like Thai food, make this your stop."
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "Enjoyed the food. Creative menu with a many of choices. I had the Duck Curry and it was Wonderful. I plan on going back when I'm in Berkeley."
    Dined on 11/24/2013
  • "Service was courteous and efficient. Food was excellent!"
    Dined on 11/5/2013
  • "Very convenient if seeing a show at Berkeley Rep. Will take advantage of the dinner combos offered next time. One slight problem with the coconut soup, the menu had detailed descriptions listing the ingredients, but did not mention the liberal garnish of chili oil , making the dish very spicy. I was able to scoop it out."
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "We went to Gecko Gecko before a performance at Berkeley Rep (perfect location) and were pleasantly surprised. Everything was so flavorful and bright. The spring rolls had a lovely twist, including creative flavors that were perfect together. I can't wait to go back and have them again. The food was excellent and timely."
    Dined on 10/15/2013
  • "Way too noisy for us. Not a big space and crammed full. Food so-so. Servers very nice though."
    Dined on 10/8/2013