Welcome Hawking Bird

Hi! Welcome to Hawking Bird.
We are a casual eatery focused on chicken cookery rooted in the flavors of Southeast Asia. Our spot is easy, chill and fun.





Tuesday - Friday Lunch | 11:30am - 3:00pm

Tuesday - Thursday Dinner | 4:00pm - 9:30pm | bar closes @ 10

Friday Dinner | 4:00pm - 10:00pm | bar closes @ 10:30

Saturday | 11:30am - 10:00pm | bar closes @ 10:30

Sunday | 11:30m - 8:00pm | bar closes @ 8:30

( exceptions to some major holidays )

Fun facts

Fun facts

Hawking Bird is founded by Oakland's own JAMES SYHABOUT. The Chef/Owner of Michelin starred Commis restaurant and CDP, the bar next door.

All of our packaging is 100% compostable just in case you are on the go. We are ready for you.

Our buns for our The Hawking Bird fried chicken sandwich is MADE DAILY by a local artisan bakery.

Our noodles are also MADE FRESH by a local company.

Fresh and quality products sourced locally are the key ingredients to creating food that is wholesome, nourishing and delicious. Our commitment to creating the best possible food for our guests affects the pricing. The higher cost is a direct reflection of our commitment to deliver quality.

Our Thai ice Tea we brew in house is sweetened WITH

Our chicken is all natural raised on a vegetarian diet and free range coming from small family farms. Our eggs are organic and free range because we would not serve you what we would not eat ourselves.

Do we do online ordering and delivery?

Yes, we are partners with Caviar. Please click on the link.

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Did you know our fried chicken is gluten free?!?

Yep. 100% rice flour. It is #HAWKINGDELICIOUS

Do we cook anything else besides chicken?

Yes, we have one tofu dish on our main section. We source tofu from our friends at Hodo Soy in West Oakland. When you are at the eatery check out our “Beyond the Nest” menu board for non chicken dishes.

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