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Sawasdee Thai Restaurant

4250 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
(604) 876-4030
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Ranked #365 of 2,820 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Have been going to this restaurant for 20 years. The food is great. Service is great. We see some of the same people that we saw 20 years ago. When the restaurant is full it is very noisy so not good for a romantic dinner for two. The bottle of Oak Bay Gewürztraminer was not a good choice. Previously, they... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The best thai food in the city comes with a line out the door. Usually I go on Thursday at opening and don't have an issue, but wait an hour and you will be waiting for someone else to leave. The classics are delicious and the service prompt. Favorites are the red curry and pad Thai, but ask for a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We ordered the fish panang curry, shrimp cakes, Tom yum soup, pad Thai and sliced beef and everything tasted very decent. The flavours were good and the meats were all very soft and tender. The only downside to the restaurant is that the flavours don't pop out like the Thai food that we had in Thailand, but the food is... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The fact that it smelled great and was full, was a good sign. Tonight, we went out with friends who have eaten Thai food in Thailand and they gave it 2 thumbs up. We ordered the curry, tiger beef, stuffed chicken wings, chicken fried rice and springs rolls, all of it was excellent. The spicy sauces were spicy for our... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Thai food outside of Thailand is almost never authentic. There are few exceptions, and one of them is in Portland, OR. That said, the food here is decent. The ambiance is nice and you will enjoy your food here. The selections are many and varied. The one item we ordered that I did not like was the shrimp fritters appetizer.... More

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Vancouver
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have friends who are regulars at Sawasdee and receive the royal treatment there, and it's with them that we've visited Sawasdee at least a dozen times over the years. The food is reliably good and if anything has improved over time. Our usual orders include the stuffed chicken wings, sautéed spinach, panang curry, pad thai (choose the tamarind sauce),... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have been a regular patron of the Sawasdee for over 20years. I've tried many other Thai restaurants in the city but they are hands down, my favourite. The food is consistently delicious, the menu has a great selection, the service efficient. Some of the wait staff have been there since forever and still manage to exude warmth, charm and... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was pretty standard Thai and the food was decent. I like my Thai food spicy and asked for 3 star on a 1-4 star scale and what i got was 1 star so that was disappointing. Also used to getting a soup or salad before our meal and that is not standard at this restaurant. Also they charged me... More

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Vancouver
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This has been a local favorite but lately has fallen out of favour. Sawasdee has a great selection of flavourful thai dishes. But here's my beef with Sawasdee...there's barely any beef in their dishes (or rather, chicken and shrimps). We recently ordered green curry and pad thai from there and got just a few slivers of chicken and barely any... More

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am from calgary, my partner ottawa..we. Agreed this was the best Thai we have ever had. Great service and reasonably priced too

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Address: 4250 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 876-4030
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Cuisine: Thai

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