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Urban Thai

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26841 Aliso Creek Rd, Ste D, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5314
949-831-7628
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Break the crabs with bare hands

Went here for dinner. Food is ok. I ordered crab but it came with a surprise. They didn't have anything to break the crab shell with. Ended up digging out the crab meat with tiny needle.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
Madana K
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Aliso Viejo, California
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172 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually eat at Thai Bite in the same shopping center and so I thought I'd try this place one time. The Pad See Ew really was EW!! gross!!

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Thank CaribbeanFan79
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner. Food is ok. I ordered crab but it came with a surprise. They didn't have anything to break the crab shell with. Ended up digging out the crab meat with tiny needle.

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1 Thank Madana K
Mission Viejo, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Went there expecting typical Thai sweet tasting food. It was not. The food was prepared good, but it lacked on taste. It was more bland. Not the typical sweet taste, nor was it spicy. There were new servers that didn't really know much about the restaurant, food, but were helpful but not intrusive. Portions were good. If you're hungry it... More 

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Thank John C
Dana Point, California
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160 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A bit cookie-cutter IMO. There are better Thai options available close by. The setting is modern / nice. Service seems fine but the flavors were just okay!... Better suited for a quick lunch (order from the lunch specials) than for authentic Thai dining experience.

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Thank PG13LA
Newport Beach, California
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My friends and I usually always order: Cool Autumn Rolls (Tofu with Rice Paper Rolls, House Mixed Green with Thai Peanuts Dressing, Coconut Milk Soup with Vegetable, Spinach & Tofu AND My Favorite Dessert: Sticky Rice with Mango

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1 Thank gypsyveg
Sugar Land, Texas
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212 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We have dined here off and on over the years, this time I believe the restaurant has changed names. Despite this, dining is very much the same as in the past. Lots of entrees for lunch, many that can be very spicy. I prefer a milder version and was able to have a chicken cashew lunch that was very good.... More 

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1 Thank Shuttrrbug
California
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Urban Thai was excellent and we went there for years. The food was reliably of good quality and the flavors were fresh. The service was also good. Our server always remembered us as well as the dishes we usually ordered. Being a vegetarian, I am always looking for new "takes" on tofu dishes and our server always had one to... More 

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Thank minuit1942
Laguna Beach, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I have been going here for over 5 years and really enjoy the food. Service can be lax at times. But I have only had that problem two times. Great lunch deals!

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Thank ocgirl13
San Clemente, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was so excited to see a modern Thai food place near my new home. I went in to find food styles from the 1970's. It wasn't upscale or urban. More like a truck stop with cheap wine. The peanut sauce tasted like Jif whipped with some oil. Really disappointing. Skip this one and go to the other Thai place... More 

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Thank stacyervin
Laguna Hills, California
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We went to this restaurant Friday night almost 9 pm. We were bone tired, but the food was great, service was prompt and all smiles. I was hungry but didn't want to blow my low carb diet, so opted for tom yum soup with lots of lean chicken and AMAZING flavor! I was blown away! It was sooo good I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26841 Aliso Creek Rd, Ste D, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-5314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: 949-831-7628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?