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7030 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4524
(805) 466-6515
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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After a performance a group of 9 stopped at the Thai Elephant. Very friendly and helpful staff. I had crab fried rice dish that was delicious. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. My partner had wanted a hot and spicy dish and it didn't have the kick she desired but all American-Thai... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
Wapakk
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Morro Bay, California
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Morro Bay, California
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

After a performance a group of 9 stopped at the Thai Elephant. Very friendly and helpful staff. I had crab fried rice dish that was delicious. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. My partner had wanted a hot and spicy dish and it didn't have the kick she desired but all American-Thai restaurants seem to keep the flame down.... More 

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Atascadero, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The papaya salad is really good, and the cream cheese wontons - yum! I will admit I don't go here anymore due to a poor experience. My husband's ordered soup and it was EXTREMELY hot - very abnormally hot as if it was microwaved. When we spoke to the server, she assured us it was not microwaved, that nothing is,... More 

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Atascadero, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I go here at least once a week for lunch, love the curry. I have never been disappointed by their food. It is fast, cheap, good and always hot!!!! I would recommend to anyone!

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Chandler, AZ
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is one of the best restaurants in Atascadero. We ordered the Mussamun curry, Shrimp Pad Thai, honey BBQ pork ribs, and Tom Kha Shrimp. A big plus was that they had a Gluten Free page on the menu that made it easier to navigate the choices. One diner at our table could not have any citrus due to a... More 

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Atascadero, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This restaurant was definitely worth the trip when it opened a few years ago. Excellent Thai food, moderate prices. Recently my girlfriend and I went there for lunch and were handed a bill for $60 at the end. And neither of us had any beer or wine. And the quality isn't what it was originally. Beware: if you order a... More 

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Paso Robles, CA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Service is good, food is very good. Portions are generous and I recommend their Mee-Krob which is a great starter.

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Southern California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

All the usual dishes are here. All your favorites from pad thai to mee krob are here. Prices are average for this type of place. service is pretty good. No surprises

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Los Angeles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I absolutely implore you to RUN to Thai Elephant Restaurant in Atascadero. Very nice staff and delicious cuisine.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Didn't have to check the other spot in town because this was the real thing. I came here weekly. Pineapple fried rice is the best!

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san jose, costa rica
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

A nice surprise when looking for something different. Recommend the jungle curry and just ask what is good to go with it. Tired of the 20+ Mexican places in town that all have the same boring menu? Try the Elephant Thai, you won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7030 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: (805) 466-6515

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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