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5 R Cha Thai Bistro

Thai, Fast Food, Bistro, Wine Bar, Asian fusion
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2011 N Recker Rd, Recker & McKellips, Mesa, AZ 85215
(480)854-1487
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not bad

Our meals were very average, though the wait staff was friendly. I don't know how long this restaurant has been open but it needs some help in the ambiance dept. It looks like the restaurateurs have leased a space that is too big as the tables line the perimeter of a large open space & it gave off... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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Coupeville, Washington
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Coupeville, Washington
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Our meals were very average, though the wait staff was friendly. I don't know how long this restaurant has been open but it needs some help in the ambiance dept. It looks like the restaurateurs have leased a space that is too big as the tables line the perimeter of a large open space & it gave off a weird... More 

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Regina, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This restaurant does not offer authentic Thai food. That's because the quantity of protein (meat, fish, chicken) is much greater than one would receive in any restaurant in Thailand. Also the portions are larger, so I'm not complaining about either. The food tended to be a bit blander than we would prefer, and simply making it hotter (chemically, not physically)... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have eaten there lots of times and had a great experience each time. Have gone there alone,with husband,family including grandchildren. We all loved the freshness,taste and quality of food. Would highly recommend them. Use all caps as larger print easier on eyes. Why you wont allow that is beyond me

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I love Thai food and this place has some of the best I have had. It is on the corner of McKellips and Rucker and has a nice atmosphere. If you like Thai give this place a try.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Good for a quick stop, nothing really special. The food was seasoned ok. I was hoping for something a little bit more special.

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Surprise, Arizona
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111 reviews 111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

So many choices. Food is "clean" not smothered in sauce. Nice presentation on large plates - easy to share. Restaurant is nothing fancy but very welcoming atmosphere. Service is first rate. They have a small bar area that I would feel comfortable at if dining alone. We will definitely return for another great meal when in the Mesa area.

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Mesa, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We live within walking distance of 5R Cha and have been meaning to eat there for months, so we finally went in for lunch a couple of days ago. Service was great, loved the ambience, and the food (we both had the Drunken Noodles) was outstanding. We will be returning soon for dinner. Highly recommend eating here.

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Mesa, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant many times over the past two years. The food and service have been consistently excellent. We have tried other Thai restaurants within a reasonable radius and wished we had eaten at 5 R Cha. The menu lists a wide variety of appetizers, soups, and entrees - including numerous vegetarian items. The... More 

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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

A local Mesa discovery of Thai cuisine. Our party of six enjoyed an appetizer of edamame along with dinners of drunken noodles with chicken, cha broccoli with beef, BBQ pork, thai chowmein with beef, green curry with chicken (with bamboo shoot, carrot, bell pepper, long beans, broccoli, eggplant, and basil). All were excellent with a medium spicy sauce. Quick, efficient,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Went for dinner late - about 8:00. The service was fantastic. There were other patrons enjoying a quiet dinner as well. The Satay Chicken was yummy. The Chicken Pad Thai needed a little more flavor, but the chili peppers took care of that. The Ginger Chicken was DELICIOUS!! Would recommend it over the Pad Thai. All-in-all good experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2011 N Recker Rd, Recker & McKellips, Mesa, AZ 85215
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: (480)854-1487

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Fast Food, Bistro, Wine Bar, Asian fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?