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Sophia's Thai Kitchen

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129 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4658
(530) 758-4333
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11:30 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A salad, a soup, & rice: good lunch

Our frequent leisurely lunch spot. Almost always we have a Tom Khai Gai (chicken coconut soup), a squid salad (crispy or steamed), and a bowl of brown rice. You soak the rice in the soup, and sprinkle Thai chillies in fish sauce over the salad. It's a endorphin ruch when all washed down with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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California
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English first
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our frequent leisurely lunch spot. Almost always we have a Tom Khai Gai (chicken coconut soup), a squid salad (crispy or steamed), and a bowl of brown rice. You soak the rice in the soup, and sprinkle Thai chillies in fish sauce over the salad. It's a endorphin ruch when all washed down with a Singha bear. Service is always... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Visited with family for lunch, enjoyed the traditional Thai taste comparing with my visits to Thailand and consuming food there. Almost authentic and tasty.

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Oakland, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Pleasant outdoor dining. Good place to relax. Decent wine list. One of the better Thai options in Davis.

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Davis, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love this menu full of flavorful dishes, I love anything with the peanut sauce, but my favorite dish combines fish, green apples, red onions and cilantro in a salad. Happy hour specials include spring rolls and beef satay.

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Sacramento, California
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

..... because it's' all ready crowded enough at dinner time - especially on the weekends, but this is my favorite Thai restaurant anywhere - including S.F. and N.Y. The flavors are intense and the food is always so so fresh. Unlike most other Thai restaurants I have been to, there is never an oily base to the dishes. I love... More 

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Napa, California
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The food is always excellent. The service is hit and miss. Usually hit--but this time was horrible. Sat for 15 minutes before being acknowledged, about as long to order dinner. Server had zero personality or service skills and had to be flagged down. The tables in this place are really close together and for some reason, the college students, parents,... More 

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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I started eating at Sophia's back when Sophia was in the kitchen (about 19 years ago). Here personal touch and the enthusiastic staff made it a unique eating experience in Davis. The STK lacked much competition for years, even after its takeover by new owner(s). Now, its really just a bar with a restaurant in the back. I would bet... More 

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Davis, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love the eggplant with tofu and peppers. And the mojitos most of the time. But occasionally maybe the bartender has a day off and they aren't as good. And sometimes the food is bland. It just depends. But I have had more hits than misses. Best tofu in town. It is so fresh. And I am not that much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We went to this place and I had the jungle curry with chicken. It was delicious. The place is very nice and I has a good atmosphere.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I love Sophia's Thai Kitchen. I started going there when I was in college at UC Davis, and over the past 10 years since I left Davis, I have tried to find reasons to go out there to eat. The food quality has been amazing, and has stayed amazing over all these years. The last time I went, I ordered... More 

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Additional Information about Sophia's Thai Kitchen

Address: 129 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4658
Phone Number: (530) 758-4333
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 E St, Davis, CA 95616-4658
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: (530) 758-4333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 am

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