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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

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Oakland, California
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67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oakland, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have lived in the Davis area for 10 years and saw a lot of Thai restaurants come and go. This is by far the best Thai food in Davis and has great atmosphere both in the restaurant and bar. Sophia's has been here for a long time and has some great spicy dishes. It can get very busy certain... More 

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San Joaquin Valley California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had a great lunch at Sophia's. Best Thai food in Davis. Authentic Thai food. They refill the Thai Iced tea! All the spices and great flavors of authentic Thai food. Very casual atmosphere with outdoor covered seating or limited seating inside.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?