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Sanamluang Cafe

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5176 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6131
(323) 660-8006
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11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 23
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
authentic and affordable

This place is just a walking distance from my apartment so we frequently visit this thai rest whenever we have visitors. We routinely order our favorites, pad see yew, crispy pork with chinese broccoli, spicy ground chicken with basil leaves and the best thai tea with chewy boba...Their price are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
balat
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los angeles
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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in LA! Everything is so good, doesn't matter what you order. It's always busy and open late. The only downside is they only accept cash, no cards. And the Thai iced tea with boba is a great addition to any meal.

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Thank SeanMasse
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

In the heart of Thai Town, Sanamluang is authentic! They only accept cash, but there is an ATM in the parking area. Next to a Thai grocery and a Thai sundry store. Food was good, but not excellent.

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Thank Lee-Tarbet
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

very nice authentic thai food here.... pease dont miss it... pad thai, tom yam soup, papaya salad... all so delicious.....

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Thank Christine H
los angeles
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This place is just a walking distance from my apartment so we frequently visit this thai rest whenever we have visitors. We routinely order our favorites, pad see yew, crispy pork with chinese broccoli, spicy ground chicken with basil leaves and the best thai tea with chewy boba...Their price are so affordable, the servings are good for 2-3 persons, the... More 

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Thank balat
So Cal
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411 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Just had dinner tonight here with my buddy...solid food for the price. I've eaten at another . Had Pad Thai and the Pineapple Fried Rice. Would've ordered the Pad See Eww as well but we came from an event that had appetizers so we weren't as hungry. The prices are fair and good for two people. Wish they would accept... More 

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Thank d l
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited here for lunch. Not too busy at the time. We ordered the grilled beef ball skewers which were ok. I feel that they were the frozen kind. But everything else we ordered was delicious. One of my favorites was the papaya salad. I love when they add green beans to this with tomatoes and peanuts. It's crunchy and... More 

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Thank Ranee V
Costa Mesa, California
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Pad Thai was a little on the sweet side. Good flavor and worth trying. Thai iced tea is very good. Staff very nice. Price is low, which is great! Cash only. My wife and I would come back. Great for a quick bite. Not a fancy place. 😀

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Thank vwsurfbus
Jakarta
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Almost everything here is good. Pad thai is good the crispy pork is very good.. The noodle soup.. Toom yam are all excellent. I love their pad see yuw beef as well.

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Thank Rapri22
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was only staying in LA for 5 days but ate here twice since I thoroughly enjoyed their dishes! I've stayed/lived in Thailand for a total of 7 weeks and by far this restaurant suprisingly offers very authentic thai dishes. Just their thai basil fried rice is enough for me! Out of all the asian american asian restuarants I've visited... More 

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Thank Francesca P
Oxnard, California
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170 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place is open late! service good. dishes were of average size, but cost was reasonable. The soup only comes as a big bowl. No cups of soup here. Parking can be an issue. What i took to my hotel, and had late for left overs, actually tasted better! would definitely go back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5176 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6131
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 660-8006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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