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Lai Thai Restaurant

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1430 E Plaza Blvd Ste E10, National City, CA 91950
(619) 474-5546
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Waitstaff

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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars

Tasty Thai food and wine. I had Thai Fried Chicken Rice with Wine. Its great. Interior is also really very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Tasty Thai food and wine. I had Thai Fried Chicken Rice with Wine. Its great. Interior is also really very good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We couldn't believe the health department allowed this restaurant to stay open! It was FILTHY. The floor tiles were broken and missing, the floor looked like it hadn't been swept or mopped properly, EVER. The tables were sticky with food particles, there were cobwebs everywhere, and the dishes looked like they were from a flea market that didn't match and... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel clerk recommended this restaurant and I'm happy he did. Wonderful Phad Thai and Mas Man Curry. The portions were huge and very tasty. The process were very reasonable. Highly recommend you try this place.

Thank Dale K
Olney, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A nice little Thai place. It's a cozy quiet place to dine with friends and family. Homey Thai decor. I went with my brother and we both enjoyed our meals. While I like curry, I wanted something a little lighter so I had the mixed veggies. My brother had the beef salad and we shared a pot of Tom yum.... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The food is overpriced and not very good. The staff is indifferent as is the manager/owner. I left with a bad taste in my mouth.

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Authentic Thai, mild medium or spicy Great service, kind attentive staff. You will be satisfied here.

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Tappan, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

A little slow on service, otherwise a pleasant place, you may have some difficulries understanding the waitress!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2008

one of my favorite thai place! YUMmy pad thai! i always get it number 10 hot! hehehe and the food is great even the price.. i would say abour 5 to 10 dollars a plate depends on what you get!

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2007

I have eating at Lai Thai restaurant for several years. Our work group eats there at least once a week and I bring my family there for dinner. We really like the atmosphere. There are many Thai soveniors that decorate the walls. The food is delicious and the service is great. My favorite is the seafood panang which has salmon,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1430 E Plaza Blvd Ste E10, National City, CA 91950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: (619) 474-5546

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai


Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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