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Cook's Cuisine

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1400 Needles Highway, #103, Needles, CA 92363
(760) 326-5081
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Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout

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  • 26
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Authentic Thai in the middle of the desert SW!

We were driving to Needles, CA and this restaurant came up as a suggestion, we love Thai food and were a bit confused that Tripadvisor said it was closed, despite it being a Saturday afternoon, so I phoned and they said they were open. I had my two kids with me and we ordered a green curry and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Abipin
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Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving to Needles, CA and this restaurant came up as a suggestion, we love Thai food and were a bit confused that Tripadvisor said it was closed, despite it being a Saturday afternoon, so I phoned and they said they were open. I had my two kids with me and we ordered a green curry and a stir... More 

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New Mexico
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

True it's a small place with a handful of tables and no notable ambiance, but the staff gave us a warm, friendly welcome. The starters were ok and our curry main and soup were unremarkable but a pleasant change from the usual American grill cuisine.

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Thank BrianTravelholic
Boulder, Colorado
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was excited to see that the small town of Needles had a restaurant serving Thai food. I was honestly not expecting it to be noteworthy. I was greeted very warmly upon arrival by the owner and felt welcomed like a guest in her home. I ordered a vegetarian Pad Thai and was asked about my likes. Wow! It turned... More 

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Thank sonnofa
Mason, Ohio
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

When I pulled up to the place I seriously questioned whether or not to go in. However choices are limited in Needles and my adventurous spirit and hungry stomach told me to go for it. It was definitely a good choice. The owner/cook knows how to make a tasty Thai meal. Not knowing what to choose from the menu I... More 

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Thank RobfromWL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this place to anyone passing by, especially if you're completely over the typical fast food/diner food that's out here. My husband and I have spent time teaching in Thailand, so we are a bit particular about our Thai restaurants. We were so happy with the food, we tried to convince the owner and her husband to move to... More 

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Thank Nicole B
Lucas, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Cooks Cuisine on our way from Texas to Anaheim. The food was made fresh to order and the owners were very friendly. It is definitely worth a try.

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Thank Jackie K
Chico, CA
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The yellow chicken curry and coconut soup were so good that the next time we pass through Needles we will try another couple of dishes, anticipating more excellent food. It's small and lacking in atmosphere, but it's clean and comfortable and the couple running the business are friendly. Meals are prepared fresh after you order so it tales a little... More 

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Thank resumeready
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

One of our favorites! Best Thai food around. Make all orders fresh at the time of order. A little bit of wait time, but WORTH IT!!

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Thank lovestheriver3
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

i went here to get something to eat. i was glad i did. fresh vegetables, and good taste. the price was fair. so all in all a good place to eat. in this shopping mall is also a thrift store and around the side a holistic medicine store and insurance store. its all good.

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Thank Billy S
Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Bad day in Havasu became a good day in Needles thanks to Cook's Cuisine. Amazing food, the seating is tight not many tables but that does not make a restaurant... So if you're not down for a hole in the wall. Don't bother... If you like amazing food and can be patient (the Hostess is also the waitress, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1400 Needles Highway, #103, Needles, CA 92363
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Needles
  • Phone Number: (760) 326-5081

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?