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Arun Thai Restaurant

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385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-8600
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and pared wine, great service

An inviting place to dine, beautiful ambiance, delicious food, fresh ingredients, beautiful presentation, reasonably priced food and great wines, served by friendly owners and staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An inviting place to dine, beautiful ambiance, delicious food, fresh ingredients, beautiful presentation, reasonably priced food and great wines, served by friendly owners and staff.

Thank Janet R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arun Thai is a local and popular Thai restaurant and for good reason. Their food is traditional, well priced and consistent. The staff is friendly and informative should you have questions or just wish to chat. We have eaten there about 5 times and have always enjoyed it.

Thank Guy R
novato ca
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I have had some great food and service here....and some not so good food and service. I will give them another try, but my last two visits were disappointing. Overlooked food, servers too busy to deal with our table. Also very noisy.

Thank pennstate82
SF Bay Area
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Authentic Thai food, seasoned to your desire. A good selection of north east/Isan dishes. Real Thai iced tea. It's as good as it gets. Nice room, plenty of parking.

Thank mjmbkk
Novato, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Fabulous. Superb. Delightful. Really good service and the ambiance is really good. Good value for money here. Don't let the industrial park location fool you.

Thank EmmaPooch
Novato, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our neighborhood local Thai restaurant with pleasant service, tasty food. Authentic Thai management; easy for use to verify as my wife lived in Thailand for a few years. Not too crowded, and quiet. It's in a light industrial business park area, so never a problem for dinner parking. There's a boutique microbrew place next door (Baeltane Brewing) if that's your... More 

Thank Eugene E
Novato, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Since finding this hidden gem we have returned again and again for the finest Thai food around! The restaurant is hidden within a business park, so clean and comfortable inside! The chef is amazing, as is his wife and staff. They are always so welcoming and friendly. The food is out of this world wonderful! Every person that we have... More 

Thank Laura J
Los Angeles, CA
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303 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were very pleased with the 3 dishes we ordered: drunken (wide rice) noodles with chicken, green papaya salad with shrimp and eggplant and tofu. Very tasty and perfect for the three of us. Service was good and prices were reasonable- about $37 total! Will certainly eat here again when in Novato.

Thank DeborahandAndy
Rohnert Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My dear friend took me here to celebrate my birthday and it was just lovely. We started off with Curry Pouch (which was a very flavorful appetizer). We split the King Neptune Noodle dish that had lots of fresh seafood and the Red Curry with Duck. Lunch came with a green salad was well. Everything was flavored very well. I'm... More 

Thank 682shellym
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is consistently good, however, on a number of different occasions, the wait staff has been rude, disengaged, flippant, and devil-may-care in attitude. Perhaps it's because the staff are all related and they have nothing to lose. Although the food is pretty good, we've curtailed our visits to Arun due to their unrelenting perception of what they consider customer service.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-8600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: 415-883-8017

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai


Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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