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Arun Thai Restaurant

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385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-8600
415-883-8017
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gem in Novato

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
EmmaPooch
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Novato, California
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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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.

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Novato, California
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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 

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Novato, California
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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 

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 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.

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Rohnert Park, California
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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 

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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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Sebastopol, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Tried it for lunch on a Tuesday, scoping it out for an office holiday dinner. It's in a business park so not the most beautiful exterior. The interior though is warm and inviting. Was reasonably busy with a good amount of to-go traffic due to the office park. Initial salad had too much iceberg lettuce for me and a lot... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Never before have I seen sustainable Idaho trout incorporated into a Thai salad, nor had such a delicious crab stir fry. The recommended wine pairing for the crab was perfect as well. Quick and attentive service, pleasant decor and fair prices make Arun a very top choice in a town not noted for its restaurants. Also, Marin Humane Society is... More 

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Unassuming little place in a small plaza, but the interior decor is really quite nice. Food is excellent and beautifully presented. Flavorful, exciting and something for everyone. Will sometimes have seasonal dishes available too. One criticism is that the servers can sometimes be a little standoffish, but there was some improvement from my previous visit.

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful small Thai restaurant in Bel Marin Keys Business district. Food is delicious. The place is always packed at lunch.

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Additional Information about Arun Thai Restaurant

Address: 385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd, Novato, CA 94949-8600
Phone Number: 415-883-8017
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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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
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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