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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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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
A Taste of Thai

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Shelly M
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Rohnert Park, California
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Rohnert Park, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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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Sebastopol, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
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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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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San Francisco, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food is very good however, they can't seem to get the service right. When they started, the service was the worst. After many complaints, they have improved greatly but it still isn't what you expect at a good restaurant. Menus should come right away when you are seated. If it takes five minutes or more to get a menu,... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Love this place! Everything we've had on the menu is delicious and the staff is really nice. You will keep going back for more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

The food here is amazing. The service is great and the restaraunt is clean. It is also kid friendly. My 4 yr. old Grandson loved the food.

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The wind blew the big tree down and all 700 plus homes in Bel Marin Keys were without power. We decided to call Arun to confirm they were open and we could get a table for four; three adults and our two year old grandson. We were not the only ones with this idea, but we beat most of the... 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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?