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Pacifica Thai Cuisine

1966 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044-2517
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Ranked #22 of 77 restaurants in Pacifica
Cuisines: Thai
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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17 reviews from our community

68% Recommend
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English first
Svolvaer, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

This was the highlight meal of our trip. The food was clean, fresh and authentic and the staff were great with the kids. Highly recommend!!

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Pacifica, CA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I've had the seriously rude service that you read in other reviews - it's one specific guy (owner?) who probably realizes they are the only Thai restaurant in Pacifica and figures you'll put up with his attitude if you want to get your fix. The food is OK, barely. The ambiance is ... lacking, but at least the prices reflect... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I really liked this place before I went to Thailand, but I was really wondering if it was the real deal. It is. The food we had in Thailand was just what you get here. Even the ambiance was similar to a couple of places we went to there. That was funny! My fav is the brown rice ginger salmon... More

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Mariposa, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

That title is a joke, this is probably the only Thai restaurant there. We've eaten there twice and food is very good. Setting is very basic, no decor or mood, but if you just want to eat good food that is inexpensive, this place is excellent.

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Pacifica Thai has better than average authentic thai food, a very silly (but overwhelmingly friendly) waitress, and kitschy royal family decor. All go quite well together and make for a relaxing night out, or in if you prefer the pickup option. I got the pad thai and asked to have it made "spicy" (beware, those of you that are more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

This is real thaifood!! It's a cute little place with wonderful Thai food! I did taste some wonderful thaifood in Thailand and this restaurant served me the exact same food and flavours! The service is what you expect. I liked the old man who served us! He was so cool!! And he didn't let us order the same dishes cause... More

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Pacifica, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is a small local Thai restaurant which seems to be family run. The spices are homemade (I was told by the chef/wife/daughter/not sure her exact relationship) and you can taste it. Food is very fresh and flavorful. Treat yourself to something you've never tried before. Service can be a little slow, because they don't seem to have actual waiters,... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Service was slow and rude and argumentative. Glasses were dirty. Meals were bland but OK. I just went here on a Groupon with my family and was horrified at the dining experience. I almost don't know where to start. The waiter never spoke to us until he brought the check then suddenly revealed to us that he was capable of... More

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San Francisco, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Imagine if your family were running a restaurant. It would have all the quirks that make you unique, and would not resemble the cookie-cutter eateries that pass for "authentic" home cooking. Well, that's the experience you get at Pacifica Thai. The menu might be a challenge if you're not familiar with Thai, because it offers dishes not typically seen (good... More

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San Francisco
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148 reviews 148 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The food isn't flashy but it is really good. We've eaten here about 12 times and never had a bad meal. Everything is well-prepared and portions are quite reasonable. I like to go for the seafood, corncake appetizers and sweet/sour coconut milk chicken soup. Reasonably extensive menu: Everything's great! The family grinds their own spices and they usually have a... More

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