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3924 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-3318
650-812-0139
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We liked the food especially the Pad Thai and portions were generous. The service was competent but lacked charm; more smiles and menu suggestions would have been appreciated.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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El Paso, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We liked the food especially the Pad Thai and portions were generous. The service was competent but lacked charm; more smiles and menu suggestions would have been appreciated.

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Santa Clara, California
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237 reviews 237 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Went for Valentine's dinner. No festive atmosphere, no special desserts or food for the occasion. The Fresh veggie rolls were good but I have had much better. More casual w/out table cloth. Seemed like they are going thru some remodeling of some sort. It was also too cold for my taste. The servers were friendly but confused over what we... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

For a Thai restaurant out of the dozens in the area I think it was ok for a quick bite, but I wouldn't try to impress anyone bringing them there. The service was nice and they were super attentive, but the entrees were not spectacular. We were the last to leave and they didn't say a word until we were... More 

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Putnam, Illinois
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My first time trying Thai cuisine. I had the Pineapple Chicken Curry. It was just the right blend of sweet and spicy. White or brown rice is served on the side. Thai iced tea was also very good. We walked to the restaurant, so parking wasn't an issue for us as others have mentioned.

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Santa Rosa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Clean, attractive restaurant, freshly prepared food, attractively served. Good for take out or eat in. They will present food on platters for serving in your home -- appropriate for entertaining.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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97 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Great atmosphere, wonderful food, and friendly service. You definitely can't go wrong at this place.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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124 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Needing a quick late lunch, we stopped here close to their 3:00 o'clock lunch closing time. They were very accommodating and prepared our food immediately. We all had curry, three different types, but they were all excellent. Each curry came with white rice and a green salad with a small spring roll. For the price, it was a lot of... More 

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Ann Arbor
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89 reviews 89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I lucked out with timing and came to Rice Thai at 11:30 am, well before the crowd hit at noon. I was underwhelmed given the ratings here and on Yelp. I hope I just got a random bad meal. I ordered the Pad Seuw, which I usually prefer to Pad Thai because you get more veggies in this dish. The... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

After trying it the first time, I had to go back again that week to eat more! I've tried the Veggie Delight, teriyaki chicken, green curry, pad thai and others and they were all fresh (lots of bean sprouts) and delicious. I had not heard of Blanket Shrimp before, but I'm hooked now. The service was excellent both times, even... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Great food and it was ready fast. so-so ambiance, reasonable price. Parking was a little tough. Definitely would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3924 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306-3318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-812-0139

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?