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407 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1532
650-322-6533
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Waitstaff

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Small, authentic and yummy

We happened to drive by this little spot right on Lytton Ave. and just stopped in to check it out. It was delicious and delightful. Excellent service and authentic Thai food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Kim K
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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Menlo Park
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Used to enjoy this little restaurant, but somewhere along the way, something changed. Those who label their review "Authentic Thai", have obviously never been to Thailand (or a good Bay Area Thai restaurant) . I have, on many past business trips. Bangkok Cuisine is nowhere near "close". I get better Thai food in Switzerland ! Wife and I shared a... More 

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Thank EuroCaliGuy
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We happened to drive by this little spot right on Lytton Ave. and just stopped in to check it out. It was delicious and delightful. Excellent service and authentic Thai food.

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Thank Kim K
Los Altos, California
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner at the end of the year. The dining room was cozy. We were seated promptly. There were two servers working that night and the restaurant was less than half full. The food was mediocre - not as flavorful as we hoped. Service was a bit slow. I asked the server if the BBQ chicken is... More 

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Thank Monkeyed
Palo Alto, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Came late to get some takeout. While I was waiting I noticed that the place isn't very clean (not very dirty, but somewhere in between). Food is pretty good though. I'd recommend take out. A pity they don't have fresh juices, coconut or real mango juice would have been nice.

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Thank Dick B
Boston, Massachusetts
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382 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

This place is not bad for lunch. They are pretty fast with the food and the food is pretty tasty. Nothing exceptional, but worth stoping for a quick lunch if you are in the mood for Thai.

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Thank Adam R
Los Altos, California
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This place used to be our favorite Thai place when we lived in Palo Alto. Our last visit was very disappointing. One dish good (chicken curry) one so-so (pad-thai) and one bad (plum-sauce beef). This time it was way worse than the other Thai options in town.

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Thank G C
MT
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145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We ate outside which, unlike most restaurants in Palo Alto, was in the backyard rather than on the street. The food was very good: shared Coconut Milk soup with combination seafood and had one of the specials, Mango Shrimp. Both had a hint of spiciness that gave flavor without overwhelming. The presentation of the Mango Shrimp was nice --very colorful... More 

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Thank TMG25
San Francisco, California
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134 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

There are a few Thai restaurants in downtown Palo Alto. This restaurant is one of the better ones. However, because it is one block away from University, you can usually find a table here relatively easily. Their duck rice noodle soup is really good. Definitely give it a try if you are in the area and have a craving for... More 

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Thank MustLoveTruffle
San Jose, California
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110 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Lunch was pretty fast, the food was good, not exceptional. Good for a quick lunch at work. I had the eggplant, was a bit oily for me. Work collegue had the roast duck noodle which he thought was great. Maybe i'll try that next time.

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Thank Aussie_Alien
VT
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291 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

A separate menu for vegetarians - very extensive. Great service. The complimentary vegetarian soup is peppery and light. My tofu dish of son-in-law was perfectly prepared and nicely balanced. Would definitely go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 407 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: 650-322-6533

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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