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President Thai Restaurant

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498 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4940
626-578-9814
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Thai Food in Pasadena

I have been going to President's Thai restaurant in Pasadena for several years and I've never been disappointed regardless of what I order. The food is outstanding and so is the service. The waiters and waitresses remember me and treat me and other customers as valued guests. You can't go wrong... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Linda P
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going to President's Thai restaurant in Pasadena for several years and I've never been disappointed regardless of what I order. The food is outstanding and so is the service. The waiters and waitresses remember me and treat me and other customers as valued guests. You can't go wrong with this place.

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Pasadena, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Pricier than most, not at all up to some reviews and recommendations. No tod Mun on menu, and no BBQ chicken. Would not return.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Really excellent "Spicy Basil ground chicken with soft Tofu" The ground chicken was cooked perfectly as was the fried tofu. Slightly crispy on the outside. Great balance of fresh basil, sweet bell pepper, onion and the extra heat I added - fresh pickled Thai chili sauce. Finished with the fresh mango with sticky rice and sweetened coconut milk. Finished with... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of my favorite places, the specials at lunch are worth it, too expensive for dinner. would come more often if coupons available

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Had high hopes after reading all the positive reviews. Food was served barely warm-rice was like glue. Never received all items ordered. Will never return.

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Salinas, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went with some Chinese-American friends who really like this; as another noted, a lot of the customers are Asian-American. The menu is extensive, the portions very good. But I didn't think the food was nearly as good as what I find in Houston, San Fransisco, or even Monterey. We parked on the street close by (this was on a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Any restaurant that will make what you want off the menu automatically gets four stars. Fast, Friendly and Flexible wait staff and cooks. Despite being busy and parking being a huge challenge. I was still able to pick my own seat and request special side dishes. This place is worthy of multiple repeats and if your local a part of... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Parking can be challenging if you don't arrive early; coincidentally, I had arrived early and got one of the last spots. There are valet/ traffic directors to assist if you are not fortunate to get a parking spot. Upon arrival, we were seated quickly and service was very good. There is a special menu and a regular menu, so we... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Thai. A must for for all who enjoy quality service and food. Great story too about the owner. A real American Dream come true. Enjoy the food!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Very busy so food very fresh. Parking lot attendants so know car is safe. Large quantities of food and quality good. Not overly spiced. Good fried bananas, fried pork w string beans. Seafood pad Thai.

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Additional Information about President Thai Restaurant

Address: 498 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4940
Phone Number: 626-578-9814
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 498 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-578-9814

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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