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Swan Thai

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31206 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
(310) 377-7200
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great views

Good Thai food in a great location with ocean views. Nice patio overlooking the ocean in a shopping center.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Valerie F
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Good Thai food in a great location with ocean views. Nice patio overlooking the ocean in a shopping center.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We had a table of 8 and sat outside at sunset. The food was reasonable and reasonably priced. We've eaten a lot of Thai food and found that it lacked spice. The portions were a good size. It was OK, but nothing special.

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Kingwood
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

After many recommendations to try this Thai restaurant we finally went. Wow, too bad we waited so long! We went two times in as many weeks, had different dishes each time, and all were absolutely delicious! They have a large outdoor patio with heaters with a fabulous view. For cooler times you better plan ahead and arrive early as indoor... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This restaurant has a great view at the top of the Palos Verdes cove. The food and the service were great. I highly recommend it to anyone. Try their fries curry appetizer.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

For Thai food, it's pretty good and the service is good. Have had many meals there and it is consistently good. Very good lunch menu.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

So we frequent swan Thai for dinner at sunset. The location and view is amazing and the food is great. Mostly outside seating so we go on nice warm days or nights. The restaurant has two dining times it opens back up for dinner at 5. The drive up the scenic Rancho Palos verdes coast is a n experience in... More 

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Indio, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Not being overly familiar with Thai food, having tried it only a few times, I was extremely grateful for the servers of who provided some advice on various dishes that my date and I would enjoy. Their advice was ideal. We especially enjoyed the Pad Thai ($10.95) & Pumpkin Curry ($12.95). Both were extremely flavorful and more than enough food... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Location is always a good thing and this place did not disappoint. On a day off my husband and I took a little drive out to Rancho Palos Verdes and stopped in at Swan Thai. We ordered Phad Thai, Mongolian Beef and Red Curry. I have long been a connoisseur of Phad Thai. Not easy to find the right Phad... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went there for lunch with friends , a large group of 13 people but the server was very patient , smiling through out , very attentive to our needs. Great food with great view .Had ordered a variety of dishes ,all delicious .

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

ordered green curry,Thai tea, asparagus,shrimp and scallops. Very good. Server was attentive and pleasant. Dogs are allowed in the patio. I love dogs but when dogs are allowed with the owner at least feed the dog by giving him the food and not putting it on the concrete floor.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31206 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Phone Number: (310) 377-7200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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