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Bangkok Bay

825 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94063-1562
(650) 365-5369
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Ranked #21 of 236 restaurants in Redwood City
Price range: $13 - $30
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Street Food
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Broadway
Transit: Caltrain & SamTrans
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81% Recommend
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Redwood City, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have been going to Bangkok Bay at least once a month for more than a decade. My only complaint about this restaurant is that it pretty much ruins you as far as going to any other Thai restaurants -- the food is that special. Its relatively poorly-marked location is at the corner of Broadway & El Camino in Redwood... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is tucked away behind some municipal trash cans on a corner and it would be easy to walk past quickly. However, it was very full and the food was delicious! The service was also very efficient and we very much enjoyed our meal which was reasonably priced and well presented. A good find at the last minute.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My husband and I have friends in the Dallas area who own Thai restaurants and we have been thoroughly spoiled by the quality and quantity at their restaurants. We were completely surprised, and pleasantly so, with the food and staff at Bangkok Bay. Our waitress (and perhaps the owner?) was lovely and attentive. My husband ordered Pad See Ew and... More

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Vail, Colorado
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We live very close to Bangkok Bay and so come here quite often, and we're always happy with the food. I've tried all of their curries and like them all, but the pumpkin curry is my favorite, and the tom kha soup is also delicious. Service is consistently good and prices are reasonable (and usually enough food to take home... More

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Portland, Oregon
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a good, solid Thai restaurant with an extensive menu. The portions are ample. We ordered three dishes to share and we three had little left-over. We were also served both white and brown rice to meet each of our preferences. We were dining early to make a 6:30 movie. There were only a few other people in the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I love Thai food. So wherever I go to, I try to find a good but affordable Thai restaurant. There are a number of Thai restaurants in Redwood City, CA. I tried Bangkok Bay and Erawan Thai, around 30 meters away from Bangkok Bay. Between the two, Bangkok Bay is the clear winner. If I were to compare the food... More

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Rolla, Missouri
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

We went for dinner on a Monday night around 6:30 PM and the place wasn't busy at all but people start coming in after 7. The reception was welcoming and courteous but once we were seated, she was way too busy talking to a couple at another table and didn't even care to take our order. It wasn't until another... More

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Redwood City, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Best Thai restaurant I've tried in Redwood City. Terrific Crispy Tilapia in Green Curry. Ambiance is very nice and location is terrific near corner of Broadway and El Camino. Its just a bit pricey for me but I would go here again especially to try their more affordable lunch specials. They are celebrating their 20th year now so they have... More

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Oakland, California
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144 reviews 144 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We were going to the ballet down in Menlo Park/Atherton and were searching for a good place for dinner and saw the yelp reviews so we decided to try it! Made reservations on the way down to Redwood City and there was no problem. We decided to order the early bird special for $12.95 which includes a small lemon soup,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The Spicy Basil with Chicken was very good. I strongly recommend this place to everyone for the authentic Thai food. Try the Thai Ice tea, its good too.

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