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12200 San Pablo Ave., Richmond, CA
510.232.5542
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Not what it was before

The meal size has shrunk which is fine but also the flavor has change and not for better. The prices have gone up and with the taste changing I don't think it's a good deal any more! Waiters are still nice though.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
2013MBT
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Richmond, California, United States
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Richmond, California, United States
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The meal size has shrunk which is fine but also the flavor has change and not for better. The prices have gone up and with the taste changing I don't think it's a good deal any more! Waiters are still nice though.

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New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Solid food, but don't be fooled by their claims on the website that they deliver. They almost always seem to "have no driver," even as early as 8:30PM, claiming to "be closed." If you want to eat there, great. If you're hoping for delivery, don't waste your time and try somewhere else. Would give a higher rating for the food;... More 

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Miami, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

When we came, there was only one worker to take orders and deliver food. Service was slow, but it was worth it. The taste was authentic and prices are about the same as any other decent Thai place in the bay area. Ambiance was wonderful. Walls are stylishly decorated. There are cushions to sit down on the floor and eat... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

New to the area, my wife and I were craving Thai the other night. So we jumped on Yelp and followed the ratings to SaWaDee. From the outside it had nice signage, but otherwise didn't stand out from the other storefronts along that block of San Pablo Avenue. Walking in, though, was a completely different story. This place has a... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Reasonably priced thai place with nice decor, authentic staff and food. Would go again if in area. Only been Once so need to try again. Very mic staff.

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San Francisco, California
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good for eat-in or carry-out. Nice selection of dishes and good service. Requested level of spiciness not always consistent with request.

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San Francisco, CA
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63 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

This small restaurant has been open for a longtime, and the food seems better now than ever. It is a good value. It's the best Thai in the area. It is part regular seating, and part Thai style tables (sunken area for your feet). The owner is very friendly and the staff always pleasant.

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Chicago, Illinoi
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

When I visit my son, we often get takout because his three little boys can be a horror to control in a restaurant. Therefore, we often orter takout from SaWadDee. I walked by one day and saw that the interior looks very nice, but I can only talk about the food with any degree of authenticity as I haven't eaten... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2008

Another par Thai restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2008

really good and fast take-out...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12200 San Pablo Ave., Richmond, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 510.232.5542

Price and Cuisine

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

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