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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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  • 7
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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
Disappointed; changed since list visit.

Hadn't been there in a while. A little disappointed this time. Food seemed bland (mussels were tasteless without hot sauce). Previously, wait staff wore Thai outfits; now they're just in basic clothes. Food used to come in attractive metal containers; now just regular dishes. Don't know if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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El Cerrito, California, United States
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El Cerrito, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Hadn't been there in a while. A little disappointed this time. Food seemed bland (mussels were tasteless without hot sauce). Previously, wait staff wore Thai outfits; now they're just in basic clothes. Food used to come in attractive metal containers; now just regular dishes. Don't know if ownership changed, but not hurrying back. Better Thai restaurants all around the area.

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

A local restaurant serving reasonable and tasty Thai food. A fine place for a good dinner or take out.

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Oakland, California
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I've been here three or four times because It so close, but I've never been impressed. The food is ok, the service is ok, sometimes slow. Nothing really stands out. Ordered a prawn and scallop dish this visit, there were only two small scallops in the whole dish, and it was very miked, nearly bland, though it listed chiles. The... More 

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Richmond, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
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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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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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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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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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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