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King & I of San Marcos

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1020 West San Marcos Blvd, Old California Restaurant Row, San Marcos, CA 92069
760-744-1008
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and people

We had a great meal when I was visiting a friend. I love how welcoming the ladies were and that really set the tone. The decor is perfect for a Tai resteraunt. The Pad Tai was delish. You can pick the "heat" for your spices on a scale of 1-10. I would definately go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
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Wisconsin
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Manila, Philippines
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115 reviews 115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had lunch with friends here. The restaurant was clean and service was quick. The food was delicious and the portions were very generous. I enjoyed my pad thai and my friends liked the red curry.The prices were reasonable.The ambiance was homey and we spent the time chatting with our friends. Would recommend this restaurant to friends who may visit... More 

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San Diego, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It is the best Thai food around. And I mean real Thai, not American/Thai food. Most of the time the dishes in Thai restaurants are "adjusted" for the American taste, not here. It is authentic. I have traveled to Thailand many times and the King and I could be in Bangkok and the locals would eat there. In my book... More 

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San Marcos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food is great, staff is nice and value is there. Mid priced. I highly recommend! Cozy atmosphere and appears to be clean.

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San Marcos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our favorite Thai food in the North County. We are never disappointed. The Thai peanut salad is great. We are always satisfied and the prices are very reasonable.

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Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a great meal when I was visiting a friend. I love how welcoming the ladies were and that really set the tone. The decor is perfect for a Tai resteraunt. The Pad Tai was delish. You can pick the "heat" for your spices on a scale of 1-10. I would definately go back.

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San Marcos, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Haven't had a bad meal yet. I love the ginger dish. Everything tastes fresh and not at all greasy. Like the Pad Thai . Spring rolls are good too!

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San Marcos, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Mu daughter and I love Thai food. We were very disappointed in the quality of the food and would never return.

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

A good friend recently introduced me to the King & I Thai Restaurant. It was absolutely one of the best Thai meals I have had in a very long time. This place is a MUST for anyone who likes Thai food.

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Sun Prairie, WI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great curried Thai food and friendly servers. Nice variety of dishes. Good place for tasty food and reasonable prices.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

King & I of San Marcos, San Marcos, California is a GREAT Restaurant !!! GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE.. Try the Mixed Seafood Soup in Coconut milk !!!! FANTASTIC !!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 West San Marcos Blvd, Old California Restaurant Row, San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 760-744-1008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?