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Chao Praya Thai Cusine

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4300 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-5135
650-571-9123
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Thai it out

A quite place - but excellent Thai cuisine. The owners are friendly and the the meals very reasonably priced

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A quite place - but excellent Thai cuisine. The owners are friendly and the the meals very reasonably priced

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San Carlos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I go to Chao Praya 20 + times per year, mostly for lunch. (But I think the menu is the same for dinner). I pretty much like everything we ever order. A great balance of freshness, spices and flavors. The basil chicken and the spicy noodle dish Pad Kee Mao are my favorites, but I actually like it all. The... More 

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Saratoga, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place was never very good, and has gone downhill fast in recent months. I work close by, and we visit this restaurant at lunch often in groups. I've eaten here about ten times in the past 3 years and I know most chicken, vegetarian and seafood dishes they serve. The food, ambience/comfort and the service gets worse each time.... More 

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Salinas, California
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13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Not too shabby, stopped in here on a whim to order myself some lunch to take back to eat at the office. I ordered the Pad-See-Ew with Tofu, and it was quite tasty, however it has no spice at all. The guy who took my order didn't ask me what spice level I wanted, but I also didn't mention it,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This restuarant has the best Thai Food on the Peninsula. Phad Thai, the standard test dish for a Thai resturant is great. Lots of creative specials as well. Reallly nice staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2011 via mobile

The pad Thai is really good here. Not the best I've ever had but it's e best I've had in the peninsula. The staff is nice to. They are good at remembering who you are and how you like your order when you call in. All in all it's good. Side note...I've only gotten take out here so I cant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

excellent thai food for the neighborhood, worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2008

Good green curry chicken, if you know of a better Thai place in San Mateo county, let me know!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4300 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-5135
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: 650-571-9123
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?