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Royal Thai Restaurant

610 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3309
415-485-1074
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Ranked #20 of 213 Restaurants in San Rafael
Cuisines: Thai
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- Aug 31, 2014
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Little River
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I love this place. They are spot on for flavor. I had the KAENG DAENG with shrimp and mushroom, just loved it. The decor is very pleasant and the waitress's look lovely in their thai silk. Great prices, you can't go wrong.

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San Rafael, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We live near Royal Thai and love the ease and reliability of the take out. The staff is always so polite and in all the years we have been going there, the meal ordered matched the meal prepared, and that doesn't always happen with take out. If you want a fun and warm dining experience with family or out-of-towners, this... More

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Dallas, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This place is amazing. I had never tried Thai food and I can't wait to eat it again. This is absolutely one of the best meals I have eaten. It is a favorite restaurant of the people we were visiting, and I can see why. Don't miss out on this little gem!! Great food, service and ambience. Great for a... More

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California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Royal Thai is a nice place, quiet, with a lovely décor. On the night that I went, they were paying far too much attention to the take-out crowd and not enough to the in-house diners. That being said, once the food did arrive, it was great! I would go back again, but will be prepared to wait a bit before... More

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Clayton, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This place is right off the freeway and so is very handy, but finding the parking lot is almost impossible - there are so many one way streets in the vicinity. I parked on the street and made my way inside, it is a lovely spot, there is a courtyard outside the restaurant, and inside it is decorated beautifully. The... More

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Panama City, Panama
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The Tom Kagai Soup was excellent and so were the rest of our dishes. Quality ingredients, nice presentation, great flavors. Don't hesitate to try new choces. You can specify how spicy you like your food. The menu has a wide variety of choices including exotic ingredients. Our helpful waitress was wearing a Thai dress and the atmosphere was very pleasiing.... More

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Houghton, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is good Thai food. It is reliable and clean and exotic and delicious and sure, I burn my tongue sometimes because I am a Thai food newbie, but I love the flavors. We usually get take out. The building is adorable but I always feel a little uncomfortable in the parking underneath the freeway. The food is great! Try... More

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San Francisco, California
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176 reviews 176 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We have lived in central Marin for 20 years, and during that all that time Royal Thai always had the reputation as the best Thai in the county. We had never eaten there, however, as we were devotees of Orchid Thai in San Anselmo. Orchid is now closed, and we were seeking a new favorite, so gave Royal a try.... More

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Berkeley, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

If you are after outstanding cooking, wonderful flavors, an extensive menu, do go to Royal Thai. It is located right next to the freeway underpass, yet noise is not an issue here. But it is not for a quick bite. The place is busy, and you have to be patient, but it is worth the wait!

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Sandpoint
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Great Thai food. At another level really of imagination and execution. Try the Eggplant stuffed with Chicken. Yow! Reasonable $15 corkage makes this a 1st Place Winner.

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