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George's Thai Bistro

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3732 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7304
714-979-8366
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
I love the Pad Thai

So I'm not super knowledgeable on Thai food (yet-gonna go live in Thailand next year) but i really really love the pad thai from George's. I seriously crave it often! I love the way the different textures compliment each other. The spiciness level seems to vary and i'm not sure if it depends on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2014
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Found George's Thai Bistro on a fluke returning to the hotel. This is authentic Thai food in a mall like setting, don't be fooled or discouraged, this is great food! Some pretty fantastic service too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Found this place by chance. Delicious food and attentive service. Don't miss their curries but be careful with the level of spiciness. A 6 (on their scale of 1-10)should be enough for most people. I've eaten thai food in a number of countres including a couple of trips to Thailand. This is the real deal

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Really liked it as there was tons of salmon, noodles and especially bok choy cut in small pieces and shitake mushrooms. Great combination of items, and it was a big serving.

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anywhere, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

So I'm not super knowledgeable on Thai food (yet-gonna go live in Thailand next year) but i really really love the pad thai from George's. I seriously crave it often! I love the way the different textures compliment each other. The spiciness level seems to vary and i'm not sure if it depends on that day's cook or on the... More 

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been dining at George’s Thai Bistro for many years. For me, this is the measuring stick for Thai food in the South Coast Metro area (i.e., that doesn’t count Anaheim, Newport Beach or Laguna Beach). George’s menu has grown over the years and is now fairly extensive … but not very expensive. During our most recent visit, we... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Ordered Pad Thai to go. Surprised to see that the noodles were covered with red cabbage. At first I was a little taken aback - but I was pleasantly surprised to find that the texture and flavor of the cabbage went very well with the rest of the dish. It wasn't the best Pad Thai I ever had, but it... More 

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Glide, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I've eaten here several times and have never really been impressed. Had the chicken curry the last two times and both times the chicken was overcooked. OC needs more Thai restaurants. Maybe some competition would improve George's. Restaurant itself could use some updating and improvements.

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

George's ambiance is getting a little tired but the food and service are still great. The place is clean but outdated decor. I have visited 5 or 6 times and no matter what I order it is well prepared, fresh, and authentic Thai Cuisine. This time it was Spicy Basil Fried Rice with Beef, Squid Salad, and Thai Fried Chicken.... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My sisters and I were out and about near the South Coast Plaza and were starving. We saw George's and thought we'd give it a shot. It was mid-afternoon, and there were not a lot of patrons inside, but that isn't always a reliable guide to a restaurant's goodness. We were seated right away, and the restaurant would get a... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Whenever I'm in the area, I always stop by George's Thai Bistro. They offer popular dishes such as Drunken Noodles, Pad Sa Ew, Basil Fried Rice, and Tom Yum Soup. Prices are very reasonable and average about $9 per dish. The spice level is from 1 to 10 stars. They are very serious about the spice level. I enjoy spicy... More 

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Additional Information about George's Thai Bistro

Address: 3732 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7304
Phone Number: 714-979-8366
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Thai

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3732 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 714-979-8366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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