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Delta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good service. Food is delicious and the value menu is very generous. Located on State street near shopping. Recommended.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Professional and good service. The food was actually very good and high quality. Nice personell. Located in the hot part of the night life place and keeps the kitchen longer open than the neigbourgs. Thanks for a nice evening.

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Palmetto, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

We went to lunch on a Sunday here because the other Thai place down the street was closed. Galanga is nice on the inside. I've eaten green curry hundreds of times, and normally Thai food in California is among the best. I ordered my curry "very hot" and it came out mild. I asked for the peppers. It didn't have... More

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Palm Springs, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Galanga is one of several good Thai restaurants in the Santa Barbara area. Food is well prepared and tasty. I especially like the way they do fish. Ambiance is fine and the service is cheery.

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Washington, DC
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Just lunched here and found the seafood hot pot was excellent. Coconut milk base with fresh mushrooms, chiles, and seafood. The green curry is also very good as is the eggplant and tofu. I always appreciate when brown rice is available as it is here. I note some negative reviews and don't understand them -- I've eaten in many, many... More

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North Saanich, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I love Thai cooking and have dined at some world class Thai restaurants on four continents and from my experience, the Galanga Thai Restaurant is a long way from what most would consider true Thai cuisine. That said, the food is quite good and the service was certainly at an acceptable level. The restaurant was quite busy well past the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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206 reviews 206 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Horrible. Tacky cheap looking interior, it was lower end Chinese certainly not Thai food. The waiter seemed to want to close at 9.30 and was asking people to hurry up and order – just awful…

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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Delicious cuisine. I lived in Thailand for 6 months and this restaurant is truly authentic. We ordered vegeterian Wonton soup and red curry with eggplant and tofu. It was fabulous. And the service is so sweet and so quick ! I ordered a jasmine tea and it arrived 2 minutes later.

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Nottingham
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Good service even though it was busy. Tasty starter. We had the crispies combo. Great main courses as well.

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Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Sometimes restaurants on the main drag of town seem more for kids and tourists, but this one impressed us. The food was very ample and good, and the service excellent. Looking forward to going back.

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Additional Information about Galanga Thai Restaurant

Address: 507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
Phone Number: 805-899-3199
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Cuisine: Thai

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