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2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
831-425-2206
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic and delicious Thai food!

Both me and my husband spend time in Thailand so we can identify real Thai food when we taste one! We had the green curry and the fried rice which were delicious and the pad thai was also good, but not as the other two dishes. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was cosy. Definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Both me and my husband spend time in Thailand so we can identify real Thai food when we taste one! We had the green curry and the fried rice which were delicious and the pad thai was also good, but not as the other two dishes. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was cosy. Definitely recommended!

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We are not big Thai experts, thus, the very good rating. We enjoyed everything we had and it was chosen by our host (a local) who frequents the restaurant. For me that is the best recommendation you can get. Service was excellent, food was fresh and yummy. We will now have to try some restaurants closer to home to be... More 

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stopped here with my hubby after his business meeting because we were craving Thai food. This place is really good. We sat outside on the patio on a warm sunny day. The food was excellent. The restaurant has beautiful decor and lots of Orchids, which my hubby really loved.

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very convenient to where we stayed, this was an experiment - and very successful it was. The patron was friendly and the wait staff helpful. The food was excellent and good value.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Their lunch menu has several options. Reasonably priced. Great service...and very fast. The coconut soup was very good.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I'm not sure I'd ever been to a Thai restaurant before I visited the Orchid. so I'm not really sure what I can compare it too. We arrived around 3:30pm to find out that it was actually closed, it looked as though the owners where eating food with family inside. We where about to leave but one of the owners... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I think that the overall environment is decent, the decor is relevant to the type of restaurant that this is. The staff overall is very friendly, attentive and willing to make sure that you have a pleasant dining experience. I ordered the vegetarian yellow curry and also the fried vegetables with the sweet and sour sauce, it was delicious.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My husband says this is his favorite Thai restaurant of all he has visited. Nice service and reasonable prices.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Very good food, with many flavors and spices exactly like in Thailand. Great services and prices are reasonable. Would go again and again!!!!

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place has pretty good Thai food, one of the best choices in town. Prices are fair and parking is never an issue. Service was good, friendly and attentive. I would definitely recommend saving room for desert. The fried banana with coconut ice cream is terrific. If you have never had it, it is a must try. The Thai iced... More 

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Address: 2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
Phone Number: 831-425-2206
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Cuisine: Thai

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  • Address: 2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-425-2206

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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