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Kao Sook Thai

245-H Mt. Hermon Road, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
831 439 9520
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Cuisines: Thai
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- Jul 24, 2014
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Santa Cruz, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I eat here on a routine basis and always try to take our out of town guests here. The food is always so fresh with plenty of healthy options. Service is friendly and attentive. Prices are reasonable. It is so nice to have a good food place in Scott's Valley.

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Santa Cruz, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have a child who is mildly allergic to peanuts and sesame, which rule out lot of Thai food. He can be around peanuts, but gets an uncomfortable rash if he ingests it. They were okay with my bringing in his favorite Subway sandwich from down the street. I would not normally do that, but Grandpa was craving Thai. I... More

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Scotts Valley, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is an offshoot of Saiebing (sp?) in Santa Cruz, same menu. It's quite tasty, although be sure to ask for the little containers of hot spices if it's too tame for you. The service is very good, the owner is always around smiling and welcoming, and the food is really very good. I love the coconut soup and the... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Live locally and eat here about once a week. Friendly staff, solid good food. Not a destination location (strip mall) but if you're in the area, can't go wrong here if you enjoy Thai food. Only downside is they don't make it as spicy as I'd like.

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Falls Church, Va
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425 reviews 425 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I've been to what I think are some of the best thai restaurant's in the nation. I was absolutely shocked to find this place in a strip mall in the hills. You enter and are warmly welcomed. I ordered the thai BBQ chicken and it was very good. I wish I had ordered more items, but its hard going solo... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We have had many Thai meals around the world and in England, so we decided to order food we like and compare it with what we were used to. Well, it was virtually identical, and very tasty! The restaurant only seats 50, at a push, and is decorated quite plainly but nicely. The staff are friendly and the service is... More

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

My family booked a hotel room in Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley for two nights. We checked-in around 7pm. Excited for the weekend activities but tired from a four hour drive, we were starving and could not decide what and where to eat. We agreed to look for a quick bite off the hotel property. Most of the restaurants that were in... More

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Houston, Texas
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124 reviews 124 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We were driving back from Big Sur to San Francisco, slightly lost and very hungry, checked out TripAdvisor recommendations nearby and found this place. What a hidden gem! In a strip mall on the outskirts of a suburban town, tiny place with no fancy decor but the food was unbelievable. So fresh and flavoursome! We really felt we had stumbled... More

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Michigan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I love this place. The service is fast and friendly. The food is very good Thai. Many traditional options. I've had the Pad Thai and several of the soups. All was very goo. Lot's of people order the Satay but I have yet to try it but will on my next trip. Just love the soup.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Santa Cruz is far inferior to the peninsula as far as Thai restaurants go, but Kao Sook was better than the others in the area in our opinion. The service was delightfully friendly, the dishes tasty and generous, and the bill very reasonable. Try it!

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