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Kanomwan

736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023
(713) 923-4230
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Ranked #638 of 7,229 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese
Dining options: Lunch
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Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Houston, Texas
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421 reviews 421 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Its just not the same "experience" since the owner has past away. The food is still good and the rice soup is the best I have had in the city

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are looking. For authentic Thai, this is the place. The sit on the corner of Telephone and Elgin near The University of Houston. Notice to look at on the outside but don't be shy. I promise you will be pleased with the first bite. The Tom Khai Gai is amazing! I also recommend H1 beef, spicy. H6, the... More

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Spring, Texas
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14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It's been a long time since I visited Kanomwan and wondered if the quality was still the same since the owner, Mr. Charoenrat, passed away. My husband use to work nearby and we had many a lunch dates there and very fond memories of him. The decor was still the same and the food still a hit. I started with... More

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love the soup at this restaurant. They have a few choices of soup, and they are all delicious! I think the service is very efficient, although some reviewers feel it is not very friendly. I disagree, their staff mean business, and that business is getting food to your table as quickly as possible.

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Houston
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I think this place will suit most folks. From those with really sensitive taste buds to the ones who like to sweat and cry over their plates. I do not enjoy spicy food and ordered a chicken Padi Tai. It was delicious, flavorful and not spicy. I tasted my companion's soup and it was pretty hot, but nothing that a... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Good food and consistent fast service. Typically eat each for lunches and it gets packed quick. If you like spicy dishes this place has some that will leave you sweating.

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Houston, Texas
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242 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We have been going to Kanomwan since their original restaurant (two moves ago) when it was just Mr. Charoenrat and his wife. We miss the boss and always think of him when we go back, but we had a great dinner. It was getting late, so the restaurant was relatively quiet. We ordered our food and it came out very... More

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I have dined at Kanomwan a few times a year, but haven’t dined at the restaurant lately and was craving some Thai food so my first thought was to hit up Kanomwan. Unfortunately the food was not as good as previous visits and the service has become rude and almost non-existent. The food: I ordered the Pad Thai and spring... More

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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I visited Kanomwan for several years and was never disappointed about the quality of the food, but the price and quantity served has been lacking. I have not returned for several months due to the lunch prices.

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Houston
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

I have been going to the Kanomwan for 15-20 years, and it is still my favorite Thai restaurant! The service used to be horrible; however since they moved to their new location (with a much better atmosphere), they have many more wait staff and the service is excellent. Their S3 soup (Chicken-coconut soup) is so good it's all I order... More

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