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736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023
(713) 923-4230
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great food

The Thai food is good. They allow you to bring your own wine till 8:00pm. The service is good considering it's only one waitress working on the day I went. I don't know how it would be if the restaurant was busy

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
RRodd
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Houston, Texas
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Pearland, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We have been eating here for years. The food is awesome, service is very good, and the best part is that it is BYOB. They will provide bottle openers and wine glasses, do not charge a corkage fee. Their green curry is absolutely fantastic.

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Thank Mike R
New York
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is the best Thai food I have ever experienced. I have been going here for over 25 years, and have never found Thai food this good in any other Thai restaurant in the country. It is not a restaurant for those solely interested in ambience, it is just great, unique food.

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Thank David E
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

The Thai food is good. They allow you to bring your own wine till 8:00pm. The service is good considering it's only one waitress working on the day I went. I don't know how it would be if the restaurant was busy

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Thank RRodd
California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The atmosphere is like a casual diner with baseball caps festooning the perimeter of the ceiling. We ordered the fish cake appetizer, a pad thai, a spicy green curry, and a cashew shrimp dish. I have eaten Thai food all over the world and have been to Thailand several times. This food was average, nothing better. Service was somewhat indifferent... More 

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Texas
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I come back time and again for the wonderful food. It's delicious. Unfortunately the service and decor/ambiance is terrible. You can't beat the Tom Ka Gai soup and we love the shrimp with spicy red paste and cashews. The chicken version is great too. The decor is cheap and hasn't been updated for decades. There is no concern for the... More 

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Thank PanNan
Houston,TX
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Tom Yum Goong & Tom Ka Gai soups are the best! Gang Kyo Wan Gai is yummy and spicy. Pla Lard Prig is my favorite dish for dinner. Everythng is excellent at this restaurant.

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Thank pashleyHouston_TX
Houston
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Local spot. Many years here. The price is right. Very good soups. Traditional Thai recipes. Serving size is good - not the typical Houston grande. Very busy at lunchtime! Lots of families at dinner.

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Thank JanHouston
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Been here twice now. Everything was good both times. S1 soup is really fantastic as are the H1 and H6 dishes. Plus it's BYOB if your up for a drink!

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Thank Jonathan P
Houston, Texas
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403 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We have been going to this, and the previous locations, for many years. We went again this week with four friends and everyone had a great meal. Still among the best Thai in Houston. Some of us liked spicy and some not, so we mixed it up. Everything was great and the service was helpful and knowledgeable. Not a fancy... More 

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Thank mikel12323
Houston, Texas
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553 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (713) 923-4230

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?