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Prik Nam Pla

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1917 Dutton Dr., San Marcos, TX
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant and Asian market in one---a gold mine!

Quality food, skillfully prepared and great staff! Love eating here. Combined with an Asian market where you can find things that no one else in town carries. Owner is very good about answering questions and helping find right ingredients, truly cares about customers which is why you usually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
206DMS1985
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San Marcos, Texas
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San Marcos, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quality food, skillfully prepared and great staff! Love eating here. Combined with an Asian market where you can find things that no one else in town carries. Owner is very good about answering questions and helping find right ingredients, truly cares about customers which is why you usually find repeat visitors every time you go.

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Thank 206DMS1985
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prik Nam Pla is a godsend for Asian food lovers in the San Marcos area! Their Thai restaurant menu is diverse and I have yet to taste anything that wasn't authentically delicious. Definitely devour the pineapple fried rice (with shrimp if you eat seafood) and the Tom Kha Gai is the ultimate comfort food. The spring rolls are large and... More 

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Thank Heather F
San Marcos, Texas
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I am a bit timid when it comes to new (to me) food; we had dinner here for the second time in a month and were pleased with our meals. The waiter seemed to recognize us and all of the staff waited on all the tables. Timid me had the cashew chicken and egg rolls. Both were delicious and veggies... More 

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Thank TXgrl55
DSergi
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is the better of the 2 Thai places in San Marcos. The decor is elegant and they allow BYOB which is nice. The fried spring rolls and the stemmed wontons are delicious and delicate. The green curry is not over powering and they bring additional curry spice to the table id you want to spice it up even more.... More 

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Brownwood, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

First I need to specify that my wife and I eat Thai cuisine very often and have visited Thai restaurants all over Texas. We chose this restaurant based on the numerous good reviews posted on Trip Advisor. We started the meal with Thai tea and fresh spring rolls. The tea was (to my taste) as good or better than I... More 

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Thank suprane
Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We decided to stop in San Marcos on our way back to Austin from Gruene and cycle along one of the trails. Prik Nam Pla was just around the corner from Purgatory Creek Park where we rode our bikes. San Marcos is not very big, so we thought this was a great unexpected find. It was scorching outside, and it... More 

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Thank Nicsholidays
San Marcos, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

I have been on a search for some good asian cuisine in San Marcos, and Prik Nam Pla is #1 by far. I have been to Thailand and no other restaurant comes closer to authentic Pad Thai than Prik Nam Pla, at least in San Marcos. Their food tastes fresh and is prepared with TLC, portion sizes are perfect, they... More 

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Thank Kat H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I've been here several times the wait staff have always been courteous, and every meal I've had has been cooked with the freshest ingredients. Absolutely delicious!!!

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Thank csmith2244
Schertz, Texas
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120 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Love this place! Great cashew chicken, curry, and pineapple fried rice. If your in the mood for Thai food, then definitely go here!

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Thank Megalh
Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Tried this restaurant for the first time and wasn't too impressed. The meal started off well with the fried spring rolls. They were crispy and tasty. I ordered the red curry and when it was served I noticed a hair in it. I sent it back and was quickly served a second one. I found a hair in this one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1917 Dutton Dr., San Marcos, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm

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