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Galanga Thai Cuisine

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1129 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3502
253-272-3393
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
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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
Delicious food, excellent service

I dined at Galanga Thai late on a hot afternoon in early July. The inside of the restaurant was pretty warm, but the one shaded table on the sidewalk was lovely. I enjoyed a half-order of their spring rolls, which were fresh and flavorful. As my entree I had one of their specials, a curried... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Bob B
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Rochester, Minnesota
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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I dined at Galanga Thai late on a hot afternoon in early July. The inside of the restaurant was pretty warm, but the one shaded table on the sidewalk was lovely. I enjoyed a half-order of their spring rolls, which were fresh and flavorful. As my entree I had one of their specials, a curried asparagus. This dish, too, was... More 

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Manheim
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The food was great - staff was helpful and pleasant. the price was moderate and a good value. Food was hot in temperature seasoned to each persons likes and fast to the table.

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Yacolt, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Having to watch what you eat while out and about makes it difficult to eat healthy without breaking the calorie bank. The Thai cuisine was the answer for lunch and great food! We had three traditional entrees, mine was a great salad with glass noodles and shrimp. Tasty cuisine! Unusual food for me but soooo good! And the place was... More 

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Delighted to discover an affordable restaurant within a block of the hotel Murano with amazing food. Had the red curry duck (lychees added unexpected sweet twist), eggplant with sweet Thai basil and the Phad Thai. All were great. Service was friendly and attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I love this place! The food is better than any other Thai in Tacoma. This is the place of choice for us and many other friends. I will say that Indochine has better ambiance and other places have less expensive dishes. Still, the quality here is above and beyond and worth a couple of extra bucks.

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Lakewood, Washington, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I stopped in on a weekday for a quick lunch and found this eatery packed and jumping as usual. Waitstaff were friendly and accommodating as always. The food was plentiful and hot. I'd tell you what I ate but I can't spell it. Let's just say it was "pad see you" and you will know what I mean. It's consistently... More 

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Portland OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You learn your lesson rather quickly when coming to Galanga---you should have made a reservation. The staff is very pleasant and somehow will fit you in, but at least for dinner you should expect a wait. The food will be worth the wait and the choice on the menu will be somewhat different than many other Thai restaurants. We particularly... More 

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Des Moines, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Some of the best Thai food in Tacoma. Lots of menu options, something for everyone. The duck curry was the star of our meal. Looking forward to visiting again to try some of the other menu options. Sincerely welcoming and friendly staff, fast and efficient. Pricing is very reasonable, the atmosphere comfortable and family friendly. The excellent service and flavorful... More 

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Brighton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great authentic thai food. Decor is a little bland and the music playing is a little off putting as I was there with a buddy and romantic music was playing......(not cool). The food is awesome, authentic and well priced. Give it a try.

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Red Oak, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I am a business traveller who worked in Tacoma for a year. My office building was right across the street for Galangas. I waited several months before trying the restaurant. What took me so long?! The food was fantastic. I expect ally love the Pad Thai. You can get it as hot or mild as you like. It was so... More 

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Additional Information about Galanga Thai Cuisine

Address: 1129 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3502
Phone Number: 253-272-3393
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1129 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-272-3393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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