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Jitlada Thai Cuisine

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1826 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3211
415-292-9027
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
very nice Thai place

Had a party of 25 and enjoyed the meal. Good variety of dishes and drinks. Service was good and prices were reasonable. Looks and feels like a family run business. Close by Japan-town so parking can be difficult at times. I'll be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
Ebert K
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San Francisco, California
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McKinney, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Great location across from the Buchanan Hotel! Felt welcome the moment we walked in. The food here is excellent so much so we came back the following week! The puff pastry appetizers were excellent and the spicy basil is terrific. one can't go wrong eating here!

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San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Had a party of 25 and enjoyed the meal. Good variety of dishes and drinks. Service was good and prices were reasonable. Looks and feels like a family run business. Close by Japan-town so parking can be difficult at times. I'll be back.

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Thank Ebert K
Santa Barbara, California
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Returned to Jitlada Thai Cuisine after 2 long years away. Oh yum. Its still delicious and IMHO probably the best Thai food in San Francisco. Yes...Krung Thai in San Jose is excellent, no doubt there, but going to San Jose is a little far for a dinner or take-out, so I ALWAYS eat every meal possible at Jitlada Thai when... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our visit here was about as good as it gets. The food was delicious, the service was perfect. The Basil Stuffed Eggplant is NOT to be missed. Nice, quiet, comfortable restaurant in/near Japantown. Loved it!

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Thank Amanda R
Arbuckle, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Very good meal. Under 40 for two with added soup appetizer. Spicy and very flavorful, the music was a bit too calming, funny contrast to the food.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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292 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We are staying in Japantown, saw that this Thai Resturant had gluten free options and was right across the street from our hotel. We didn't get pad Thai for the first time in a long time and were rewarded with a special dish. Khao Soi which they say is a northern Thailand dish was outstanding. The lemon flavor in a... More 

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Thank Stephen P
Vancouver, Washington
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161 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We knew about this place when we last stayed in San Francisco, but ate somewhere else last time instead because we wanted to watch Sunday night football. This last week we were staying at Hotel Tomo again and this time it was raining so we decided to give them a try for dinner since it's right across the street from... More 

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Thank Frequent D
Heemskerk, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is the most perfect Thai restaurant we have been to! Small and popular so you better make a table reservation to be sure there is a table waiting for you ;) The Thai chicken curry puffs are to die for and my vegetarian husband also had the most perfect dinners there. Friendly staff.

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Thank Corina2
Bowling Green, Ohio
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187 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

This small, cutely decorated Thai restaurant has been rated locally as the best in San Francisco and I can believe it. The menu is an eclectic assortment which should satisfy anyone (whether a fan of Thai or not). We love Thai cooking and the flavors are authentic without being overly spiced. The service is VERY friendly, attentive and accurate. They... More 

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Thank bsmith45
Santa Clara, California
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368 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The best place on earth with NO comparison is Krung Thai on Winchester/Forest in SJ/Santa Clara, CA...nothing measures up to it...I'm biased! Told ya!! I had red curry with Tofu. It was good...but only "good"...had it been at Krung Thai on Winchester and Forest in San Jose....it would have been excellent. So...I really should not be writing reviews on Thai... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1826 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-292-9027

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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