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Modern Thai

1247 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5543 (Civic Center)
(415) 922-8424
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Ranked #1,230 of 4,851 restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $10 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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Neighborhood: Civic Center
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17 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Up scale. As restaurant's name indicates, it is modern and up to date serving great Thai food at affordable prices. Helpful staff, good service.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I have only dined here twice, but been satisfied both times. I ordered Tom Yum soup, which was loaded with veggies and very flavorful. The pumpkin curry is a bit sweet, but has amazing spice and flavor. The tofu was raw and not fried. which I prefer. The decor is simple, but the food is good. I have traveled to... More

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chester le street
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Excellent food, service a bit slow at times, however worth the wait. First meal was really inexpensive, second one we got stuck into the Soporo, and doubled the bill!!!! Thai green curry fried rice was best meal of holiday, also ordered chicken noodle soup, that came in a massive dish, and was a meal by itself. Could not recommend this... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I've been here for dinner and lunch a few times. Their lunch deal is under $10 and includes an app, main dish, and a drink! Can't beat that price! I usually default to ordering Pad Thai with Shrimp, but I've also had the Pumpkin Curry that was quite good. It's a large place, but not really super crowded. And the... More

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Saratoga Springs, Ny
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95 reviews 95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a interesting review! I went with three people and two out of the three of us enjoyed our meal the third thought her meal smelled like cat pee. I'm not sure if it was psychological or what but it really did! My pad thai with udon noodles and my friends red curry were both very good. A homeless... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Lovely place, clean, modern & gorgeous tasty food. Good choice & reasonably priced. Service excellent

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We went as a family before the ball game Aug1 on recommendation from the hotel. When we got there there were just one couple there already. We ordered 4 dishes and waited.....The a "Waiter.com" dude came in with like a trolly with these huge keep warm bags on it. Guess he was a contracted delivery person but not from the... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012 via mobile

We love Thai food and found this restaurant by just walking around on Polk. So, we didn't know what to expect really. However, this was a pleasant surprise. The menu is very broad and for prices between only $9-15. There is indeed a modern twist about it, not just classic curries and fried rice or noodles. We had a terrific... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

We are not Thai food experts but really enjoyed our meal; the best of all meals we had on holiday. Polk St is close to our hotel on Sutter so we walked. We had help choosing our dishes: a coconut soup was fantastic, a chicken curry and pad thai; all was fresh and delicious. The service was just right and... More

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This was one of the worse dining experience. A friend had a group birthday here and half of the table got served as normal and the rest of use waited for over an hour two people over an hour and half and I had to wait 2 hours for my food. We were not served water or drinks during this... More

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