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Modern Thai

1247 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5543 (Civic Center)
(415) 922-8424
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Ranked #3,229 of 4,946 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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Neighborhood: Civic Center
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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in the middle of SF on Polk st. My wife and I went there after a long day visiting SF. The service was very good and courteous, and the food was exquisite. Good taste, the sauces were very accomplished and the service was nice and very fast, although we would have spent more time in this very welcoming... More

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boca raton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It was 9pm and we just got to San Francisco and parked at the garage that closes at 10pm. They seated our party of nine right away, ordered, food came tasty and hot. Our waiter took awesome care of us and without asking was one step ahead of anything we needed. Udon Thai noodles was incredible. Everyone loved their meal.... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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