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Lemongrass Thai Cuisine

Russian Hill
Noodle Shop, Thai
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2348 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Green & Union)
Muni lines: #19, #45, #41
(415) 929-1183
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Street Food

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Loved it

We really enjoyed the fresh food and great service. It was a nice quiet and clean restaurant. If we are near by we will go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Dan S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We really enjoyed the fresh food and great service. It was a nice quiet and clean restaurant. If we are near by we will go back.

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San Francisco, California
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place smells great from the street but doesn't live up to those lofty aromas. Decor is a bit dated. Ordered the Prawn red curry (8 small prawns in dish) and BBQ chicken which was so dry it was not edible. Had obviously been sat the oven for some time. Service was average, but gave us no reason to go... More 

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San Francisco, California
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49 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you are worried about missing out on dinner, just go to lemongrass and you will not be disappointed. The pad thai and the chicken curry are very nice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It was $54 and I give $60 and they did not bring cash back. Asked the waitress and said they kept it for tip. Food was average. Don't really recommend Curry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had beef noodle soup, fried rice, salmon curry and chicken satay were all good. Fried Calamari was ok a tad chewy. Rest was nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I guess that I have to continue searching since I haven't found a great Thai restaurant yet. The food here was fine but nothing that you would remember. The menu choices were fine, the staff were friendly but the food was not all the special. I will keep on trying to find something memorable but I would not have a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This quaint eatery is nestled on a busy restaurant street with good food and views away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This little eatery is decorated with softly colored Thai motifs and several mirrors. It is cozy, relaxing and pleasant. If you choose to visit, give yourself some time to enjoy the excellent food. Try the stuffed chicken wings with silver noodles. The fried tofu pieces with sweet and sour sauce is a perfect munchie to have in the afternoon (I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The waitress was unwelcoming. The food came out at different times. Some dishes had to be chased twice. Water requested never came. The starter plates were still on the table and our son was still eating when they brought out the mains. We didn't go there to have a fast food experience! Whilst the food was delicious the service really... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

When we walked in and were the only couple in the restaurant, I was scared. However, the lunch crowd quickly files in and we enjoyed a fabulous meal! I had green curry chicken and my husband had the ragnan with beef. The plates are large. So unless you're hungry, you could easily share.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2348 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
    (Green & Union)
  • Public Transportation: Muni lines: #19, #45, #41
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighborhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 929-1183

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Noodle Shop, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Russian Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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