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Bai Som

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The Richmond
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2121 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2016
(415) 751-5332
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great food

I dined in this restaurant in the evening of Christmas day with my family, after hiking the whole afternoon. It is understandable that there was not a receptionist to seat us because of the holiday. However, once we were seated, they served very quickly. The food was delicious, but the amount is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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San Jose, CA
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San Jose, CA
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I dined in this restaurant in the evening of Christmas day with my family, after hiking the whole afternoon. It is understandable that there was not a receptionist to seat us because of the holiday. However, once we were seated, they served very quickly. The food was delicious, but the amount is relatively small. I recommend this restaurant to people... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Needed Thai food one evening and our favorite Thai restaurant was opening too late for us so I started exploring other options for delivery. Bai Som came up and although the choices were limited for seafood, which was what we wanted, we decided to give it a try, mostly because nothing else came up. I specifically asked for certain exclusions,... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is small but they serve very good food. The waiter is ready to recommend right choice based on your likes and dislikes. If you are into Thai cuisine, you can't miss this place!

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Thank MagiaK
San Francisco CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2010

i like this place because it has an extensive selection of thai dishes to satisfy any palate. also really like going here because the staff is very friendly and attentive about your needs and requests, you don't have to crane your neck calling them to ask for refills or order additional food. another good thing about this place is that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

Great Place and nice people too!

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Issaquah, Washington
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2008

Went there on first day of 2008 with my husband and friends, and were treated to a wonderful dinner experience. Service was very good. We never had to ask for more water or drinks, they were refilled promptly. I can't remember the names of our entrees but I do recall some numbers -- 26, 32, 74 -- and fried tilapia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2005

Patty Baisom opened this small, cozy restaurant in the Outer Richmond District ten years ago. A culinary marvel in longevity and consistency, Baisom Thai remains an outstanding destination for lunch, dinner or take-out. There are a plethora of Thai restaurants in the Bay Area, including many within blocks of this tiny gem. However, after a decade, I still have found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2121 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: (415) 751-5332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?