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King of Thai

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Noodle, Thai
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1541 Taraval Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
(415) 682-9958
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Really quick and tasty Thai

Favourite dishes are the pineapple fried rice, the pad thai, and the red curry. Good Thai iced tea, as well. This is some of the fastest Thai food you'll ever have. It's not a detour-worthy place, but good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Favourite dishes are the pineapple fried rice, the pad thai, and the red curry. Good Thai iced tea, as well. This is some of the fastest Thai food you'll ever have. It's not a detour-worthy place, but good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Restaurant is deceivingly bigger than it looks from the outside. It's also hard to miss with that lavender color. The lavender does not end on the outside, as you are greeted with lavender walls throughout the restaurant. It will definitely, "brighten" up your spirits while you eat. As for the food--they have the usual affair of what you come to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Pad Kee Mao with shrimp. Nice and spicy - I eat it every time I come. I have also enjoyed their spring rolls - crispy with just the right amount of oil. The hot tea is delicious, flowery and light. I don't care for the iced tea, however it's quite popular. Atmosphere is meh- kinda like a coffee shop. AMAZINGLY... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Everything we've ever ordered here was super tasty and the portions are large! Leftovers still taste yummy after 2 days! (and I don't like leftovers) Staff super friendly, warm, and helpful! Try the coconut soup!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

This is absolutely the best Thai, especially the duck soup. The food is light and fresh, the dining room pretty, the servers attentive. I wish I still lived in Sf to eat here more often

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2008

Cheap, Fast and Yummy. Had the Roasted Duck Leg + Flat rice noodle- Yummy! Soup was delicious. Also had he crab fried rice- very tasty. Definitely a great choice for cheap eats, esp when the food is ready in less than 7 mins- every time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2008

The food is pretty good, but the service is fast. I still can't believe how fast the food gets to our table after we order it. That and it opens late makes this one of my favorite places to go to eat Thai food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2008

Decent food, and the place opens late.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2008

Love the many locations, always cheap and good, reliable, fast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2007

I can't get enough of this place, extremely tasty food, speedy and friendly service...

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Additional Information about King of Thai

Address: 1541 Taraval Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone Number: (415) 682-9958
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Noodle, Thai

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  • Address: 1541 Taraval Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Sunset
  • Neighborhood: Sunset
  • Phone Number: (415) 682-9958

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20
  • Cuisine: Noodle, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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