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King of Thai

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Noodle, Asian, 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
Tasty Sweet Chicken Curry at King of Thai Noodle Cafe

Had a hankering for that yellow chicken curry with potatoes, onions, etc where you have enough sauce that you can pour it all over the rice. Version here was much sweeter than I was expecting but boy oh boy was it tasty. Exactly the experience I was hoping for. Actual name is King of Thai... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Had a hankering for that yellow chicken curry with potatoes, onions, etc where you have enough sauce that you can pour it all over the rice. Version here was much sweeter than I was expecting but boy oh boy was it tasty. Exactly the experience I was hoping for. Actual name is King of Thai Noodle Cafe at 1541 Taraval.... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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, Asian, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?