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Benjarong Thai Cuisine

1968 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2807 (Marina)
4154418999
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Ranked #175 of 4,937 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Neighborhood: Marina
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Neighborhood: Marina
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Hornchurch, Essex
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great find thanks to tripadvisor! Food was so good, service was ok only thing is the groups meals didn't all come out together but that's us being picky. The tempura isn't really tempura batter, more like just fried but still recommend the shrimp just not what we were expecting. Yellow Thai curry is fantastic with just the right amount if... More

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Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant looking for something close to our hotel in Lombard Street. The menu promised "authentic" Thai cooking. Admit we are no experts with Thai cuisine but we found our experience an entirely enjoyable one. We arrived early, round 6 pm, so few guests around, which might explain the speedy service. Both our meals were very tasty,... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went there hoping to retrieve the flavors of south of Thailand where I have been twice and if I find some taste of it, it was not it. First, the service even though very efficient was far to be friendlyand it is something we really enhoy everywehere we go. Hard to understand given that we were alone in the... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in san francisco as it was close to our hotel. The ambience of the restaurant is nice, if not a little faded and dated in places. We were pleased with the quality and prices of the food. We had 3 alcoholic drinks and two courses each. This came to $60. The waitresses were... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went during a slow time of day. The Thai tea was intense. The spring rolls were spot on. The Papua salad was good. The curry was perfect. The waitress was friendly and attentive.

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Wirral
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We ate here on Weds 23rd July, a after reading the good reviews and staying on Lombard. We ordered seafood tempura to start, heavy deep fried batter surrounding 2 scollops, 2 prawns and some calamari with 6 muscles as well that aren't on the menu, a cheap unwanted filler, my son spat out a piece of calamari saying it tasted... More

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Villach, Austria
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I went there based on TA reviews but the food was just far from expected! I love Tom Yum soup and go often to Thai restaurant just for to eat this soup, but this one was definitely the worst one I ever had! everything was wrong with it, I had a feeling that just boiling water was poured into already... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I haven't seen Som Tam on a menu since I was in Thailand so I was impressed and excited by the prospect of some authentic Thai cooking. I was not disappointed. The food was wonderfully spicy and tasty and the menu was extensive. They have Singha beer available. It lacked atmosphere, but then we visited in midweek and there were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I ate here with my mum. The Thai Green Curry was one of the best I have had, very fragrant. My mum had a cashew dish i think and although it said spicy, it wasnt too hot for her so she loved it. A great place to enjoy some Thai that you can trust will be enjoyable. Will return next... More

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were staying over the road and didn't want to venture too far, so popped in for dinner. The waitress we very sweet, and the menu had a fairly good selection. We chose a main each and a rice to share. The mains arrived, but we waited ages for the rice. The waitress was on the phone for about 10minutes... More

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