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Benjarong Thai Cuisine

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Marina District
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1968 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2807
4154418999
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 76
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  • 31
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  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Authentic Thai food. Fresh and we'll cooked. A bit slow on the service, but not so much that it hurts the experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I cannot fathom how this place gets ANY ratings. Our party of four turned up at 8.20pm on a Sunday night. There were two parties already in the restaurant eating. We were seated after waiting for a table to be cleaned. We sat for about 10 minutes before a server came over and took our drinks order. We ordered a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Waited over an hour for food even though there was only 3 other tables occupied in the restaurant. No attention to drink refills. Food tasty but we were over it by the time it came out. Waste of time, get take away!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Authentic Thai food. Fresh and we'll cooked. A bit slow on the service, but not so much that it hurts the experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

After arriving at the Coventry Motor Inn from the airport around 3:15 PM, checking in and unpacking, the five of us were hungry having skipped lunch on the airplane. By the time we left the hotel it was around 4:00 PM and we were looking for a restaurant. Just as we left the motor inn and hadn’t walked more than... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

As title, green curry is a must have dish! And crispy wonton is delicious too! But pad thai is different as we expected! Noodles is rice noodles instead of thinker one, and flavor is a bit too sweat for us! We have been to Bangkok, Thailand, and food tested is same as we had Thai good in Taiwan and we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

The service was good and the girl working was nice. The starter (mixed tempura) was boring and the curry was okey. But the pad tai was so sweet. We could not take more than one bite. We had the idea they added a bowl of maple syrup.

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Truckee, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We returned here because we had such a wonderful meal last time we were here a year ago. Ordered the exact same things, Panang curry chicken, jasmine rice, Spicy Pan Fried noodles (mild) and Grilled Indian Bread. The whole thing was very disappointing. Grilled Indian bread now was deep-fried and so greasy it was disgusting. The Penang curry chicken had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Food was average but the touch of death was that everything was sugared like crazy. Felt like I ate sweets only...

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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The only woman working barely spoke English and while the food was okay, at a peak dinner time, we were the only ones in the restaurant. She sat us in the window to make it look like someone was in the restaurant. The food was okay but nothing I would do again.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Rule #1. Never go into a joint with no one in it. We've been in numerous times and usually the only. They put us by the window. Everything we've ordered was great. Especially liked the Tom Yum soup. The coconut base soup wasn't as good. We always order the big bowl of soup (enough for 4), Panang curry, spicy green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1968 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: 4154418999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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