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Celadon Restaurant

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3671 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
619-297-8424
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 26
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
"Updated Thai"

My husband found this restaurant on a long walk to Hillcrest and his knowledge came in handy when our reservation fell through at Cucina Urbana. We were not disappointed. We never made it past the appetizers, but left very satisfied. Favorite Dish: The Kratong Tong: Delicate “golden cups” filled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2013
shrimp56
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Naperville, Illinois
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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I'v been here several times and I love this place! Even though it's not ranked as one of the best restaurants in San Diego this is one definitely in my top 10 list, the food is great and the place is very nice if you wanna go with for a romantic dinner of with your friends.

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San Diego, California
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153 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

great atmosphere great food and service was great, cream cheese wontons were very good, pad thai as well, the pineapple fried rice and crispy sea bass were both incredible

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

My husband found this restaurant on a long walk to Hillcrest and his knowledge came in handy when our reservation fell through at Cucina Urbana. We were not disappointed. We never made it past the appetizers, but left very satisfied. Favorite Dish: The Kratong Tong: Delicate “golden cups” filled with chicken, potato, sweet peas and carrots. Totally delicious small bites... More 

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San Diego, California
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259 reviews 259 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

my wife and i tried this place and we had calamari which was very good, we share a papaya salad which was also very good, my wife had the mango shrimp which was extremely good and i had pad Thai with chicken which may have been the best i have ever had, the atmosphere/ambiance is great and the service exceptional,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

I have really enjoyed myself every time I've gone. The food is perfectly prepared, the menu is extensive and the service is first class. An impressive place to bring friends.

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San Diego, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Their flavors are on par with what Thai food should taste like especially with the Northeastern region plates. Decor - downstairs bar area OK, upstairs is very nice, immaculate, and WHITE everywhere. Looks very nice and elegant. Service - very good! very attentive!

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Richmond, California
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22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I was very impress with this restaurant. The intimacy of this restaurant is excellent. There is a piano and a sofa giving the feeling like you were at your home. I had the roti as an appetizer and the sauce is superb. For the main course I had the Grilled Garlic Pepper Fish, that was also superb. The wait staff... More 

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San Diego, CA
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41 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I've been going to Celadon since the early 1980s; this is not their best iteration. The location is cool -- park down Fifth -- and they have some old favorites (recommend the Celadon squares and pad thai), but most of what we had was mediocre. The spring rolls are uninspired, the calamari actually pretty good (a nice crispy tempura-style batter... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

This is the most fabulious Thai Resturant in San Diego,Ca.located in the Hillcrest area.,a must stop.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Celadon has excellent food. Parking is tricky (street only). Their prices are higher, but they have white tablecloths and finer accoutrements, not to mention a high-quality shredded papaya salad. I've only been here once, but it was really good. I'd go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3671 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-297-8424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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