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Rama A Thai Restaurant

327 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
(619) 501-8424
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Ranked #173 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Street Food
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: K St.
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English first
Redondo Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food is delicious. The chef works with special diet needs and has a great attitude. Of special note - the fresh spring rolls, drunken noodles, eggplant and any of the curries. You can sit in the front of the restaurant to people watch the street scene, or opt for the back room with a waterfall and a more intimate... More

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Moab
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was very pleased with the food and atmosphere. The food was fantastic, the waiter friendly and knowledgeable, and the portions were generous.

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Pike Road, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I like Thai - tonight, we tried Rama in the Gaslamp for dinner. The restaurant is open and airy, and as a patron, I felt a little like we weren't in the US...particularly while waiting for a menu. And waiting. And waiting. When we finally received a menu, we had plenty of time to review it. Once... More

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Carlsbad, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is my go to spot when I get to break free from the confines of suburbia and head downtown. The ambience is enchanting, the service is top notch, and the food and drinks are too. Wonderful for a date night or special occasion and be sure to sit in the dining room, it's a true dining experience.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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166 reviews 166 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had a group dinner here, and we were pleased with the restaurant. The satay, roti bread with curry and larb were all quite tasty. The shaking beef was good, but not outstanding. But overall, more good than bad, so I'd recommend trying it out.

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San Jose, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I love Thai food and went here on recommendation. The restaurant atmosphere is nice, well designed with seating open air streetwise as well. The menu selection was perfect, the bar a bit limited. We had the satay, pad Thai and shaking beef. The pad Thai was good, the shaking beef was prepared well although my daughter said she prefers mine... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

After walking out of another restaurant whose service was abysmal, I wound up at Rama. One of my biggest quests while traveling is to find amazing Thai and Rama didn't disappoint. Some of the best Tom Kha I have had an drunken noodles that were out of this world. Fast attentive service as well. I look forward to returning.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Short and sweet: great atmosphere, great food, great drinks and great service. Love it! Tip: If you're on a budget like I was, save some money by picnicking on the beach for a day or two and splurge on a nice, romantic meal at Rama. This place is full of romance and the food and memories are worth the cost.... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Our group enjoyed eating at Rama Thai on a Saturday evening. We were immediately impressed by the Hip Decor that is unlike any restaurant I've ever seen which can only be explained as being mysteriously eclectic. The food at Rama Thai was incredible and not a morsel was left over after our meal. Also, I really appreciated that nearly all... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is wonderful and authentic Thai food. We went for lunch and loved the food. Wine selection was good. We would have gone for dinner if we had more time!

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