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Kwanjai Thai Cuisine

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469 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-3656
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Quick fast walk up

Looking for a late lunch in Fremont. Wouldn't have walked in to this restaurant without the confidence of good previous Trip Advisor reviews. Very good curry! Even the salad was great. Recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
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English first
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Looking for a late lunch in Fremont. Wouldn't have walked in to this restaurant without the confidence of good previous Trip Advisor reviews. Very good curry! Even the salad was great. Recommend!

Thank b0nz
Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Kwanjai is a cute Thai restaurant located in Fremont. This little Thai place looks fairly inconspicuous, but don't let the looks deceive you! The staff isn't friendly or unfriendly, I'd say they are kind of neutral. They take your order, bring out your food, but aren't really there for niceties. I had the fresh rolls, and the ginger chicken. My... More 

Thank Chad D
Medford, Oregon
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199 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This restaurant is convenient for anyone doing the tour at Theo Chocolate Factory just down Phinnie Street. A tour guide recommended it to us and did us a big favor. The menu offered lots of well-priced lunch choices and the food was delicious. I had my 6 year old grand daughter with me and it was great for children. I... More 

Thank canuck22SanFrancisco
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148 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had been to Seattle many times, but had never spent any time in the Fremont area ...LOVED IT!!! I had spent a couple of hours exploring this fun part of town and came across this little Thai place with only a few tables inside, and a couple of tables on a small deck outside. It was a beautiful sunny... More 

Thank Dave B
Basel, Switzerland
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've been going to Kwanjai's since she first opened her doors in 1998 (?- it was a long time ago). I've met the owner numerous times and she is always friendly yet business-like. I love to watch the kitchen staff work in the open kitchen, preparing the day's meals before my eyes. The quality has always been great and prices... More 

Thank DantesDame
Seattle, Washington
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144 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Sunday 5pm: Yay! I'm a fan. Good portion, fresh ingredients, fast service once ordered, light seasoning and perfectly cooked. The brown rice was a bit dry today, but the sauteed veggie made up for it. Check out the spice rack if you want to the extra kicks for the winter walk afterward. 4 stars

Thank Travel2Food
Melrose, Florida
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The food here was good and the service was very good. Nothing fancy about the place, but the staff was very accommodating to customers. It was quite warm inside when we got there and sitting outside was the best option for the weather. The staff arranged tables for others coming in after us so that they could sit outside.

Thank kbward4
Ashland, Oregon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

My family and I always go to Kwanjai Thai whenever we are in town. It is our all time favorite Thai restaurant. The pad thai is nicely balanced, not too sweet as some can be. The green curry is amazing, and we love pretty much everything there. The specials are usually worth trying, too! I like to get a Thai... More 

Thank Christina1414
Lynnwood, Washington
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

I work in this area and eat out lunch every day. This spot is a regular for us. I'm a fan of their Phad Kee Mao.

Thank Cliff S
Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I live in the area and usually order carry out/delivery and this is my favorite place! There are a million Thai restaurants in the area, but Kwanjai Thai is by far the best tasting, hands down! They don't deliver (bummer for me) but based on taste, this is the best!! The food is fresh, decent portions and extremely tasty. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 469 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Fremont
  • Neighborhood: Fremont
  • Phone Number: (206) 632-3656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Thai


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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