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White Elephant Restaurant

668 North Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 496-8999
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Ranked #22 of 178 Restaurants in Thousand Oaks
Cuisines: Thai
Most recent review
- Jun 15, 2014
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19 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
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Lahaina, HI
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a variety of dishes and all were prepared very nicely and the food quality was excellent. The soups, curries, and the sticky rice were all very delicious. I would definitely go back again when in the area. Our servers and waitstaff were friendly and attentive. A very nice experience.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Bebop music while your dining - horrible tasteless broth - greasy and mushy overcooked Drunken Noodles - kitsch decor - spices available on request - good luck.

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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

After living here in TO for over 25 years, I have found this the best for this type of food. They serve real Thai food with index ratings for heat by spicing it, not just adding peppers. I have had been in some of the best Thai restaurants from Boston to West LA going back 35 years. I remember when... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a great, local family restaurant. Nothing fancy, and the restaurant environment isn't special, but it is a go-to for us both dine-in and take-out. They will customize your order to accommodate vegan or vegetarians -- the veggie green curry is even better than if you get it with chicken!

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St. Louis, MO
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife, myself and our daughter had dinner at White Elephant this past Saturday night. The place is small and intimate. We ordered spring rolls, pineapple fried rice and a chicken dish. The food was very good and very fresh. The meal was followed by coconut ice cream with fried banana. The dessert was not as good as the dinner.... More

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Valencia, California, USA
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good food. Good service. I am glad they have real coconut water. Their pineapple fried rice comes in pineapple shell.

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Los Angeles, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

the price is right i love thai food, i tried almost every Thai restaurant in this area, and must say,,,,, this is the best one. authentic Thai food, you get to choose how spicy you want the food to be, 4 is medium, i like spicy food so first time there, i ordered no. 6 for my Tom Yam Guy... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We loved the food here. I got the green curry and it was awesome! Best Thai food ever! Husband got the seafood platter and it was also fantastic. The waitstaff were very friendly and came around often to see if we needed anything. Really impressed. Next time we are out here we will stop to eat here!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This place has some delicious Thai selections, and they know how to add the heat. The restaurant is small and cozy, a nice place to relax for a good meal. Just don't expect to get in and out quickly if you're in a hurry.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This place is our new home for Thai food. Very delicious and reasonably priced. I recommend the yellow curry which is out of this world. Each time we've eaten there the staff were very courteous and attentive to our needs. The place feels clean and appropriately decorated. Even our two year old eats everything we give him. Only thing missing... More

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