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“Delicious thai food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Thai Cuisine

Royal Thai Cuisine
1753 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-8424
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Ranked #99 of 154 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Vaasa, Finland
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180 reviews 180 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
“Delicious thai food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Me and my boyfriend were in Laguna Beach for a day and wanted to eat something else than Italian or American. This place was within a short distance from our hotel and seemed reasonably priced. We came during a time when it was almost empty and were served very quickly. The food was delicious, I had duck which was not too fatty nor too dry and it was boneless. Very cozy feeling to the whole place.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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milton keynes, england
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Enjoyable and authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

We went on a quiet weekday evening. There is plenty of parking, an outside terrace as well as the indoor part. All dishes were freshly cooked and brought to the table quickly. Service was attentive and helpful, and as we were the only customers at the time, quick. I think we were served in some way by every member of the staff during our visit.. Despite being designated as spicy on the menu, the dishes we chose weren't particularly spicy, but still tasted great. Very enjoyable, and I would return.

Visited May 2013
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Laguna Beach, California
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“extraordinay Thai eating experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

nifty little place with wonderful food, very reasonable prices, attentive and pleasant service with on-site parking [a real plus in Laguna] --- tried many other places for Thai food but always come back to this one

Visited February 2013
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Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Thai Food at its Best.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

A excellent restaurant, great service, knowledgeable and very friendly staff, food is the best Thai food I have ever had. Decor is nice and easy on the eye and thee seating arrangement is suitable for couples and families. We are going again before we leave Laguna Beach.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Philadelphia
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“Average at best”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Thai is my favorite. For decor, this place has a lot of charm. But I found the food and service disappointing. The great Thai dinners always allow for the flavors of the various ingredients to remain while incorporated into various sauces. I had the curry chicken massaman, which is chicken pieces, potato and onion in a yellow curry/coconut sauce. It tasted more like Chinese food. Nothing stood out. The chicken was thin sliced and dry, potatoes mushy and the curry had no bite. Although I arrived early, it tasted like it had been warmed over. The vegetarian spring rolls were also disappointing. Flavors did not stand out, and left a slight bitter taste. In addition, after the food was served, we were not approached a single time to see if the dishes were acceptable or to fill beverage glasses. And we were there when it was not busy. Portions were generous, and the prices very reasonable. Easy free parking on the side of the building. But given the other options in the area, I will likely not repeat here.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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