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“Good food, service a bit slow” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Siam Thai Restaurant

The Old Siam Thai Restaurant
201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111 (Union Square)
415-885-5144
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Ranked #543 of 4,523 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Union Square
Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Good food, service a bit slow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The good:
The food was good, I had the chicken satay which was okay, and the thai pad se'ew which was very good.
Another very nice thing was a TV running pictures of all the different plates on the menu, which helps choose.

The bad:
The service was slow. I waited 15 minutes with no waiter showing up to take my order, eventually I had to get up and call one. The food arrived in a timely manner, but after that when I wanted to order a drink no waiter was to be found again. I made do without. In the end, had to wait quite a while so they take my credit card for the bill.
The restaurant was not very busy at the time, 3 waiters for like 6 tables.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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“Green curry, Cocosjuice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Very recommendable green curry. And do not miss the fresh coconut juice. That one's truly great. Great Thai food,overall, absolutely positively surprised.

Visited October 2012
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Blue Bell, PA
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“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Good asian food right across the street from Hotel Nikko and Hilton. Very inexpensive. A lot of locals eat here.

Visited November 2011
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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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“A must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

Food was fantastic, we both took the servers recommendation and he was spot on. The wine is also good with a fair selection and price. There was a line but we were seated immediately as they had a table for two available. Definitely will return next time in SF.

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Richmond, Virginia
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“Pleasantly surprised”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

We decided to get some Thai food because it is close to our hotel. The food was excellent. The coconut soup was the best we ever had. Staff was very nice. Nice atmosphere. Would definately come here again.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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