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Sawasdee Thai Restaurant

#224 of 2,893 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
South Main
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4250 Main St | at 27th, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
+1 604-876-4030
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this restaurant about 3 different times in a span of 1 year 2016/2017. I've never been disappointed each time. I really love their crispy wonton appetizer, it actually has a good size of meat inside and not an empty bite! Their "tiger beef" is very tasty and this dish is like a steak with a nice dipping... More 

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Thank Barbara L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge menu with tons of options. Everyone in our group ordered one of the chef's specialties, and we were all treated to a wonderful meal. Very flavorful with fresh ingredients. I really liked the Pad King Tofu, but the noodles in the Pad See Ew had a fantastic taste and was better in my opinion (although one in our group... More 

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Thank TEntwistle
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here with friends and we all ordered something we had never had before and then shared. It was amazing. Black rice cake for dessert which didn't really appeal to me but I have changed my mind! So good. So dive in and enjoy. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Jennifer S
Hong Kong, China
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362 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I am spoiled, I spend 30 days a year in Thailand... So I was excited to try this restaurant. The food just seemed bland, it is missing the true Flavors of Thailand. I was not impressed with the steamed rice, it was clumps in the rice. Overall this was just a so so meal, I would not go back.

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Thank Derrick1230
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried to visit Sawasdee last November, and were really disappointed to find it was closed. Finally got there, and we were not disappointed with the food. When we arrived, we were told the wait would be about 20 minutes. Turned out to be over an hour. We had limited time, and the waiter brought menus, and took our... More 

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Thank Phil R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food was quick, delicious and great value. They are accommodating to modify dishes according to taste, and the service is very friendly.

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Thank seoulcanadian
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Used to go there weekly while living in Vancouver, never disappointing!Loved the green curry which is definitely the best in Vancouver!

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Thank Chuna7
Vancouver
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Ate here and ordered the tom yum soup, crying tiger with pineapple rice and noodles. Lo and behold there was a fly in the soup. No one apologized nor offered any explanation. It was like it did not happen. When I brought it to the attention of our server, she did not say anything to us. We changed our order... More 

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Thank Robereugene
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We stopped by for dinner on a Friday night. There were 2 people waiting in front of us. There were at least 4 empty tables ready to go - but we were told there would be a 45 minute wait. Upon checking the tables there were no reservation signs on the tables. Something felt "wrong". We didn't stay.

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Thank osteopathy2015
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Sawasdee has been a favourite in Vancouver for years. They have amazing service...great hospitality. Everything they serve is so good. There is usually a line up, so reservations are recommend. But, if you do wait in line it is so worth the wait and once your seated the food arrives quickly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4250 Main St | at 27th, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighborhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-876-4030

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