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Asian, Thai
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Reviewed August 29, 2019

Friend suggested meeting here for dinner; Everything was good - Pad Thai, eggplant, fish curry and a thai beer. Service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

We’ve gotten take out and eaten in here. Both times were not disappointed. Pad Thai is really good so was the Pad Se-ew. Perfectly sauced and seasoned. We also liked the Tom ka ga. Plenty of lemongrass for those who like it. Eating in, it...comes in a fun warmer. There’s a bar while you wait for your take out. Plentiful easily accessible parking. Only complaint: why not put pad Thai on your lunch specials menu?! Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 20, 2019

I've been coming to this place for several years now and the service and food has always been consistently good. We stopped by for a late dinner on a Friday night and it wasn't crowded. I always order my favorite dish Pad Thai Chicken and...Spicy fried rice for the two of us. There was a heap of food that was brought to our table and my friend and I could hardly finish it especially that our mouths were on fire from the spiciness. The Thai Tea and ice water helped cool down our mouths - good times.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Extensive menu with a lot of the usual Thai cuisine, with lots of consideration for vegetarian modifications. (But be explicit: some dishes like the papaya salad will come with dried shrimp unless you specify what you want and don’t want in every dish.) Service sizes...are very generous for the prices and service is fast.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I like the food here. However, when I found out they used MSG in the food (because it made me dizzy and thirsty), I did not go back any more. I will go back if they don't use MSG in the food.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Family environment, fast and kind service, the servers were all the time pending of your needs, the food taste was incredible.

Date of visit: April 2017
Reviewed October 8, 2016

My brother and I were exploring Alhambra and decided it was time to for lunch. We drove around downtown and decided upon Thai Purple. There was plenty of parking spaces; However most of the meter spaces were for 30-45 minute and we thought it was...too short a time for lunch. We parked and walked to this restaurant from the back. It was a quiet place, all decorated with Thai statues, flowers and oriental pictures. There was a row of booths and then open tables and chairs. We opt for booth instead. It was Tuesday and there was a lunch box special for about $8 with drinks. Anything else would be add on. For example, fried rice with egg would be two dollars more. We submitted our order. It came quickly like the Japanese Bento lunch box. The fried fish and steak orders were just right. We were satisfied with the food and good service. The place open from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, from Sunday to Thursday. Thai Purple is located on 27 North Garfield Avenue, in downtown Alhambra, California (626) 300-9083. If one is ever in this part of town, drop by Thai Purple. Cant go wrong and the price is right too!More

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Was there for lunch and the Thai artifacts and decoration was really great. The set lunch choices are very good. More than enough food, soup and drink.

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The food here is really good! We had the pad Thai and it was so delicious. The spring rolls were different, not to our liking. They had shrimp in them and were very large spring rolls. Our biggest gripe of this restaurant where the televisions...that were all over the small dining room. They were loud and huge and the news was on, which was extremely devastating and sad. The restaurant would be quite quaint if it weren't for those TVs. We would go back, but we would not dine in.More

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Very cool atmosphere ,,Pretty interior deco comes with super tatsy food ...staff was bit hurried since we arrived at the time they close ....Food was just out of the world ....good treat ..

Date of visit: July 2016
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