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Elephant Thai

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7030 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4524
(805) 466-6515
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Paso Robles, California
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is really good. Not a huge expert in Thai food, but every meal has been really good. We always order over the phone and pick up, so we haven't sat inside. When I do walk in to pick up the restaurant is pretty full, not too busy. Staff is very friendly and energetic. I've been to other Thai restaurants... More 

Thank Fuzzysharkgo
Atascadero, California
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

I am a creature of habit. I always get their pineapple friend rice served in the 1/2 of a pineapple - delicious. They have choice of brown rice too.

Thank joeschwartzphotos
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Having been a frequent visitor to Thailand, I enjoy Thai food a lot. This place does not disappoint. The papaya salad was perfect ~ right blend of salty/sweet and so crisp. Pad See Eww was great, and the red curry tastes like they make the curry paste fresh.

San Ramon, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Ordered spicy basil fried rice and red curry and both were good, but not extraordinary. Works for visitors who need something other than pizza and burgers. The people who run the place are friendly and the best thing was they were open till 9 pm. Lot of restaurants close at 8 and we are kind of late eaters. They also... More 

Thank pbsheth
Central Coast
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188 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The food here is really good. The people who work here are very nice. I have had a few things here. I have had the Green Curry with Chicken and it was one of the best Green Curries I have ever had. I also had the Chicken Satay and it was delicious. Their Pad Thai was pretty good too. Their... More 

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Atascadero, California
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Good menu options, great Thai ice tea and coffee. Small restaurant with good service and a reasonably priced menu. Appetizers are excellent and some very good deserts.

Thank Ron S
san jose
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

Food was good.. but the Thai iced tea was a bit watery. Staff was willing to accomodate dietary restrictions - nuts, vegetarian etc.

Thank tsr21
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went to this place and it was so bad I could not take more than a few bites of my food and not very friendly

Thank Lori G
San Luis Obispo, California
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219 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Were driving through on a Sunday night and wanted to stop at the Greek Seafood restaurant, but it was closed, so wandered a bit further down the ECR and turned into the Elephant Thai on a whim. Glad we did! The food was tasty - we've been to Thailand two times and this really reminded us of the food there... More 

Thank DrZ63
Atascadero, California
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615 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

What a nice group of people! Indeed the service and food are excellent. We love this place for lunch or dinner, for us it is preferably dinner. With the pumpkin curry and the pineapple fried rice we are very happy, and maybe a bit stuck on the things we order. The spring rolls are so fresh and crunchy, and I... More 

Thank CharleySays

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7030 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Atascadero
  • Phone Number: (805) 466-6515

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?