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Sa Bai Modern Thai

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4121 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-7515
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food for dine-in or take-away. Been eating here for years when I travel to Phoenix. Never ever had a bad dish. The food is tasty, authentic Thai and is served quickly. There is a consistent line of customers coming in for take-out, which is a great indicator of the quality and taste. The prices are great too.

Thank Spear44
Phoenix, Arizona
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This new location in Tempe is a real BOON for nearby residents and visitors, that want some authentic Thai food for satiating their hunger. I went into this facility and was greeted very promptly, and warmly. Our orders were taken quite soon after, and didn't take long at all to be served up. The portion sizes were very generous, the... More 

Fair Oaks, California
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163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great flavor, portions and price. The food is consistently good and seems very authentic. Music offered at times which is a nice change.

Thank Alen R
Phoenix, Arizona
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We like coming here for lunch. They have a great lunch menu and they get us in and out fast. I always order the curry chicken. Yum!

Thank AZCityGirl
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343 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Was at the car wash down the street and had a craving for Thai. Assuming that lunch servings are usually small, we ordered 4 dishes from the good selection lunch menu: Basil Beef, Classic Curry (yellow curry with chicken, potatoes, onions and carrots), Pad Thai and the Garlic Chicken. All lunch dishes come with a choice of soup (vegetable) or... More 

Thank T S
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We tried Sa Bai after seeing a recommendation and review in the New Times. We chose our meals after reading other visitors' review on Trip Advisor. Our meals were both absolutely delicious. We will certainly visit this Thai restaurant again.

Thank John M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I really enjoyed this place. My 1st visit was the one on Thomas Rd. and the other 2 times was the new store on McClintock & Broadway, Tempe. The Thomas site is more of a sit down dining with full bar and great menu. The Tempe location has small area for dining and geared more for take out and delivery.... More 

Thank azmd
Lake Havasu City
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The service here is really great. Super friendly staff and very accommodating. The food is fresh and as spicy as you want. I was visiting from out of town while my husband was in the hospital and I liked it so much I came back the next night.

Thank KPGoldstar
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138 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This food is far from Thai it is fusion or in fact confusion they use Poblano and jalapeño chillies in our pad prik king and cashew chicken. The taste was revolting and the service was terrible considering that there were only two other people in the place. There were flies all around us whilst we were there. Not a very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A very nice place to hang out and enjoy some traditional beer and thai food. The food was great except i dint feel the sa bai fried rice that great, compared to all the thai fried rices i had in town. The Avocado Chicken was awesome. Try the buddha beer with the chicken lettuce wrap.. they are really nice.. Would... More 

Thank Anand C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4121 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-7515
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: 6029548774

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