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5918 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3611
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Solvang, California
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I travel quite a bit for work and have access to Thai restaurants all over, including the Bay Area, but Pattaya is my favorite of all. The main reason is the food is obviously fresh. The vegetables and meat are not leftover / warm-ups. Everything is cooked fresh to order and made quick. I have taken numerous friends and business... More 

Thank Kim A
Santa Barbara, California
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

My wife wanted to go to dinner, I wanted to stay home. I did what every male is required to do - go! I travel frequently to Thailand so I do have a sense for authentic food. I have always driven by this place but never stopped, it never looked open from the front. So this was my first time... More 

Thank NGTB_1
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Airy, spacious and well lit place with a solarium front. Friendly and helpful wait staff. The sea food curry tasted fresh, creamy, and with tame heat for Thai hot. There are expansive selection of Thai dishes to try for next trip.

Thank drKSG
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Great pad thai, noodle and curry with brown or white rice. Great price and very attentive service staff.

Thank 495marcusk
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I love Thai food. I could make it at home, but my family doesn't care for it as much and mine just isn't as good as this place. I get the lunch special, and always the chicken curry (because I don't come often and I love it!) But the rest of the lunch specials look really good too. My coworkers... More 

Thank mm1970
Agoura Hills, California
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617 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Been here for both lunch and dinner. Great specials at lunch and nice selection of beers for dinner. Never fully booked - always a table open. Service is nice and fast. Nice selection of food on menu. They have about 10 different types of bottle beer - domestic and imported. I really like the Garlic Chicken and Basil Chicken dishes.... More 

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Pune, India
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

If you love thai food this is the place to be. The service is not so good and takes time for the order placed. The waiters are not aware of how to serve the food and bring the order in parts and they don't even let you know what they have brought , you have to guess it. Over all... More 

Thank Alankar M
Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Inexpensive ($12-15 entrees) Tai food that tastes very good. My friend and I shared a big soup and a seafood plate, and like both of them very much.

Thank mdinai
Grass Valley, California
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is one of our new favorites in the Goleta area. Good service and atmosphere. Delicious Panang Curry!

Thank janahn875
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Goleta (old town), & another long-term survivor in a competitive field. Great Thai food, quiet environment, good serivce.

Thank Michael M

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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 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5918 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: 805-964-2800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?