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Kitima Thai Cuisine

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2010 Main St, Ste 170, Irvine, CA 92614-7203
+1 949-261-2929
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

I'm a fan of Thai food, so I have high expectations, and this place was surprisingly good. The Pad Thai was above average, with a slightly sweet flavor, and the thai iced tea was delicious. Not the best Thai I've ever had, but definitely solid.

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Irvine, California
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food is great. It is now owned by the same person ho owns Mick's Karma Bar which is next door. Nice at,osphere too.

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Thank Diane S
Silver Spring, Maryland
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

I had decent fried rice and satay. The menu is more limited than I am used to in Thai restaurants and I had to wait too long for my take out order.

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San Diego
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

small place across the street from the hotel we stayed in. The food was made fresh and to perfection, This was the definately the best thai food I have ever had...

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Thank Kellymay_7
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

This does a brisk business at lunch which is when I've eaten there. Service is spotty but the entrees and soups are well-seasoned and served hot. There are a few outside tables which are comfortable for most months of the year. I don't eat pad thai but my friends order it a lot.

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Thank Accidental_Turista
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2011

Food was very good and great price. Everything was fresh and spicy. Not many people on a week night but good service. Kind of hard to find, but worth the search.

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Cape Town
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

What I love about Kitima's is the diversity of people you find there. Not once have we gone and not enjoyed a conversation with a new stranger. My review is more about the Bar section of Kitima's. The restaurant food can be average at the best of times but the gorgeous decor makes the experience so worthwhile. I don't know... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2010

This place is fantastic. I've eaten here around 15 times now, having visited regularly for several years while in town on business. The wait staff is incredibly kind and accommodating, suggesting (successfully, I might add) dishes according to what I said I liked. They always are kind and attentive and genuinely seem happy that I am enjoying the food or... More 

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Thank lastlamb
Irvine
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2010

We have had far better experience with Thai food. When ordering we had clearly mentioned that we wanted to have something spicy, the Bangkok duck served looked good, but tasted like molten candy over BURNT DUCK. A stick "STAY AWAY" if you are in the mood of something spicy. Calamari served was under cooked, seemed to have jumped on to... More 

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santa ana, ca
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2009

I went to Kitima not too long ago. This restaurant is a little hard to find. It is in an office courtyard on the ground level. Small and quaint venue. The food was tasty thai....not too different than anywhere else you may have had thai food. What makes Kitima different is the staff, location and free refills on your Thai... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 Main St, Ste 170, Irvine, CA 92614-7203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-261-2929

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