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Royal SIAM Cuisine Thai Restaurant

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61599 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1919
760-366-2923
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Joshua Tree, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Some Tuesdays I'm sad, because that's the day that Royal Siam is closed. The lunch special, with soup, wonton, egg roll, rice, and entree, is the best lunch deal in town. Royal Thai Basil was my go-to dish for a while, but lately I've been branching out to the curries, which are flavorful but not spicy unless you ask them... More 

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Thank Fred B
Oakland, California
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is the only Thai food spot in Joshua Tree. It's definitely not bad, but not the best. The Pad Thai was great and they are able to do vegetarian dishes for all of the entrees (with tofu).

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Thank setarehvatan
Joshua Tree, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I am a repeat customer. This place is a locals' favorite. Dont judge a book by its cover, this place is as clean as they come and the kitchen is spotless. Although the decor could stand some updating, the food is always perfect. Family owned and family run, you cannot find better thai food in California.

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Thank Reggiemak
Twentynine Palms, California
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife is Thai and a very good cook. Normally she complains about "American Thai" cooking as it sweetened and the usual time consuming Thai preparation is lacking. Not here. In years of hunting around we have found only three restaurants that satisfy her demand for authenticity in the entire L.A. Area and this is one. We visit there about... More 

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Thank Marshall D
Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We ate here 2 years ago and rated the restaurant favorably. The waitress said management has not changed, but the food sure has. The Thai spices in the tom yum were overwhelmed by sweet sugary taste; spices in the salad were drowned out by gobs of iceberg lettuce and tasteless chunks of chicken. Disappointing.

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Thank RetiredTom1999
Yucaipa
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Looking for good food? Try this place for lunch. Fantastic lunch specials with soup and more. If you are into spicy food then you have to try their different sauces.

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Thank Melinda N
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

I needed something for lunch quickly and this was just the place. I ordered pad Thai and it only took a few minutes for them to have it ready and for me to be on my way. The dish was also very tasty. I enjoyed it.

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Thank RiceWP
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Spice levels are Thai standard. If you are at all sensitive to do spiciness, go for level 2! The reason I'm not giving it 5 is because we waited 45 mins after being seated for our appetizer. Food is amazing ... I'm glad I came here :)

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Thank Payal B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Small family restaurant. Food was tasty. Fried rice was awesome!!! Teriyaki chicken, pad thai, curry were all great. Not enough space for groups greater than 8.

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Thank Julio David V
Anaheim, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I eat here whenever we are in the area. The service and food are wonderful. Our favorites are Panang curry and Pad Kee Mao.

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Thank lhamo05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61599 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: 760-366-2923

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