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Elephant Cafe

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23384 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4807
+1 949-472-3100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good57%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“pad see ew” (2 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
23384 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4807
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lunch special at the Elephant Cafe. I chose the Penang with chicken which is similar to a curry. The combination of rich spices, sweet flavor all melded with an undertone of coconut milk made for a very tasty sauce for the steamed...More

Thank Danjiro
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Went with a party of 7 and ate multiple dishes that were delightful. The service was friendly and accommodating to our one picky eater. Lots of flavor without grease. A hidden gem worth checking out.

Thank PsItravel
Reviewed May 8, 2017

My daughter and her husband just moved into this neighborhood. We went out looking for a Thai Restaurant and found the Elephant Thai. We walked in and were greeted right away by Monique with a big smile. That's a great start. She led us to...More

Thank 4happyfeet
Reviewed November 18, 2016

I have reviewed this place before favorably ... On a repeat visit, it was a whole different story and a total disaster that I feel compelled to write another review. There were 5 of us for dinner - We were served stale and spoiled food....More

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

For lunch, it is perfect! For dinner, it is a great deal. No entree was more than $11 the crab Rangoon was disappointing as they were overlooked but the satay was good. The Tom Kha soup was very good. My pumpkin curry was amazing. Service...More

Thank Edelan
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We have a lot of Thai restaurants around this area. I eat at this one at least once a week as I prefer it. Tuesday is pad Thai night for $5.95. Large portion. Bring home half for lunch the next day. Appetisers and beers 1/2...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed March 2, 2016

This restaurant is in a CVS parking lot. It doesn't look perfectly enticing, but the food is quite nice. They have great curry and the BBQ ribs are very tasty. Everything we had was done nicely and the staff was very pleasant. This is definitely...More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed October 1, 2015

We took advantage of Elephant Thai Restuarant's Pad Thai Tuesday special this week. We were quickly sat by a smiling hostess and received menus right away. We ordered the pork Pad Thai, a chicken and rice dish, and a Thai Iced Tea. Everything was delicious...More

Thank pkashinsky
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

This place has great chicken fried rice and yellow chicken curry with potatoes in it! Very different than any other curry chicken we've tried but very good! The pad Thai is worth passing on.

Reviewed September 8, 2015

My husband and I stumbled upon the Elephant Café while visiting S CA. It’s located in a strip mall at El Toro and Muirlands. We ordered our favorites: chicken panang curry for me, and sweet and sour pork for my husband. The entrees which were...More

Thank kate410
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23384 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-472-3100
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