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Pimai Restaurant

Central L.A
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5833 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5609
323 461 7841
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Had a take out from this place. Nothing terrible about it, but nothing great either. It's worth a try.

Thank jimbledon
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343 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our usual LA Thai restaurant was closed due to a fire. :( So while wondering around we discovered this likely-looking place located next to Gelsons on Franklin. We orderwed enough to eat and take home: Chicken Pad Thai, BBQ Chicken, Beef Mussaman Curry, Cashew Nut Chicken and a sort of frozen coconut yogurt (they were out of coconut ice creqam,... More 

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Pegram, TN
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348 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We walked in and there were two other tables eating inside and one outside...but there was no one to be found. A couple of minutes later a man rushed out of the back and sat us down. After that short wait...no problem. The restaurant is quaint and nicely decorated. Our server was timely with drinks and putting in our order... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

I like spicy Thai food. It's supposed to be that way. But my MEDIUM-hot yellow curry chicken was too spicy for my taste. It was good, but I couldn't eat it all due to the flames in my throat. The other 3 in our group enjoyed their choices. We chose this place due to convenience. I'd go again, but wouldn't... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

It was a nice restaurant with an inviting atmosphere. The vegetable dumplings were delicious but the pad see-ew was just ok. There are many better Thai restaurants that I've been to.

Thank lizardtiff
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302 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Excellent food in a nice, peaceful setting. Best spicy eggplant I've ever had. Friends had vegetable soup, orange duck, and one of the red curries. Everyone loved their dishes. Service was great.

Thank travelingyogi
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

I was in LA traveling for work and wanted to adventure outside of the populated and over priced food areas. I came across Pimai which is located about 8 miles or so from the Hollywood sign near the strip. I was really happy to see a place where I did not have to pay for parking too. I found the... More 

Thank lmoore406
Tallinn, Estonia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Service was slow, our dishes were mixed up. Food was good but nothing special. We doubt it whether we ever come back here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

Love my curry chicken.. Always delivered on time!

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Los Angeles, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2009

It's more of a Thai fusion food but nevertheless pretty damn good. Eggplant is amazing. Nice interiors, cool waitress...

Thank MadMagpie1975

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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
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5833 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 323 461 7841

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?