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Lai Thai Restaurant

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1430 E Plaza Blvd Ste E10, National City, CA 91950-3697
(619) 474-5546
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best Thai food i ever tried highly recommended!! The Shrimp Phad Thai was the best specially if you get the level 6 not too spicy its eatbale

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Thank lautners2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

There is no better Thai food on PEI, and it's our first choice for eating when visiting Charlottetown! The Spicy Pork Penang is to die for!😃

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Thank Wil M
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been coming to this restaurant for years and I have to say their food is one of the best in the area. They have many selections to choose from and not to mention the curry's too its so good. The atmosphere really feels like home and serene. The workers are nice and every so often the owner attends... More 

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Thank lednerg
Lawndale, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Excellent choo chee salmon and House Salad. Small but clean and wholesome. The owner is very personable and attends to customers' needs.

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Thank scorpiojazz
San Diego, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Eight out of 10 times that I have gone to this restaurant, I received either the wrong order or incorrect ingredients in my Thai dish. I cannot understand for the life of me the reason why EGGS are added to dishes that do not have eggs included as an ingredient. If training your cooks is necessary, for goodness sake, TRAIN... More 

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Thank Queen K
San Diego, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I never go to National City but we decided to head south and tried this restaurant since we like Thai food. The restaurant is pleasantly decorated with various knick knacks and other Thai items. I like noodle dishes so ordered the Phad Woon Sen - glass noodles with chicken and vegetables. I also ordered the Thai dumplings as an appetizer.... More 

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Thank maringfro
New Delhi, India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Tasty Thai food and wine. I had Thai Fried Chicken Rice with Wine. Its great. Interior is also really very good.

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Thank DVARORA
new jersey
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We couldn't believe the health department allowed this restaurant to stay open! It was FILTHY. The floor tiles were broken and missing, the floor looked like it hadn't been swept or mopped properly, EVER. The tables were sticky with food particles, there were cobwebs everywhere, and the dishes looked like they were from a flea market that didn't match and... More 

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Thank luv2travel1229
Huntsville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel clerk recommended this restaurant and I'm happy he did. Wonderful Phad Thai and Mas Man Curry. The portions were huge and very tasty. The process were very reasonable. Highly recommend you try this place.

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Thank Dale K
Olney, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

A nice little Thai place. It's a cozy quiet place to dine with friends and family. Homey Thai decor. I went with my brother and we both enjoyed our meals. While I like curry, I wanted something a little lighter so I had the mixed veggies. My brother had the beef salad and we shared a pot of Tom yum.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 E Plaza Blvd Ste E10, National City, CA 91950-3697
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  National City
  • Phone Number: (619) 474-5546

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?