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Cook's Cuisine

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1400 Needles Hwy Ste 103, Needles, CA 92363-2364
(760) 326-5081
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

This place hit the spot!!! It has been awhile since we ordered from here....(I do not recall what we ate exactly)...BUT........it was our first time.... and Everything was Great!!! 2 or 3 main dishes (with rice)...a soup.......Everything had Good Flavor......We All Ate Happily....(myself ...my wife...12 year old... and 18 month old) I did enjoy the atmosphere inside while waiting to... More 

Thank LocdoggIB
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Can't rate the food because we walked in as all the customers were walking out, and were told she was too busy to serve us. There are very few tables inside and only a single cook. I recommend that if you are a group of 5 or more you try some other place.

Thank Amanda R
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Very earthy and home cooked feeling here! I actually waited to eat here, coming from Los Angeles that says a lot. L.A. Has a myriad of great Thai restaurants, all varying in style and quality, and I still chose to wait to eat here at Cooks! The garlic pork is one of those dishes I will crave from this location... More 

Thank Turtlecopper
Council, Idaho
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Went there based upon tripadvisor reviews. Very good food. Menu a little confusing. Both Tai and Chinese mixed together. Atmosphere a little scary; this is a little strip mall hole in the wall maybe 4 sticky newspaper ridden tables. We were only customers and only owner's wife there cooking, late on a Tuesday night. Our meals were very good. Owner's... More 

Thank ddl250
Ely, Nevada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

I was in Needles this evening and needed a bite. If you've never been to Needles, be advised: It's not "Restaurant Row" on La Cienega Blvd. Many of the restaurants are "chains"; I wanted something other than Denny's. So, I turned to the on-line reviews and they led me to this place: "Cook's Cuisine". Why the owners chose this name... More 

Thank Chet B
Decatur, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

We were driving to Needles, CA and this restaurant came up as a suggestion, we love Thai food and were a bit confused that Tripadvisor said it was closed, despite it being a Saturday afternoon, so I phoned and they said they were open. I had my two kids with me and we ordered a green curry and a stir... More 

Thank Abipin
New Mexico
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357 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

True it's a small place with a handful of tables and no notable ambiance, but the staff gave us a warm, friendly welcome. The starters were ok and our curry main and soup were unremarkable but a pleasant change from the usual American grill cuisine.

Thank BrianTravelholic
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was excited to see that the small town of Needles had a restaurant serving Thai food. I was honestly not expecting it to be noteworthy. I was greeted very warmly upon arrival by the owner and felt welcomed like a guest in her home. I ordered a vegetarian Pad Thai and was asked about my likes. Wow! It turned... More 

Thank sonnofa
Mason, Ohio
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

When I pulled up to the place I seriously questioned whether or not to go in. However choices are limited in Needles and my adventurous spirit and hungry stomach told me to go for it. It was definitely a good choice. The owner/cook knows how to make a tasty Thai meal. Not knowing what to choose from the menu I... More 

Thank RobfromWL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend this place to anyone passing by, especially if you're completely over the typical fast food/diner food that's out here. My husband and I have spent time teaching in Thailand, so we are a bit particular about our Thai restaurants. We were so happy with the food, we tried to convince the owner and her husband to move to... More 

Thank Nicole B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Needles Hwy Ste 103, Needles, CA 92363-2364
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Needles
  • Phone Number: (760) 326-5081

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