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Thai Smile

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100 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6604
+1 760-320-5503
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited for an early supper during El Paseo Cruise Night. Service was excellent and we enjoyed the dumpling appetizers. The main courses were good but did not match some of the Thai we have had elsewhere. Overall an average Thai restaurant that would not offend the palate.

Thank Colonel_Butler
Gold Beach, Oregon
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered the house special fried rice and a chicken, grilled shrimp and veggie dish(forgot the name) The rice dish came first and I was surprised it came in a sauce that may have been a coconut base. Not sure. Took a bite and my taste buds exploded. It was wonderful. There were 10 ingredients in it and you could taste... More 

Thank papaken65
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think this place may serve the best Thai food that we have tasted outside the Far East. We went on a Monday night and it was even busy then. Very friendly staff. Terri was our server and she was just delightful. She helped us decide on our dishes and we made great choices. Chicken Lemongrass, Pad Thai, Green Curry... More 

Thank spedandsara
Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was such a pleasant surprise with authentic Thai flavors, light sauces (not heavy at all) and SO good! We ordered the Pad See Ew with tofu, Veggie Dumplings and the Veggie Trio. We ordered to-go and picked up within approx 20 minutes which was great as the restaurant was packed. Really great food and great pricing.

Thank nedarosa
Chicago, IL
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325 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We truly enjoyed this lively spot. It deserves its good ratings. Satay was meaty, well marinated and tender. Pad Thai had a sight tangy tomato flavor that we liked. Green curry was also perfectly seasoned with a bounty of fresh green beans. All in all the best Thai we have had in the valley.

Thank dreytuch
Capistrano Beach, California, USA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thai Smile is the best Thai restaurant in Palm Springs in my opinion for quality of food, presentation and price. They also have another site in Palm Desert. I have frequented them over the years and keep going back when I visit the area. Service is allways fast and attentive. Prices are moderate and a good value.

Thank Garyvclark
Los Angeles, California
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Wednesday night this place enjoyed a good crowd. The restaurant appears to have been a former coffee shop, now serving Thai food in a causal environment. The restaurant has a happy hour and you can eat at the bar or in one of their booths.

Thank kaylaartt
Palm Springs, California
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's nothing wrong with the food here; it's good (although Chada Thai up the street is better). And the prices are a bit high for the results. And I hate to rate a restaurant down because of the reception, but I have been here a number of times, couples, couple, and take out: and there is ALWAYS a problem with... More 

Thank stewartsdad
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are Thai food groupies and usually find the Thai restaurant whenever we travel. So happy we found Thai Smile. It was DIVINE. We can always tell a great Thai place judging from the pad thai and thom kai kai soup. We ordered both and were beyond pleased. The staff was great and we enjoyed every bite. Nice atmosphere and... More 

Thank Toni B
Palm Springs, California
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128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thai Smile in downtown Palm Springs, California is consistently superb. The staff is friendly, the menu selection is plentiful and the food is delicious. You can't go wrong with this restaurant.

Thank Jay A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-320-5503

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