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Thai Smile

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Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center, Highway 111 and Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA
(760) 341-6565
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you trip advisor reviewers! This was one fabulous Thai lunch. Didn't need salt or any extra thai pepper! Service and ambience were excellent as well. This is a hard act to beat for Thai food anywhere in Southern California. Look forward to a return visit!

Thank DougR
San Diego, California
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131 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Love the new Thai Smile! They've always had great food and good service and this new location is no different on both counts. For summer they offer a few Fixed Price dinners, which were very good. The entree size may be a little smaller than the regular meal but it's served with a delicious salad and your choice of brown... More 

Thank 2Weevils
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

We just loved Thai Smile when they were in Rancho Mirage. The new location in Palm Desert does not have the nice ambiance that the previous location had. It is a bit sterile and doesn't feel authentic Thai at all. The food seems to be just average now but when desperate for Thai, it will remain the go to in... More 

Thank Dini S
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

I don't eat meat so I rely frequently on the server recommendations. I don't even recall the name of what I had but it hit the spot. I cleaned the plate. The Mango drink was delicious too. Locations was only a quick uber ride from the hotel.

Thank OCTraveler2011
Richmond, Canada
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

We go back every year the food is that good. It's a tiny restaurant but the Menu offers plenty of choices reasonably priced and the cold beer is good too.

Thank Florence G
Portland, Oregon, USA
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

Everytime we come here we have loved this place. Since our last visit they have moved locations. During this experience we had our food delivered (didn't want to deal with my 22 month old in a restaurant) we specifically put down our order the degree of spiciness and they got most of it right. They just forgot to out the... More 

Thank V S
Placentia, CA
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340 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015

We love Thai food. They were open Christmas day. It is not one of the 10 best Thai restaurants we have tried but it is ok.

1 Thank Tzipster
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

This restaurant has moved to El Paseo Palm Desert. Always delicious and exciting tastes to delight the palate. We enjoy sampling different things each time we come. Staff is very helpful also.

Thank Joan R
Palm Desert, California
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is summer, but it does not have the quality of the old place. We will try it again, but it does not compare to other Thai restaurants and even a chain like PF Changs. The wait staff was fine. We ate at the bar and the bartender worked for the previous owners. He did a great job, the food... More 

Thank Robert H
Rancho Mirage, California
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

The atmosphere is busy. Everyone loves their food. Try the Springs Rolls. Pay attention to the heat indices on the menu.

Thank palmjumper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Thai, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center, Highway 111 and Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: (760) 341-6565

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