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Thai Orchid Thai Cuisine

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2591 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95131-1003
408-432-3229
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Santa Clara, California
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to bring family visiting from out of town to Thai Orchid restaurant in San Jose (at N. 1st St. & Trimble Rd.) for a cozy family dinner. The restaurant is decorated with beautiful wood carvings. From the moment we entered, we were greeted with a cheerful smile and seated promptly. The food is fresh and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I've come here a couple of times when I'm in the area, and am severely impressed each time. The woman (whom I believe is the manager / owner) is genuinely the most friendly, hospitable person I've ever met, particularly in a customer service setting. Judging on service alone, I would recommend all my friends to share in this experience. Food-wise,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I've had the chance to eat at the Thai Orchid four or five times now and i have enjoyed everything I've ordered off the menu. One tip: this place is crazy busy at lunchtime (very popular) so try to come a few minutes early to get in.

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Thank Chuckgeorgo
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

When we arrived in San Josei, we decided Pad Thai would hit the spot, so we ordered Crispy Spring Rolls, Shrimp Pad Thai, and Chicken Pad Thai. We were NOT disappointed - the sweet dip that came with the Spring Rolls enhanced the tastiness. The Pad Thai was outstanding - we even had some left over, which we took back... More 

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Thank John S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

They had a special appetizer (samosa) of the day that was simply scrumptious. We also had Pad Thai that was very authentic tasting and full of flavor. The yellow curry with chicken was yummy too. Definitely will go back and often.

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Thank CaitlynsMom
Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It is a very small place. Decor is done well. As soon as you enter, you feel like you are in a totally different world. They have nice windows through which you can still be connected to the outside world. That said, food was really good. I had tom yum soup, stir fried veggies and coconut rice. It was sumptuous... More 

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Thank SatyaPrakash P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Lots of great food. Had the Pad Thai. Good spice, fresh ingredients. Not much rush at dinner, so it's a good time to visit.

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Thank Scott H
Portland, OR
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a slightly better than average Thai restaurant - all the standard flavors, but all available with crab, shrimp, or 'mixed seafood' that doesn't include cod! The crab house rice is great, but ask for the basil rice with crab (not technically on menu) for a little different spin. Fast service, not particularly friendly at lunch with the crush... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My advice: Don't go here for lunch. It's busy, there's a line, and they won't seat you until your entire party arrives. That's not surprising, given that this restaurant rests in a restaurant park of sorts at the center of business buildings surrounding it on all 3 sides. Come here for dinner though, and it's a different atmosphere entirely. It's... More 

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Thank Spandan C
Malaysia
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115 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This Thai restaurant is serving mediocre Tomyam. The taste is not authentic and prone to American flavor. Which is sour enough but not spicy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2591 N 1st St, San Jose, CA 95131-1003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-432-3229

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