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Royal Thai Restaurant

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610 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3309
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Francisco
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107 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is excellent, not redundant or overly sweet like so many other places. The chef experiments successfully with some cross over asian dishes, and the family who runs this is warm and gracious. Good value too.

Thank SPBSanFrancisco
Hayward, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been the favorite Thai restaurant in Marin County for my wife and I for many years. Good food, good service, good prices, nice ambiance--what's not to like?

Thank FD B
San Anselmo, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This restaurant is one of my all time favorite in Marin County! It is centrally located in San Rafael in the "French Quarter" shops which make it a beautiful location! I had their fish special which was fantastic! It was fresh fish lightly fried with basil and fantastic chili sauce. My son loves their fresh shrimp chips and chicken satay... More 

Thank Jolene W
Santa Rosa, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The service was very sensitive to our situation. We arrived 30 minutes before scheduled to meet another couple at Royal Thai, because we live 40 miles away, and it is always difficult to estimate driving time on US 101 north of San Francisco. Fortunately, we were seated in a corner table where we would be able to converse with our... More 

Thank 367Jerry
northern california
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165 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here on many occasions and never fails to please me, family, out of towners. Often order one of the specials - chicken with crispy basil, shrimp with asparagus- their delicious nutty brown rice, and always over order to enjoy the leftovers. Extensive menu, fresh ingredients and surprising combinations.

Thank beardiegal
Henderson, NV
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This restaurant was suggested by hotel. Setting was a old house in downtown San Rafael. The food was uninspired and the wait staff was fairly stiff, no real personality

Thank 89052
Brookings, Oregon
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We were excited to eat here when we saw such great reviews. Unfortunately, what we found was just so-so Thai food reminiscent of Americanized generic Asian fast-food found all over the country. Beyond the mediocre cuisine, the staff were inattentive and unhelpful. Pass on this place and go to one of the better Thai places in the area.

Thank Restaurant_Lover_SJC
Novato, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have been going to this lovely restaurant, located at the French Quarter, in San Rafael, California. The owner always makes sure our meals are promptly delivered to the table, often she is spotted chatting with customers, the waiters/waitresses are professional & courteous. The foods are exquisite, fresh and tasty. Our favorites are the Avocado Salad & the Sea Bass.... More 

Thank S K T
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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294 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Picked this place based on trip advisor reviews. Sure wasn't disappointed. Kinda tuff navigating to find a parking spot the only downside. Had vege wraps as an appetizer with peanut sauce. Very good. We had pad se u and #51 chicken with chili sauce. Both were very good. Topped off by a nice gass of Fume Blanc. Very nice dinner.... More 

Thank GJTravel
Novato, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went back for the first time after over 15 years of forgotten this place even existed until I checked online. Every dish we ordered and sampled was just right with the taste, the presentation was always with a purple orchid. I spoke with the owner, who continues to use her own home-made sauces and recipes, nothing has changed since... More 

Thank S K T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: 415-485-1074

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?