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Bongkok Express Thai

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857 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3242
(415) 453-3350
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Highly recommend. I seek out Thai food all the time so glad I walked inside. Best I've had.

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Thank John G
oakland
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77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Because it was close to my hotel, I tried this restaurant and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. On my first visit I ordered Chicken Yellow Curry, and Pad Thai with Shrimp, both were excellent, and reasonably priced. I had to go back the next day and have the Pad Thai again, excellent, very tasty, an unusual... More 

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Thank maxbialy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We love Thai Express so much, we came to San Rafael from San Jose for the night with the plan to attend the Thursday evening Farmer's Market and eat at Thai Express. We were disappointed they were closed that evening, but after speaking to the owner, who was very friendly, we returned the next day for lunch. The Golden bags... More 

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Thank Sara Cathinia H
San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I come here for lunch often. They have great lunch specials for around $8...hard to beat that! I really like the pad thai and the different curry dishes, especially the panang curry.The owner is very nice and professional. Highly recommended!

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Thank Craig T
Pensacola, Florida
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant in downtown San Rafael, CA is without question the best Thai food I have had outside Thailand. Easily and conveniently located on Forth Ave. in San Rafael, it is surrounded by small bookstores, shops and other restaurants. The service and cuisine were both outstanding. Highest possible recommendation!

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Thank Neil C
Añasco, Puerto Rico
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67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

You'll look far and wide to find better Thai food than Bongkok Express. Conveniently located, with easy street parking, this is an outstanding place an area filled with pretty good Thai restaurants. Humane prices and attentive service are more pluses. Try the whole deep-fried trout fillet with red curry, or the salmon fillet. Also, not on the regular menu, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Thai
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 857 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: (415) 453-3350

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?