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George's Thai Bistro

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3732 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7304
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Poteet, Texas
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

So, unlike my friend that accompanied me to this restaurant, I have never been to Thailand. I just know I love a good Pad Thai. This chicken pas Thai was excellent. I tried the chicken satay which was delectable and I tried a shrimp appetizer, so good. Everything was great. The service was okay, not spectacular but with delicious food... More 

Thank Irene R
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Been here many times, never had a bad experience. All the dishes I have tried are excellent. You can order at different heat levels, choose wisely!!

Thank DMunsey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I'm sure people from my city (Dubuque, IA) will say this is the best thai restaurant. To me it is ok. Not bad. I'm sure a lot of people here will say good. The price is really cheap given it is Santa Ana area. I had pad thai and thai tea for $12. What a steal!

Thank Sunny J
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

It's in a shopping area, unassuming is a good word for this place. They didn't even have the lights on when I came in around 12pm. They do have lots of natural light coming through the windows but it's a very black resturant. Serve was fine, but not Sweet. Food was fine, good portions and flavors. Prices are good, too.... More 

Thank jodyfrog
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

When it comes to Thai food I'm a snob and this place didn't disappoint. Had the coconut soup and then the green curry chicken. My friend had the drunken noodles with beef. Service was awesome too.

Thank gelizon
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154 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Our first time to George's and wow it's amazing and seriously cheap for La! The Tum yum noodle bowl is HUGE and the southern fried chicken and rice are my W favs!

Thank mrchristiangrey
Costa Mesa, CA
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224 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

Nothing special. There is no mix of complex aromas and flavors in a single dish. But if you are looking for good standard Thai food and you live in the neighborhood and don't want to drive too far - you really can't go wrong. I tried several different dishes - they are all good - not exceptional but good. And... More 

Thank FrankTibackx
Boise, Idaho
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

Found George's Thai Bistro on a fluke returning to the hotel. This is authentic Thai food in a mall like setting, don't be fooled or discouraged, this is great food! Some pretty fantastic service too.

Thank KK_Boise
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Found this place by chance. Delicious food and attentive service. Don't miss their curries but be careful with the level of spiciness. A 6 (on their scale of 1-10)should be enough for most people. I've eaten thai food in a number of countres including a couple of trips to Thailand. This is the real deal

Thank hxltman
Vancouver, Canada
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149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

Really liked it as there was tons of salmon, noodles and especially bok choy cut in small pieces and shitake mushrooms. Great combination of items, and it was a big serving.

Thank ilovetravel13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3732 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704-7304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 714-979-8366

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