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Thai Mini Cafe

11150 US Hwy 50, Poncha Springs, CO
+1 719-539-0779
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“green curry” (8 reviews)
“thai food” (15 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11150 US Hwy 50, Poncha Springs, CO
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We've driven by this place numerous times and finally decided to stop and give it a try. I will preface this by saying that I lived in Northern Thailand some years ago and REAL Thai food is not what you get in fancy restaurants. This...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bob W
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Authentic, healthy, fast! The Thai owner has been making Thai food for the Salida Community for 20 years. She also offer an additional menu of American comfort food to please everyone in the party...I absolutely loved it!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Neambrose
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The restaurant owners are a Thai family and the food is authentic Thai. I cannot comment on other cuisine. While reviews mention issues with non-Thai dishes (egg rolls etc.) I have never had anything but a fantastic Thai meal at the Mini Cafe. Various curries...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank smushie
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The restaurant is cheerful and the staff is friendly. We ordered at the counter and food was brought to us in a timely manner. Food we had was good. We each had an eggroll and split the pad thai.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Texan1110
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Wow..I just had the worst Thai meal I've ever had..take out from Thai Mini Cafe. I'm amazed they have such a high TripAdvisor rating. My egg roll tasted like it was a frozen food aisle store bought one. And the vegetable stir fry with chicken?...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lori G
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Kind of an eye sore from the highway but the food is amazing! Authentic Thai food. The service is great. We loved all of our dishes! They even offer "American" food for the wussy's we cant expand their food palette. You should definitely stop if...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Princeton1212
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were surprised to find a fantastic Thai restaurant in Poncha Springs. The wonderful owners/cooks will set you up with some good Thai food that is hard to replicate even in bigger cities. They do a great job using their deep authentic spice pantry and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TripRUs_12
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We always stop by in this place when driving past on our way to the mountains or back. The pad thai here is the most welcome meal after some serious mountainsports. The place is overall very welcoming. Excellent food and service, strongly recommend!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Outti
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to grab a quick bite on your way to where ever you’re heading. It would be a five star rating if the interior of the Thai cafe (adjoins the mini) wasn’t so low budget. The food is always great, the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brandtnm
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We always stop here when passing through Poncha Springs. My daughter lived in Surin,Thailand and this is her favorite place to get authentic Green Papaya Salad. My grandson loves the chicken Pad Thai.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DTen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11150 US Hwy 50, Poncha Springs, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Chaffee County  >  Poncha Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-0779
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