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Baan Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1620 Fort Riley Blvd, Manhattan, KS 66502-4231
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Salina, Kansas
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean restaurant with very generous portions. Ate lunch and had very big serving portions. Would appreciate a lunch meal with less food for a lower price.

Thank dwdw2
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We visited with a group of 5 and we all enjoyed our meals very much. The service was also very good. I would go back.

Thank trvlne1
Manhattan, Kansas
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food at Baan Thai is very good. Authentic, best i can tell. The tables and seating are closer than I prefer. Only Thai place in town. So if you want Thai, it is recommended.

Thank Richard S
Topeka, Kansas
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228 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

We arrived at 10:45 a.m. this morning. I anticipated that the restaurant would not open until 11:00, so we were pleasantly surprised to find it open. We were promptly seated in a very comfortable booth by a pleasant young woman. At this early before noon, we were the first customers in the store. By 11:30 a.m., a dozen people had... More 

Thank KSMeadowlark
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198 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Lunch on a Saturday was delicious and efficient. They have good soft spring rolls. Shrimp in their dishes all have tails left on, which seems unusual when they're breaded and covered in sauce (as in, meant to be eaten with utensils rather than fingers). Our server was speedy. $70 for 4 people without alcohol.

Thank Runpicu
Manhattan, KS
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Great, authentic Thai food. Staff acts as if it's a treat took serve you. Really enjoy eating here. Food ranges from mild to very spicy, so something for every taste, and if you're unsure they have a key in the menu to show what is and isn't spicy.

Thank Eric W
Redondo Beach, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Not sure why everyone is raving about this place. I've eaten here several times, and every time was the same: it's okay. Not great, not bad, but average. The menu is extensive (translate: lots of boxed ingredients). The waitstaff wants to give good service. The atmosphere is decent. I would call it Thai Food for the American Palate. :-)

Thank Krista D
Manhattan, Kansas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Love their Pad thai and Salmon.. They have awesome Thai Tea and coffee.. Wonderful ambiance.. Love the place, but I feel it was little expensive..

Thank pri2410
Manhattan, Kansas
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

We tried spring rolls and Tom Yum (Hot and Sour Soup) for our appetizers and both were very good. We ordered Stir-Fried Snow Peas and Baan Thai Drunken Chicken and they were very good companion dishes that complemented each other in taste and texture. Service was very good!

Thank Joycekk
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Stopped in recently for dinner while traveling through the area. What a great stop! The service was fantastic at our table (although I'm not sure a nearby table had the same experience with their staff member). The basil wings were yummy. I had the crab fried rice which was fantastic. Nice fluffy rice with crab meat. My husband had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1620 Fort Riley Blvd, Manhattan, KS 66502-4231
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 785-320-5990

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