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Asian, Thai
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Dinner, Lunch
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Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

I wasn’t the biggest fan of this Thai restaurant, but only because of the tofu. The texture was off and it was poorly flavored. I ordered on the fly and was disappointed to learn they don’t carry pineapple either. I’ll continue my search for Thai...in the new neighborhood. Price was also about $2 higher than most other restaurants.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2019 via mobile

Dont let the strip mall deter you. This is a Thai restaurant that attends to details. The atmosphere is pleasant, but the true superbness is in the food. The menu quite extensive with all your Thai favorites there and more. We had the Thai curry...noodles with shrimp and Penn’s favorite noodles. Both were scrumptious. The heat was just right fir a medium “2”. The wait staff was busy but all our needs were met. This is a go back to place for sure!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We stopped here as we were looking for a Thai restaurant with a central location for our family to meet. Once we entered we were immediately seated with menus and asked what we would like to drink. Ordered an appetizer which was also served promptly....Food was delicious and our server came back to ask if we needed anything. We were even more surprised when the cook came out to ask if this was our first time here, how did we enjoy the food, and how did we hear about this place. Overall a great find for us and we will be back!More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Penn's Thai Kitchen in Royal Oak and wish we had found this restaurant sooner. We were six for an early Saturday dinner and we were lucky to have a table for six. I had Ginger with shrimp and stir-fried...with fresh sliced ginger, straw mushrooms and white rice. It was so good. Everyone was pleased with their dinner choice and agreed that we would return. Bonus was when the chef, Penn, came to our table. There was a constant flow of customers coming in for pick-up orders.More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

You can never go wrong with Drunken noodles,Spicy noodles and Pad Thai here. Penn aunty is funny and takes personal care of her customers.Highly recommended for family.

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I Found the place is quite small but nice. I ordered beef with oyster sauce and taste was fair. I was in thailand many times and it is not easy to find same taste in Michigan. However this is quite decent and recommended for a...quick bit.More

Date of visit: November 2015
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had their Tom Yum and a Pad Thai, it was good. Still nothing like the Thai at Bangkok 96 in Dearborn though, but this one is definitely closer for me to home.

Date of visit: May 2014
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

For starters, their fried rice was pretty good. After that though, it went down hill fast. The Pad Woon Sen was basically inedible and the Pad see ewe still had the taste of cornstarch on the beef. I suspect that they do better with curry,...but even so, when they charge 11.00 for a meal you expect to be able to eat it.More

Date of visit: September 2014
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

Wow...been going to other Thai places in the area and wanted something different. I am so glad I found this on Trip Advisor. Service was fantastic and Chef Penn came out and walked us through the menu and thanked us for being there. The Wonton's...were excellent. Home made with just the right amount of cream cheese, green onions and crab. The sauce was excellent too. I had the mint and basil chicken fried rice and my wife had broccoli chicken. We both loved our dishes and had plenty to take home for the next day. You could tell that Chef Penn is passionate about food and she came out and answered questions about her food. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: April 2014
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

We used to eat here more frequently when they had their location in Troy. It is a bit of a drive to go to the Royal Oak location, but the food it worth it.

Date of visit: March 2014
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Portions are great! Flavor is rich and full! Penn is always there with a smile and stops by to see how you are enjoying your meal. Prices are very fair

Date of visit: August 2013
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Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

I know it doesn't look like much from the outside but don't let that keep you away! Very welcoming staff and amazingly fresh food! The fresh rolls are large, fresh and stuffed with tons of fresh veg and chicken (they can be ordered vegetarian as...well) and are big enough for a meal on their own! A nice selection of main courses are offered without going overboard - which means its all made fresh to order. As a bonus, the owner/chef - Penn - came out to talk to us and see how we liked everything. If you like fresh Thai food - this fits the bill perfectly!More

Date of visit: August 2013
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Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

This is the best Thai you will ever have! Penn the owner is delightful and greets customers to her restaurant with open arms! I love her pad thai, fresh rolls, cashew chicken, chicken fried rice, vegetable currie etc!!!! Penn also caters for parties which is...great and helped out with my friends shower!! Nobody can touch her food. Period. The perfect little gem! Carry out or dine in-- oh and her homemade coconut icecream is amazing for dessert!!!!! Ok I'm going to get carry out now... I'm hungry!More

Date of visit: June 2013
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Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

Located in a mini mall so it's hard to find and harder to like. The staff was very accommodating for our large group of 20 vegetarian members of Veg Michigan. They will omit fish sauce to make it truly meat free. They will also cater...to your spice requests. That said, the food ended up very simple and lacking any flair whatsoever. The atmosphere was of the fast food cafeteria style so better off for lunch or maybe carry out. Go for medium or perhaps spicy because mild was definitely mild on taste as well. The bill was an even $11 per person for whatever we chose. Also, no alcohol for those who like that with their meal. Portions were large enough for take home after dinner.More

Date of visit: April 2013
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5