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Sen Yai Sen Lek

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2422 Central Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
+1 612-781-3046
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is the good and there are plates you cannot find i other Thai restaurant in Minneapolis. But the serving size is so small. Only three wontons in the wonton plate and three pieces of chitcken in the curry

Thank Elisabetta R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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100 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The thing I like about Sen Yai Sen Lek beyond the nice folks that work there is that they seem to have different offerings than most Thai places. Check them out, you won't regret it.

Thank Loren K
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great Thai food, never has dissapointed me with the flavors. Staff is familiar with the menu and is good at making recommendations based of your tastes. Small bar but good selection of beer and wine.

Thank curmudgon3216
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We've never had a bad meal here. They welcome our family- young, crazy kids and all- and manage to make it feel like both a nice night out for us grown ups AND a treat for the kids. We're fans of the noodle dishes, but curries are always changing and always great. Good local beer list and reasonable (and good)... More 

Thank Jen G
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Went there for late lunch based on a local's recommendation. Had wonderful Thai curry with basmati rice. They have a good selection and most come with your choice of meat. Also have a vegetarian dishes. Reasonable price, great food, fast service.

Thank Shazam-10023
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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157 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We went here in a recommendation from a friend. 3 of us had different meals which were all wonderful. Service was top notch. Most dishes around 11 to 16 dollars with a good size serving. We all left full and will definitely be back

Thank JulieBandSteveB
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and are never disappointed! I don't think I've ever had anything I didn't like here, the soup and appetizers (Gai Satay) are definitely ones to try. The Pad Kee Mao is my staple dish here and they will make it as spicy as you can handle. Great service!

Thank Ian Z
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Sen Yai Sen Lek is our absolute favorite Thai restaurant in the Twin Cities. Located right in the heart of the Northeast Neighborhood it is the perfect place to get your Thai fix. If you are a vegetarian and you are dining in then just ask for the vegetarian menu and they will hook you up. The do Vegetarian, Vegan,... More 

1 Thank philjonesminneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

One obtuse waiter is one thing. But get a bunch together- and watch out. Fill a customers glass with water. Only reason it gets a two is the spring rolls - unfried. Oh- and terrible parking at a busy intersection

Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

Sen Lek is a great family owned place. Every entree has been fresh and well spiced - but if you really want to get the main deal here is the daily curry specials. Two or three a day include - Jungle, Red, Yellow, Green and a few others - all excellent and if you are curious they are happy to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2422 Central Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-781-3046

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