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Esan Thai Restaurant

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696 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3023
+1 585-271-2030
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 10:30 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

The veggies in the tom yum chicken soup were clearly cut from the inedible bottom part we cut and throw out at home. the chicken was overcooked. the green beans and squid main dish was half right: there were green beans. the container itself was appetizer size. Not a complete loss: i used the steamed rice with the salmon i... More 

Thank Daniel P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Good food made to order. great service. Very accommodating and great prices to boot! I was in town on business but would definitely come back here the next time my travels permit.

Thank F F
Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I love Esan it's one of my favorite restaurants in Rochester. The food is always delicious and the service is always good, it's reasonably priced and in a great spot on park.

Thank Kate P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Not exactly a high end restaurant, however the food was very nice. The prices were very reasonable. Overall a great place to go for lunch with your friends.

Thank Andy M
Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My wife and I tried Esan Thai, since we're fond of the Park Ave. area in Rochester. The result was a mixed bag. The service was fine (kudos to the server, who handled many tables while visibly pregnant.) But the food was a bit one-note, and lacked the complexity and richness of flavor that the best Thai food has. My... More 

Thank Mark L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

great food and service also outside seating in nice weather-prices are great and the food is too - i would recommend to anyone

Thank Robert H
Rochester, New York
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is probably the best Thai food in Rochester! It was my favorite restaurant for while and during the time we were visiting before we moved here I must have gone here like 15 times. The restaurant doesn't have great atmosphere...but the food is great, the prices are great and the service is great! I love the drunken noodles!

Thank TheDarkAngelofLove
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

I have always loved the food at Esan and have been going there for 15 years. The food is fresh and flavorful. They are flexible in accommodating my child's food preferences. The food is not fancy, but you can always get a filling, reasonably priced, and tasty meal.

Thank Fautist
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

Well today was the first day I have ever had Thai food, and I am hooked! I had the Pad Thai and it was great. I know I don't have much to compare it to but I enjoyed every bite. There were about 8 tables in the little place but the waiter was great and friendly, and he answer all... More 

Thank Denise K
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a great Thai restaurant in the Park Avenue area, and has quickly turned into one of our goto Thai places in the area. The food is great, the venue perfect for an outdoor summer meal, and the service prompt. And if you like your food spicy, ordering it five star will definitely jog your senses and give your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 9:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
11:15 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-3023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-271-2030

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