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$21 - $30
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Fresh Spring Rolls w/ Shrimps (2) (Vegetarian Version Available)
Fresh salad rolls w/ shrimps served w/ a special brown sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
Fresh Spring Rolls w/ Shrimps (2) (Vegetarian Version Available)
Fresh salad rolls w/ shrimps served w/ a special brown sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
Ka Nom Jeep (Steamed Dumplings) (4)
Our Thai version of pork & shrimp dumpling
Tod Mun Khoong (Shrimp Cakes) (5)
Crispy-fried shrimp cakes w/ our rich sweet & sour chili sauce
Pinky in the Blanket (Shrimp Rolls) (4)
Crispy-fried shrimp rolls w/ our rich sweet & sour chili sauce
Fried Spring Roll (2)
Crispy-fried mixed vegetable roll, served w/ light sweet chili sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
Tofu Tod
Deep-fried‎ tofu w/ our mildly spicy house sweet & sour sauce topped w/ ground peanuts
Tom Kha
Rich‎ coconut soup w/ tomatoes, mushrooms, flavored w/ lemongrass, herbs topped w/ our roasted chili
Tom Yum
Classic Thailand’s favorite clear lemongrass soup w/ tomatoes & mushrooms topped w/ onion-cilantro
Som Tum (Papaya Salad)
Shredded green papaya & carrots, tomato & peanuts w/ spicy lime dressing.
Larb Chicken
Minced‎ chicken in spicy lime dressing, onion-cilantro & mint w/ homemade ground roasted rice
House Salad (Salad w/ Peanut Sauce)
Fresh‎ mixed greens served w/ Thai peanut dressing
Tom Yum Noodles
Spicy & sour rice noodle soup w/ minced chicken, sprouts, shrimps, peanuts, onions, cilantro, chili flakes.
Gouy Tiew Pad Kra Paw Chicken Rice Noodles
In a spicy succulent tomato sauce w/ minced chicken, onion & basil leaves
Drunken Noodles Chicken Spicy Rice Noodles
Stir-fried w/ egg & basil leaves in house chili sauce
Pad Thai Chicken King of Thai Noodles
Stir-fried thin rice noodles w/ bean sprouts, egg, chives & ground peanuts.
Spicy Fried Rice
Chicken Thai jasmine rice fried w/ onions, tomatoes in our garlic chili sauce
Spicy Catfish
Deep-fried catfish fillet in spicy brown chili sauce & Thai basil leaves
Pra Ram Long Song Tofu (Swimming Raja)
Streamed broccoli, carrot, cabbage in mildly-spiced peanut sauce
Cashew Chicken
Slices of chicken breasts, onions & cashew nuts in a sweet & spicy roasted chili sauce
Pad Khing Beef
Stir-fry w/ fresh ginger, mushroom, bell peppers, onions in our chili sauce
Pad Prik Kra Paw Chicken
Traditional stir-fry w/ garlic, chili, bell peppers, onions & Thai basil leaves
Panang Curry Chicken
Bell pepper, onions, kaffir lime leaves in red panang curry
Green Curry Chicken
Bell peppers, bamboo shoots & Thai basil leaves in rich & smooth fresh green chili curry sauce
Red Curry Chicken
Bell peppers, bamboo shoots & Thai basil leaves in creamy red chili curry sauce
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Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant is at the corner of a build where it does have outdoor sitting. The other business there is a hair place and a little church at the end. We had hot green tea, fried spring rolls to start off. The spring rolls were...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank HenryNC7
Reviewed May 10, 2015

We just returned from a vacation to Thailand and find the food here to be very authentic! They offer a frequent diners punch card and we have received several free dinners using this. Mt husband always gets the yellow curry with shrimp. I can never...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank 0Tally
Reviewed March 5, 2015

I ordered spring rolls with shrimp and the vegetarian tofu pad thai for lunch. The spring rolls were nicely prepared and very good. The pad thai was fantastic!! I have been to a few restaurants in Raleigh that have a tamarind-based sauce which is not...More

Date of visit: March 2015
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Reviewed October 2, 2014

Good food. The service wasn't too good. Worth a try. If there was one closer, maybe I would eat here more often.

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank nandita71
Reviewed July 9, 2014

You almost wouldn't know that this restaurant is here; it is in a small strip-mall store area along Capital Blvd, and they don't have a big flashy sign. The restaurant isn't very big, but its some of the absolute best Thai you will have in...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank htomc42
Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I discovered Sawasdee 10 years ago when we first moved to Raleigh and were instantly in love. Small and seems to be family owned, the wait staff is always very polite and pleasant, and the food is amazing! We're at a point...More

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank Mnrichar
Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife loves Pad Thai and we have traveled all through the U.S. to have some and this place has one of the best Pad Thai ever. Its a really small hole in the wall location but the food is excellent. The Sweet & Sour...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank fypm1
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Sawasdee Thai, Capital Blvd. is still the best place for Thai food in Raleigh. The wait staff is pleasant, place a bit small, but who cares when you get food cooked perfectly. And with nice big servings, I get to enjoy another meal the next...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank swneilso
Reviewed March 22, 2014

It really pains me to write a poor review on Sawasdee Thai because we've been here numerous times over the years. In fact, when we lived closer to Raleigh it was our go-to place for Thai. Sadly, in the year since our last experience, nothing...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank winemac
Reviewed January 18, 2014

I've gotten takeout from here a couple of times and on each occasion the fresh rolls and the pad thai have been excellent. Decent-sized portions and a good bit of authentic flavor. While I'm still in search of THE place to go for Thai food...More

Date of visit: January 2014
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