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White Orchids Thai Cuisine is a rare combination of cosmopolitan taste and presentation set in a family-style environment. Become part of our extended family, as we bring the best tastes of Thailand from the Virojanapa family to yours. We are proud to bring a unique dining experience to the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley. Using only the freshest ingredients, our Thai chefs blend their favorite flavors of Thailand"s cuisine with our family's very own. We cater to individual entree orders, and will also encourage your party to relish all facets of our menu by choosing from our family-style dining options which includes multiple appetizers and generous entrees for the whole table to enjoy.
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last evening we attempted to have a small birthday celebration for an 18 year old. We arrived at 5:50 and were immediately seated. We ordered within 7 minutes and our meal arrived at 7:20!!!! The waitress kept apologizing for the delay, but that is not...her fault! After we finished eating, a staff member came over to ask if we could close one of the blinds as another customer complained! No one from management came over. The excuse was there were two parties in the back. The food was good, but when your meal is delayed over an hour, that is unacceptable!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 21, 2021

Beware. If you sit outdoor you will be greeted by the odor of sewage coming from nearby manholes (?). Lunch waterfall salad is head lettuce with shoe-leather bites of beef. Will not go back there for a LONG time.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 20, 2021 via mobile

Unfortunately not the best customer service! Frequently visited restaurant for lunch with business associates! Experience up to date was pleasant and enjoyable! I came in around 7 o’clock and was told would I mind sitting in the bar. No one else was there. Bartender was...pleasant welcoming and professional. Unfortunately she had to serve all the drink order for the restaurant by herself and helped with takeout. I waited patiently for a beer which took 10 minutes then waited for the soup for another ten minutes. The bartender was just trying to do her best. After a reasonable amount of time I asked the host/manager if he could find my entree. He came back and told me my food was in the wok! He came back with the entrée. Interesting it wasn’t very hot! And then gave me a lecture that I really didn’t wait that long! I disagree with him since I’ve had three or four colleagues get serve lunch with basically the same food in less time! Adding insult to injury I paid eight dollars for four tiny shrimp! Felt bad for the bartender!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed February 26, 2021

C19 protocols were in evidence when we arrived in our masks and escorted to our table in the adjoining room by the bar. We had not been here in several years and there had been changes to the space. it was very comfortable and quiet....We were not terribly hungry and didn't order appetizers but went straight to entrees. My wife ordered a white wine and i just had water. She ordered the Panang Curry and I the Haw Muk Seafood. She isn't a spicy dish person and tried a level two spiciness while I went for a four our of five. Our waitress was attentive and checked on us often. Our meals came after a short wait and mine was excellent with plenty of calamari and shrimp. A nice bowl of rice was served on the side. The interesting part was the jumbo scallops came in a hollowed out coconut shell and the secret here is to scrape out the coconut and eat that with the scallops and the rest of the dish. The sweetness of the coconut really added to the flavor of the savory dish and oh yes it was spicy but not too over powering that it ruined the plate. My wife said hers was just a bit too hot for her taste but enjoyed the flavors. She ended up getting a box as the portions are big. It was an enjoyable evening and we would do it again.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

I don’t frequent many Thai restaurants because I haven’t been impressed with most of them but White Orchids is the exception and it’s located at the Promenade in Center Valley. You can tell the food is fresh and, therefore, quite tasty. The presentation is mouth...watering and the service is right on and friendly. They also have a nice, small bar. The prices are reasonable and they have a great Take Out menu as well. And you can choose how much spice you’d like and whether you want to go Vegan.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 12, 2020

Had a lovely lunch with some friends . All the food was fresh and cooked to our liking. Great to have a choice on how mild or spicy we would like our entrees. The server was very attentive. Thank you.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 8, 2019

We were at the Promenade shops and decided to try a new place for dinner. We decided to try to se if we could get a table at White Orchids on a Saturday night. It was busy but we were in luck and managed to...get one of the few available tables. We were also fortunate to have chosen this restaurant, because it is very good. Thai used to be one of my favorite cuisines, but over the years, probably due to the proliferation of mediocre Thai restaurants, it has lost much of it's appeal. Well White Orchids is a well run restaurant, with an superbly trained wait staff and the food was much better than I expected. I had the Thai "Paella" and my wife had the Pineapple fried rice. Both were flavorful with just the right amount of spice (they ask you for your preferred spice level (1-5). The Thai "paella" combined tender squid, jumbo shrimp, scallops, tofu (I changed the Thai pork sausage for tofu, they are very open to peoples dietary issues and changing ingredients to meet the customers wishes), vegetables and brown rice. It was delicious. My wife had the Pineapple fried rice which to me sounded rather uninteresting, but I was wrong. It was also delicious and much more than your typical "fried rice, with large amounts of chicken, vegetables, cashews and chunks of fresh pineapple. It was also delicious.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Our meals were excellent and the service was very nice. My husband had a cast on his foot and they were very accommodating. They went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable. Highly recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Jeff V, Owner at White Orchids, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thank you for your review, Kelley! We're delighted you had a positive dining experience with us! It's excellent to hear that our team was so accommodating. We strive to provide the best dishes and service possible, and your feedback lets us know we're doing our...More

Reviewed August 6, 2019

The White Orchid has some of the best Thai food in the Valley. Their Coconut soup is superb. Ask for it spicy, if you dare. SOOO good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Jeff V, Owner at White Orchids, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! We're thrilled to hear that our dishes could exceed your expectations. The coconut soup is a fan favorite! We look forward to serving you more delicious Thai cuisine soon! Have a fantastic day!

Reviewed July 21, 2019

This was a first visit for me, and I so enjoyed it! The decor is nice. The service was good, and the menu was easy to choose from. I chose the Penang Curry with Shrimp, and it was amazing! I am looking forward to the...next time we eat there!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Jeff V, Owner at White Orchids, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2019

Thank you for your review, Kerry! We're pleased we have left you with such a positive first impression! We're glad you enjoyed our delicious food and service. That's what we like to see! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future! Have...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019

One of my favorite restaurants in The Promenade Shops which as well is a great place to walk around after dinner. Mine this evening was Pad Thai with chicken which I find amazing. The wife had crab fried rice which she kept raving about the...entire dinner. Service quite good as usual and be sure to try the Thai Tea. We’ll be back one day for sure.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

I went to White Orchid for dinner with my family this past weekend. Food was delicious as always. I tried the shrimp lettuce wraps for the first time, and they were amazing! I would definitely order those again on a future visit. This restaurant is...significantly more expensive than any other local Thai restaurants. I do notice the food quality is better here though. It means we go less often than I’d like. For an expensive meal, it’s not okay that they are letting the cleanliness go. I took my young son back to the restroom, and the floor was sticky in the hall area and the restroom itself. The baby changing pad was stained, and the restroom itself could have used a good scrubbing (especially the toilet). The kitchen and serving areas are right there by the restroom, and they looked a bit run down as well.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

I cannot praise this restaurant enough. The food is always phenomenal, no matter how busy the restaurant is. I have never had to wait long to be seated or for my food and/or drinks to arrive. I cannot praise the staff enough. I have never...been disappointed the dozen or so times I have dined here. The drink selection will not disappoint. The staff is so friendly, professional, and hard working. I have tried to order a different dish every time I visited, so I really cannot recommend one appetizer or entree over another. Everything is so delicious, fresh, and scrumptious. The establishment has a calming atmosphere, it is very clean including the bathrooms, and the managers are so accommodating and friendly. They try to greet as many patrons as they can, ensuring everything is enjoyable. This is the best Thai restaurant I have ever been to. I highly recommend this fine establishment. Bon appétit!More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Really great food. Great service too. Pricey as dinner for 2 with 1 app and 1 drink hit 100 w tip but if you want Thai this is the place.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Always a great experience, food and service are great, but portions are small. Price is ok, but venue is high end.

Date of visit: February 2019
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White Orchids is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4