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Busara Thai Cuisine

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404 36th St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 734-8088
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Naknek, Alaska
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Service prompt and courteous. Food is good. Medium heat level is just enough to let you know it's there but not too hot for the ladies

2 Thank Fat O
Ferndale, Washington
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is the only Thai House I've found so far that offers Traditional Thai seating that we have yet to take advantage of. Gorgeous decor and atmosphere, however the staff are not the happiest, friendliest people and the food matches that. I've had very tasty, authentic Thai cuisine, but even at a spice level 4, it still tasted bland! My... More 

2 Thank DragnChick
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Nice and clean Thai restaurant. Prices are correct and quality is good. Some of the dishes that we got were excellent especially the special Home Duck and the Spicy Seafood Fried Rice. We were disapointed anyway by the Bergamote Salmon/Scallops which were just boring without being bad. Quantities are not gigantic like other places in the US but were more... More 

2 Thank Dorian H
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,129 reviews
722 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

The food was not a stand out. The service started out ok but delivering the food to the table became quite a issue. Food was sitting under spotlight getting cold but not being served. Overall just a ok food night.

2 Thank Joel K
Denver, Colorado
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729 reviews
541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We went with friends with kids and Busara worked very well for us. We tried the fried rice, the Pad Thai, and the Panang curry and everyone, including the kids were happy.

1 Thank MauricioBabilonia
Clinton, Washington
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Feasting in Thailand, the dishes there are spicier and of course tastier. Here, the dishes were sweet, too sweet, not spicy or hot at all or salty. I was very disappointed that Papaya Salad a common dish was not on the menu. My husband ordered a calamari appetizer and it was pasty, maybe it wasn't cooked long enough, plus the... More 

1 Thank Raineo
Bellingham, Washington
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I was treated to dinner at Busara some time back and enjoyed the décor, lighting and service. The food was just ok. I haven't been back.

Thank Roseventures
Blaine, WA
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110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I have eaten at Busara several times and each time, I have found the food I chose to be quite good. The service is good and pleasant, but the room itself is rather "cool" and not cozy, especially was the colder weather blows in outside. It's in a rather difficult corner of a mall area, so hard to find initially,... More 

Thank RJ H
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

The food was very good and priced fairly. The also had a delicious warm black rice (yes...rice...not ice) cream dessert that was awesome. The place was nice inside. The only reason why I did not give 5 stars was because I went on a weeknight and the service was slow, and they managed to bring me the wrong meal resulting... More 

Thank Ken L
Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was a pleasant surprise . . . we were in town for just a couple of days and were very grateful to have at least one exceptional meal. We happened upon this place by accident but found it to be one of the best Thai restaurants we've ever been to.

Thank mama14305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 36th St, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 734-8088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?