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#13 of 51 Asian in Tacoma
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$6 - $20
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Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hidden gem is so amazing, you may as well be in Thailand... Literally!!! I luv their variety, flavors, presentations, service, and overall professional excellence!!! To the owners Jeremy and Mim, you two are lovely people, and have succeeded in the very best way...with your wonderful Thai Restaurant!!! Will DavisonMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

This small cafe serves really delicious food that’s prepared south central (Isaan) Thailand style... there’s a variety of dishes unique to the region, plus all the other classic ones too, and everything was yummy :). The place was very busy during our visit, and the...single staff person managed to served everyone promptly (plus with a pleasant smile too). We’ll return here whenever we’re in Tacoma for another scrumptious Thai dinner.. enjoy!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

I was skeptical and almost didn't want to eat the based on the look of the parking lot and building but I am glad we did. The food and service was excellent but be warned they are spicier than most thai restaurants so you might...try with one less star.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

My hosts had eaten at Loak Toung Thai just two days before and were so impressed they wanted to return for lunch! The parking lot is tiny, the exterior quite unprepossessing, but the quality of the food and the service were very good. Do not...be put off by the strip mall surroundings. This restaurant is a genuine find. Some menu options were new to us, perhaps reflecting the Isan style of Thai food. The Basil Eggplant, for example, was beautifully spiced, full of very fresh vegetables, and served with pale pink rice. My companions' noodle dishes were generous and tasty as well.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Our friends were visiting and wanted Thai food. We had never visited before but was advised by another friend that this place is legit. It is! Having just returned from Thailand, I can say that the food here is pretty great. The spice is actually...spicy! Often times I order Pad Kee Mao super spicy and it comes out to me with almost no spice. The 5 isn't super spicy but you can taste it. It was delicious and the portion sizes are huge. My one regret--we didn't know when closing was so we went a bit late. Because of that, we rushed out and forgot to tip. Next time, we will definitely tip!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

This paces specializes in the Isan style of Thai food. Slight different than typical Thai places. You will find the usual things on the menu, pad Thai, pud see ew, red/green/panang curries etc but flavors are different. More authentic and not so stylized to bland/American...palatesMore

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I was surprised at the location of this place - a small 5 store strip mall near a residential area. But I was happily surprised with my experience here. It is a family run establishment. A lot of family photos adorn the walls inside. We...ordered a Thai Fried Rice and a Phad See Ew and both of the dishes turned out to be delicious. Phad See Ew was not too oily and there was ample amount of veggies tossed in for a good flavor. The spice level is a little more than what I've had at other Thai restaurants. The prices are very reasonable and the portions were sizable. A tip - their website is well done, the menu listed on their website is accompanied by photos of the dishes, in case that helps you make a choice!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The food has always been wonderful, very friendly people, family ran restaurant. We return any chance we have.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a gem! One of the best Phad Thai dishes I have ever had! Seriously the flavor is amazing! These people know how to cook Thai food! I have found a great place for lunch!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

Our first visit and we did take out and what a great find. We chose 6 entrees plus soup and spicy wings. Everything was excellent. I forget the name but the ground chicken and rice soup was excellent and far superior to the bland starter...soups you get at a lot of the restaurants. The Tamarind spicy wings were the entire wing and very meaty. Loved all our choices but the Phad Thai and yellow curry really stood out for us. Garlic beef and broccoli as well. Would have likde to be able to comment on the service and decor, but we were in and out with a large take out order. Very pleased with Loak Toung and excellent value. Each to-go entree easily serves two and if you have other entrees, each one will go 4-5 ways.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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