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Loak Toung Thai


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#13 of 52 Asian in Tacoma


$6 - $20
Asian, Thai
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank GC404
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...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jon V
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...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank klanglow
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...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...More

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...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nostalgiyeah
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
Thank Joelta1
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
Thank robrB2798OL
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...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarkV709
Reviewed November 29, 2017

My partner is spice-intolerant, so we ordered the lowest spice possible fresh spring rolls, green curry and phad kee mao but everything was perfectly tasty. We also were served a broth-based soup that was comforting rather than spicy. We look forward to returning - there...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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