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King of Thai

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420 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
(415) 346-3121
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Minnesota
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We hit this place at about midnight and it was very busy. You ordered and they had the food out very fast. We tried the Pai Thai and crab fried rice both had great flavor and good prices.

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Manila, Philippines
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Good location. Food were delicious & big servings. Offers different variety of authentic Thai food. Good service & friendly staff.

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Thank maan24
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

The food was good, portions were good, service was quick, place was packed (a sign of good food). Authentic thai food. The wait staff were pretty good looking too. We had the duck fried rice, spring rolls, and noodles. Yummy.

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Thank Pinkymaomao
St. John's, Canada
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I love Thai food and King of Thai did not disappoint. It's a quick, easy feed of Thai food without the trimmings, and it's obvious they aim to get people in and out as quickly as possible. It's loud, bright and busy, so don't expect to have any deep conversations. Just enjoy it for what it is - good Thai... More 

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Thank Cecile4268
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We wanted a quick Thai dinner before a comedy show across downtown so King of Thai worked just fine. It's a bit crowded and noisy but the service was quick and the food was very tasty. Great value too.

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Thank Dale B
Davenport, Iowa
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The service was friendly and the Pad Thai was excellent-they give you peanuts at the table! Outstanding.

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Thank markwilliam1974
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Food is delicious and authentic but a lot of MSG used. Would rate the food as 6 half upon 10. Prices is also on the high side. Regular Noodles and soup with tips per person is approx usd$20. Not much service from the service staff. I think most of the Thai restaurants around this area is abt the same standards.

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Very fast service and good food. Useful place to know about if you're looking for lunch or supper in the Union Sq. area.

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Thank Chris D
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Providing that I've had better, I thought the food here was okay. I would say it was more americanized than some other places I've been to. The soup didn't have a lot of flavor. My pad thai wasn't bad but it didn't have the "wow" factor either. We shared 4 different dishes between my friends and I and again, none... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My aunt was looking for Asian food after doing the hop on hop off tour. We look over the menu first which was posted outside of the restaurant. We liked it and we tried it. We were not disappointed. My brother ordered a noodle soup. Taste good better than the Vietnamese Pho. Me and my aunt ordered 2 different dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 346-3121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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