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Bai Som

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The Richmond
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2121 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2016
+1 415-751-5332
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Juneau, Alaska
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We ordered many different items; some better than others. The fish cakes were great and the sauce tasty. The fresh rolls were warmed and soggy (not recommended). The curries were spicy as were the noodles. Overall, a good meal, especially for the price.

Thank Beth C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I was actually looking for a different spot and ended up here. No regrets AT ALL. We had the Tom Kha soup and Duck & shrimp fried riced. Overall excellent meal

Thank Jonathan C
San Jose, CA
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

I dined in this restaurant in the evening of Christmas day with my family, after hiking the whole afternoon. It is understandable that there was not a receptionist to seat us because of the holiday. However, once we were seated, they served very quickly. The food was delicious, but the amount is relatively small. I recommend this restaurant to people... More 

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san francisco
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Needed Thai food one evening and our favorite Thai restaurant was opening too late for us so I started exploring other options for delivery. Bai Som came up and although the choices were limited for seafood, which was what we wanted, we decided to give it a try, mostly because nothing else came up. I specifically asked for certain exclusions,... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is small but they serve very good food. The waiter is ready to recommend right choice based on your likes and dislikes. If you are into Thai cuisine, you can't miss this place!

Thank MagiaK
San Francisco CA
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2010

i like this place because it has an extensive selection of thai dishes to satisfy any palate. also really like going here because the staff is very friendly and attentive about your needs and requests, you don't have to crane your neck calling them to ask for refills or order additional food. another good thing about this place is that... More 

Thank BayAreaFoodJunkie
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49 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2008

Great Place and nice people too!

Thank ynsurf
Issaquah, Washington
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2008

Went there on first day of 2008 with my husband and friends, and were treated to a wonderful dinner experience. Service was very good. We never had to ask for more water or drinks, they were refilled promptly. I can't remember the names of our entrees but I do recall some numbers -- 26, 32, 74 -- and fried tilapia... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2005

Patty Baisom opened this small, cozy restaurant in the Outer Richmond District ten years ago. A culinary marvel in longevity and consistency, Baisom Thai remains an outstanding destination for lunch, dinner or take-out. There are a plethora of Thai restaurants in the Bay Area, including many within blocks of this tiny gem. However, after a decade, I still have found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-2016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-751-5332

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