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Thai, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Mission District
0.5 miles from Mission District
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Reviewed April 4, 2022

We ordered delivery whilst visiting San Fran and have never been so disappointed with a meal. The food tasted of nothing (almost impossible in Thai cuisine). Overpriced, bland, sad experience. And no response from the restaurant when complaining. Avoid.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed December 12, 2021 via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Sunday around 5:30pm. We were able to get a table and it started to fill up. I admit, I was a little wary. There’s a lot going on with this place. There’s lights that blinks like fireworks, roses...on one side etc. chaotic vibes. Can be a bit noisy too. The food is excellent though. The tom yum soup was delicious but has spice to it. I like spicy so it was fine, but those who do not, will find it spicy. The hat yai fried chicken was delicious. The curry it came with was on point. So flavorful and sweet. The chicken was so crispy! The kai Sam ros was also tasty! It was sweet and savory. The pad see kaw was also good. The mango sticky rice was amazing. We ordered two more after the first! Definitely one of the best meals in San Francisco that we had so far.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 6, 2021 via mobile

Amazing food and a lovely setting with incredible staff. We got the chicken yellow curry, short rib and fried chicken and all were fantastic. Coupled with some cold Asian beers - cannot go wrong!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 5, 2021

Stopped here immediately after landing at SFO for lunch. On a quiet street, you enter into what seems like a magical Thai village. There is beautiful decor, a flower wall and it makes you feel like you're out of the city. The food arrived looking...awesome and "exotic" with blue coconut rice as an example. I had the Pad see ew with crispy pork belly - it was delicious and I would go back 100x. At the time we went, there was no line, the service was timely and we were out as quickly as we wanted to be on the road without being rushed.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 7, 2021

The atmosphere was pleasant and the service was good, but the food was disappointing. I was looking forward to having a curry dish at Farmhouse Kitchen, but the server told me that all of their curries contained soy. Since I am allergic to soy and...also can't have gluten, I couldn't try any curries. My dinner companion and I tried a noodle dish and a rice dish that were supposed to be gluten free and soy free. The food tasted okay, but it wasn't as delicious as Thai food that I've had at other restaurants. The prices also were high considering the quality of the ingredients. Shortly after dinner, I started feeling sick. There must've been some cross-contamination with either gluten or soy.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 11, 2021

Delicous, spicy, shrimp and wonderful seafood in general. Highly recommended for both starters and entrees.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 21, 2020

We had a great lunch here--very tasty food, very nice setting, excellent service and a bargain. We have been to dozens of Thai restaurants and this is a real standout.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 2, 2020 via mobile

We went to the newly opened branch in Menlo Park and sat outside. They have a variety of cocktails that are light and refreshing and I also had a Singha beer. We started off with a Appetizer platter that had Tom Khai soup, Vegan Fresh...rolls , and paratha with peanut sauce dip. Next we had the Pad Thai and spicy eggplant. They have 3 curry choices Red Green and Yellow and you can choose the meat , we had the Green Curry with Chicken and it had grilled eggplant, bell peppers and basil and was quite tasty. For desert we had the Croissant Bread Pudding and a dollop of icecream. The bread pudding was fantastic. I would definitely recommend this new placeMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Some fantastic Thai food. The 24 hours beef noodle soup, the papaya salad, the sizzling seafood are among the standouts. Thumbs down: any curry with chicken which tends to be overcooked. Mai tais are way too sweet. Though the food is mostly good (with a...few exceptions), there are some serious annoyances. Primary among them: on a regular basis, your dinner is interrupted by an annoying roving "Thai" band in costume (complete with Carmen Miranda fruit hats). I put "Thai" in quotes because I can't imagine that any self-respecting Thai in Thailand would participate in this embarrassing display. This Thai band sings at the top of its collective lungs off key and bangs loud drums and cymbals. It's a "happy birthday band" serenading customers who have self-identified as spending their birthday at the Farmhouse. Remember the most embarrassing moments you've spent at some cheap restaurant whose appeal is that the staff darts out in song even though the food is bad. It is a sad performance of "Thai"ness with kitsch Americana. After you've had your fill of the one or two birthday performances, the Thai band runs out again for a third try: this time playing the Thai rendition of a Queen song! "We will, we will, rock you!" (To be honest, I don't remember what Queen song it was last night. I'm cringing trying to achieve a balance between remembering and forgetting the actual details.) Will I go back? After the memory of the Thai musical theater recedes and the flavor of the food prevails comes back to tempt me. Then again, I'm writing this review so I might never forget my experience of that sad, sad theater.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Our son, who lives in the city took us here on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was packed and a dozen in line. First impressions, a line, must be good. Fortunately we had a reservation and waited 5 min. Reservations are recommended. The atmosphere is...lively, the menu is straight forward and all of the dishes great. We asked the waiter for suggestions and followed his lead. Beer selection is very good as is the wine list. Specialty drinks were being had at many tables. They were decorated for Halloween. Suggest you go there on Oct 31st, if you can get in. CheersMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

On the weekend they have a small menu of overpriced dishes, I ordered the Shrimp Pad Thai and was astonished there were only a few tiny pieces of cut up shrimp. They charged a whopping $27 for mostly sprouts and other fillers. My fellow diners...were disappointed with their food too. Lots of rice and noodles and almost no tofu or chicken. We all felt ripped off. It was impossible to have a conversation during the meal because of the obnoxious noise, An employee in a costume was wandering through the restaurant honking a bicycle horn and banging on a drum. With so many authentic Thai restaurants in San Francisco, this place is truly the worst place to dine.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

First of all, make reservation! It is a popular place. Second of all, the papaya salad is SPICY! Had sausages, crab fried rice and papaya salad. Love the papaya salad, but it was so spicy that we can’t really taste the crab fried rice afterwards,...especially the crab fried rice costs $30. But they do give you a lot of crab meat! Probably should pair it with something milder the next time. Overall, friendly and attentive staff with decent Thai food and in a fun environment. Would definitely go back there again!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

Thanks God I'm here again for the crazy food they have been doing since the beginning of time They're doing great job here for every people they have been coming here since opening time. It's very crowded inside and out. I always come here alone....Cause none of my friends local foods like me. We came here with my fiancee this time and he loved at least I know that way. He told me that. I wonder if he really like it or not. Anyway at least I am not alone this time. He is true believer in food of Thai. Your chef is a way to go bros and sis. I would like to come here again with my fiancee.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

I was really looking forward to eating at Farmhouse Thai Kitchen in San Francisco. My friend, Gayatri had recommended it very highly. Yes, the food was delicious but the service was very poor. We ordered a starter of Calamari which was ok. But the waitress...dropped the plant on the table on my friends’s plate and the water from the plant fell on the food. She asked for another piece of Calamari, and the waitress literally bought one piece.... I would think that a restaurant of that caliber would bring a whole dish for knocking down the planter on her food. For the main course, we ordered red curry shrimp which was very good and spicy eggplant which was delicious but the proportion was very small. I was still eating when the waiter came to clear and he took the spoon from the main course and placed it on my plate. A bit odd. While this restaurant has amazing food, I won’t recommend it as the service is seriously lacking....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at Farmhouse very much. The place has bright deco and servers dressed in creative costumes. The food is sensational. The papaya salad is advertised as hot, and it lives up to that description. It’s also addicti rly good. I ate all...of mine and had to go outside to get some fresh air because the fiery dish made me lightheaded. So worth it though. Fried and barbecued chicken dishes were excellent.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4