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Lanna Thai Cuisine

#231 of 3,733 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Pacific Beach
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4501 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4923
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Del Mar, California
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571 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here on a recommendation and we were not disappointed with the food. The restaurant is located in strip mall in the Pacific Beach / Mission Bay area. The food was prepared very well and everything was quite tasty and good size portions. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. All in all a good place for very good... More 

Thank Michael D
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lanna Thai is an attractive restaurant with pleasant service, large portions, and fair prices. The food was very disappointing. Our two very different dishes appeared to have much the same seasoning--salt and heat. The thick noodles with chicken was reasonably good. The beef with green beans was selected from the "Wok" section, but it seemed to have been steamed rather... More 

Thank CoronadoCarol
Yuma, Arizona
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87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of hustle and bustle, Lanna Thai was a quiet Refuge. I went on a Tuesday night, notoriously slow retail day. Plenty of parking and open seating. I was quickly seated and had my glass of wine nearly instantly. I ordered the Bangkok Steak. Flavorful as well as expertly cooked. Melt in your mouth doesn't begin to... More 

Thank Cody G
Simpsonville, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I have been craving Thai and found this place on Trip Advisor. This place did not disappoint! We started off with the fresh summer rolls and Mango shrimp rolls! Yummy! I had the Thai fried rice with shrimp and hubby got the pad Thai.

Thank Lokyi M
Sydney, Australia
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446 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Vegetarian & Thai Restaurant on Mission Bay Drive, next door to the Red Roof Inn. Very nice food, ample serves but not much in the way of ambience as it's in a strip of shops surrounded by Commercial & Industrial Companies. There's parking on site immediately in front. Would certainly revisit.

Thank Lyrebird6
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant with fabulous authentic thai food. The food is fresh in taste and appearance. The wait staff was very polite and attentive. We were a largish party with a number of requests and dietary restrictions. They happily accommodated us and were able to accurately and quickly deliver our meals. Good parking in the rear of the... More 

Thank dianetauzer
La Canada Flintridge, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I love Thai food. I've always said that If I had to eat one food for a month, I'd pick Thai. So I'm picky. I chose Lanna Thai based on the TripAdvisor reviews, and it did not disappoint. The ambiance is pleasant -- better than what you'd expect for a strip mall -- but nothing particularly special. I'm fine with... More 

Thank Gaelle G
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

When I mention Thai food it's Lanna's before I can say another word. A pleasant atmosphere, a menu that is an adventure of real quality freash dishes and a nice dining experience. Starting out with Thai Tempura Golden fried battered shrimp, calamari, vegetables and sweet chili sauce. Thai Chicken Salad Grilled marinated chicken breast, mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, carrot, garlic... More 

1 Thank jackthrt3
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Very nice ambience and authentic food. Don't take their spice levels too lightly. Would definitely recommend Lanna platter, red curry and iced tea.

1 Thank RohanLikes
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Average experience. Had to rush to the restroom after the curry chicken order. Hope you guys have better experience.

Thank TravelReviewAce

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: 858-274-8424

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