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6925 Linda Vista Rd, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92111
+1 858-650-6868
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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San Diego, California
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343 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These guys had fast and efficient service. Family style meals served. The food was authentic Thai and it was quite tasty.

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Thank TheAnvil
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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678 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Sab-E-Lee is established itself as a restaurant for Thai Isaan (Northeastern) dishes. Many items on the menu of general Thai restaurants that classified as appetizers or starters are generally main dishes for Isaan food. Just keep in mind, when you order papaya salad or spicy minced pork of chicken, you will get a huge portion here. Isaan food is generally... More 

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Thank Prawet J
San Diego
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I remember Sab-E-Lee when it was a hole-the-wall with three tiny tables and two ladies cooking behind a curtain. Their three current locations have a modern and clean look and the food is just as original as before. My favorites: spicy raw beef, beef jerker and all the curries. Really you can't go wrong here. Note that a level four... More 

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Thank Alblasserdam
La Jolla, California
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421 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

This Thai restaurant was recommended to us by a Thai friend as the best Thai restaurant in San Diego. It is very good, but I am still looking for the truly standout Thai restaurant. It is likely one of the best, most of the people eating here were definitely oriental.

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Thank Papafish92037
Mexicali
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197 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is the best I've had since Thailand, it is not fancy, it does not take credit card. The food is flavorful, original Thai. The service is friendly, fast. Highly recommended.

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Thank ANATGARCIA
San Diego, California
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

I used to frequent the smaller location on Ulric. I have to say I liked the food better back in the day. This was my first visit to this location. I had a take out of the spring rolls, duck larb and eggplant. The spice level was #2 and flavorful but not too spicy. I just thought the flavor was... More 

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Thank robinjk3
California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for Thai food, this is the perfect place to grab a bite for lunch or to enjoy dinner. Besides the fact that their food is the best the service is extremely friendly and helpful. You can never go wrong with the Pad Thai, yellow curry w/sticky rice and a glass of Thai tea or Thai coffee.... More 

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Thank Rosita C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited the restaurant during our trip to San diego. We are vegetarians and had ordered yellow curry, veg fried rice, egg rolls. The service was quick and the food came pretty fast. The presentation was neat and we were awww'd by the fried rice that we ordered another plate. Loved the bright ambience and music. The waitress was... More 

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Thank nephelolater
San Diego
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

My family loves this place. The food is always great. Everything on the menu is good. Good place to eat if you are vegetarian or gluten free.

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Thank Sandi A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

The food here is awesome. I guaranteed you that this is as original Thai food as you going to get without going to Thai versus some other watered down , Americanized Thai restaurants. Highly recommended. Food is great, price is very competitive.

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Thank Bodie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $12
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6925 Linda Vista Rd, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-650-6868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?