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Kwanjai Thai Cuisine

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469 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103-8671
+1 206-632-3656
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My colleagues took me here for lunch when I first arrived in Seattle for work. Since then I have visited this place multiple times. Its a cozy atmosphere, definitely not for a large group. But the food is delicious. Try the green curry or the basil fried rice.

Thank subh27
Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This place has a very nice cozy family-run feel. Our server appeared to be the son, and he was great! The food was tasty, no doubt, and I love Thai food, but it was also just a touch average. But I would definitely go again!

Thank MDlysko
Nashville, Tennessee
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Good thai food but didn't seem a delicious as it was 10 years ago. Nonetheless, still a nice place to get a curry and sit outside!

Thank roaminginrome101
Port Angeles, Washington
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been going here for years, and the food is always consistently great. You always see the same people working there and preparing the food; from shucking the peas to cutting the meat up. The people are nice and friendly, and the atmosphere is nice and relaxed. My wife and I love their curries, as well... More 

Thank Foodhunch
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a late lunch in Fremont. Wouldn't have walked in to this restaurant without the confidence of good previous Trip Advisor reviews. Very good curry! Even the salad was great. Recommend!

Thank b0nz
Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015

Kwanjai is a cute Thai restaurant located in Fremont. This little Thai place looks fairly inconspicuous, but don't let the looks deceive you! The staff isn't friendly or unfriendly, I'd say they are kind of neutral. They take your order, bring out your food, but aren't really there for niceties. I had the fresh rolls, and the ginger chicken. My... More 

Thank Chad D
Ashland, Oregon
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257 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2015

This restaurant is convenient for anyone doing the tour at Theo Chocolate Factory just down Phinnie Street. A tour guide recommended it to us and did us a big favor. The menu offered lots of well-priced lunch choices and the food was delicious. I had my 6 year old grand daughter with me and it was great for children. I... More 

Thank canuck22SanFrancisco
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243 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

I had been to Seattle many times, but had never spent any time in the Fremont area ...LOVED IT!!! I had spent a couple of hours exploring this fun part of town and came across this little Thai place with only a few tables inside, and a couple of tables on a small deck outside. It was a beautiful sunny... More 

Thank Dave B
Basel, Switzerland
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've been going to Kwanjai's since she first opened her doors in 1998 (?- it was a long time ago). I've met the owner numerous times and she is always friendly yet business-like. I love to watch the kitchen staff work in the open kitchen, preparing the day's meals before my eyes. The quality has always been great and prices... More 

Thank DantesDame
Seattle, Washington
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145 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013

Sunday 5pm: Yay! I'm a fan. Good portion, fresh ingredients, fast service once ordered, light seasoning and perfectly cooked. The brown rice was a bit dry today, but the sauteed veggie made up for it. Check out the spice rack if you want to the extra kicks for the winter walk afterward. 4 stars

Thank Travel2Food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103-8671
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Fremont
  • Neighborhood: Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 206-632-3656

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