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“ideal for a quick lunch”

Esan Thai Restaurant
Ranked #736 of 1,328 Restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

The place is a bit cramped, something you'll expect from a small generic china town eatery. The food is tasty and served quickly. The server is friendly and again, fast. This place is perfect if you want something fast but different from just grabbing pizza or fast food chain item. It is also better tasting.

Thank ruby T
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

We have been fans for many yèars due to thr family operation, service, and freshness of food. You feel well appreciated when eating there. Servers are knowledgable and enjoyable. Great Summer venue.

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Thank Gail L
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Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

I came here for lunch on the sidewalk. The service was excellent and the food arrived amazingly fast for both items I ordered. The flavor of the Panang sauce was excellent but it was obvious it had just been poured over plain chicken so the chicken itself was lacking flavor. The unfried shrimp spring roles were good but not noteworthy. I would love to try dinner here as that menu looks quite extensive.

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Thank Kristen S
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Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Nice selection of traditional Thai favorites. Tried the shrimp panang curry with shrimp and was pleased with the amount of flavor. I also sampled the chicken friend rice which was an enormous portion and also very good

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Thank uvarobin1
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

In the midst of restaurant row on Park Avenue sits Esan. It's really easy to miss but I suggest you don't. Went for lunch with a friend and got the lunch special which really didn't come with anything extra but the price and size were adjusted, I'm sure, to fit a lunch size appetite and wallet. I even had enough left over for lunch the next day. There was only one guy running the front but he kept things flowing rather efficiently. The food was good but my friend, who had just started a new diet, left her entire rice portion. The waiter told her that the next time just ask for no rice and they'd give her more of the entree. We both thought that was a nice option for our next visit. The only problem with this place is the front door. It leads directly into the dining area. We went on a cold, spring day and everyone who entered seemed to hold the door open indefinitely. It made our lunch a very cold ordeal even the waiter kept running over to close the door or to remind folks to come in and not stand in the open doorway. Don't you think people would know this?!

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Thank jawlmt
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