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“"Updated Thai"” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Celadon Restaurant

Celadon Restaurant
3671 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
619-297-8424
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Ranked #2,154 of 4,534 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Naperville, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“"Updated Thai"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

My husband found this restaurant on a long walk to Hillcrest and his knowledge came in handy when our reservation fell through at Cucina Urbana. We were not disappointed. We never made it past the appetizers, but left very satisfied.

Favorite Dish: The Kratong Tong: Delicate “golden cups” filled with chicken, potato, sweet peas and carrots. Totally delicious small bites that you assembled yourself. The Tom Yum Soup and Gyoza were also well done.

The current Celadon is the latest version of a long-time Hillcrest favorite. The website has a certain hip grunge look to it, but don't be fooled. This is a very atmospheric and elegant spot, The only oddity to me was that Celadon is the name of a color and a ceramic glaze, but the main color inside was definitely purple/fuschia.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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San Diego, California
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301 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“One of the best Thai Places In San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

my wife and i tried this place and we had calamari which was very good, we share a papaya salad which was also very good, my wife had the mango shrimp which was extremely good and i had pad Thai with chicken which may have been the best i have ever had, the atmosphere/ambiance is great and the service exceptional, incredible Thai food and service to sum it up

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

I have really enjoyed myself every time I've gone. The food is perfectly prepared, the menu is extensive and the service is first class. An impressive place to bring friends.

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San Diego, CA
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“I'm Thai and I give this place a thumbs up”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Their flavors are on par with what Thai food should taste like especially with the Northeastern region plates.

Decor - downstairs bar area OK, upstairs is very nice, immaculate, and WHITE everywhere. Looks very nice and elegant.

Service - very good! very attentive!

Visited September 2012
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Richmond, California
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Exquiste Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I was very impress with this restaurant. The intimacy of this restaurant is excellent. There is a piano and a sofa giving the feeling like you were at your home. I had the roti as an appetizer and the sauce is superb. For the main course I had the Grilled Garlic Pepper Fish, that was also superb. The wait staff was excellent. You must try this Thai restaurant. Bon Apetit.

Visited August 2012
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