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Bua Luang

1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
+1 510-527-8288
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“pumpkin curry” (3 reviews)
“thai food” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The baby coconut dish is the best thai dish I have ever eaten and we pass the coconut around to share the cooked spiced baby coconut. The tea is also unusually great. Service is sweet. The venue charming, but small. And parking is rare and...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a local favorite. It has been on a nice stretch of Solano Ave. in Albany for years. There are many great dishes that are standard favorites like the pumpkin curry with big hunks of kobocha squash or pumpkin in a thin curry...More

Thank echomay29
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Food was fine but service was terrible. We asked for water refill and one waitress came only to fill my glass but totally ignored my friend without asking. Later the same waitress came and took our soup away without asking if we were done with...More

Thank First L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Good Thai food which is cooked in a healthy manner. Enjoyed the duck soup and the pumpkin curry. Prices a little more expensive at 12-18 dollars for a meal. Good quality though. Would recommend.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have had worse and far better. Good but not great. Atmosphere very good. Service very good and portions sufficient. Quit. Good place for a conversation

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Really enjoyed the food. The chicken appetizer with two dips was excellent. The eggplant entree was superb! Great Thai iced tea to follow as well.

Thank Sonoma_CAYoda
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The veggie curry for so good, large portions, fresh vegetables, very good dinner at very reasonable cost.

Thank Alek B
Reviewed 31 March 2016

For $13.50 on the lunch menu you get an appetizer and an entrée that is a work of art on a plate. You have a choice of brown or white rice. The choices are plenty; the descriptions are basic and then you decide what type...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We are never disappointed at Bua Luang. Great Thai food preparations in a friendly , small venue. On this trip we had the Fish Cakes, Squid Salad, and Seafood Pad Thai. All were fresh and flavor.packed. The Thai Iced Tea is a nice accompaniment.

1  Thank albebuc
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We don't live in the Bay Area anymore, but we've never been disappointed by this restaurant every time (6 times) we've eaten here over the past 8 years now. We've tried lots of things (green curry, soup, pasta)—they're all delicious! All we hope is they'll...More

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-527-8288
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