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SIAM Elephant Thai Restaurant

509 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
+1 805-684-2391
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (27 reviews)
“pumpkin curry” (9 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
509 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rode our bikes over from nearby campground to this delicious Thai spot. Service was excellent from warm greeting through end of meal. Tried the duck cur, which I've never had before. The spice and richness of the curry brought out the smokiness of the duck....More

Thank godu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service and hot fresh food . The pumpkin curry chicken was awesome , chicken pad Thai , spicy shrimp fried rice was really delicious . We will definitely visit again. You have to visit !

Thank kd1314
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love this restaurant! They greet you with smile as you are being seated which always makes your meal that much better!! I order the yellow curry which is delicious!! My favourite waiter is Mitch.....superb service always!!

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were camping at the state beach, across the street from this restaurant. We had walked by and thought it looked yummy, but it was crowded and we were pretty post beach grubby. So, we decided to order take out and bring it back to...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The service is excellent and the food is really good. Dining indoors or out, you'll find the staff attentive and pleasant. The food is genuine Thai and very good.

Thank rwkolbe
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We craved Thai food and tried SIAM for dinner. The sweet n sour chicken and Pad Thai noodles were fresh and delicious. Small confusion on order was fixed immediately!

Thank d0ubleam0m
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Siam has a great dining atmosphere with indoor or outdoor dining. Definitely choose outdoor to sit in the Pagoda overlooking the main street action. The food is good and they offer the local beer that is brewed just down the street. Worth a visit.

Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Pad Thai is amazing! Love the Thai iced tea. Good size portions at a reasonable cost! Street parking or a little lot nearby make it easy to get to.

Thank TTandE
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here because of the reviews on trip advisor. Was expecting it to cost more than it did as some has suggested it was quite expensive, you ought to eat in the UK, this place was cheap and represented good value in our opinion. I...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Excellent Thai food with a local, friendly family atmosphere. Outdoor patio, Popular with tourists and locals. Just a short walk down to the beach or inland to visit shops along the main commercial street.

Thank Steve L
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-2391
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