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Mongkut Thai Restaurant

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212 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
+1 949-492-3871
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Terrific menu, excellently prepared, consistent quality and the hosts are warm and welcoming. Our favorite Thai restaurant.

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Thank Julie J
Arlington, Virginia
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230 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some nice, spicy Thai food. We did not find it here. The food was bland even when we asked for spicy. I had to keep adding sauce to kick it up a notch. The service was quick which made us wonder why the food wasn't hot when it got to the table. In addition, the chicken... More 

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Thank Pat D
San Clemente, CA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Across the street from Nick’s. Our order: pork larb. Shrimp Phat Thai, green curry, brown rice. The same maybe 20 X in a row. The other menu items are just as good, just can’t abandon that taste combo. Oh yeah. A cold Thai beer too! The owner’s are so attentive!

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Thank pezSanClemente_CA
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

One of us had Panang, chicken in a delicious sauce. The other had something. bit weird on a stick, chicken & pork around a shrimp. It came with the usual cucumber in an overly sweet dressing.

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Thank ninat727
Long Beach, California
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172 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Group of us came for lunch. Only one other table of patrons. Service was slow and I had to ask repeatedly for water refills. Pad Thai, curry and appetizers were just so-so. Raging Pacific Pearl salad was decent, but much spicer than originally thought. Can't say anything was remarkable about the food. Not happy with slow and inattentive server.

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Thank chgo919
San Clemente, California
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195 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had lemongrass broth, onion, mushrooms, cilantro & green onion with shrimp and coconut broth, cabbage, cilantro & green onion with shrimp for soups. For entrees we had jumbo scallops, shrimp, and avocado with green curry sauce; chicken stir fried with red bell pepper, onion, and red chili sauce; and very lightly battered & deep-fried shrimp with sweet & sour... More 

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Thank Karen K
Lafayette, Louisiana
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

First time here , visiting San Clemente for a few days. Ordered spring rolls but a fried sausage came out. Good start my order was to be very mild spice and my husbands spicy. He received no spice and my eggplant and shrimp was spicy. Nice restaurant, but small. Wait time was not too bad. Take out is available.

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Thank vacationneededs53
St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The staff was very friendly, but we really did not care for the food. It looked like a lot of locals like the place.

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Thank Eovercast
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Like most Thai restaurants there is an extensive menu and it's especially good for a vegetarian diet. The lettuce wraps are better served in the restaurant rather than takeout (takeout wasn't as generous with the portions). Thai Ice Tea is outstanding.

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Thank sandypointresort
Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We enjoyed this place. It was conveniently located and the service was fine. I had the Thai tea (milky and sweet) which was most pleasant.

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Thank estoril2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3871

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