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Royal Thai Restaurant

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610 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3309
+1 415-485-1074
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very high quality of food and items that you don't usually see in most Thai restaurants. They have a wonderful salmon dish. The fish comes baked in banana leaves and has a lovely dill curry sauce. They also have a delicious Thai crepe that's very large and crispy on the outside. It is stuffed with beansprouts, pork, chicken cilantro and... More 

Thank Michael S
San Rafael
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Traditional Thai decor in old cottage. Front sun room pleasant. Interior a bit dark. Food is excellent, service gracious. There is parking in public lot behind restaurant reached from 4th Street.

Thank Josephine L
Sugar Land, Texas
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166 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I'm not quite sure why I'm not giving this place 5 stars - it's really good Thai food, though maybe nothing to differentiate it from lots of other great Thai restaurants. The recipes are all good, and they are sensitive to following instructions on how spicy to make the food. Our "hot mouths" and "cowards" were equally happy with this... More 

Thank David R
san francisco
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114 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is amazing that a restaurant can stay open for so many years and always deliver consistently good food. Freshness and attention to detail is what makes them my favorite. They could be in the City competing with the top Thai restaurants, but I am happy they have stayed in Marin.

Thank fcoya
San Francisco, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Met a friend for lunch and ordered the pad see ew and she ordered a curry dish. We both had a delicious meal and lingered over our lunches without feeling that we were taking a table for too long. It was a good value for the meal - couldn't finish mine and a very comfortable atmosphere. A great place for... More 

Thank Jay L
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal and comfortable. Visitors from Costa Rica We recommend curry dishes & salad with chicken😊

Thank Luis V
San Rafael, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I recently visited Royal Thai last month and needless to say I was pleasantly surprised! Many of the Thai restaurants that I've visited were too heavy on coconut milk and not enough flavor from traditional red and green curries. Royal Thai has it on on the mark!!! I enjoyed CHAO PRAYA SALMON and it was a delight to be hold!... More 

Thank Stephanie T
San Francisco
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120 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food is excellent, not redundant or overly sweet like so many other places. The chef experiments successfully with some cross over asian dishes, and the family who runs this is warm and gracious. Good value too.

Thank SPBSanFrancisco
Hayward, California
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This has been the favorite Thai restaurant in Marin County for my wife and I for many years. Good food, good service, good prices, nice ambiance--what's not to like?

Thank FD B
San Anselmo, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This restaurant is one of my all time favorite in Marin County! It is centrally located in San Rafael in the "French Quarter" shops which make it a beautiful location! I had their fish special which was fantastic! It was fresh fish lightly fried with basil and fantastic chili sauce. My son loves their fresh shrimp chips and chicken satay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-485-1074

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?