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Bongkok Express Thai

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857 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3242
+1 415-453-3350
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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Northern Mexico, Mexico
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here twice and had take out once.All of the dishes were delicious.The lunch special menu,which gives a choice of around ten entrees,and comes with a delightful fresh salad dressed with the classic Thai dressing.On all occasions we were served by the owner.Her service was professional but very friendly and kind. My husband loved the spring rolls so... More 

Thank happyM756XP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Highly recommend. I seek out Thai food all the time so glad I walked inside. Best I've had.

Thank John G
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Because it was close to my hotel, I tried this restaurant and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. On my first visit I ordered Chicken Yellow Curry, and Pad Thai with Shrimp, both were excellent, and reasonably priced. I had to go back the next day and have the Pad Thai again, excellent, very tasty, an unusual... More 

Thank maxbialy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We love Thai Express so much, we came to San Rafael from San Jose for the night with the plan to attend the Thursday evening Farmer's Market and eat at Thai Express. We were disappointed they were closed that evening, but after speaking to the owner, who was very friendly, we returned the next day for lunch. The Golden bags... More 

Thank Sara Cathinia H
San Rafael, California
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631 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

I come here for lunch often. They have great lunch specials for around $8...hard to beat that! I really like the pad thai and the different curry dishes, especially the panang curry.The owner is very nice and professional. Highly recommended!

Thank Craig T
Pensacola, Florida
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant in downtown San Rafael, CA is without question the best Thai food I have had outside Thailand. Easily and conveniently located on Forth Ave. in San Rafael, it is surrounded by small bookstores, shops and other restaurants. The service and cuisine were both outstanding. Highest possible recommendation!

Thank Neil C
Añasco, Puerto Rico
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73 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2011

You'll look far and wide to find better Thai food than Bongkok Express. Conveniently located, with easy street parking, this is an outstanding place an area filled with pretty good Thai restaurants. Humane prices and attentive service are more pluses. Try the whole deep-fried trout fillet with red curry, or the salmon fillet. Also, not on the regular menu, I... 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
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 857 4th St, San Rafael, CA 94901-3242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
  • Phone Number: +1 415-453-3350

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