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Galanga Thai Restaurant

507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-899-3199
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“brown rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed just around the corner from this delightful restaurant. My son used to live in SB and wanted to dine here on our visit. Good choice. The service was fast and friendly and everybody in our party of 9 enjoyed their various dishes.

Thank terere2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only wanted something to share, so had the ribs from the appetisers and chicken fried rice which was flavoured with curry powder (I can't have coconut otherwise I'd have chosen the massaman curry). The ribs were the best I'd ever had from an Asian...More

Thank Roadtripper64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this small restaurant with family of 5, after shopping on State street because it was one of the last ones opened at 21:30 , that looked affordable , and we were starving. Restaurant was quite empty at this hour, poor deco, & were...More

Thank Sylvain K
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Good Thai. Pleasant wait staff. Efficient service. Good State St. location. Drunken noodles were very spicy as forewarned!

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Someone told us that this restaurant had good Thai food, as soon as we entered the restaurant we had a feeling that is won't be like wee expected. 1 they are not from Thailand and that's never a good thing to TRY to eat Thai...More

Thank rcoimbra
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

After walking up and down State Street all afternoon we stopped for a different type of American dinner. Having eaten good steaks and breakfasts in Diners all across California, some Thai sounded good. Sadly we were not impressed as although the food was nice (hence...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Service and food both great!! I had the duck special was fabulous!! My husband always has tom yum soup as a starter and he loved it!! He had a fish dish as his main course and loved it!! We would go back anytime!!

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was a bit worried about this place cos of the low ratings on here. It's not a fantastic looking venue either but we had failed to get into 3 places and we were cold. BUT... guess what the food was very nice indeed!! Both curries...More

Thank BrightonPanther
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I were in the mood to try something different for lunch while walking on State Street in Santa Barbara, California. We sat just inside the front door so that we could "people watch" while people were past Galanga Thai Restaurant. We had...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Ive eaten here multiple times. Every choice on the menu will be a great choice. Especially the tom kah kai, pad thai and the pad see yeu. The service is awesome and friendly and most importantly pretty fast even when place is busy.

Thank Guy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-3199
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