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Thai Idea Vegetarian

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710 Polk St., San Francisco, CA
415-440-8344
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 10:30 - 22:30
Wed - Fri 10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My experience of Vegan good in the UK is very much rooted in the 1970s; seeds and but loafs. There are a few places near me in Manchester that don't adhere to this stereotype but on the whole, vegan food in the UK is not great. You may be Vegan because of an allergy to something, such as cow's milk,... More 

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Thank MancTeacher
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 had 2 apps and 5 meals. The green curry was terrific, the thom ka coconut milk soup l was quite good and the pad thai was on par w other pad thai. The other dishes were not very good. We had veggie duck which was soft and stringy, veggie beef in garlic sauce was not good.... More 

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Thank GarfinkelFamily
barbados
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Every morsel that was eaten at this restaurant was superb. When we first entered I was concerned about the service because there was only one server. However, the restaurant is small and she did her job with amazing efficiency and speed. Memorably wonderful!

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Thank shanoa
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Service is good, but the food is much better, I'm vegetarian for over 20 years and this place is excellent, very nice and comforting.

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Thank Leo C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

So good to find a place to eat a really Thai dishes and vegan too. Service is very quick and friendly. We love it. The four brothers :)

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Thank SuperJambon
Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a pleasant and clean vegetarian restaurant with friendly, efficient staff. We enjoyed our first dinner so much that we went back a second night on a recent stay in San Francisco. We ordered fresh salad rolls both times as the peanut sauce was so good. We also ordered pumpkin curry both times. We had never had it before... More 

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Thank moe2468
San Francisco, California
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We have been going here with coworkers. It is great place, especially if you have vegetarian friends. I am a big meat eater so fake meat doesn't usually taste good to me but this place make it taste like meat.

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Thank Murat B
Saanen, Switzerland
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This was another restaurant in which we had dinner and it was really very good. We had an appetizer and a main course which was plenty since the portions are pretty large. Great Atmosphere Great Food

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Thank Alexander E
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Been twice while attending events in the Civic Center area. Really like the food and atmosphere of this little place --enough to take the time for a review/recommendation! Nice presentations of flavorful food. Note that I not a vegetarian, liking all kinds of food (including lots of vegetables) so my review isn't from that angle; but this place would likely... More 

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Thank LeonVanSteen
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

the menu was great and offered customizable menu in terms of choice and taste. the location is not too good, but the taste of food and ambience makes you feel amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Polk St., San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-440-8344

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