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Taste of Thai

#438 of 3,773 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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527 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
+1 619-291-7525
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food was good and the prices were reasonable. The service was very good and very efficient. I would eat here again.

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Thank johnmK4883LR
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Title says it all. Great value, nice decor, attentive but non intrusive service and food packed with flavour. We will be back!!

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Thank Matt W
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

At first I was t sure about the taste. Spicy food is my thing but from a different country IDK! Come here with friend and everyone enjoyed it! My taste buds were off the hook. I tried the Spicy noodles with chicken and the Yellow cold tea (can't recall the name of it). Small place but overall fm great food.

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Thank JOSD04
Dallas
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I had the fresh spring rolls, and the wrap was a bit dry as if they had been sitting out for some time. Pretty tasty and worth getting. I also had the sukiyaki soup, which I normally love, but it didn't have the taste or complexity that I get here in my town of Dallas. I was not impressed with... More 

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Thank Cynthia B
San Diego
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

I have been a regular at this restaurant for decades. I dine in as well as take out. Gets busy on the week-ends so we go early or do take out. I met the owners and one of them is from Thailand. They go to Los Angeles for many of the items they use in their restaurant. They have a... More 

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Thank DynamicDeebytheSea
Hong Kong
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Have been there with a girlfriend and my fiancé. Curry tastes very good. Very good price compared with the nice dining environment provided. Highly recommend (but not for Chinese food)!

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Thank Jenny194
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Had vegetarian Thai food, inspire of informing the steward not to prepare hot food, the food was very spicy. When called, they had no courtesy to replace the same with normal food. Restaurant ambience is good, but what is the point if the food is not as you require. Shall not recommend anyone to visit such place.

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Thank Rajen0303
Whistler, Canada
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Husband and I visited Taste of Thai after a fun filled day at the zoo. Found the restaurant on our way back to the Highway and we weren't disappointed!!! Our server was adorable, so attentive as well as super quick at bringing our food out. We ordered the Pad Thai and Garlic pepper Chicken with brown rice. Both dishes were... More 

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Thank Snowbabies1
Ashland, Oregon
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This place doesn't look like much from the outside, so we were just hoping for great food and not much else. We lucked out - he food Was fantastic! Plus, we enjoyed a really lovely decor with white tablecloths, and very attentive service. The Pad See-iw was one of the best we've ever had and the curry was to die... More 

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Thank Lisa K
Fallon, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The wife and I decided to try this restaurant as Thai food is one of our favorites since visiting Thailand a couple of times in the late 80's. We were not disappointed; I had one of their specialty meals - Penang Curry Duck with their normal spiciness level and it was delicious. It's served with 1/2 duck veggies including broccoli... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-291-7525

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