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Sawasdee Thai Restaurant

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4250 Main St | At 27th, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
+1 604-876-4030
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (16 reviews)
“red curry” (8 reviews)
“satay” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:45All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4250 Main St | At 27th, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here for decades, and it has NEVER disappointed. The lavender dumplings are divine and are included in every order we make. The soups and curries are too flavourful to pick just one, which is wonder problem to have. The Garlic Chicken has...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our last dinner with our daughter before she returned to the middle east. Very good food and lots of vegetarian options for her. Food was very good but parking is a problem.

Thank rpunger
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Every time we're craving Thai my boyfriend and I go to Sawasdee. I love them because they will veganize anything on the menu for me, unlike most Thai restaurants. The staff is always super friendly and the food always comes out fast even when they're...More

Thank veganjade
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We are east coast visitors and this was close by for our last meal before the flight home. I agree that there is a Chinese flair but down deep the flavors were Thai. We had the won ton and the flower dumplings, but reasonable and...More

Thank Bdh26
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with friends, reservations previously made as recommended. The local had the typical appearance of a Thai restaurant, not particularly elegant & quite crowded. The menu is large. Started with a pre-ordered appetizer - purple yam lotus dumplings that were outstanding: sweetness, spice...More

Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Deeply disappointed. The moment I walked in I knew it was not authentic when the staff spoke Chinese. The pad Kaprao prao Nua tasted like Chinese beef in oyster sauce with onions and green papers, with just some basil leaves and chilli added to make...More

Thank ForexTaurus
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is the first Thai restaurant in Vancouver. It opened in 1984. I obsessed with it for the firs few years and then did not go back for a while, Had dinner there recently and was very impressed with their food and service.

Thank LarryGVancouver
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I frequented this restaurant over a decade ago and it was awesome back then and it is still excellent food and service. Definately worth visiting if your in Vancouver.

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Many Thai restuarants have opened in Vancouver since Sawadsee opened years ago, but none compare. Always full, so reservations are a must. Recommend Tom Yum Papaya Salad, chicken swimming rama and pad green beans.

Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Have tried other Thai restaurants and this is consistently the best. Must make reservations as restaurant is always busy. Only open for dinner, not lunch. Great menu and they try to maintain consistent quality so recurring customers are not disappointed. Appreciate how much work goes...More

Thank CdnLovesTravel787
South Main
South Main, or SoMa, is a neighbourhood in upswing.
Inhabited by young humanitarian professionals in
converted lofts and studio apartments, what was once
an industrial centre is now a wellspring of vintage
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Tiffany C
5 January 2017|
Response from DeniseLock | Reviewed this property |
Tiffany Best to call them and ask they do speak excellent English They have a large menu so I am sure they could do you something that you could eat Bon Appetit!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4250 Main St | At 27th, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-876-4030
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