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White Elephant Thai Cuisine

50 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
+1 650-726-6610
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“pam” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing. Our favorite was Glass noodle chicken and yellow curry chicken. We tried the most famous coconuts custard. The dish takes four hours to make (its already made and is in limited quantity). The dish was very good. The hostess was very...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Vandana P
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Was driving down to Santa Cruz and stopped in the shopping plaza at Half Moon Bay to eat. Chose this place and glad we did! YUMMY thai food! The owner was our waitress and very nice. Took awhile for her to make it to our...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Nicole A
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We were looking for something in Half Moon Bay, not your typical fast food, and stumbled upon this little place! It's in a mini-mall so don't let the exterior scare you away - go in and try it! ... We are so happy we found...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank onecentpenny
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Delicious! Love coming here! Pam is fantastic and her cooking is always just what I needed! Very authentic fresh and yummy food!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Harleigh S
Reviewed June 5, 2017

As close as you can get to real Thai food without going to Bangkok. The night we visited the jack of all trades owner was the waitress, cook and dishwasher. Despite being shorthanded the owner single handedly made wonderful dishes to us all.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank weekendtravelor_10
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Ok. This is not the worst Thai food. Close. BUT. How hard is it to cook Pad Thai noodles? ? AND if you have issues MSG like me, STAY AWAY. They should be light and fluffy and flavorful whether you like coconut milk or peanut...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank mike h
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Stopped here on the way to Big Sur and loved the food, decor, prices, and the friendly conversation with the owner. Right on the way to Big Sur of scenic drive on 1. Great presentation and flavor.

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Best Thai I've had in years! Wonderful personnel, great service and prices are reasonable. The hostess/waitress/cook was amazingly efficient. She added a little of her style of cooking to each dish making them unique.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Karen D
Reviewed October 30, 2016

The food was just OK. Service was friendly. I probably wouldn't go back though. There seemed to be quite a few people ordering take-out, so maybe I just had a bland dish.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank AtlKev
Reviewed October 29, 2016

I almost always order Pad Thai and this was excellent and spicy. What makes the experience unique is that we were served by the owner/chef. I enjoyed speaking with her, and she spoke with each table thruout our meal. My wife tho found her smothering....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Herb1953
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 650-726-6610
Brand new restaurant -- opened 12/17/2010. In the Safeway plaza in Half Moon Bay, CA. 650-726-6610
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