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Laguna Thai By The Sea

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31715 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6981
+1 949-415-0924
17:00 - 21:00
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wait…..wait……wait……wait……food glorious food! Yes, it did take a loooong time for our main dishes to come out from the kitchen. How long you ask? Well, we live about 5 minutes from the restaurant and after about 15 minutes from the time we finished our wonderful Tom Kha soup my wife went home to take care of the doggie and when... More 

Thank caneguy
Laguna Beach
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This small little restaurant is a local gem . The service is great and the crew warm and friendly. There is a nice large selection of wine and. Beer to complement your selection of freshly prepared delicious appetizers or entrée. Sometime I just go for a great big bowl of soup which is heavenly. They kindly accommodate any switching in... More 

1 Thank sbconservation
Laguna Beach CA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Been going to this lil' gem since they opened years ago. The wait is worth the taste bud sensations!!! Above the rest in Laguna Beach, or even the OC, when it comes to Thai food. Almost any dish can be prepared with TOFU for us vegetarians(flex-itarins...) out there!!! Crying Tiger my fav when I still ate beef, but now it's... More 

Thank snorkadore
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great food. Real small venue. Worth the wait. Right on PCH at the South Laguna Signal, tucked in the corner of an old liquor store, is this special 6-8 table hideaway. Ladies are nice and helpful who serve the great Thai dishes. Can be romantic or fun right off the beach.

Thank robert j
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The pad see eww and coconut soup with chicken were amazing and totally good and hot! This is a must to try if you love Thai food! No egg roll comes with it but still amazing!

Thank K_NC
Laguna Beach
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great Thai food in South Laguna. The place is not fancy yet the food is great and always consistent. it's a family owned business

Thank Khoshid
Laguna Beach, California
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288 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Thai food is the best traditional food for miles. The servers wear a shirt that says "if you're in a hurry, we're not for you." It's a family owned place and everything is made to order and quality of this unique style takes time. We're locals, live across the street and we pick our days to go there, depending... More 

Thank OC-RaiderFan
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The biggest problem is that they seem to run out of items. You have to get there really early to be sure that things like pork may still be available. The food was average Thai food with little to differentiate it from other Thai restaurants. The service was friendly and prompt and the pricing was reasonable.

1 Thank barbanddick
Los Angeles
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Normally, this place is fantastic. Light, fresh flavors unlike any Thai food you have had elsewhere. Lately, though, they have let the mismanagement of the restaurant run away with them. They are frequently out of almost everything, beef, pork, noodles, last night they even ran out of rice. Although the friendly staff, tiny tables, eclectic decor and overemphasized wine list... More 

1 Thank AfterDinner
Piedmont, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Weird. We really don’t get it. We wanted to like this little place based on favorable reviews, the eclectic funky interior featuring high end wine bottles, English football posters the stainless steel beverage refrigerator case, and the multipage wine list including some very good wines over $200 per bottle. There were two of us and two empty tables, a two... More 

Thank JasGR

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31715 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6981
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-415-0924

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?