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731 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3138
+1 831-655-9797
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate here several times while visiting Monterey and we enjoyed every mouthful. The food was superb, the place had a great ambience and the service was excellent. Would highly recommend.

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Mojave California
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194 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Enjoyed our visit to KRUA; a nice small restaurant that was full for a week day lunch. I had the special shrimp satay skewers, very tasty. A nice Thai beer to go with it made a great lunch.

Thank jerjon
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on a whim and we were rewarded with a wonderful meal, great service and the best Thai in the US. A must in Monterey.

Thank Jason P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I've lost count how many times I've eaten here. Delicious food, good service. Parking is easy for this place which is rare for the peninsula. Try it. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Allan R
Palm Harbor, Florida
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Delicious food and presentation.Terrific service and attention to detail. Enough for two meals with take home service. Excellent meal.

Thank samjean2014
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Just eaten in the Keys Thai and have been blown away with the authenticity, quality and value Walked past at lunchtime and was busy so went back this evening and place was packed. We were a group of 6 so they had to sort out a table but only had to wait 5 mins and it was worth it. They... More 

Thank CheddarAndy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I asked for the mildest level 1-5. 1 being mild and 5 being on fire. Even at the mildest level it still had just a little bit of a kick. It was very flavorful and very tasty. As I said it had a little bit of kick but was not overly hot. I enjoyed it very much and practically licked... More 

Thank Jeffrey T
Northern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This has pretty much the standard Thai menu but everything was very fresh and tasty. The prices were quite reasonable.

Thank NorCalBob
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We recently ate at Krua Thai and were pleasantly surprised. Although it is in a fairly commercial district, this small restaurant and nice white table cloths and reasonably well appointed. Menu was excellent and prices very reasonable. The seafood curry was truly outstanding with shrimp, mussels, fish and squid as well as a good assortment of vegetables. The squid was... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Not much to look at from the outside but we were staying across the street, love Thai food and the reviews were good. Ordered the Pad Se Ew with chicken at a 2 spicy level for me and the husband tried the Pad Prik Khing level 4 spicy. Both dishes were so very flavorful and delicious. The 2 was perfect... More 

Thank Julie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 Munras Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-3138
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-9797

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