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Mongkut Thai Restaurant

212 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
+1 949-492-3871
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (14 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Not much of ambiance. The place inside looks old and tired but don't judge the book by its cover !... We have been there a few times and it is consistently good. Quite an extensive menu and some interesting healthy options in addition to the...More

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The owner, the food, the ambiance are all wonderful. The noodles are fresh and the ingredients used are the best which equals tremendous flavor(s)!

Thank Bob O
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I have recviewed this place before so dont have a lot more to add its just great. The food the service and the ambience is wonderful. None of the airs and graces that a beach town can exude. I cant tell you what to eat,...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed December 28, 2017

I have walked by this restaurant many times and honestly was not too impressed with the interior. A couple visiting us loves Thai so we decided to give it a try. Glad we did. We tried a sampler appetizer plate which was good. We each...More

Thank bbqmaster69
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I have traveled extensively including Thailand and truly believe the most difficult food to capture is Thai. At its best, it’s subtle, balanced, and requires someone in the kitchen who seems to know what the food should taste like. This place is awesome. I have...More

Thank BiggsJim
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We stopped in for lunch and found the place nearly full, that's usually a good first sign. We had picked up a menu from the sidewalk a day earlier, but for lunch there is an abbreviated offering. That wasn't bad, since about half the lunch...More

Thank 2Vegans2wheels
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This place has authentic and delicious Thai food. We spent two years in Bangkok, so it’s tough to find the ‘real deal’ here at home. Wonderful flavors and authentic Thai dishes prepared fresh to order. Our favorites are the pad see iw and egg fried...More

Thank D T
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Take out of town friends here often. Great food. Everything on the menu is excellent. Staff is friendly.

Thank casey2001338
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We have a standard order at restaurants we have not been to before , the Pad Thai ,was not greasy and the flavor was good , the pork green curry was excellent. The service was ok , the ambiance very Thai and I like going...More

Thank Ted N
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Seemed like the only Thai place in the old downtown area. Open for lunch and dinner, for lunch at 11:30 am. They had one of my favorites on the menu, Spicy Stir Fried Egg Plant, with chicken, pork or beef. I had the chicken and...More

Thank jamesbF6512WD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3871
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