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1st Of Thai

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2921 Lavender Pkwy Ste 200, Faribault, MN 55021-9207
+1 507-334-2273
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Tonight was our anniversary so decided to enjoy some Thai. While the food was okay, the service was horrible and they completely messed up my pad pak; the cook gave me chicken instead of shrimp, and completely forgot the pea pods. They charged extra to get spice (chili oil). Waitress was indifferent. No credit for the several errors, nor even... More 

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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I would classify this as a good place to grab lunch. The menu is fairly broad and should have something for everyone that enjoys this type of cuisine. You have the ability to specify "spiciness" and I have never had an issue with something being too spicy for me to enjoy. Every lunch I have had here has been very... More 

Thank Cuda19
Thunder Bay, Canada
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We liked it so much that we came back a second time. Soups, egg rolls, spring rolls, chicken were all excellent. There was a little bit of mis communication between the kitchen and the wait staff, but it really was a non issue. Great food, good prices.

Thank S8691
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is one place where I have no problem ordering the same thing everytime. I never do that but here you can. The food is always good and fresh. To have something this good down by us is a treasure. Best sesame chicken too!

Thank Alana R
Mesa, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We like the restaurant for something different than burgers or pizza. Their vegetable dishes are very fresh and cooked just perfect, not to much and not to little.

Thank U4393ESrobertf
Fargo, North Dakota
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396 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were just passing through and spotted this place after we exited the Interstate. We had the Phanang and the Hot and Spicy (Vietnamese Style). We had a level 3 (out of 5) spice level and that was hot, but not overpowering. Both dishes were less sweet (and therefore seemed more authentic) than Thai food we often have. If we... More 

Thank Larry P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is the 2nd restaurant in Faribault where I have visited which claims to serve Thai food. 1st of Thai is the most authentic, serving dishes which are most similar to those I have had in Thailand. Service is very good, we were never waiting for drink refills and more than one server stopped to check in with us and... More 

1 Thank Leslie W
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great variety of authentic food. Service great. Our server was very knowledgeable of the items on the menu and was able to explain what the different items were on the menu.

1 Thank Terri B
Renton, Washington
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I didn't expect to find Thai food in MN. I'm from Seattle where we have excellent thai food. This was decent food, pretty good. The 5 star spicy was actually decently spicy. Their peanut sauce was watery and lacking and I was sad to see there was no Swimming Rama, one of my favorites back home.

1 Thank Mister E
Crystal Falls, Michigan
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The restaurant is conveniently located just off I-35. The décor is pleasant and comfortable, the staff very friendly, and the menu has an excellent range of options at reasonable prices. The food was fresh and very tasty. The only caveat is that when ordering, one should stay on the conservative end of the 1-5 "heat" scale, because our "3" level... More 

1 Thank HerbL212

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
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: 2921 Lavender Pkwy Ste 200, Faribault, MN 55021-9207
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: +1 507-334-2273

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