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King of Thai

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The Richmond
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639 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2206
+1 415-752-5198
11:30 - 01:30
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Walnut Creek, California
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

So good and so affordable -it's been here forever-walk in to bare bones seating and not much of it. Come as u are, leave with your pockets still filled with your ATM withdrawal. I came solo and too bustling to be noticed, very comfortable.

Thank bonanie
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

On a recent visit to San Fran myself and 4 friends went here for dinner. I have had take away from there other resturant before so I knew the food should be good. It was busy for a Wednesday night and we had no reseveration but the staff combined some tables to accommodate us. The waiter and waitress that served... More 

Thank Colin O
San Francisco, California
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201 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Good filling station for around 10 bucks. Have been here for soup noodle dishes before which are excellent . Had fried chicken with cashews on this visit, a little sweet for my palate, and not really as spicy as was expecting. Will be back to try more, hoping for a little more Thai authenticity. Don't be scared to cook spicy... More 

Thank upstairsforthinking
Alexandria, Virginia
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386 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I love Thai food and have been to plenty of restaurants and this is definitely one of the better ones. The exterior of this place is very disparaged and shabby, but don't let this discourage you from trying this out because the food is amazing. I got the pad thai which was one of the best I've ever tasted. Definitely... More 

Thank Phu C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My 2008 travels to Thailand ruined me. Nothing could ever be the same, nor even come close to satiating my desire for the exquisite flavors I had experienced there. That is.. until King of Thai. I was completely blown away by how authentic their food tastes. Yes, the restaurant is a bit cramped and noisy, and the service may be... More 

Thank Akido324
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Whenever I'm slightly tipsy, this is the place to go. The pad see ew is fantastic and so are all the different curries. Best late night asian place to eat at, and there's always leftovers. Don't skip dessert! The mango sticky rice is delish!

Thank cmamakitty
San Francisco, California
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2013

When we go to the city, we always stop here for lunch. I always get the duck noodle soup, and have enjoyed it every time. My wife enjoys her noodle soup as well. This place will get you in fast and the food will get to in soon as well. If your in the city and want a quick tasty... More 

Thank Steve M
Seattle, Washington
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

It doesn't matter how great the food is and how wonderful the service is when you have to wait and wait for the food to arrive. Isn't the point of eating out is to enjoy the food? The key is having it arrive to your table. That was the struggle with this popular place. Worse was that we both ordered... More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2008

great noodles!

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Reviewed 3 June 2008

Always good portions. Cheap and open late at night. Pad kii maw is awesome here!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-752-5198

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