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5258 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136-1210
+1 206-932-1945
11:00 - 21:30
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Wed 16:00 - 21:30
Thu - Tue 11:00 - 21:30
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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I've lived in west seattle for 30+ years and tried all the Thai restaurants in the west. I will admit that I'm not a huge fan of Thaitan's phad thai, but every other dish blows the competition out of the water. The pad kee mao with beef or pork is my favorite along with the larb and crispy garlic chicken... More 

Thank Jon T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Pad Thai should be fresh, tasty and light. The pad here was one big sticky sauce, the only fresh chopped element were a few spring onions. It could have been anything. I had the green Thai curry. They managed to stir the green curry paste with some coconut milk. The chicken was boiled dry and the only vegetable was zucchini.... More 

Thank EatingInEdinburgh
Vashon, Washington
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388 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Staff were friendly, food was run of the mill Thai and tasted okay but nothing special. Price was fine for what we got.

Thank Adam S
Seattle, Washington
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146 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great little spot for take-out or delivery. Prices are very reasonable and food is dependable good. Nothing outstanding, but yummy none the less! We get take-out from here frequently!

Thank zzzster
Seattle, Washington, United States
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Hi I am Shabazz Sallier the owner of the popular website seen by over 900 million people across the world http://www.foreverseventeen.com/ which the popular TV Show Saturday Night Live has done skits off of. My dad Mr. sallier on the date of 12/20/14 like an hour before The Thaitan Restaurant closed around 8 something had called in and ordered Phad... More 

Thank Shabazz S
Seattle, Washington
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149 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We're semi-regulars of The Thaitan. Their tofu pad thai is my go to entree, but the highlight for me is definitely the squid plaah salad. I can't explain how awesome the dressing is that they use, I actually spoon some of it out and put it on my pad thai. They do a brisk business in take-out, and service is... More 

Thank DumbDog
Seattle, Washington
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144 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Don't have any idea about the service as we always get take out but the food is really great and reasonably priced. They are always very nice when I come in to pick up the food.

Thank rsqdvr
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2011

Yummy! You like coconut milk, great curries, and some heat? An ou want that delivered? This is your place. Totally rocks, authentic, and speedy delivery.

1 Thank The_Travler007
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Go there. Enjoy the warmth, the amazing cooking and the great prices. It's one of the top Thai places in Seattle and that says a lot.

Thank funmakers
Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2007

if you have experienced real Thai food in Thailand, this is your place to go. No fancy ambiance, but cozy and friendly family owned business. The owners mother used to cook for the Royal Family in Thailand and the daugther who owns and runs the business is the best Thai chef I know. Unsual Thai dishes and menu. They serve... More 

Thank Baebi

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5258 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-932-1945

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