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Pink Elephant Thai

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1152 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A5, Canada
+1 604-646-8899
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Today
11:30 - 23:59
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:59
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Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here with friends on a slow night. Two of the three of us had food so substandard we couldn't eat it. I would have sent it back but nobody came to see how we were. The third of my party only had half of her food delivered even after asking three times. Finally had to get up and look... More 

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Thank Sholem E
Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for their lunch one day with a friend, and they have an excellent lunch menu, with excellent lunch specials. It was a cozy atmosphere, and the staff was great!

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Thank Erinlaura
Canada
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256 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large group of us were down in Vancouver on business, and since most of us love Thai food, we decided to try a place we hadn't tried yet. The first thing you notice is the funky décor ...gotta love those chandeliers! The food was good, and the service was friendly, but some of us were almost finished our meals... More 

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Thank Dave B
vancouver, BC
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51 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

On a quiet Sunday evening I went there for Thai food at the recommendation of my daughters. The atmosphere is kind of funky and fun, although the bright pink is a bit overwhelming, The food was well prepared, some of the best I have had in Canada, well priced, but the service was not great. The servers were clustered in... More 

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Thank China_pro_traveller
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The best Thai restaurant in Vancouver. A great night atmosphere with friendly staff. * Lettuce Wraps and wings are my favorites for lunch!!

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Thank gregkeith
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I came here with our 1.5 year old for lunch on my birthday. It was busy, and we had a kid, so I grant the service staff some leeway in how they dealt with us. But never before have I had such rude service. After about three different interactions with two of the service staff in which... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Variety – 8/10: A lot to choose from and they even had a special lunch combo menu that is valid until 3PM. You can have appys, fried rice, pad thai, soups, and many more. Service – 7.5/10: There isn’t someone always at the door, so when you are standing at the door counter (where you’re supposed to wait to be... More 

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Thank Tina B
Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This was the message we received loud and clear as we stood there, dumbfounded upon entering the restaurant. The owner appeared to notice our religious garb and then called out "You vegetarian?" we confirmed and he then loudly and repeatedly told us that there was nothing for us to eat on the menu while holding his hands up in a... More 

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Thank harsimrit8
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

All the classics are represented: three colours of curry, pad thai, and a smattering of other choices on the quick lunch menus that cover each place in the bustling lunch hour. There's even a long-form menu if you're intrigued enough to pay more or try something a bit more interesting (my vote goes to green beans or cashew curry). And... More 

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Thank Jonathan W
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

They offer very tasty Thai food. I tried most of their food and like all of them. They have a happy hour time with a reasonable price.

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Thank Nahid S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:59
Saturday
11:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1152 Alberni Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-646-8899

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

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