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Plearn Thai Cuisine

1923 University Ave, Restaurant Moved, Berkeley, CA 94704-1023
+1 510-549-9999
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
5 days ago
“You get what you pay for”
23 Jan 2017
“Not so nice Thai food ”
Closed Now
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1923 University Ave, Restaurant Moved, Berkeley, CA 94704-1023
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Among all the Thai restaurants in Berkeley, this would be my last choice. The food was underwhelming. Lacked flavor. The atmosphere is tired and dated, and the plates and utensils were cracked and worn. Service was friendly - I hope they improve.

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a couple of items including rice and I had to throw $25 worth of food as i couldn't eat it. The first hint should have been the place was super empty when I went to pick up my order. There are many better...More

Thank AVM2016
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

i first went to the Plearn when God was a boy and it was like the favorite, i think we waited 2 hours to be seated, then i went there on a weekday at 3pm and realized that was better. Then it moved from by...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food was not good at all, barely edible. Service was cold, unwelcoming. Atmosphere cold and uncomfortable on a cold night. We were sorry we bothered to come here and left hungry.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I started eating at the Plearn when it was by the University Theater, it moved along the way. We had the Po Tak , the fisherman's soup, it used to be served more spicy and it was a good idea to get rice with it...More

Thank Gene G
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This restaurant moved from up the block, maybe 3 years ago, and was sold. The new owners have a very good lunch crowd, and less so at dinner time. The food is very good and the prices reasonable. They stay open on holidays such as...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This place isn't fancy but the food is great, the service is frindly and the prices are easy on your wallet. If you are in the mood for good Thai food this is a great choice.

Thank albwilson
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

One of my go-to restaurants for Thai as a Cal student, Plearn is still as tasty today as it was 30 years ago. You can't go wrong with standard Thai fare, such as Mee Krob to start, Thom Ka Gai with chicken for soup and...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I recently attended a weekend workshop a block away from this place and I ate here three times, twice for lunch and once for dinner. The place isn't much to look at and it doesn't accept credit cards, but everything I had was good in...More

Thank paulbeserene
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Fine --will come back and review this more fully. Plearn has been around for ages but many other places have eclipsed this place for overall flavor and freshness, I'm afraid

Thank A L
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1923 University Ave, Restaurant Moved, Berkeley, CA 94704-1023
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-549-9999
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