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Coconut Bay Restaurant

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1300 Howard Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4211 (Park Avenue)
+1 650-558-8268
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Millbrae, California
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105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were craving for some authentic Thai food so we headed here. Food was mediocre and slightly expensive. Nice ambiance but the dining room was poorly designed where the noise seemed to be stuck right in the middle and it gets so loud inside that one can't think right during dinner. Certain dishes came pretty quick while others took a... More 

Thank Rowena L
San Francisco, California, United States
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have been eating at Coconut Bay for over a decade. Has always been our favorite local Thai restaurant. And they have a great Happy Hour too! I use their green curry chicken as my gold standard. Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff.

Thank Jeanne U
San Mateo, California
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101 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Pros: Friendly & attentive staff. 3 patio tables available. Cons: It is very loud inside. There is no sound dampening. All conversations echo and bounce off the walls. The food was mediocre, nothing special. The pineapple chicken rice was bland although it is displayed nicely in a pineapple. The food quality does not equate to the price. For the price,... More 

Thank TravelTrooperX2
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I really don,t understand how people write good review on this place, and we LOVE Thai food. There were 7 people in our party, so we got to try lots of different dishes on the menu.There were not ONE tasty dish! Chicken in every dish was tasteless and rubbery, golden cups were very greasy, so was Roti Bread.Tom Yum sup... More 

Thank Valeryand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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407 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I have never found a restaurant outside of Thailand that serves Thai food anywhere near as good as in Thailand. This restaurant is pretty typical, the service was good and friendly and the food was just okay. I had trout which was a little on the dry side. It had nice vegetables with it and the drinks were good.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere. The appetizers were refreshing. The music was fun. New and beautiful venue.

Thank Peter B
Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

I went there for lunch for 2 days and the food was very good, service was great. People were very nice and gave great suggestions on what to order.

Thank JPDallasTX
Burlingame, California
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283 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Went with friends for happy hour and dinner. Happy hour prices went up 75%. Doesn't matter if you get a free appetizer. Do away with that and keep the prices down. Food is average at best. All tastes pretty much the same. Had noodles and yellow curry and peanut sauce vegetables. Service was good but one dish was omitted and... More 

Thank travelagentreplies
Burlingame, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

the restaurant decorate very nice and classic with Thai style with full bar, foods are good and staffs are friendly,

Thank Trinity S
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Very good Thai food. My wife and I were there for a late lunch on a Saturday. We were seated quickly, food portions were ample, food was tasty!

Thank MPToronto67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Howard Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-4211
    (Park Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Close to Burlingame's train station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-558-8268

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