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263 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3831
+1 949-722-9188
10:30 - 22:00
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I ordered the mushroom chicken. It was dried out and flavorless. The restaurant was dingy and the workers unfriendly.

Thank Joanne M
Toledo, Ohio
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Please believe me, this is no lie, the food was totally gross, you name it and it was awful, I ordered a full dinner at this cold establishment, tiny portions, food that was tasteless, wasn't even cooked by Thai. Wasn't authentic and was way over priced. I will never go back to this dump again! Oh and if you styrofoam... More 

Thank Aquarius2012
Costa Mesa, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Thanks to the reviews, we decided to give them a try. Due to my wife's severe shell fish allergy, we made sure to confirm that fish and chicken were cooked separately. The girl at the counter assured us there was no cross contamination. Sadly, her inability to understand the question sent my wife to the ER.

Thank Lee D
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I love Thai food. I have travelled to Thailand on occasion just to get good Thai cuisine. This restaurant offers tasty Thai food at a reasonable price. Thai food in America is usually pricey, but this place has found a way to offer the Thai taste on Taco money Wouldn't rate it as anywhere near the best, but it is... More 

Thank natej770
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

So, I went here based on the reviews. Very marginal Thai food. It is like one of those cheep Chinese places with the food sitting in warming trays, for ..... how long. The other thing wrong is some people think making something spicy hot makes it Thai food or Mexican food, nope it does not. So the mild pad thai... More 

Thank Lincam
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Been to a couple Thai places in Costa Mesa, and this place is really good. They don't skimp on the meat in the Chicken Pad Thai, and you can hang on the patio out front if you have a dog with you.

Thank Beis1
Tucson, Arizona
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370 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Spicy and nice. I only couldn't find the Thai rolls on the menu. But it was tasty. Usual fare and nice atmosphere.

Thank Tundrachoochoo
Newport Beach, California
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I have gotten the Pad Thai dinner several times. It's always been good. I recently got the BBQ Chicken, which may be on their recommended list. The chicken was a bit overdone. I would not recommend it. i would stick with the noodles. The place itself is in a strip and very basic inside. There is an outside patio. Normally... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2008

I love the pad see ew

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Reviewed 2 June 2008

Thai Chicken Curry Pasta....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3831
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-722-9188

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