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Laguna Thai By The Sea

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31715 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6981
+1 949-415-0924
Today
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Laguna Beach CA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been going to this lil' gem since they opened years ago. The wait is worth the taste bud sensations!!! Above the rest in Laguna Beach, or even the OC, when it comes to Thai food. Almost any dish can be prepared with TOFU for us vegetarians(flex-itarins...) out there!!! Crying Tiger my fav when I still ate beef, but now it's... More 

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Thank snorkadore
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great food. Real small venue. Worth the wait. Right on PCH at the South Laguna Signal, tucked in the corner of an old liquor store, is this special 6-8 table hideaway. Ladies are nice and helpful who serve the great Thai dishes. Can be romantic or fun right off the beach.

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Thank robert j
NC
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The pad see eww and coconut soup with chicken were amazing and totally good and hot! This is a must to try if you love Thai food! No egg roll comes with it but still amazing!

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Thank K_NC
Laguna Beach
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great Thai food in South Laguna. The place is not fancy yet the food is great and always consistent. it's a family owned business

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Thank Khoshid
Laguna Beach, California
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176 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Thai food is the best traditional food for miles. The servers wear a shirt that says "if you're in a hurry, we're not for you." It's a family owned place and everything is made to order and quality of this unique style takes time. We're locals, live across the street and we pick our days to go there, depending... More 

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Thank OC-ChargerFan
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The biggest problem is that they seem to run out of items. You have to get there really early to be sure that things like pork may still be available. The food was average Thai food with little to differentiate it from other Thai restaurants. The service was friendly and prompt and the pricing was reasonable.

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Los Angeles
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Normally, this place is fantastic. Light, fresh flavors unlike any Thai food you have had elsewhere. Lately, though, they have let the mismanagement of the restaurant run away with them. They are frequently out of almost everything, beef, pork, noodles, last night they even ran out of rice. Although the friendly staff, tiny tables, eclectic decor and overemphasized wine list... More 

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Piedmont, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Weird. We really don’t get it. We wanted to like this little place based on favorable reviews, the eclectic funky interior featuring high end wine bottles, English football posters the stainless steel beverage refrigerator case, and the multipage wine list including some very good wines over $200 per bottle. There were two of us and two empty tables, a two... More 

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Thank JasGR
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Delicious 😋 Great service - great wine list Try the drunken combination noodles. Pad Thai is delicious and plenty of parking out the back Thai heaven

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Thank Vanessa P
Olympia, WA
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135 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

This is no frills food, but it is very good and authentic Thai food. The rice was cooked to perfection. Me and my girlfriend each had the steamed tofu plate...everything melded together perfectly. The peanut sauce and the Thai spices made for a delicious complement. We chased our food down with a delightful plum wine. The only bad thing was... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 21:00
Monday
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
05:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31715 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-6981
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-415-0924

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