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Thai Garden

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27472 Portola Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2853
+1 949-716-4422
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Seattle
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really nice meal at this Thai restaurant while travelling on business. Went safe and ordered the Phad Thai, but is was very good and had a very fresh taste to it. The appetisers were good as well. If you are staying at the hotel nearby this is a solid choice for dinner.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I do it every time.....first meal in the US for a few months and I forget how big the portions are. I ordered the small Tom Yum soup and it was nice though it was in a huge bowl, completely full. The chicken sate was great....expecting 3 but got 5. Shrimp rice paper rolls good also, fresh and crunchy. Lovely... More 

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Mexicali, Mexico
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228 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were staying at a hotel close by, and didn't want to take our car, so we looked around the hotel and choose this restaurant since we saw asian people having dinner here. Everything was delicious!!! Different that we usually find in other thai restaurants. Loved it

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Thank karla014
Lake Forest, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Best Fried Cat Fish around..... Not a big fried food eater..... But without a doubt the best especially serve along side their Thai Coconut Shrimp soup and the best spring rolls around...... A must eat....... Ciao....

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Thank PhyllisR1234
Trabuco Canyon, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This place has great choices in Thai food. It's always consistent though sometimes the atmosphere is loud. More than once I've asked to have the music lowered or changed to a different genre. I love the food but don't want to eat it feeling strained about the music they have running loudly in the background. I really wish they would... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Just enjoyed lunch with son at his recommendation. Wow. Impressed with the food choices, taste and quality. Crying Tiger was a "10" in my book for sure (seared beef with lime) after excellent rice-noodle soup was MORE than most lunch portions in quantity and taste. Guess for California the price was reasonable (bill was $45 for 4) and definitely for... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

I know that this place is rated really high as one of the best plcaes to eat Thai food in OC but i have to disagree. My wife and I have what we usually have--Pad Sew Ew beef and shrimp fried rice. The food was good but it reheated horribly. We came to this place because a lot of other... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We had heard that this was a great restaurant and decided to try it out. We ordered Yellow Curry, Panang Curry, Crying Tiger and Curried Rice. Every dish was wonderful! We ordered at a level 3 spiciness which wasn't too mild nor too hot. There was a delectable flavor in everything. Even though we are curry lovers, the Crying Tiger... More 

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Thank 2014retiredteacher
West Jordan, Utah
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great Thai food across the parking lot from my hotel. I got the Green Curry Chicken and Mee Krob appetizer. The Curry was the perfect spice, and the Mee Krob crispy and slightly sweet like I like it. I got it to go, but it looked like a pleasant dining experience inside.

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Thank JGreg61
Mission Viejo, California
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This is another weekly favorite place for us. Great food and service. Try the coconut shrimp soup and also the Crying Tiger (if you like beef). We found this place about a year ago and usually go once a week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27472 Portola Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2853
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-716-4422

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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?