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City Thai

48 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2049
+1 626-577-1500
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good63%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (7 reviews)
“curries” (2 reviews)
“old town” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
48 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2049
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We got spring rolls, green and red curries, pineapple fried rice and drunken noodles. Flavors were good but the curries were too thin for my tastes. The waiter kept coming back and checking with us almost 4 times about the food we ordered, because she...More

Thank sganesan
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I am a great fan of Thai cuisine and this restaurant delivers on my expectations. The main course (Orange chicken) was just a perfect experience for my sense of smell and taste. Next time i'm in Pasadena, i'll be having dinner here again.

Thank freudsigmund
Reviewed 6 February 2017

They don't disappoint. Good value, good fresh food, straight forward service. It is a bit no frills, but the prices are fair and the quality of the food is solid. I love the curries and the stir frys!

Thank LesliF
Reviewed 18 January 2017

City Thai is our go to Thai restaurant. We always start off with a pot of tum yum soup and go from their. Curry's are great and then we explore other items on the menu. We took friends here who had visited Thailand and they...More

Thank B H
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I went into this restaurant despite the looks. It is a bit old fashioned and not super inviting but the food was great ! The real flavors. And for desert they had the real sticky rice with mango often restaurants have it on the menu...More

Thank Isabella D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. Every restaurant in Old Town had lines out the door. We walked in and there were people at 2 tables. Spoiler alert but since we didn't want to wait, we allowed ourselves to be seated. Some young...More

Thank Stan D
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I placed an order to go. I order the Angel Chicken wings, which were amazing. The chicken fried rice, which was also very good, and The Pad Kee Mow with chicken. Every dish was more than enough to feed two people. The chicken wings were...More

1  Thank travelmaven_7
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Went on a slow night. Food is tasty, I thought on par with other restaurants serving this type of food but service was horrible! Seemed huge language issue and little experience. But nice location on corner.

Thank v1960t
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

To me the most authentic Northern Thai food in Pasadena and perhaps in entire Los Angeles area. Taste is crisp with the right amount of chilis. Staff is attentive courteous and very pleasant

1  Thank 770thomasm
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

City Thai is a great place to drop in for a quick meal. The green curry was flavorful and the table side chillies gave it the right punch. The only gripe was that the shrimp were a bit overcooked. Despite that, I enjoyed my meal...More

1  Thank Karen R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2049
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-1500
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