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Thai Orchid Restaurant

2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
+1 831-425-2206
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
29 May 2016
“This restaurant is closed it is now 831 Vietnamese ”
23 Jan 2016
“Eat here.”
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Terrible, worst Vietnamese food ever, bland food disguised as Vietnamese food. Dishes tasteless, seems they are not able to get proper ingredients. Only a passing resemblance to Asian food

2  Thank frank t
Reviewed 23 January 2016

This place is excellent. I'm sad I didn't figure it out sooner! I feel like I've missed out on several delicious meals. I guess I will just have to make up for it now. Everything I've tried has been delicious, and they deliver! I'm not...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

typical Thai fare, if you're spicy shy, be sure to ask to tone down the heat. good sized portions, well packed for carry out

Thank zabeanerchicago
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a hidden gem in Santa Cruz not far from UCSC. The food is authentic and delicious, with many things you may not find in other Thai restaurants. We have gone twice and will go back many more times just to try different dishes,...More

Thank bbon2ur
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We stopped in today for our first time here. Thai food is not our favorite but we wanted to try something different. The interior of the restaurant is very light and airy and spotlessly clean. Nice british host took our order and brought it to...More

Thank ed o
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Both me and my husband spend time in Thailand so we can identify real Thai food when we taste one! We had the green curry and the fried rice which were delicious and the pad thai was also good, but not as the other two...More

Thank Meital N
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We are not big Thai experts, thus, the very good rating. We enjoyed everything we had and it was chosen by our host (a local) who frequents the restaurant. For me that is the best recommendation you can get. Service was excellent, food was fresh...More

1  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Stopped here with my hubby after his business meeting because we were craving Thai food. This place is really good. We sat outside on the patio on a warm sunny day. The food was excellent. The restaurant has beautiful decor and lots of Orchids, which...More

Thank karansimoni
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Very convenient to where we stayed, this was an experiment - and very successful it was. The patron was friendly and the wait staff helpful. The food was excellent and good value.

Thank SussexGreatTraveller
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Their lunch menu has several options. Reasonably priced. Great service...and very fast. The coconut soup was very good.

Thank MTB1014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2238 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-2206
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