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Pad Thai Grand Cafe

1681 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1805
+1 651-690-1393
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“green curry” (5 reviews)
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“egg rolls” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1681 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1805
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed Pad Thai Grand Cafe in the years we lived in the Twin Cities. We were a little disappointed with our visit on a recent business trip. I ordered my entree by number to avoid mispronunciations or misunderstanding. I was given...More

Thank Lyn J
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for years and still love it. Favorites are the pad Thai of course, spicy lemon grass chicken, chicken satay, and Coconut mushroom soup (I believe it's called gang kha?). But everything else we've had there has also been good. Gets busy...More

Thank kristinfreymn
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A sub-par restaurant; the service is pathetic where the waiter would not even check for the spice level and brings something that is bland and sour. We went out there for a family dinner and was truly disappointed. Not worth visiting.

Thank PRABHAKARAN-TP
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Pad Thai's Thai food is an appropriate choice for gourmands new to this cuisine. For someone more seasoned, it is a disappointment. The spice element of the food is dumbed down considerable, perhaps to suit local tastes. However, that makes it relatively unauthentic. We had...More

Thank BilalMasood
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting neighborhood, decided to stop for dinner. Busy Friday night place. Slow service. Need to hire staff. Food was good, quick once ordered. Hot and fresh. Pad Thai was very good. Could use more than 4 pieces of chicken. Pad broccoli lots of broccoli, hot...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Fresh Vegetarian Spring Rolls 8/10. Very tasty and a nice peanut sauce on the side Thai Green Curry (#306) and it was very tasty (9/10). It is listed as spicy but that would probably only apply to a Minnesotan used to salt and pepper. We...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We frequently eat here for lunch or dinner on our visits to Macalester College. The food has always been delicious, except for the one time I tried the fried walleye dish. The service is sometimes a little slow, but always friendly and enthusiastic. The atmosphere...More

Thank glenrajmaj
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wide variety of menu items to choose from and the authentic flavors are there (except for my pad thai sriracha, which had a disappointing red tomato sauce but no spicy heat). Seems to be popular with the locals, and there are plenty of tables to...More

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were a party of 10 and made a reservation. We know Asian food but was my first time at this restaurant. It was a Sunday night and they were busy. We waited about 15 minutes to get seated and it was another 15 minutes...More

Thank Jfomarco
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Delicious Gang Kha soup with chicken, equisite flavor and perfect for a chilly autumn day while we were touring Macalaster College across the street. My daughter and the other two students had the lunch specials and all were bountiful servings resulting in happy faces and...More

Thank 2beans2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1681 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1805
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-690-1393
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