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Phra Khun Thai Bistro

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21630 7th Pl S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6123
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were tired from climbing Mt Rainier and decided a bottle of wine and Thai food was in order. The food was great we asked for medium spice and the pad Thai and chicken hot Basil were just the right amount of heat. Really enjoyed our meal!

3 Thank 1LoveItaly
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The service is amazing. Food was very good. I had a tofu noodle dish. The tofu was cooked to perfection. The dish had a lot of flavours going on. I was disappointed at the relatively small portion of noodles versus vegetables. I overheard several other people say that whatever they were eating was the best that they have ever had.

2 Thank T s
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We got takeout. While I was sitting waiting for food they brought me soup, complimentary. The food was fresh cooked and quite delicious. The only complaint was that the chicken in the dishes was a little dry. Apparently this restaurant was formerly another name. The food was reasonably priced and the portions were adequate. Would return if I was ever... More 

2 Thank Barbara R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and gracious service! We discovered this gem purely by accident when a trip home from the Seattle airport required an overnight stay. The green curry was superb!! Desserts are to die for !!! We will recommend this restaurant highly to family who live in the Seattle area.

2 Thank Cynthia M
Kent, Washington
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I have eaten here twice and it has become my favorite Thai food restaurant! The cook will cook according to your needs or likes. I had the lunch combo sweet and sour with chicken--(fresh pineapple, carrot, tomato, celery, onion, snow pea, cucumber) 2 fried rolls, pad thai noodle, brown rice and soup for only $8.95 Took a doggie bag home.... More 

3 Thank gary1212015
Des Moines, Washington
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145 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We ate dinner at the Phra Khun last night and had an amazing meal! The restaurant recently sold and the new owners have been in place for 10 days. They moved from Thailand after buying the restaurant to live the American dream. The food they prepared was delicious and the service was impeccable. We decided that we are going to... More 

5 Thank MaryElle
Des Moines, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

After driving by this restaurant nearly every day for two years, we finally stopped in for dinner. We'll definately be back. We were pleasantly surprised by the interior, elegant but comfortable, with fresh roses on the tables. The waitress was friendly and helpful. She explained that they serve truly authentic Thai food. I'm certainly not an expert, but it was... More 

4 Thank JoAnn J
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

We love this restaurant! It sits in a a pretty, white house on the fringe of Des Moines' little downtown commercial area. The staff are always friendly, and they are welcoming to our young daughter as well. Everything we've tried has always been delicious.

3 Thank Julianne H
Castle Rock, Colorado
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473 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

We came in for lunch this week and had the chicken red curry and drunken noodles. Both dishes were absolutely delicious, but my favorite was the drunken noodles. I wish we had Thai food this good in south metro Denver!

2 Thank Louise M
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

The waitress was mindful of allergies with my diet and carefully checked the ingredients that did not contain gluten or dairy. I had a red curry with vegetables of peppers, bamboo shoots and carrots and very tasty.

2 Thank VJDM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21630 7th Pl S, Des Moines, WA 98198-6123
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: 12068781205
Phra Khun Thai Bistro is under a new management from late March 2016. The owners are from Thailand and are serving their authentic Thai food. The restaurant is decorated into a home-like environment along with their friendly services.

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