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Chabaa Thai Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
Union Square
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420 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
+1 415-346-3121
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We discovered Chabaa on our last trip to San Francisco and looked forward to enjoying their food again. This is a tiny place with good flavors. On our servers recommendation, we ordered the Red Curry with Roast Duck. She said the Roast Duck was her favorite and since we love curry we opted for the curry with duck. The Red... More 

Thank SrGrammyLinda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a change from eating regular cuisine so chose Chabaa after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. This bustling little place had a great selection on the menu. My husband and I decided to share Chicken Pad Thai and Green Curry Shrimp. Yummy! The service was great and the staff were very friendly. Our order arrived promptly as did our... More 

Thank LorriJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little tiny Thai restaurant is sooo good! I would recommend it to anyone who likes great Thai food! They were very busy and we lucked out and got a table real fast but there were many people that had to wait a bit for a spot to open up. I'd definitely go back next time I'm in town!

Thank Shayla E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The food here was standard Thai, pretty good with a wide range of options. However, I showed up to the restaurant around 7.30pm with 3 friends waiting for 2 more who were 5 minutes away. Although a small restaurant, there were clearly about 4 open tables and no one else was waiting to be seated. However, they insisted their policy... More 

Thank Christina Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We waited in line to get in and it was worth the wait. It's a no frills place that has brilliant food. We visited this place 3 times while staying 5days in San Francisco. I ordered Pad see yew and it was great and a massive serve. The place is tiny but you are served quickly and meals come very... More 

Thank fanbelt
Eureka, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I think this might be the smallest restaurant I know. It is amazingly well orchestrated between staff and customers. The food is excellent. The menu is very interesting and diverse. The tiny space is packed with people who obviously appreciate this great food. The staff moves about effortlessly.

Thank julesofthesea
Lodz, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

very tasty thai cuisine. They offer great soups and different kinds of seafood / meet. I recommend red curry rice with chicken. You can also drink beer there

Thank Piotr H
Monterey, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

What an interesting place. It's a HITW with perhaps 8 tables, but serves surprisingly good Thai food. Flavors are very good, service is quick and employees are friendly. I've eaten here numerous times, usually just before the ACT theater opens, across the street. Although the outside appearance is off putting, I've always had great meals. And, after living in Bangkok... More 

Thank Traveljunkie26
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Popular busy place with authentic Thai dishes plus some cultural mashup recipes for American and Chinese palates. The duck over baby bok choy greens and rice is an example. Delicious.

Thank Dennis F
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Decent Thai food which were quite similar to what we have in Sydney. Pad see ew was a little dry if anything and I'm more used to a little more oil. Green curry has a bit of kick but full bodied and not watery like some places. I would recommend this place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-3121

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

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