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Lanna Thai Cuisine

#244 of 3,775 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Pacific Beach
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4501 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4923
+1 858-274-8424
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended by the hotel next door & it was delicious. Not much more to say you have to try it yourself trust me you will be glad you did,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Sometimes you've got to try it without knowing what you're in for. Lanna is located in a small strip mall next to Sushi Ota. Once inside, the atmosphere was calming and spacious even though just about every table was taken. Thai cuisine is one of our favorites having been to a number of excellent ones in the San Francisco Bay... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. Nice appetizers and all five of us liked our entrees. Fresh, balanced flavors, beautiful presentation.

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1 Thank cararro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Once discovered, you will not go anywhere else. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent ambiance. Very clean, very personable, very good food.

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1 Thank Frances S
La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Lanna is one of our favorite restaurants for good food and casual (yet slightly sophisticated) dining. The interior decor is creative and well designed. We often bring friends here for lunch and dinner, as a result, Lanna is now on our friends' list of favorite local restaurants, too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The curries and noodles all have tofu or mock duck as potential choices, along with meat/seafood. The curries are a bit sweet for my tastes but the spinach wrap with tofu starter was absolutely delicious. It's a really nice restaurant overall.

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1 Thank EJGulland
Florence, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you like Thai food, this place is excellent. Great food and wonderful service! It is very busy so we went early. It fills quickly at dinner time.

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1 Thank gloria1967
Del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ate here on a recommendation and we were not disappointed with the food. The restaurant is located in strip mall in the Pacific Beach / Mission Bay area. The food was prepared very well and everything was quite tasty and good size portions. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. All in all a good place for very good... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lanna Thai is an attractive restaurant with pleasant service, large portions, and fair prices. The food was very disappointing. Our two very different dishes appeared to have much the same seasoning--salt and heat. The thick noodles with chicken was reasonably good. The beef with green beans was selected from the "Wok" section, but it seemed to have been steamed rather... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

After a long day of hustle and bustle, Lanna Thai was a quiet Refuge. I went on a Tuesday night, notoriously slow retail day. Plenty of parking and open seating. I was quickly seated and had my glass of wine nearly instantly. I ordered the Bangkok Steak. Flavorful as well as expertly cooked. Melt in your mouth doesn't begin to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109-4923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-8424

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