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1629 Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3E6, Canada
+1 604-737-1155
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West Hollywood, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Vancouver with family in October for a month and had the chance to try this restaurant. The atmosphere is great and staff are super friendly. I'm not a Thai food fan but I enjoyed the Panang Curry and Cashew Chicken. If you're looking somewhere private and quiet and you like Thai food, then you can't go wrong... More 

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Thank Cally_Eric
Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This a a cute little Thai resto with consistently great food. I highly recommend the Panang curry with coconut rice.

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Thank jbell77
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I live near by and tried this place a few times before.. I don't like to write bad reviews but I really thought that my last visit was not very pleasant. we waited a long time for a very average dish and did not enjoy our overall experience. sorry, won't come back again.

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Thank Jerry T
BC, Canada
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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

We tend to go to other places in the neighbourhood since this tends to be too quick....they get the food to you really fast and we are in and out in a flash. However, the food is very good, the Tiger beer is cheap, and the little outside deck is great for people watching. Service is ok.....not overly friendly, but... More 

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Medicine hat
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Wow service was friendly, helpful, and efficient. Fun to sit outside and watch the street action. The food was tasty. Thai riffic

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Thank Btaves
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

We found this restaurant truly by chance while wandering the walks, main and side streets in the Kitsilano neighborhood. It's a Saturday midday and most of the local places were packed with locals enjoying a leisurely day. Be prepared to walk up a hill from Cornwall to find this gem. Since we love Thai and it wasn't busy, why not... More 

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Thank Patricia W
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

We craved for Thai food and this one is closed by so we went to try it. We ordered spring roll and tom yum goong for appetizer. The filling of the spring roll is disappointing and the plum sauce, well..very bland. The tom yung goong is not spicy and sour as it should be. For main course, we ordered Cashew... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

I went there with my g/f for early dinner after a long walk. I ordered the Pad Si Ew and she had a spinach dish with tofu and a peanut sauce. The plates did not arrive at the same time. I had mine a few minutes before. I looked at the other tables and no one was getting their orders... More 

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Thank andre50781
Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

I went here after it first opened for a lunchtime special take out. Things may have improved since then, but I haven't been back so can't be sure. I had a panang curry which was very gelatinous and tasted like peanut butter mixed with thai curry paste. I very rarely throw away food, preferring to save for lunches, etc but... More 

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Thank DiscoClint
Canada
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

The atmosphere of the restaurant itself is just okaym the place is quite small and there are only a few tables on the patio, but the food (especially the yellow curry and chicken with cashew nuts) is really tasty and decently priced! They also have South East Asian beers (for example Singha and Tiger beer) which is always a fun... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Thai
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 3E6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-737-1155

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture and poetry readings, its days of flower children and buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving their mark on the number of organic restaurants and fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a relaxed afternoon of beach volleyball or sunbathing. Along with the beachfront, nearby public pools and trendy street-beats have driven up the homeowners prices, making it a haven for stylish home goods stores, from design and furniture, to supplies and appliances. The multitude of both families and public spaces also make it a happening neighbourhood in the summer, when festivals and fairs take to Kits' streets.
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