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Bua Luang

1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
+1 510-527-8288
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“baby coconut” (2 reviews)
“pumpkin curry” (3 reviews)
“thai food” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Have eaten here multiple times and service is always fast and food is consistently good. Menu is diverse but I have stuck with dishes like pad thai or the bbq pork and have never been disappointed. Also have a good selection of California wines.

Thank Skierz
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This little neighborhood gem has an incredibly good chef with a broad menu. The service is great, the ambiance is relatively authentic/quiet/family. It has never been crowded, in part because they have a take-out customer base. Their wine list is very good, inexpensive but short....More

Thank Howard F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The baby coconut dish is the best thai dish I have ever eaten and we pass the coconut around to share the cooked spiced baby coconut. The tea is also unusually great. Service is sweet. The venue charming, but small. And parking is rare and...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is a local favorite. It has been on a nice stretch of Solano Ave. in Albany for years. There are many great dishes that are standard favorites like the pumpkin curry with big hunks of kobocha squash or pumpkin in a thin curry...More

Thank echomay29
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Food was fine but service was terrible. We asked for water refill and one waitress came only to fill my glass but totally ignored my friend without asking. Later the same waitress came and took our soup away without asking if we were done with...More

Thank First L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Good Thai food which is cooked in a healthy manner. Enjoyed the duck soup and the pumpkin curry. Prices a little more expensive at 12-18 dollars for a meal. Good quality though. Would recommend.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have had worse and far better. Good but not great. Atmosphere very good. Service very good and portions sufficient. Quit. Good place for a conversation

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Really enjoyed the food. The chicken appetizer with two dips was excellent. The eggplant entree was superb! Great Thai iced tea to follow as well.

Thank Sonoma_CAYoda
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The veggie curry for so good, large portions, fresh vegetables, very good dinner at very reasonable cost.

Thank Alek B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

For $13.50 on the lunch menu you get an appetizer and an entrée that is a work of art on a plate. You have a choice of brown or white rice. The choices are plenty; the descriptions are basic and then you decide what type...More

Thank Julie M
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706-1639
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 510-527-8288
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