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Galanga Thai Restaurant

) #182 of 414 Restaurants in Santa Barbara ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Asian, Thai
507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-899-3199
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“brown rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After walking up and down State Street all afternoon we stopped for a different type of American dinner. Having eaten good steaks and breakfasts in Diners all across California, some Thai sounded good. Sadly we were not impressed as although the food was nice (hence...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service and food both great!! I had the duck special was fabulous!! My husband always has tom yum soup as a starter and he loved it!! He had a fish dish as his main course and loved it!! We would go back anytime!!

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was a bit worried about this place cos of the low ratings on here. It's not a fantastic looking venue either but we had failed to get into 3 places and we were cold. BUT... guess what the food was very nice indeed!! Both curries...More

Thank BrightonPanther
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I were in the mood to try something different for lunch while walking on State Street in Santa Barbara, California. We sat just inside the front door so that we could "people watch" while people were past Galanga Thai Restaurant. We had...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Ive eaten here multiple times. Every choice on the menu will be a great choice. Especially the tom kah kai, pad thai and the pad see yeu. The service is awesome and friendly and most importantly pretty fast even when place is busy.

Thank Guy G
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thai Food. Great location on State Street in Santa Barbara. Smiles greeted us. Seated promptly. Menu is large. Nice selection of vegetarian dishes. Not real hungry so no appetizers. But my husband really enjoyed the Pineapple Fried Rice with chicken and shrimp. I loved...More

Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great Thai in Santa Barbara, a good choice among many decent restaurants. Very friendly staff and excellent Thai. Many choices in addition to the usual.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a connoisseur of coconut soup and theirs was great. 4 stars and not 5 only because the coconut milk curdled a little bit. Every dish we ordered was good and decent portions. Good for groups.

Thank DanielleRenee805
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We shared a Yellow Curry and Tom Kha Kai, Cashew Nut Chicken, and Shrimp Rolls. This restaurant is located on State Street and is a fabulous place to eat after a day of shopping or before a movie. Great for date night or when your...More

Thank Rocky J
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place was cute AND was delicious. Yellow Veggie Curry was absolutely incredible. Hot and sour soup from a pot, beef dumplings and red beef curry. We'd get them all over again!

1  Thank Christopher T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-3199
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