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Galanga Thai Cuisine

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1129 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3502
+1 253-272-3393
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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124 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had two lunches here ( and leftovers for dinner!) I recommend both items I ate: Red Curry w/ chicken (4 on the Richter Scale of heat) Thai basil stir fry w/ chicken (still a 4) Great stuff. I'd recommend ordering to-go as their seating is limited and a bit crowded. Service is quick.

Thank blairah98
Ithaca, New York
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of our daughter's favorite restaurants in Tacoma. We've enjoyed going there when we visited, but now we've moved here, so we can go as often as we like! Everything we've ever had there has been wonderful. I especially love lamb, and theirs is always tender and juicy. Also, the restaurant is in a good location in downtown... More 

Thank Nancy S
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just finished an appointment nearby and it was time for food. We used our GPS to locate since we were unfamiliar with the area. The menu was extensive and we both tried a new Thai dish. Both of us loved them though neither of us could finish the more than ample portions.

Thank Dalitraveler
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Mediocre food at best though service was good. Can't really remember what we ordered prior to a show. There must be better in Tacoma.

Thank David G
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196 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious dinner of fresh Spring Rolls, Tofu Pad Thai, and Eggplant with Sweet Basil before heading to Pantages for a performance. Restaurant was packed so reservations might be good insurance to get a table before events. Friendly service. We ordered spring rolls when we got our menus, and they arrived within minutes. Entrees were out within 15 minutes.... More 

Thank narfishi
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had dinner here before a show - easy to find, good (meter) parking, friendly staff. I had the Chicken Phad Thai and my wife had the Tofu Swimming Rama. Both were pretty good. Server was friendly and the place got busy after we were seated - a good sign... We'd like to try them for lunch some time.

Thank Dennis M
Graham, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The staff are always nice even when they are busy. The food is great and they give you plenty so you have lunch leftovers!

Thank MaryAnn M
Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food was very tasty & well-presented. Simple decor - a family business. The menu has a wide selection.

Thank Madronaguy
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

From the decaying front sign, to the mid-matched furniture and oily tasteless crab Rangoon this place is little more than a cafeteria with inflated prices. Located in a lovely area of Tacoma, this restaurant squeaks by with minimal accommodations and marginal food, if you're looking for anything more than a casual dining experience avoid this place. One look at the... More 

Thank barmills
Mattapoisett, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I read other reviews of this family run restaurant and they were true to the mark: freshly prepared, beautifully presented and wonderful food. We had a family gathering of 12 from all over the U.S. Even though it was a week night, we made reservations in advance. The service was very attentive. We had a variety of appetizers and found... More 

Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-3393

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