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The Old Siam Thai Restaurant

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201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
+1 415-885-5144
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying at the Union Square Hilton and after a whole day of sightseeing, was pretty tired and want to eat at somewhere close by. Googled for Thai restaurant and this was right across the street. Wanted to go to some place fancier which would be farther to walk, so checked it out anyway. There was a line but wait was... More 

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Austin
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191 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is pretty expansive. The larb was good but completely average and frankly a bit bland. The seafood combo stew was OK, but again nothing special. Would I eat there again? Maybe. Didn't try any of the noodle dishes.

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Thank funlonghorn
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the food was generous portions and tasty ... the restaurant was busy , staff attentive . I've travelled to Thailand many many times ... this was good Thai good . My only thought was the interior could do with a refresh ...carpet very worn .. I will visit again for sure

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Thank Martinsurb
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206 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here with friends on our last night in Frisco. The restaurant is quite simple and not too fancy but the food was awesome. For me I ordered spicy chicken with veggies and steamed rice. It was really delicious. I also sampled my friend's dishes and they were great too. Thumbs up for this restaurant.

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Thank fikkio
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the service was pleasant, the food was far from what I expected for a restaurant rated #90 out of 4300 restaurants in San Francisco. I went with 2 colleagues who were equally as disappointed, in which the presentation of all our food was sub-par, and it did not look fresh. One of the dishes came out cold, and to... More 

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Thank J Q
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered take-out from Old Siam on a Saturday night. The Pad Thai with chicken and tofu was fresh and flavorful. I'll probably be back later this week to try some other dishes!

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Thank addicted2travel4life
Luang Prabang, Laos
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Delicious and reasonable, we had chicken lemon grass soup and seafood curry. Good friendly service. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Walter S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We loved. It was a cold night and that soup was really good. I ordered the Veggie soup. Its big. You dont need to order another thing. And the Thai beer was so good too. Service good and fast. I recommend.

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Thank milo_d
Waddell, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What a great place for Thai Food! This is one of those "hole in the wall" great restaurants you always hear about. From the outside, it doesn't look like much and you'd probably just go past it without a second thought. The inside doesn't look like much either. But, wow! When the food comes you'll forget everything except the heavenly,... More 

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Denver
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wow- look cater next to The Hilton at Union Square- Currie was incredible ,delicious and not very expensive. Great menus with a lot of different entrees and soups. Worth the visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-5144

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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