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The Old Siam Thai Restaurant

201 Ellis St, Ca 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
+1 415-885-5144
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (63 reviews)
“curry” (22 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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201 Ellis St, Ca 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having a had a poor Japanese meal in LA the previous night we were ready for something tasty and this did not disappoint! Great service, amazing dishes bursting with flavour! We are only here 3 nights but may well go back before we leave! Oh...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner. Was originally planning for dinner at another thai place across the street. Friendly waiters. Food is average and reasonably priced. Asked for spicy dish but it was moderately spicy. Food quality is good. It was authentic but was expecting better quality

Thank Ramadurai R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, nice staff and fair price! I've had the Thai Pad Se-Ew with a Singha beer (traditional thai beer) and it was great! All for USD 16! Super fair...

Thank Nefron18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. One of the best Thai restaurants in San Francisco. EVERYTHING here is so great I really love this restaurant Best Tom Kah soup EVER.

Thank alexkleis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Parc 55 and it was pouring, so after sticking our heads in at their Thai place (crowded, loud, and expensive) we hopped across the street to Old Siam. It's a great little bustling cafe with terrific food. My husband had...More

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can go to big cities and small towns and find good Thai Food. This place continues that tradition. Simple and quick the food is good quality and all the traditional favourites are available. Red, green or yellow curry, lots of stir fry’s and your...More

Thank andyvandin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was 5 days in San Francisco and visited that restaurant twice :) The food was great and prices attractive. Soups are very tasty. Noodles as well. You can also drink asian beer :)

Thank Piotr H
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The food was well made here with excellent mix of spices that goes beyond lower-quality Thai places. The pork belly special that I had was excellent. My only complaint is the service can be a little slower but this was a busy night and they...More

Thank jeffk334
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I had the Vegetarian Pad Thai and spicy eggplant. Neither dish was spicy and the waitress didn't give me thrnoption of how spicy I wanted my dishes to be. There is a spice rack that they provide but not the same. They also offer the...More

Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Met with friends who were hungry for lunch around noon on a Saturday. They suggested Old Siam Thai and it was a great choice. Great service from young enthusiastic wait staff. We enjoyed a cross section of reasonably priced Thai food including curry, fried rice,...More

Thank JohnTSanAntone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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