Krua Thai - San Francisco
Krua Thai - San Francisco

Krua Thai - San Francisco

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kruathaisf.com/
  • Phone: 4159137886
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday Thru Sunday
    Lunch 11:30am to 4pm
    Dinner 4pm to 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Thai, Vegan, Asian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Guerrero
  • Public Transit: We are located in San Francisco's Mission District. We are only a couple minutes walk from the 16th and Mission BART station and right on the 22 Fillmore MUNI line.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Plenty of street parking. Paid parking can be found on Hoff Street between Mission and Valencia.
A word from Krua Thai - San Francisco
KRUA Thai represents the fusion of traditional Thai dishes and a modern elegant setting. KRUA brings its distinct vision of Thai cuisine to San Francisco's Mission District.
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Krua Thai - San Francisco reviews from OpenTable diners
6 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (3)good for groups (3)romantic (3)great for lunch (3)special occasion (2)kid-friendly (1)fit for foodies (1)Show More
  • Definite must see
    CigarGuyVIP
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    I was in SF for just a week and found time to eat here twice....loved it both times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Thai at its finest...
    CigarGuyVIP
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    Food was fantastic and service was good. I would definitely go back. Red Curry was my favorite of the 3 dishes we had...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Off the beaten track
    stiles
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Krua Thai is just west of the busy block of 16th St. We were 4 people on a Sunday evening discussing a business matter over dinner. The dining room was not crowded. Lots of window space in an chic understated decor. Service was helpful and non-intrusive. Shared dinner was delicious. If you like Thai cuisine, don't miss it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Mission district Thai
    NYEater
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Interesting menu, excellently prepared. Every dish our group had was very good. Low noise level is a plus.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fresh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/7/2013
    Beautifully, lightly fried tofu appetizer, very good larb salad, and flavorful curries, especially the Pan'ang curry. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't understand why only
    SusieZVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2013
    Can't understand why only two other tables were filled. This place is a gem - no complaints.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good Service
    SouthofSFVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2013
    We had a wonderful dinner here on a quiet night. Food was very good and the service excellent. Wine list, which we skipped, was well rounded and moderately priced. We plan on returning!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice and Easy
    destinoVIP
    Dined on 6/20/2013
    Krau Thai is located in a very popular part of the mission. However, they're never very busy. I think it's because they're not extremely trendy. The food is delicious without any fuss, the staff are friendly and respectful, and there is no stress of jockeying for a table. I will certainly return the next time I'm craving Thai food or looking for a great place to go with friends for lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Refined Thai
    Greengirl
    Dined on 5/29/2013
    Very tasteful interior space, calm, sophisticated, friendly. Menu was diverse and they were able to easily make accommodations for vegan/gluten free. Tasty, not oily, lovely presentation. Staff were attentive, kind and professional. Would highly rec to my foodie pals.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Impeccable Service
    808DollyBoy
    Dined on 5/24/2013
    Had a friend's BDay here. Had a flawlessly good experience. Shared our food Thai style. The curries were particularly superb. Great red wine selection, and was even impressed with their sangria. Ambiance is nice. Also doesn't hurt that one waiter who shall not be named is gorgeous! : )
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I lived next to this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    I lived next to this place before it became Krua and no one was ever in there. feel like it's a tough location. Went there last night and the food was great! I was pleasantly surprised as the place wasn't very crowded, when we first arrived which had me worried. I feel like this place just needs people to try it and they will return as the food is the best thai in the area(Malai and thai house are sub par at best) and the service was fast and friendly. Try this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was good, but we asked
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    Service was good, but we asked if for mild dishes because we had children, but 4 of our entrees were medium to hot.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love this place! It's a gem
    ChadHorn
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    Love this place! It's a gem that worth the search for parking if you're as crazy as we were to visit the area on a Friday night. Amazing service and amazing food, with beautiful decor. What else can you ask for?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The restaurant itself, the
    tavbooksVIP
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    The restaurant itself, the food, and the service, are all fine. The problem we encountered was parking, as in, there is none [at least on the Saturday night @ 7:15 pm of our reservation]. If you're walking to the restaurant, by all means, give it a go; if you're driving, well, unless your karma is outstanding, be prepared to circle for a lengthy, lengthy period.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our whole party really enjoyed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    Our whole party really enjoyed the food here. Our party included two people who pretty much eat anything and two vegans. Everyone found something that they really liked and even had a hard time choosing with so many great options. We had tofu triangles, tom yum soup, drunken noodles, massaman curry (1 with vegetables and 1 with beef), and hot green beans. Everything was excellent. We all commented that we wished we lived closer - we would come very often.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to eat Thai food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Great place to eat Thai food. Has many traditional and fusion Thai-style dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
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    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    Great Thai food with a comfortable atmosphere. Will be returning here
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SUPERB
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/28/2013
    I have celebrated my birthday there on Jan. 28 with friends. The service was excellent. The food was excellent and I can only say good things about Krua Thai.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Thai cuisine @ the Mission
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/26/2012
    Krua Thai provided a pleasant blend of good service and excellent food. The pad thai was deliciously sweet and savory. The Krua Thai sampler platter was a perfect starter at an amazing value. If you find yourself with a Thai craving in the Mission, Krua Thai will certainly provide the cure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The quality of food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    The quality of food and service at the end of the night overcame the problem of locating a parking space in the neighborhood for at least 35 min. The restaurant should have a valet parking and/or recommend the closest public parking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Very good!
    kend
    Dined on 8/25/2012
    Some of the best Thai food I have enjoyed in a very long time. The Colored duck is highly recommended and they do traditional Pad Thai very very well.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was very good....but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    The food was very good....but the service was horrible! The only time you got a smile from any of the wait staff was when you were leaving, if you asked for any thing they snapped at you. When we asked for another mint they said NO!
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  • If you asked for very spicy,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 7/19/2012
    If you asked for very spicy, it will come very spicy.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved it.
    CalJ
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    I love their menu approach. You can pick the protein source of your choice (chicken, topfu, pork, prawns, etc) and the presentatino of your choice (noodle soup, stir-fry noodles, cashew in brown sauce, etc).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Great ambience and service.
    jimmy
    Dined on 5/6/2012
    Great ambience and service. Dishes were hit-and-miss. Green curry was outstanding, tasty and good and spicy! The chicken in my kid's sweet/sour was bland and a little tough, though. Good sangria.
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  • New restaurant with very good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 5/3/2012
    New restaurant with very good thai dishes. The mandaman curry and sriracha vegetables were very tasty. I was surprised about the Riesling wine they had in stock - isn't very Thai - but it worked well with the curry and spicy dishes we had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 500 miles for Crispy Pad Thai
    Rich
    Dined on 4/21/2012
    One of the few places in the country with Crispy Pad Thai. Amazing experience (I actually planned an entire trip to San Francisco around getting THIS dish at THIS restaurant. It did not disappoint.)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Decent Thai food; modern decor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/14/2012
    Very nice decor, sleek and modern, maybe just a little too spare, but very attractive. The service was fine and attentive. The food was decent Thai food, nothing spectacular, but perfectly fine nonetheless, i.e., I'm not saying it was bad, I'm saying it was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mediocre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/16/2012
    Nice restaurant. Food not that special. Pretty typical Thai food. Not all that exciting.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We arrived for a 7:30 reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/27/2012
    We arrived for a 7:30 reservation to find that the maitre d' had given our table to another couple who claimed to be us. We waited for a table. Then waited 15 minutes before being offered water, or having our order taken. The waitstaff seemed to run around, without specific assignments. The summer rolls were good. However, my husband ordered duck curry, but received pork. Food is ok, but service is chaotic.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • everything but the service
    ringer
    Dined on 1/27/2012
    the food was fantastic, and the price was right, and the ambiance was great. its too bad the wait staff couldn't be bothered. they were aloof and unresponsive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Stylish Thai
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/13/2012
    the food was great quality: appropriate portions, very well presented, great taste. Somewhat quiet for a Friday evening, so not much atmosphere. I would go again. Had asked for a romantic table and they did give us a very nice one. Thank you!
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  • Food was spicy. Water refills
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    Food was spicy. Water refills could have been more frequent.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My only complaint is that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/10/2011
    My only complaint is that the portions were a bit small.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • quick last minute reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/9/2011
    We had an open table reservation but the waitstaff did not know what to do. They sat us in a corner table but did not bring water or menus for 20 minutes. Everything we ordered was mediocre at best. On open table it appears they never used our reservation… just a strange experience. I live next door but probably won't be coming back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic