Mango on Main Thai Bistro

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$30 and under
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Mango on Main first opened in Napa in 2009 as Mini Mango Thai bistro, and has remained a hot spot for diners craving affordable Thai food focusing on recipes from chef-owner’s mother and grandmother. Mango on Main offers Bangkok street food and Southeast Asian cuisine for lunch and dinner paired with wines, beers, sake . All our sauces, pastes and relishes are made in-house, with recipes combining traditional Thai dishes with contemporary tastes. The casual, family-style dining concept is enormously appealing, offering you the chance to try dishes like 8 elements wraps (Thai mieng-kum), Green papaya Salad, Honey BBQ Pork, Indochine corn fritter, Oven roasted Shitake roll, Kabocha Red Curry, Yes indeed Pad Thai, Jade curry noodles, Northern Thai curry noodles, Double drunken noodles, Massaman tofu curry, Spices mini dumpling, Oriental Salmon, Asian Eggplant Seafood, Flat Iron Beef panang....... all in one meal!
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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious, hot and flavorful.

IA
San Francisco
35 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Overall the service was good and we were served very quickly. Food was also good just not earth shattering for us. We would not go out of our way to stop here again but if we happened to be in neighborhood and in the mood for Thai we would. Mood, appetite, choice play a huge factor when eating out so this place is definitely worth your time to try.

OT
Oklahoma City
7 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best thai food I have had in so long. Authentic, tons of flavor with fresh, high quality ingredients.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The BEST Thai food in Napa. The owner is very friendly. Great service.

ME
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Six of us had an amazing meal prior to a show down the block at Blue Note. All were Napa locals. All said it was stellar and they need to go there more often.

j
San Francisco
29 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

They forgot my soup! Our dinner was rushed. Food was terrific as always.

GN
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have a group of friends who get together once a month for a dinner downtown. This is our “favorite” venue! The food is always fresh & excellent and the service is terrific!
We LOVE Mango on Main! Try it..you’ll LOVE it too!

BJ
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot. Best food and great value!

D
Sacramento
23 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best Thai food I’ve had since in Bangkok. Lovely decor and excellent service. Nice selection of wine.

KB
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always the best Thai food and special service every time we dine here. We drive from Sonoma that's how great 👍 the Mango 🥭 on Main is ❣️

OT
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Min-Mango on Main is our go-to neighborhood restaurant for fresh, creative, reasonably-priced food in a friendly setting. It's a locals favorite! Don't let too many of the tourists know about it!

KS
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Intimate Thai restaurant with excellent food and service. My favorite restaurant in Napa.

r
San Diego
27 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We had a reservation for 7pm we walked in at 630 understand we were early but we told them the earlier we could we seated the better somebody walked in no reservations at 655 and they got a seat before us not cool so we walked out treated us badly

RJ
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We booked a reservation for Mango for our first night in Napa. We drove there paid for parking only to find it had gone out of business. Pitch dark and closed up. We had nowhere in that area to eat that night as all restaurants required a reservation. This was upsetting to us that we were able to book a table through open table for a restaurant that is closed down.

D
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Emerald curry is amazing and good wines by the glass
Great service and value

c
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent, tasty, fresh, authentic Thai cuisine… and they don’t use MSG! A must try restaurant

OT
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fabulous food in a small family restaurant.

MS
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Food was good. Service ok. We had made a reservation but had to sit at a table with another couple because they obviously didn’t hold reservations. It was our anniversary so that put a damper on the dinner

LL
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent food. Very good service. Definitely a good dining experience.

LB
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

Extremely disappointing!!!

LF
San Francisco
20 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

AMAZING food and great service. This was my first time here and I’m glad we made a reservation because as soon as we sat down, it started filling up. We will be back for sure!

RW
Phoenix
47 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My spouse loves Thai and considers herself an expert and this ranked as one of the best we've had. 2 different pot stickers/dumplings were phenomenal; my pork dish (entree) has incredible flavors; price point was excellent; will return

FB
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food, service, and ambience were great. We are long-time fans of Mini Mango!

NS
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Really delicious thai food. We had all vegetarian items and they were all so good. We were visiting from out of town and even went back a second time.

GH
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Didn’t even realize this place was here until just recently. Decided to give it a try. So glad we did. The food was amazing. Not your every day Thai food. The flavors were amazing and fresh. We will definitely be back soon.

P
San Francisco
278 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice portions, nice staff. Corn fritters are very good.

JS
Phoenix
10 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I would describe this place as a Thai fusion restaurant. food was good but not as spicy as I like. Asked for very spicy but it was only slightly spicy.

CW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great food and friendly atmosphere...great neighborhood feel!!!

OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mango on Main remains our favorite destination for a family meal!

BR
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Best Thai in Napa. The corn fritter appetizer is the best

j
St. Louis
18 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Tasty! Warm and welcoming.

BD
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 3

Overall, I can't help but summarize my wife and I's experience as completely disappointing. After being seated, my wife and I were offered water and then ignored for 15 minutes - even as we tried to signal one of the employees that we were ready to order. We ordered an appetizer and 2 simple entrees and then proceed to wait 30+ minutes for our food to arrive, except we never received the appetizer. We notified the server and he said that they would handle it immediately... the problem is that it was never handled at all. We finished our entree's and were delivered the bill, which included the appetizer that we never received. We again notified our server, who promptly agreed, apologized, and corrected the bill - which we signed and still tipped (even though the service received was very poor). At the time of writing this email, I can now confirm that they either illegally changed the tip amount that I offered or charged my credit card to include the appetizer that we never received ($10+). The food we did receive tasted great and was a phenomenal value for the area. Up until confirming that they had overcharged my card for the wrong amount, I had chalked up the atrocious service we received as an anomaly and was not going to leave a negative review as I felt it may not be completely justified - people make mistakes or have an off night. However, now I just feel like I was scammed.

TA
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The restaurant is a reasonably priced restaurant amid $75 steak restaurants. The food is good and has nice range of That dishes. Beer and wine only. The dining plates are very small. Service is acceptable with waiter sometimes hard to get a hold of. Would return

M
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. The food is consistently delicious (my favorite is the Siamese Curry He has on the list of specials. The 8 element wraps make me happy.

j
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Hands down the best Thai food in Napa county

h
San Francisco
50 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Disappointing meal after having had both take out and one other dining experience. Small portions, very pricey, uneven service.

P
Central Coast
19 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We arrived at the restaurant and they sat us in a "family style" table with other patrons that we did not know. We informed the waiter that we had a reservation and he did not understand or heard. He brought us menus and left for several minutes. No water was delivered or offered to order drinks. He left us and did not returned. We decided to leave.

MH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2017
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

The woman, maybe the owner, was screaming at her employees in Thai for half the time we were there. People got up and left their tables. While she was screaming at them in the back, no one was on the floor to help seat people. So people were lined up in the front waiting to be seated as she screamed at everyone else in the back. Meanwhile for those like myself who were already seated, it was hard to enjoy our dinner with the constant ear piercing yelling coming from behind me. Her voice was so loud and piercing. I felt uncomfortable and really awkward so we rushed our dinner and got out of there which was really unfortunate. The food was good but probably won't be back

TK
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We satisfy our Thai food cravings by dining here on a regular basis. The menu choices are great. Try the papaya salad (order it spicy), chicken satay was tender too. Great wine list!

OT
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice place to have dinner after a lond day of wine tasting. Specially the tom yum noodle was great to console the body soaked in wine. So good! Will be back there next time too.

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