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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
11:30 PM
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Krua Thai - San Francisco

4.4
94 reviews
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$30 and under
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Thai
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  • Quiet Conversation
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Located in the heart of San Francisco, Krua Thai serves authentic Thai cuisine in a trendy atmosphere. The dining area is marked by contemporary furniture and intimate lighting. Krua Thai offers plenty of beer and wine options to pair with the numerous menu items. The dinner menu features popular entrees like Plummy Duck, which consists of battered duck topped with ginger plum sauce, the Sea Splash, which is a collection of prawns, calamari and scallops with colorful vegetables, and the Salmon Paradise, which is prepared with Choo Chee curry. Krua Thai also has a long list of sauteed platters, curry platters, fried rice bowls and noodle soups.


Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Thai, Vegan, Asian
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Hours of operation
Monday To Friday
Lunch 11:30am to 4pm
Dinner 4pm to 10:30pm

Saturday and Sunday
Lunch 12pm to 4pm
Dinner 4pm to 10:30pm
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Phone number
(415) 913-7886
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Guerrero
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Parking details
Plenty of street parking. Paid parking can be found on Hoff Street between Mission and Valencia.
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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.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 94 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.0
service
4.0
ambience
4.3
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JudeLA (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Seriously the best Thai food I've had in SF so far, and it's on par with the best Thai in LA/LBC/OC. Highly recommend.

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vipMarc (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I live local and am really regretting not going here sooner. I want to eat everything on the menu. The signature dishes are so good. Specifically the plummy duck.

Service was not great but they were clearly very understaffed on Valentine's Day, didn't bother us. Definitely going back soon.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic Canada)
5.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Amazing food so authentic i would go there daily of i can

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raptor (Tahoe)
1.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

I didn't book this restaurant or eat there. I booked a different restaurant that was closed, but not according to OpenTable

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Mikael (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 26, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the restaurant. It was a delightful experience and the food was absolutely delicious. The service was also simply amazing. The 3 of us started with the Lychee Martini and it was delicious. I had the lunch special which was extremely reasonable. I ordered the yellow curry with chicken and it came with a lovely soup, crispy egg rolls and a great salad. Colleagues ordered the Yum Beef salad that was delicious and crispy fish fillet. Everything was exceptional. Not sure why I had never been there before. It was very enjoyable and I plan to return. I have been telling everyone in my network.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 20, 2017

Fantastic place

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 14, 2017

Very good Thai. Best I have had in the city in the last 4 years

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MikeyC (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 8, 2017

Service could be faster and the food needs more options on the menu.

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Fred (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 3, 2017

It was great! The only thing I would mention is that even though the staff did a wonderful job accomodating us, I would say they were actually "understaffed", hence some long waits along the way. But friendly and like said, the food was great. Would definitely both recommend and go back to.

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kd271 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on August 31, 2017

Very normal Thai. The service was great and portions generous but it was nothing special.

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UfAf (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

Food was okay, nothing special. Easy to gett in last minute on a Saturday night

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CalJ (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 10, 2017

We had a birthday party for 27 people at Krua Thai. The staff managed the reservation incredibly well, even adjusting the table settings at the last minute as plans evolved. Everyone there commented on the quality of the food, the service, and how enjoyable the setting was. The staff was amazingly accommodating, even with such a large group. They let nus bring our own cake and served it for us in style. I'd go back!

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vipIrSk (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on June 26, 2017

Mediocre food with little flavor. So many better other options around the neighborhood.

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SandyC (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on June 25, 2017

Probably the worst Thai food I've ever had. Menus were dirty and my plate was dirty. My instinct was to walk out once I saw the dirty plate, and I wish we had. The food was bland even though my curry was indicated on the menu as 3-star spicy. Date night was ruined by this crappy restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on June 17, 2017

The food was well prepared and all seemed fresh. My wife noted that the prawns were fresh and definitely not overlooked. Good flavors and friendly staff.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

The food was tasty, and the Sangria came in a cute wine glass. The service was a bit slow, I will try again maybe in the future to see if they were just understaffed that day.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on April 18, 2017

Great Thai food here and being able to reserve on Open Table was a major convenience. This was a get together of 6 friends, a couple of whom had said they might be delayed in getting there. I knew from having dined here previously that, if one or more of the group are going to be delayed, the managers/owners here are very accommodating in allowing the rest of us to be seated at our table.
We were there on a Tuesday night, and I hadn't realized in advance that they had a special offer of 50% off all Wine and Beer. That was a very nice surprise and coupled with their already reasonably priced food it made for extremely good value.

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vipjulieb (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on April 8, 2017

Nothing special with that place. Very average Thai.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 22, 2017

A really nice evening with great food. Thank you so much!

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GMoney (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2017

The food was excellent. Whole heartedly recommend this place if you enjoy Thai.

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vipoahu2sf (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2017

To experience this restaurant for the first time was enjoyable. It's a local restaurant I can walk to. The food is the ultimate winner; food presentation was good and service was fast.

But on the service side, the staff lacked personality and were a bit impersonal. It seemed like a task to get us seated. Staff should recognize if we are still having our soup dish to time the rest of the food to come out AFTER we are done so our food isn't sitting in front of us cold.

I would definitely come back and focus on the food and ignore the service as I don't expect them to change. It's a business. Serve. You. Next.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 15, 2017

This is a good place for having an everyday lunch or dinner meal - good, clean, simple and affordable.

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vipStevend (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on January 14, 2017

Ok. Nice people. Quiet. Palatable food, but nothing to write more about.

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Chadwick (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2017

I love going to this gem everytime friends are in town or im in the mission. Great place to meet thats convenient to oublic transportation and central.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2016

Delicious cocktails and really enjoyed my chicken Pad Thai. Also loved that that restaurant wasn't too busy during my visit!

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ChristinaC (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on December 4, 2016

It was our first time at this restaurant. We were looking for a place that could accommodate our party of six for an early dinner before the 6:30pm show at the Orpheum Theater on a Sunday. We ate family style and the food was excellent. We ordered a number of appetizers, papaya salad, drunken noodles, red curry, and more! We couldn't have been more pleased. The table was perfect for our larger party and the service was attentive, yet unobtrusive. The noise level allowed for conversation. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 30, 2016

Excellent value, nice ambiance. I came here on a special date, and though it's mostly casual we didn't look out of place dressed up. We had an appetizer, a soup, two entrees and polished off an entire bottle of wine and the bill was barely $50. Amazing for SF.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
1.0  Dined on November 5, 2016

This was probably the most bland and gross Thai food I've ever had. The curry was super watery and not much flavor. Over all the food tasted poorly. Sooooooo many better Thai food choices in the city.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on October 14, 2016

This restaurant is the biggest disappointment ever considering that I've been to Thailand number of times and I happened to know what is a good Thai food supposed to be.This place is very far from traditional Thai restaurant and Thai food.There is a very poor decor or I should say not at all, very uncomfortable seating ,tiny tables , lousy service and it's very loud .Regarding the food it 's not a place where you want to pay $10 fir a half of flash of mediocre wine and not place for a dinner or a date .Food is bland, unattractive and presented as a very small size portions. It's either too spicy or too salty. Soup was terrible and we both had a stomachache after $90.00 spent there. I would not come back there again or recommend this place to anyone. Unless you want to get sick after spending a fortune on terrible food.

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Foodforthought (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 16, 2016

We were delighted to find a restaurant in this busy, vibrant Mission neighborhood that wasn't the usual noisy bar scene. We were able to hear one another without shouting and have a real conversation. The food was very good. The presentation was lovely. Environment was simple. Service was great. Prices were very reasonable. All in all, we considered this a "find."

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