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Exotic Thai Bistro

) #12 of 91 Restaurants in El Centro ££ - £££ Asian, Thai
1461 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243-4556
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good61%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Thai
££ - £££
1461 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243-4556
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11 - 20 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

The food was really good I got the pa se ew with Thai tea which was amazing . Can't remember what my mom got and it wasn't crowded almost empty . I wish they had the clear veggie spring rolls . Will definitely go back...More

Thank Esmeralda I
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Here in El Centro on business and I called in an order. The folks there were very nice, so I feel a bit bad about writing this review, but the food was really really bad. I ordered the Pad Kee Mao and the Mongolian Beef,...More

1  Thank slappyjones
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was the first time going and had many questions. The server was great and was able to answer about spice level and gave great recommendations on what to eat. The food was well seasoned even though the spice level was mild for some at...More

Thank Betsy A
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We went to eat here for my husbands and my birthday this year, our daughters Esmeralda treated us and we had a pleasant eating experience. We enjoyed the place is decorated really nice and its a very nice change of taste to celebrate with friends...More

Thank familytime2day
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Traveling - wanting to avoid another chain restaurant - we found Exotic Thai Bistro, and were not disappointed. The duck salad on a bed of spinach was delicious and a very large serving, fresh spring rolls were good, as well as the soup and noodle...More

Thank NancyKH
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We stopped in here on the way back from shooting an episode of Southwest Stories, our PBS TV show. We were pleased to find a Thai restaurant in El Centro, and surprised to find it was part of a small chain of Thai restaurants. The...More

Thank TheSunRunnerMagazine
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Great food and great service. Prices are resonable and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. Beer and wine is availabel.

Reviewed 5 September 2014

We always seem to end up needing lunch in El Centro as we go from Tucson to the Coast and until now it's been a rather bleak experience. This restaurant is not only very good, it has a pleasant decor and is close to the...More

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

I recommend happy hour! From 3pm to 6pm. Beers are 3 dollars and entrees are buy one get one half off. Appetizers are 5 dollars. Wife loved the Thai Tea.

Thank albert20062008
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I ate dinner here on my recent business trip. El centro doesn't have a ton of options. The decor is pleasant, staff is friendly, and the food is decent. My curry seemed a little soupy, but it was fresh and tasted pretty good.

Thank Ian T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1461 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243-4556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
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It's been in business at least ten years.
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