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Gem of Thailand

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66 E Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-2912
+1 559-446-0607
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Fresno, California, United States
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gem of Thailand is a favorite of my family. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We have come here for many years. It used to be that when we walked in, we had our pick of tables. However, word has now spread on the amazing quality of food here, and this restaurant is frequently packed. But, if you have... More 

Thank Sherri J
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

While the location may not be great(small strip mall)the food and service is fantastic. The Tom Yum soup is scrumptious, best I've had. The menu is extensive and I have never been disappointed. Consistently good!

Thank CalifAtty
Fresno, California
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201 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is one of our favorites. It's small, and fills up fast on Fridays and Saturdays, as the food is good and reasonably-priced. When my sister was in town visiting (and we wanted to be able to have a conversation), I thought of Gem. She and my niece had tofu stir-fry and Pumpkin Panang Curry (mild version); I had... More 

Thank Norm G
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I was visiting Fresno on my way to Yosemite and really craving some good Thai food. Really enjoyed this little place... I especially liked the spring rolls and Coconut soup. Fantastic food and the owner/waitress was so sweet and personable. Prices seemed reasonable as well. It's located in a small strip mall but vey quaint and delicious food.

Thank lucky2324
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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237 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This is the second highest rated Thai restaurant in Fresno. I tried to go to the highest rated one, but it was closed on Mondays. Their loss. I had the chicken satay (average) brown rice (I was charged extra and it wasn't worth it) and panang curry with beef. The beef and the curry were excellent. I've never had panang... More 

Thank TheTimMan
Fresno, California
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174 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

First time eating lunch at Gem of Thailand and wasn't very impressed with the food. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress and the wait to receive our food was short. A lady who I think was the owner came to our table several times to inquire how everything was. I ordered the Ginger Chicken and received a plate... More 

Thank Ken J
Hampton, Virginia
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403 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This little gem was in walking distance to our hotel. The employees recommended it and ate there often as well. We enjoyed watching the owner take good care of her business. We were seated quickly and received table water. The menu is excellent. I ordered the Pad Thai and my husband ordered a curry dish. Both were served quickly and... More 

1 Thank 2muchfun4us
Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Great family run restaurant. Excellent food, very fresh and flavorful. We had the fresh spring rolls, pad thai chicken and a chicken curry dish. Great service.

Thank Lanny V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

This restaurant was really disappointing, especially after reading so many good reviews. My husband got Pad Thai with shrimp, and I got Drunken Noodles with chicken...both were super greasy. The Pad Thai was too sweet, and the shrimp were little...probably like 51/60 size. The Drunken Noodles had ground/crumbled chicken instead of actual chunks of chicken, which tasted weird. My husband... More 

1 Thank Lasheena N
Fresno, California
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149 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

This little place is hidden behind a Dennys in a strip mall. The tables are limited but it's usually not hard to get a table. Lynch can get pretty busy but they move doers through well. They have a decently extensive menu with all the great thai flavors. The food is delicious and varied, and can be spiced up or... More 

Thank Cathy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 E Herndon Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-2912
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: +1 559-446-0607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?