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Bangkok West Thai

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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606 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2502 (6th Street)
+1 310-395-9658
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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Los Angeles
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I've been visiting Bangkok West for almost 20 years now. Still a beautiful ambiance and despite of change of ownership, still quality food. Elegant setting, gentle music and lovely staff.

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Thank LAVict0ria
Grimstad, Norway
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, good prices and great staff. We were here several times when we were staying i Santa Monica.

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Thank Ohemja
Kununurra, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Having read the TripAdvisor reviews I was looking forward to some authentic Thai food. I wasn't disappointed as the food was great as was the service. I would recommend this restaurant to anybody.

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Thank kimberley_boy
Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

As frequent travellers to Thailand we were very impressed with the authentic tastes of this restaurant. Staff are extremely friendly and went out of their way to accommodate our requests. Dinner consisted of 5-7 dishes which were all fresh and very tasty and the desserts as well. Prices are mid range. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had no-spicy green curry with sticky rice, best i've ever had! My friends also liked the noodle soup. The prices were ok for the quality. Good service,

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Thank MelPhUK
New York City, New York
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123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was desperate for a curry, and chose this place based upon its Zagat recommendation. The food was fine, hit the spot, but was very basic. The interior was fine also. Nothing spectacular but clean and pleasant. I enjoyed the food, but overall it was v dry average and no different to most other thai restaurants. Maybe that is a... More 

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Thank englishmaninmidtown
Kissimmee, Florida
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104 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food tasted good and the staff was nice, but there are some better places in the area. Its still worth stopping for if you are craving Thai food.

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Thank jay_dog98
Kansas City, Missouri
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with an expansive menu...tough to decide what to order. I had the lemongrass chicken and broccoli-amazing flavor marinated overnight with this dish. My husband had a chicken and eggplant dish that he could not stop talking about. We were sorry the meal ended..lovely, friendly service. Impeccably clean establishment.

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Thank Lynne A
Scottsdale, Arizona
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285 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food is authentic and quite tasty at Bangkok West. The setting is upscale, so unusual for Thai restaurants in the US. The service is sold, and I recommend the pak kra prao, the green curry, and the isarn style sausages. Nice selection of wines for a Thai restaurant, as well.

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Thank AmanJunkieBoston
Stamford
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146 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Nice airy space, friendly staff and delicious food. Yellow curry had super fresh vegetables and delicate flavors. Pork belly on Jasmine rice with fragrant, sweet sauce and pickled cabbage. Excellent dining.

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Thank VikiBoyko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2502
    (6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-9658

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

Staying in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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