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Star of Siam

#269 of 7,717 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Near North Side
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11 E Illinois St, Fl 1, Chicago, IL 60611-5652
+1 312-670-0100
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is like one of those Polynesian places from the 70s that puts pineapple and sickly sweet syrup all over everything. Nasty. Run!

Thank vox-sf
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and reasonably priced. The setting is beautiful inside and there were a lot of other Thai folks eating here. Very close to Michigan Avenue if you're doing that kinda tourist thing. Lots of bars nearby, so would be a great place to stop in between getting bar hops.

Thank Roderick V
Illinois US
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191 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really didn't know what to expect. Thought might be an overpriced touristy mediocre place. Wrong. The food is very good and they have great prices. Seating was comfortable and conversation friendly. I'd advise after ordering drinks- wait to order. Once you order the food is gonna be there really quickly. We wanted to finish or drinks first.

Thank Richard B
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu with reasonable pricing. Food was great. Service is fast. Lots of customers. Great location.

Thank Ray W
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Family diner for 6; very good value for money overall. We had 2 starters (house special crab dish was very disappointing though) then 3 main courses plus extra white rice (which we should not have taken since dishes are huge) total was around $80 with 3 teas and a coke.

Thank Quens M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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480 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the entrees. The pot stickers & shrimps on blankets were very nice, the sauce on the spicy beef was very hot. Asked for the chicken cashew to be mild but found it very plain so wished we had asked for medium spice. Good sized portions. May go back after we have tried the other 9,500 restaurants in Chicago.

Thank GrantHay
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews, I decided to give Star of Siam a try. Agreed - the crab Rangoon are delicious!! The filling was so hot though, definitely burned my tongue even after the waiter warned me. I also got the massaman curry. I was able to eat about half of each for lunch the next day too. I feel it's... More 

Thank RaqVentures
Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Every once in while, you get fooled. I was told to check this out and thought "downtown Chicago, over priced and not such great food. But I stand corrected. This place is not o my reasonable,the food is amazing. Go here and be amazed...

Thank 994touringuy
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Star if Siam had very interesting and nice decor. A varied menu, all sounded good, difficult to chose. Waitstaff helped me decide. Food was very good. Second time there and I would return.

Thank Traci H
Brookfield, Illinois
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134 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Location is by the river, and it wasn't too hard to get street parking even at 6pm on a weeknight ($4 per hour.) I had crab Rangoon, and it was the best I have ever had. I also had the fish cakes and others had various meat dishes and they loved it. Nice seating. For sure check this place out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 E Illinois St, Fl 1, Chicago, IL 60611-5652
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-670-0100
Star of Siam serves healthy, delicious, great value food. Star of Siam is the best choice for anyone who loves Thai food. Menu highlights include Padthai Noodles, Cashew Chicken, Tomyum (hot & sour lemongrass soup), Satay with signature peanut sauce and cucumber salad, and authentic tasty curries. Star of Siam is a convenient place to escape from the bustle of downtown.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?