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Silk Elephant

) #325 of 1,747 Restaurants in Pittsburgh ££ - £££ Asian, Thai
1712 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1604
+1 412-421-8801
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin soup” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“thai food” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
££ - £££
1712 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1604
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11 - 20 of 75 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice...both times great food, prompt and courteous service, very nice potion size. I recently returned from Thailand and still craving the cuisine/ spices, and this restaurant did not disappoint.

Thank mbg1968
Reviewed 14 January 2016

There are a lot of Thai options in Squirrel Hill, but Silk Elephant is usually my go-to. If the tapas idea doesn't appeal to you, there are still lots of great entree options. Friendly staff and atmospheric setting.

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Awesome tapas, great wine and drink list, best I have ever seen for Asian restaurant actually. Enjoyed dinner with my wife and 2 yo daughter. Friendly staff and all of our food items were so tasty! Will be back for sure. Try their tapas for...More

Thank HospitalityProf
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We met friends in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh for a 5:30 dinner on a Friday night. We had 4 adults and one <5 year old in our party. I ordered the Pad See Ew with a spicy level of 4/10 that turned out...More

Thank Westpo
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I went there for dinner on a Monday night (November, 2015). Their menu had a nice list of appetizers (they called it tapas - but it is Thai/Chinese). I ordered a couple of them - one the "signature" dish - there is a photo shown...More

Thank yrechnam
Reviewed 15 October 2015

the ambience is friendly and busy, a big pick me up. very generous sense of waiting style. the maitre d' tried hard to get us a table, and managed it. then we waited for ages to get served, but the delay was regretted and it...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I have been here twice, both times for happy hour. Their selection of "tapas" is excellent - they even stopped by our table to remind us to order anything else we wanted before happy hour ended and the prices went up. I especially enjoyed being...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 23 August 2015

It's been a few years since we had eaten here and it was nice to know the quality has stayed the same. Our waitress was very nice, our water glasses stayed full--a necessity because the #4 spice scale was about 1 spice level higher than...More

Thank MurryG08
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

visited on sunday afternoon. Almost empty but its summer and all students are out. ordered veggie springrolls and Pad Thai with Beef (4 in spicy scale). Very good. Waitress very nice. Silverware little unhandy. received complimentary coconut rice appetizer. other friend's food looked good as...More

Thank Ucho777
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This restaurant has been the go-to place for my friends and I.They're open slightly later, have a nice atmosphere, are centrally located, and cater to some dietary needs. The atmosphere in the evening is soft and dim without being dismal. It's fairly relaxing and they...More

Thank gigabird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-421-8801
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