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Thai Lao Orchid

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20540 State Highway 46 W, Spring Branch, TX 78070-6821
+1 830-438-3379
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Spring Branch, Texas
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This entire area, including most of San Antonio, seem to suffer from just OK Asian food. The pho is good and some of the dishes, but there is no wow factor. But it is the best in the area.

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Thank WildElMolo
Spring Branch, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I find the food at Thai Lao Orchid very good. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The menu is not large, but the items listed are good. Prices are reasonable, and the servings are ample. We've only eaten there at noon, however, the crowds are always good at that time of day. I would recommend it as a good... More 

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Thank Laverne W
Bulverde, Texas
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Thai food and I do not get along together. Food is never on the same level of heat, you order 2 you get 4, you order 1 and you will get 1, needs to be on same level always

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Thank Daniel L
USA
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stopped by today for a lunch to go. Ordered Panang Curry with Beef. It came out quickly, and I left with it. It was $10, plus tax and tip, so about $12. The portion size was small, Not the best Panang I've had - really just OK. Not good, not great. No eggroll, spring roll or soup. Lots of... More 

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Thank bstreep
Spring Branch, Texas
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194 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Went for lunch with my wife. Service was not that good. Prices a bit high. Soup was good and the spring rolls were excellent. I ordered the Pad Thai and the portion size was good, but I think, for me, they used too much peanut butter sauce. Very over powering and could not taste any other spices.

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Thank RVSVD
Spring Branch, Texas, United States
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I ordered a yellow tail sushi appetizer and it was very good. Nice big pieces too. I also ordered the chicken w/vegetables on noodles. The portion was very large. Which I thought was fair considering the price. I came home with enough leftovers for my dinner.

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Thank pvanecek
San Antonio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Enjoy a good Asian meal in the Hill Country. Hot is HOT and the prices are a bit high for what it is, but we still enjoy a meal here every few weeks.

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Thank Ken R
San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place! There food is always fresh and hot. My favorite is the Yellow Curry with Chicken. You do have to be careful on the Spice level as Mild is pretty spicy. I also like their crispy egg roll appetizer. It's searched with a cashew dipping sauce that is amazing. The service is great while you dine in.... More 

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Thank Jeremy F
San Antonio
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I work near by and eat here a few times a month. It's a small cafe, bamboo vibe. Open on Monday, that's a big plus for this area. Curry, pot stickers, soups- delicious as well as entrees. You pick the spice/heat level 1 mild to 5 extra hot. We often get edimame, and the sampler platter, good portions. Staff is... More 

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Thank NCL San Antonio L
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2016

When TLO first opened it was stellar. Unfortunately, several owner/management changes have detrimentally impacted the service and the food quality and portions, but, it's still a pretty decent place to eat.

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Thank Betty H

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20540 State Highway 46 W, Spring Branch, TX 78070-6821
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Spring Branch
  • Phone Number: +1 830-438-3379

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