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Monsoon Siam


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


US$5 - US$10
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Asparagus Delight
Asparagus, shrimp & shitake mushroom stir-fried w/ light garlic sauce served w/ brown rice. Healthy Meal
Regular $10.00
Seafood $13.00
Red Curry Fried Rice
Jasmine rice stir-fried w/ choice of meat, bamboo shoot, string bean, green chili, Thai eggplants, red pepper & exotic spices in red curry paste.
Mussels Pik Pow
Sweet mussels stir-fried w/ chili past, onions, chili, bell pepper, fresh basil.
Golden Ball Seafood
Seafood,​ bamboo shoots, scallions, mushroom, snow pea & carrots in a light gravy sauce, served w/ yellow crispy noodles.
Chu-Chee (Salmon or Shrimps & Scallops)
Pan grilled topped w/ a tasty special red curry sauce served w/ sauteed mixed vegetables.
Whole Flounder (Seasonal)
Filet whole flounder deep fried. Served w/ sweet, spicy & sour sauce on the side.
Tofu Lover
Streamed tofu on top w/ stir-fried snow pea, carrot, baby corn, mushroom in special brown sauce. Bed w/ streamed broccoli.
Soft Shell Crab (Seasonal)
Deep-fried & topped w/ light yellow curry sauce, w/ bell pepper, fresh ginger, onions, celery, scallions, eggs & basil.
Tofu Paradise
Crispy tofu sauteed w/ tamarind sauce sprinkle w/ lime leaf, fried onions & scallion.
Chicken Satay
Marinated chicken grilled & served w/ peanut sauce & cucumber relish.
Kanom Jeeb
Crabmeat,​ minced pork & water chestnuts wrapped in wonton skin, steamed & served w/ sweet Thai soy sauce.
Spring Rolls
Our veggie rolls deep-fried & served w/ sweet & sour sauce.
Cigar Rolls
Peas, potatoes & onions seasoned w/ curry powder. Rolls, deep-fried served w/ sweet & sour sauce.
Fresh Roll
Lettuce, avocado & carrot wrapped w/ rice paper served w/ special peanut sauce.
Ro Ti
Grilled ro ti (flat bread) served w/ tasty yellow curry sauce cooked w/ diced potato & onion.
Num Tok
Marinated grilled beef, sliced & tossed w/ red onions, scallions, cilantro & spicy lime dressing
House Salad
Fresh vegetable served w/ our house ginger dressing on the side.
Branket Shrimp
Shrimp lightly battered w/ dried-coconut, deep-fried & served w/ sweet & spicy sauce.
Fried calamari served w/ sweet-chili sauce. Served w/ grilled skewered shrimp.
Tom Yum
Spicy broth w/ a touch of lemon grass served w/ straw mushrooms sprinkled w/ cilantro & scallions.
Tom Ka
Coconut milk soup, straw mushroom, sprinkled w/ cilantro & scallions.
Chicken $8.50
Seafood $13.00
Tom Yum Noodle
Steamed noodles, bean sprouts, & mushrooms, in a spicy soup w/ a touch of lemon grass broth, topped w/ scallions & cilantro
Chicken or Beef Noodle Soup
Steamed noodles, fish balls, & bean sprouts, topped w/ scallions & cilantro.
Stewed Beef Soup
Steamed noodles w/ bean sprouts, spinach stewed beef in light stewed beef broth.
Guay Teaw Moo
Steamed noodles w/ spicy & sour soup, minced pork, fish ball, bean sprouts, peanuts.
Pad Thai
Thai’s​ traditional noodle dish. thin rice noodles stir-fried, bean curd, crushed peanuts, bean sprouts, scallions, & egg.
Drunken Noodle
Wide rice noodles stir-fried, string bean, bamboo shoot, tomato, basil, red peppers, & chili in a spicy garlic sauce.
Pad See Eaw
Wide rice noodles stir-fried w/ egg, & Chinese broccoli in a sweet Thai soy sauce.
Kua Gai
Wide rice noodles stir-fried w/ egg in light soy sauce sprinkled w/ scallions, bed of green leaf.
Lad Na
Choice of meat cooked w/ Chinese broccoli in a gravy sauce, served on a bed of wide rice noodles.
Andaman Noodle
Wide rice noodles stir-fried w/ seafood, onions, scallions, ginger, red peppers, green peppers, celery, basil & egg in a special light yellow curry sauce, topped w/ crabmeat.
Suki Yaki
(Choice of stir-fried dry or soup bowl) cellophane noodles, celery, carrots, napa cabbage, baby corn, snow pea, scallions, spinach & egg in a special spicy sesame sauce.
Kao Soi
Romaine noodles in chef's special yellow curry sauce, on topped w/ crispy noodles, red onion, cilantro, scallions & pickled cabbage.
Pra Ram (Peanut Sauce & Noodle)
Steamed thin rice noodles, choice of meat topped w/ peanut sauce, bed of steamed spinach, & sprinkled w/ fried onion.
Poo Goong Ob
Cellophane​ noodles stir-fried w/ shrimp, fresh ginger, shitake mushrooms, celery, scallions & napa cabbage, served in a clay pot.
Ka Pow
Choice of meat sauteed w/ chili, garlic, fresh basil, & red peppers in a spicy garlic sauce.
Pad Garlic
Choice of meat, celery sauteed w/ garlic sauce, served w/ steamed broccoli on the side.
Pad Fresh Ginger
Choice of meat stir-fried w/ fresh ginger, mushrooms, onions, scallions, & bell peppers in a light black bean sauce.
Pad Cashew Nut
Choice of meat sauteed w/ cashew nuts & onions, sprinkled w/ scallions in a sweet chili paste sauce.
Pad Pik Sod
Choice of meat sauteed w/ fresh chili, onions, scallions & red peppers in a tasty brown sauce.
Ka Pow Crispy Squid
Deep-fried squid sauteed w/ green chili, red peppers, onions & fresh basil in a spicy basil sauce topped w/ crispy basil.
Pad Pak
Sauteed mixed vegetables in a light garlic sauce.
Kai Teriyaki
Deep-fried chicken topped w/ teriyaki sesame sauce served w/ steamed veggies.
Ga Ree Seafood
Stir-fried shrimp, squid, scallops and, mussels, & eggs, w/ fresh ginger, onions, celery, scallions & basil in a light yellow curry sauce.
Pad Peaw Waan (Sweet & Sour Sauce)
Choice of meat sauteed with, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, onions, pineapples, broccolis, cashew nuts & red peppers in a sweet & sour sauce.
Kao Pad
Thai fried rice. jasmine rice stir-fried w/ choice of meat, onions, carrots, peas, scallions, tomatoes & egg.
Kao Pad Ka Pow
Jasmine​ rice stir-fried in spicy garlic sauce, basil leaves, bell peppers, onions & chili.
Pine Apple Fried Rice
Jasmine rice stir-fried w/ choice of meat, pineapple, peas, tomato, onions, carrots, cashews nut, in yellow curry powder.
Pad Thai Jae
Thin rice noodles stir-fried w/ veggies, tofu, bean curd, crushed peanuts, bean sprouts, & scallions (egg option).
Regular $8.50
With brown rice $8.95
Veggies Fried Rice
Jasmine rice stir-fried w/ mixed veggies & tofu, onions, scallions, tomatoes (egg option).
Spicy Roasted Tofu w/ Basil
Crispy roasted tofu sauteed in spicy basil sauce w/ red pepper, onions, green chili, fresh basil. Served w/ steamed veggies on the side.
Spicy Eggplant
Slices of eggplant & tofu stir-fried in spicy black bean sauce w/ chili, red pepper, garlic & fresh basil leaves.
Kapow Jae
Stir-fried broccoli, carrot, mushrooms, onions, red peppers, green chili, basil & tofu w/ spicy basil sauce.
Rama Tofu
Deep fried tofu topped w/ peanut sauce on a bed of steamed broccoli.
Tofu Cakes
A mixture of, potato, onions, shitake mushroom, & other veggies. Pan-fried & topped w/ peanut sauce, crushed peanut; served w/ sauteed veggies.
Larb Hed
3 kinds of mushroom tossed w/ red onion, tomato, scallions, cilantro & exotic spices.
Roasted Tofu Curry
Steamed roast tofu, bamboo shoot, pineapple, string bean, baby corn, tomato, bell pepper, chili & fresh basil in red curry sauce.
Green Curry or Red Curry
Traditional style curry w/ bamboo shoots, Thai eggplant, basil, green chili, & red bell pepper.
Panang Curry
Cooked in special panang curried sauce, bell pepper, basil.
Massaman Curry
Special curried Massaman sauce w/ peanuts, potatoes, & onions.
Yellow Curry
Tasty yellow curry sauce cooked w/ potatoes & onions. Topped w/ fried onions.
Meat $9.50
Fish ball $9.50
Deep fried tilapia $15.00
Ka Nom Jeen (Curry w/ Noodle)
Vermicelli noodle topped w/ tasty curry sauce, bean sprouts, pickled cabbage & fresh basil.
Steamed Rice
Brown Rice
Steamed Veggies
Steamed Noodle
Peanut Sauce
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by Monsoon Siam Thai Restaurant to grab some dinner to go during our recent stay in Charlottesville. The restaurant is located in downtown inside a historic house. The place was very busy on a Wednesday night, but our dishes (Pad...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TrailTrekker15
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Open for lunch M-F , dinner 7 days. Right in the same market as FEAST! and Seafood at West Main. Good selections, some may be quite spicy. Currys are $10.5 for chicken with beef $12.50. Easy parking on either side of market.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We did a takeout for lunch and were very pleased with both the quantity and the quality of food. We have visited this Thai restaurant a few times and this is the first time I am reviewing it. The fact is that their food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank arkalgud
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent. The service was good. Difficult to find parking. Dogs were allowed. The seating was not comfortable on metal chairs.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jack_et_jill
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We were a large group and seated inside. The avocado wrap was good but the spring rolls were OK. The egg plant and the veggie & tofu were good. The only incident was that peanut sauce got spilled on a few of us and we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank James L
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Very busy here on a Saturday evening , make sure you book ahead for peak eating times. Good choice of food but two of the apitizers had sold out as had some of the beers by 6pm. Service was OK , impressed at the speed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bvlynch
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The outdoor seating was perfect on a cool evening. The soft shell crab was great but our other entree had more heat than flavor.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We were running very late due to UVA graduation and the pouring rain. They kept our reservation for us and they were as accommodating and understanding as can be! The Service with a smile and the food was very good! We enjoyed the cozy atmosphere...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LorraineAG
Reviewed 7 April 2018

If you've been to Charlottesville, but you haven't been to Monsoon, you should go. Its so delicious, and the spice is legit and tasty, not just like some cheap hot sauce spice.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is always full so make a RESERVATION. Service was great even though people were lined up outside in cool weather waiting for a table. Busy is worth saying again. The food was very good and the staff tried very hard to keep everything...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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