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Exotic Thai Bistro

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1461 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243-4556
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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El Centro, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love going here when we have a craving for Thai food. We usually order Pineapple Fried Rice, Mongolian Beef, Sweet & Sour Chicken and Garlic Chicken. All of these dishes are wonderful. We always end up with leftovers and they taste just as good after being warmed up.

Thank PeggyDuncan327
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

OK this was not expected in El Centro a Thai restaurant. Once you are in the restaurant you can see why there's authenticity the restaurant is very well decorated the staff pleasing and the food just like being in Thailand perfect. The price will not set you back either very low.

Thank Salvador Q
El Centro, CA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My wife and I either eat in the restaurant or call for takeout. The food served is both excellent and hot. The food is freshly made and is well seasoned. It can be as spicy as you wish or mild. The service is appropriate - take care of you as a customer without being annoying.

Thank rfragale
California, United States
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I believe this is the only Thai place in the El Centro area. I have been going here for about 4 years when I am in the area, always decent food, a large menu to choose from, good service. They have multiple locations, check them out, I don't think they will disappoint.

Thank DAN R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Did not realize this is a chain. The food is authentic Thai food. The Thai curry is absolutely delicious. Wonderful pots stickers everything we ate was really good and the staff are so friendly. We wanted to eat here again but ran out of time. It is a gem

Thank Calamityjane2003
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I ate here for three nights and looked forward to my visit all day each time. Im a big fan of Thai noodles, curry and soup and this place offered up a very nice Tom Kha Gai. This and a cold dewey Singha made for a refreshing end to a day sitting in 106 degree heat.

Thank Skymonkey_177
Bedford, Indiana
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

While I was trying to get used to American food, this Thai restaurant is my life vest. Food is very closed to true Thai food. The place is clean and cozy. And nothing to complain about friendly staff with American service.

Thank Phuong N
El Centro,CA
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I love this place!! I especially love their chicken soup. Their food is always fresh. Environment is always clean and pleasant.

Thank greenrocs
El Centro, California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The food is always delicious and the presentation is top notch. Try to eat there at least once a month.

Thank Sylvia A
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The food was really good I got the pa se ew with Thai tea which was amazing . Can't remember what my mom got and it wasn't crowded almost empty . I wish they had the clear veggie spring rolls . Will definitely go back . It's not expensive either . Like 10 dollars a plate .

Thank Esmeralda I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1461 S 4th St, El Centro, CA 92243-4556
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
It's been in business at least ten years.

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