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Bulan Thai Vegetarian Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
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7168 MELROSE AVE., Los Angeles, CA 90046-7626
+1 323-857-1882
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We'd been walking for a long time and this was the first place we found walking down Melrose Avenue. The menu has some great options. I decided to go for the spring rolls, sautéed vegetables and an entree called the "eggplant lover". I really enjoyed the spring rolls as a starter, they were presented very well. I wish I hadn't... More 

Thank lauralove27
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Ordered take-out and was absolutely blown away by the portions, the presentation and the TASTINESS. Order the spicy papaya salad to go along with your meal, it's awesome! The pad thai is also delicious, very light and flavourful. Definitely ordering from here again.

Thank Sarah M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Located in a small storefront on Melrose, Bulan uses very fresh ingredients to create imaginative and delicious vegetarian Thai food. We both had the lunch special (green curry and a red curry, each with a hearty brown rice and greens. Superb.

Thank lakewind
Glen Innes, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Really good option for vegetarians and vegans in the area. Their pad thai and red curry were amazing.

Thank Andrew A
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The thai food here is made with fresh and real ingredients. Everything I've tried has been delicious, just great food. The Hot Wings are unbelievable! Very creative and so satisfying, I've never had anything like them. The staff is very friendly. They greet you warmly upon your arrival, and send you off with a smile and a yummy bag of... More 

Thank Kirsten K
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The food is delicious, staff is very friendly, ambiance is wonderful, restaurant is clean and prices are great! My favorite restaurant ever!!! Brought all my friends and family members, and most of them are not even vegetarians and they all loooooooooooved the experience.

Thank geanina111
Pasadena, California
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393 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

The portion sizes are absolutely correct for sharing with another person or filling up one hungry vegetarian/vegan eater. The regular menu items are as special as any of the new "special" menu items. Every dish is well presented and full of flavor, without weighing you down. Great tastes and totally satisfying, plus fast service.

Thank Ray Q
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I wandered into Bulan almost by accident. Just looking for something to eat in the neighborhood on Melrose. Best curry ever! Terrific flavor. Brown rice was perfect. $10! Small place. Clean. Nice people. I can't wait to go back. Only bad thing: no beer or wine.

Thank ROG13
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Food was really good, staff never were greatly polite. Price was very reasonable considering the food we ordered was perfect to taste. Would definitely come again!

Thank Vikash B
Pasadena, California
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393 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

I love a vegetarian place where I can enjoy anything on the menu, and this Thai place serves up great stuff: every dish is well portioned, very flavorful, visually pleasing, and totally satisfying. Service is fast and friendly too. The small space makes for loud company when all the tables are full, and you might have to wait for the... More 

Thank Ray Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7168 MELROSE AVE., Los Angeles, CA 90046-7626
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-857-1882

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