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Galanga Thai Restaurant

507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
+1 805-899-3199
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“brown rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good Thai. Pleasant wait staff. Efficient service. Good State St. location. Drunken noodles were very spicy as forewarned!

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Someone told us that this restaurant had good Thai food, as soon as we entered the restaurant we had a feeling that is won't be like wee expected. 1 they are not from Thailand and that's never a good thing to TRY to eat Thai...More

Thank rcoimbra
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

After walking up and down State Street all afternoon we stopped for a different type of American dinner. Having eaten good steaks and breakfasts in Diners all across California, some Thai sounded good. Sadly we were not impressed as although the food was nice (hence...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Service and food both great!! I had the duck special was fabulous!! My husband always has tom yum soup as a starter and he loved it!! He had a fish dish as his main course and loved it!! We would go back anytime!!

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Was a bit worried about this place cos of the low ratings on here. It's not a fantastic looking venue either but we had failed to get into 3 places and we were cold. BUT... guess what the food was very nice indeed!! Both curries...More

Thank BrightonPanther
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I were in the mood to try something different for lunch while walking on State Street in Santa Barbara, California. We sat just inside the front door so that we could "people watch" while people were past Galanga Thai Restaurant. We had...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Ive eaten here multiple times. Every choice on the menu will be a great choice. Especially the tom kah kai, pad thai and the pad see yeu. The service is awesome and friendly and most importantly pretty fast even when place is busy.

Thank Guy G
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Thai Food. Great location on State Street in Santa Barbara. Smiles greeted us. Seated promptly. Menu is large. Nice selection of vegetarian dishes. Not real hungry so no appetizers. But my husband really enjoyed the Pineapple Fried Rice with chicken and shrimp. I loved...More

Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great Thai in Santa Barbara, a good choice among many decent restaurants. Very friendly staff and excellent Thai. Many choices in addition to the usual.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a connoisseur of coconut soup and theirs was great. 4 stars and not 5 only because the coconut milk curdled a little bit. Every dish we ordered was good and decent portions. Good for groups.

Thank DanielleRenee805
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-899-3199
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