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Sawasdee Thai Cuisine

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5050 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073-2402
+1 831-462-5051
11:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a great little place in a sweet little village to have some exceptional Thai food served by delightful people

Thank smusbach
Geyserville, California
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I visit this place every time I head to Santa Cruz. Up a flight of stairs a block or two from the Beach Boardwalk, Sawasdee never disappoints. I love Thai food and am pretty critical when It comes to quality and authenticity. They have many dishes that are hard to find at your average Thai restaurant. Pineapple Fried Rice, Green... More 

Thank MikeandMeliss
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here with family we were visiting. This was amazing Thai food! I had the green papaya salad, which was super fresh and had great flavor. I also had the green curry, which was also delicious. My Husband enjoyed the calamari as an appetizer. The staff were very friendly. The town of Soquel is adorable...a true... More 

Thank Elizabeth P
Soquel, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Delicious menu items served efficiently and nice friendly atmosphere. Green papaya salad is wonderful! Fresh spring rolls, extensive menu too

Thank limcandr
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is highly recommended for those who want to try Thai food in the area! Had delicious chicken, duck, beef and lamb options, delicious Tom Kim soup, and excellent deep fried coconut ice cream! Lovely dinner!

Thank Ro E
Santa Cruz, California
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88 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Had lunch at Sawasdee Thai restaurant. We were greeted warming on arriving, had great service and the food was good and ample. I recommend this restaurant. It's not fancy, just good food and friendly staff. 3 for lunch was $36.00 which included 3 Thai Ice Teas. Not cheap but not expensive either.

Thank Ken B
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Wonderful food and friendly service make Sawasdee a local favorite for Thai food. Their Salmon is especially good.

Thank Sean H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is a small restaurant just across highway 1 from Capitola near Santa Cruz. It was well filled with diners. The food was really good. I had the pineapple fried rice with chicken. The wait staff were very attentive and kind. If you can get a parking space give this place a try.

Thank April W
Monterey, CA
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Santa Cruz to see the Cabrillo art gallery on our Monday "date day" and were looking for someplace to have lunch. We saw this restaurant while driving down Soquel Ave. and decided to give it a try. The ambience was nice with some very large hand painted fans on the wall and a ceramic... More 

Thank Dave49
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

After being seated we were quickly asked what we wanted to drink and promptly brought out water... but then ten minutes passed with us having our menus laid closed in front of us before we were able to even placed our orders, and even this was only because we had flagged someone down. After that, everything went quite well. We... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5050 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-462-5051

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