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736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023-3118
+1 713-923-4230
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (8 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
5:30 PM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Chinese
$$ - $$$
736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023-3118
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I always try to make time to have lunch here when I am over in this area of town. I have had several dishes and never had a bad meal. Love all the different flavors in every dish.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Not too many people. We were seated right away. Lunch much busier. You order by numbers. We had S3 soup, excellent. Pad-Thai was very good, not oily, tasty and light. We also had H6 and #12. The Thai tea was a new taste. Try it....More

Thank PandaExperience
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since the early 90's, and out of the many, many Thai restaurants where I've eaten across the U.S., Kanomwan makes the best Beef Panang, to me, by far. This includes the famous and excellent, Lotus of Siam in Las Vegas, thought...More

Thank Panang1
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been a community favorite for decades. The previous owner died six years ago but was the character of the restaurant. he hated it when anyone made special orders or ordered food milder than standard. He would spell it you or refuse to...More

Thank BrentandLiza
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We have been eating here since 1990! It is the best Thai food you will find anywhere in Houston! The Satae (A1), Spring Rolls (A4), Coconut Soup (S3), Clear noodle salad (S8), Cashew Chicken (H6), Fried Shrimp (H15), Fried Snapper (H11), and all of the...More

Thank DisneyBoundMomma
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Several friends raved about this place. Unfortunately I didn't find it to be anything special. We waited a long time to get water. We waited even longer to get a waitress to take our order. The food came about 10 minutes later (not fast enough...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a small place that isn't that easy to find even with a street address but let me assure you it is worth the effort. Hands down the best Thai food we have ever eaten. The service can be spotty at lunch so get...More

Thank pistolpete7255
Reviewed 22 February 2016

On Thursday 2-18-16 at approximately 1130, I stop by Kanomwan Thai. It was my first visit there and I was excited to visit the location. Upon entering the restaurant an lady just yelled out to seat yourself. I should have taken that as a hint...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I keep going back because of the food. It is spectacular. The service and friendliness are not the best but the food makes up for it in spades.

Thank Khaderi
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We have been eating here for years. The food is awesome, service is very good, and the best part is that it is BYOB. They will provide bottle openers and wine glasses, do not charge a corkage fee. Their green curry is absolutely fantastic.

Thank Mike R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 1/2 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023-3118
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-923-4230
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