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The Old Siam Thai Restaurant

201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
+1 415-885-5144
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (56 reviews)
“curry” (20 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
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Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to do Chinese or Thai food whilst staying in San Francisco and after reading reviews decided on The Old Siam Thai restaurant which was near our hotel and Union Square. Unimpressive from the outside but we were quickly seated and given menu which...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food actually looked like the pictures when it got to our table which never happens in other restaurants. The televisions had pictures of all the different dishes which was really effective as it all looked amazing - we wanted to eat it all! We...More

Thank gabgiulia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was near our hotel. Although busy we were served quickly and the food was excellent.

Thank Liesl J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came here for dinner one night, ordered Pad Thai, Tom Yam Gong soup and a snack platter. We loved everything except the Pad Thai, thought it was a very standard Thai dish, couldnt really go wrong, but the Pad Thai brought to us was...More

Thank Zenayz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food pretty dishes and quick service...... For the price you pay at other Thai places this guys are among the better offerings around. The have great lunch specials check them out and also get there early if there are shows around town they can...More

Thank José P
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered some food to go, Pad See-Ew and a Thai Ice Tea. It was ready very fast, 10mins max. The Pad See-Ew was a good size and had lots of chicken, I would of like more Chinese broccoli and a little less chicken personally...More

Thank Amber C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Very fast service (means all food is pre-cooked) and good tastes. but nothing special. Honest prices. Kind service. No more words.

Thank VSanna
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this Thai restaurant behind the Hilton. It's an older restaurant that isn't aesthetically pleasing but promises a diverse selection of dishes made well. While not the best Thai food I've had, it was a great find at a relatively low cost.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

It is a Thai as a Thai should be but nothing extra. The duck (main) was very greasy but given pricing no compliant. The only thing was that you smell the sewage ... good that they had the frontdoor open!

Thank Danny_Janssen
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I love Thai food. At a new restaurant, I always order the spicy basil to see how good the restaurant is, which is what I ordered here. While I prefer sliced beef instead of ground beef in my dish, Old Siam delivered a very tasty...More

Thank MondayAlready
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Ellis St, CA 94102, San Francisco, CA 94102-2111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-5144
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