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Lalita's Distinctive Thai

96 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3814
+1 415-552-5744
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
8 Dec 2017
“lunch with friends on a sunny day”
6 Oct 2017
“Dinner before theatre”
Open Now
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
96 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3814
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Three old friends joined me who had never eaten here before. We ordered 4 different things, and everyone was very pleased with the food and delighted with the restaurant. We especially liked the martinis and gin and tonics. The restaurant was not crowded, and the...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Just stumbled onto this place while going to the theatre. Good quick food and drinks to be had. I would come back.

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

There is not much close to the theater district in SF but Lalitas Thai was quick and friendly with a happy hour. Not much off the expected but our food was fast and refreshing.

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This was exactly what we needed after a long travel day. It was not crowded, the food was quite good, the portions were generous, and the bar seemed to boast a friendly local crowd.

Thank saunderslaurenl
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Been here a dozen times, lunch and dinner. Food is consistently very good. A rare lovely restaurant in the Civic Center/Tenderloin area. Good service.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this very much! The ambiance is delightful. A full bar, unusual in a Thai place and a koi fish pond. We had Panang Curry with shrimp, and Pumpkin curry with chicken, both delicious. Zinfandel wine and Riesling both surprisingly good. We accidentally tried...More

Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lolita's has lots of great space and a super comfortable seating area for groups, and it's well decorated! They have a full bar with a good selection of beer. Beers are $5... not sure if there's a happy hour, but it could totally be worse....More

1  Thank Chelseanic91
Reviewed 9 September 2016

After an enjoyable evening at the Asian Art Museum, my friend and I stopped at Lalita Thai Restaurant and Bar for a late night supper. We ordered three dishes to share: crispy pork over fried rice, Tom Yum soup, and vegetarian egg rolls. Although the...More

Thank Peppersmom2015
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place have a WOW ! Thai menu .. It's delicious staff is great !food is great I love it so much .... I will comeback again if I want Thai food ..the bartender Winnie ...is great ..

Thank Rj M
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Conveniently located, Lalita Thai' food is average in taste and quality. I had the custom lunch, chicken with peanut sauce and brown rice. The brown rice, which had some interesting nutty additions, was the best part. The chicken and vegetables were OK, nothing special. My...More

Thank TaraOakland
Civic Center
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tipped dome of City Hall.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Civic Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 415-552-5744
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