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SIAM Elephant Thai Restaurant

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509 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
+1 805-684-2391
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:30
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here because of the reviews on trip advisor. Was expecting it to cost more than it did as some has suggested it was quite expensive, you ought to eat in the UK, this place was cheap and represented good value in our opinion. I have the meal deal and my wife just a curry. The restaurant is tiny but... More 

Thank Simon F
Santa Cruz, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Thai food with a local, friendly family atmosphere. Outdoor patio, Popular with tourists and locals. Just a short walk down to the beach or inland to visit shops along the main commercial street.

Thank Steve L
hollywood, california
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219 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We met some friends from Santa Barbara at this lovely little restaurant in Carp...it's a little jewel. It starts with a lovely space, friendly waitstaff and an excellent Thai menu. I live in what's known as Thai Town in L.A., so I know my Thai food. This is an excellent place to dine, all four of us had delicious, filling... More 

Thank Jack C
Newport Beach, California
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Food was good in flavor. Pumpkin curry was nicely done. I had the Satay and while it had good flavor it was dry. Dipping sauce was nicely done. Service is a bit strange and they rushed to get the table cleaned off. It does have a nice patio for dogs. Although they ruined my new handbag when they broke my... More 

Thank worldview2016
Maui, Hawaii
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

After having a terrible dinner the evening prior at "Pane e Vino," I suggested to my husband that we go to "SIAM Elephant Thai Restaurant," based on reviews I'd seen on TripAdvisor. Two for Two: food lacked flavor and was salty. This was the first bad Thai meal I have ever had and I have had many; I don't know... More 

Thank 1995Kryptonite
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Thought we would give this place a visit after looking at trip advisor, lots of choices and different types to try . I had green curry which was quite spicy, husband had meal deal which is good value for money

Thank Dawn F
Oxnard, California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is the only Thai restaurant we eat in. We live 30 mins away so not really handy. We have eaten lunch during the week and the specials are great and very affordable. We have also eaten from the regular menu on weekends and have loved it. We have tried a number of items and they have always been good.... More 

Thank ddianemiller
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and the service was good. Unfortunately the food was way too salty and I felt sick afterwards. I could have brought it up when we were eating but they were very busy so I thought I'd save the trouble.

Thank Bridget W
Burlington, Vermont
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Had the lunch special, comes with rice, salad, egg roll, and wontons. sooo good it was 14.95. such a good deal, I did not leave hungry. extremely full

Thank samanthaovitt
Carpinteria, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent meal served by courteous and friendly staff which always has one of the owners working there. This restaurant has been an excellent addition to Carpinteria,ca and is very popular among us locals and visitors

Thank irish1936

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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 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013-2037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carpinteria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-684-2391

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