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Talesai

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Central L.A
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9043 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069-1828
+1 310-275-9724
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We came here for dinner on our first night in LA because it was literally the first place we found from our apartment. We expected the worst because we'd out so little effort into finding somewhere and were pleasantly surprised. The beef dish that I had was delicious, although very spicy so I was worried about the potential after effects... More 

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Thank Natflash
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I've been eating hear for many years. Now that we are no longer living in LA, we still come hear on every visit to Studio City. The food is consistently fabulous Thai. The restaurant is clean and contemporary in design. The chicken panang is as good as it gets, as is their satays. also great, the tom yum koong. all... More 

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Thank robbie B
Adelaide, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Talesai at Studio City for a lunch mid week. The restaurant was not very busy as we arrived early but the early wonderul attentative service continued throughout the meal. The owner provided a wonderful range of suggestions for both starters and mains. The five of us shared the food and each made a choice. All were really good- tasty,... More 

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Thank Geoff R
Las Vegas
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204 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Food here is amazing. Very flavorful. Service was prompt. Waiter was very nice. Only the noise level was a bit much.

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Thank 0505LiveLife2014
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I last visited this place about 5 years ago, and kept a great memory of the food eaten here. However, on a recent visit again to LA, decided to revisit this once great place to eat Thai cuisine. However my romantic memories of this place were indeed shattered as it is no longer the lovely Thai restaurant of 5 years... More 

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Thank texasgirlkent
Katonah, New York
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

For years and years whenever we visited Los Angeles we went to Talesai, an oasis of calm and sophistication paired with exemplary, refined Thai food. That Talesai is no more. What exists now is Night+Market, a down-market place run by the adult children of the owners. Yet they continue to advertise that Talesai exists. True, if you sit on the... More 

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Thank Travelsalot05
Westminster, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Not your typical thai food. Very salty and portions are small. Try it once to see what the hype is about. Do not order your typical thai food here since you will be disappointed.

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Thank Calvaryd
Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We decided last minute to go out for Thai on our recent trip to LA. This turned out to be one of our best meals of the trip. The Chicken Curry was amazing!

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Thank Jeffrey C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

We enjoy Thai food in Washington, DC, but had no sooner sat to eat at Talesai than we realized we had discovered a new favorite. Really two restaurants (Thai street cafe on the other side of the central bar), we ate in the darker, moody restaurant. We loved our corner table and ordered a variety of our favorites - crispy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

I've been looking for a place that serves a good seafood fried rice with fish sauce and Thai chili peppers on the side that tastes like the ones I'd had on the streets of Chiang Mai and Bangkok. Forget Thai town on Hollywood Ave., Talesai Night+Market is it! They also serve Beer Lao, a SE Asia favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9043 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069-1828
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 310-275-9724

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