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99 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA
+1 925-253-0989
16:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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orinda, ca
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Baan Thai! Had dinner inside with my wife, daughter and wife's dad, as well as a couple take out orders the following month because it was so good. We have been to Thailand and find the food very authentic, fresh, and flavorful.

Thank steve811
San Francisco, California
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527 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

With a scant 30 minutes until my next appointment, I needed food fast, but not fast food. I popped into Baan Thai across from the Orinda Country Club Golf course and was assured the fresh cooking would be swift. I ordered a lunch special of spare ribs with noodles, vegetables, and a salad. The service was swift, the dish delectable,... More 

Thank StarLady99
Lafayette, California
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441 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

When I want a vegetarian dinner I try to order tofu. One of the appetizer was crispy tofu. It was a large portion served with a tasty sauce. With a green papaya salad and sticky rice I was very happy. The service is always fast and friendly at Baan Thai.

Thank reise-tanta-di
Orinda CA
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We enjoy this restaurant for family dinners. It has a relaxed atmosphere, good service, and good food.

Thank travellin1_NorCal
Truckee, California
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The service is excellent and they are very kind, patient and tolerant with difficult diners (like my East Bay in laws...). I have been several times now and I will continue to recommend and dine at this little Orinda gem. The food is fresh, well presented, a good value and delicious. They are graciously willing to make any menu modifications.... More 

Thank amovablefeast
Orinda, California
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

loved the Tom Kha Kai soup (hubby and I split a large - there's enough for 4 people to share and it was so tasty we finished it off by ourselves) followed by two daily specials, a basil lamb stir fry and another stir fry with seafood and eggplant. Perfectly seasoned and just spicy enough for our admittedly westernized palates... More 

Thank LilyCatsMom
Lafayette, California
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441 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We have eaten both lunch and dinner at Baan Thai numerous times. The servers are always friendly and helpful. Other than the many tasty dishes I especially like the way they are willing to substitute and modify dishes to our taste. Crunchy tofu instead of regular tofu is never a problem. We keep returning for good Thai food.

Thank reise-tanta-di
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

If you arrive by 7 p.m., there's generally tables left. They also do take-out. This is where we go when my G-F daughter-in-law comes to town. Their pumpkin curry is good, but our favorites are the Healthy Fried Rice, the Thai Crunch Salad, and the Spring rolls.

Thank Mahsha57
Denver, Colorado
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147 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

There are only two Thai restaurants in Orinda -- both are on the Village Side. Baan Thai is the better one. Solid food and good service at a reasonable price. The seasonal specials are always a treat!

Thank JHugener
Boulder, Colorado
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700 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Four of us ate lunch here on a Sat. in Dec. I had the beef satay, which was excellent. (Portion could have been bigger). Two of us had the spicy noodles, which were spicy and a large portion. My spouse had the shrimp which she liked. Try the dessert of Sticky Rice With Mango. Really good. The service was good.... More 

Thank Buzzy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: +1 925-253-0989

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