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Esarn Thai Restaurant

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9561 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065-4813
+1 281-970-8215
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Dad and I were feeling bold and thought we give the little Thai place a try and were nicely rewarded. The service was quick, portions big, food delicious, and friendly staff. This is a new afternoon stop after doing errands

Thank DeEyeNerd
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is beautifully made fresh and delicious. Go here with my boss and Co workers and then with my hubby all the time. Lovely food.

Thank aabolarinwa
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 617 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had: Papaya Salad, Beef Salad, and Special Seafood dish #28. The Papaya salad was nicely flavored, with the right amount of spiciness. The Beef salad was good, but a little heavy on the fish sauce. Seafood dish was delicately seasoned. My pet peeve was the whole peppercorns. I absolutely hate biting into hard little pellets. The house white wine... More 

Thank reginafug
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great value. Good tasty food very consistent and efficient. Dont normally eat dessert but sticky sweet rice us OUTSTANDING, specially when mango is in season.

Thank Dennis S
Cypress, Texas
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236 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A coworker took me here for lunch one day. Very good. Liked the soup and everything with my meal. Would definitely return.

Thank oceanboy75
Cypress, Texas, United States
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242 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This little restaurant is located by HEB at the corner of Jones and West Rd. The Tom Yum soup was good, however the rest of the dishes were OK, nothing great. The papaya salad was extremely salty! Overall it is OK, but not that great for us to come back.

Thank Young L
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Esarn is a tiny hole in the wall restaurant dwarfed by the larger and much more visible HEB at the corner of Jones Rd and West Rd. Although tiny in stature, it is home to some of the best curry dishes in Houston. My favorite is their green curry with the subtle spice and well developed flavor. They also offer... More 

Thank Josh W
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121 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This awesome little 12 table spot has an extensive menu of Thai dishes. The spicy dishes can be customized: mild, medium and hot. I was content with the medium, but my Hubby's "hot" was also quite good. If you like fried rice dishes, get the basil fried rice. The veggies were crisp and the whole dish had a savory but... More 

Thank SazzyLJ
Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

My wife and I have been looking for a good Thai place since moving to Houston, and this one got stellar reviews online, so we decided to check it out. I was impressed with the lunch menu -- tons of specials for 8.95 that come with a spring roll and a cup of soup. The meal started promisingly enough. The... More 

Thank hemingway155
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

The food was awesome. I haven't had good Thai food in a long time. The social skills of the staff wasn't all that. I would say they were rude or anything, they just aren't very warm and friendly. I will go back for the food for sure.

Thank Bintheloop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
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
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9561 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065-4813
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-970-8215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?