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5240 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-3537
+1 206-524-4332
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an early dinner while passing through Seattle on our way to Canada. The food was fresh and delicious. We had the fresh spring rolls with tofu and a yummy peanut sauce. I had the veg fried rice and the hubs had the spicy noodles with tofu and veggies. Large portions and quick service. Very nice waitstaff and lovely... More 

Thank Carolyn W
Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Thai food and have an allergy to shellfish so I loved the idea of a Vegan place. There is a lunch buffet and it looked promising but more food than I was going to eat. The buffet looked like it was fairly fresh.The menu had a nice variety, I ended up ordering the Rad Na and had a... More 

Thank Linda F
Redmond, Washington
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Dined with friends who are vegan.Enjoyed the food and friendly staff and good service.Reservations were made, so was seated as we came.

Thank dijisree
Bellevue, Washington
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178 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I popped in for a quick lunch here and chose the buffet. There was a fair amount of variety on the buffet. And even though it was close to the end, things were hot and full. Nice soup/curry/spring rolls/pad thai/fried rice/brown rice and some salads. The only dessert was a sticky black rice with coconut milk. Unfortunately,... More 

Thank lilbsmom
Ellicott City, Maryland
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174 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I am not a vegan however I was dining with a cousin who is so considering myself an omnivore, I decided it was easier to meet her dining needs than mine. Very diverse Thai vegan menu. We shared Tom Yum soup and spring rolls. She had pumpkin curry which she loved. I had drunken mushrooms. Everything was fresh. Quantities are... More 

Thank MJ2E
Buda, Texas
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672 reviews
438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

had a birthday dinner here. Real good food, nice friendly staff, great service. It is a Thai vegan restaurant. Eggplant dishes, cashew tofu, sweet and sour tofu and noodles are actually very well made. Alsi, they brought out ice cream for the person in our party who was having a birthday. A very nice touch.

Thank daddymo2
Olympia, Washington
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The buffet has a wide selection from which to choose - soup, salads, wheat or stir fried rice, egg rolls, mango curry, but my favorites were the two rice noodle dishes. The bill of fare is the closest thing to heavenly dining, in my opinion. Very reasonably priced so that you can go often. A vegan restaurant that my meat-eating... More 

Thank Jane S
Seattle, Washington
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573 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Slightly hidden in the northern part of the University district, this place specializes in vegan Thai cuisine - a specialty that they've been known for almost 20 years. Everything was delicious - we had the tom yum soup, spring rolls (both fresh and fried) as well as some of their noodle dishes. Very flavorful with great service.

Thank loveDCA
New Delhi, India
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522 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The building is charming. in a nice location off the street. The food was good, though my friends liked it better than I did. In fact, they all raved about how good it was. They took the bui\ffet, while I ordered Thai pineapple rice. It was good, but not the best I've had.

Thank Peregrineri
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I recently visited Araya's Place for a birthday celebration. I'd been away for a while because last time I visited, it was located on 45th near the Neptune. The new digs still have the golden decor, naturally bright and inviting. There were four of us and we ordered for family-style eating. The Pineapple Curry and the Tom Yum Fried Rice... More 

Thank Jaji14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5240 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-3537
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-524-4332

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