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White Elephant Restaurant

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668 N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-3704
+1 805-496-8999
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Brooklyn, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been here about 6 times and it's always good! I'm a big fan of Yellow Coconut Curry and this is one of the best ones iIve ever had! Love the purple rice too! I highly suggest this restaurant o anyone looking for great Thai food.

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Thank Yolie777
Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Dear Friends who eat frequently at this Thai cuisine restaurant in Thousand Oaks, CA invited us to meet them. I met my husband there, and we plan to return based on the cuisine we ate, for example Tofu Curry. However, the big "elephant is the room" is slow, inept service. There is no question about Front-of-Room earnestness and wanting to... More 

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Thank Kitty D
Thousand Oaks, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is the second time eating here and it was even worst than the first. Horrible customer service (two ladies next to me waited 30 minutes and one of them still did not get her food...and it was the lunch special). They finally just got up and left after repeated attempts to get food. Our food did come out within... More 

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Thank berniez
Midlands
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Hard to believe service this bad happened in California. The drinks order took 20 minutes and was wrong, one of the starters was forgotten and turned up 20 minutes after everyone else had finished thiers despite several reminders to the staff. One main course was delivered to the table well over half an hour before anyone else's turned up. We... More 

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Thank GuyRocksOn
Newbury Park, California
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88 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We just ate at the White Elephant and our experience tonight was abominable. We have been regular patrons since we were introduced to this restaurant. In the past six months we have gone to this restaurant at least monthly. In the past six weeks we have had two experiences with terrible service - but tonight was incomprehensible. After waiting nearly... More 

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Thank schnedavid
Palm Desert
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

My husband and I shared the beef salad with a light dressing, a green curry chicken with snap peas and a great pad Thai with shrimp and chicken. Everything was beautifully presented and tasted so good we filled up fast and requested a doggy bag!

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Thank HavinFuninPD
Lahaina, HI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

We had a variety of dishes and all were prepared very nicely and the food quality was excellent. The soups, curries, and the sticky rice were all very delicious. I would definitely go back again when in the area. Our servers and waitstaff were friendly and attentive. A very nice experience.

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Thank GoodTimeBillyPeaches
Thousand Oaks, California
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17 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Bebop music while your dining - horrible tasteless broth - greasy and mushy overcooked Drunken Noodles - kitsch decor - spices available on request - good luck.

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Thank Murray S
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

After living here in TO for over 25 years, I have found this the best for this type of food. They serve real Thai food with index ratings for heat by spicing it, not just adding peppers. I have had been in some of the best Thai restaurants from Boston to West LA going back 35 years. I remember when... More 

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Thank Ron G
Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

This is a great, local family restaurant. Nothing fancy, and the restaurant environment isn't special, but it is a go-to for us both dine-in and take-out. They will customize your order to accommodate vegan or vegetarians -- the veggie green curry is even better than if you get it with chicken!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 668 N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-3704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: +1 805-496-8999

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