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“A gem in south Laguna.”

Laguna Thai By The Sea
Ranked #89 of 178 Restaurants in Laguna Beach
Price range: US$11 - US$16
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

When I took my brother there, he said it's the best Thai he has had stateside. He worked in Bangkok.

Thank ROBERT C
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Open from 5-9 PM and located down the drag in Laguna. Seats 20 so get there early. Portions are generous and recommend sharing family style. Service is friendly and professional. First time visit and will go back again. Great place to talk and dine. Interesting variety of spirits; saki, wine, and beer. We shared soup, steak dish, seafood noodles, and a chicken dish. All were scrumptious!

Thank RpII
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

restaurant is very simple, small tables, no view or terrace, but the food they serve is nice. They have a winelist that promises a good choice but what they really have is limited

Thank ekholland27
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Not so hidden when you know where to find it! Just a little bit further south than the main Laguna strip.

Was really impressed with the quality of the food here. We had a Tom Yum soup to share and a green curry with shrimp and a tofu pad Thai as mains. All were excellent quality, especially the green curry. Lots of nice green veg in there and not over cooked. Beautiful flavours.

Gluten free options were available and catered for - just ask (not marked on the menu).

Food took a little while to come but tris was no problem for us. In fact, I felt assured the food was being prepared fresh. Portion sizes were also good too.

Highly recommended. One of the best Thai food experiences I've had outside of Thailand.

Thank TheRichDB
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wait…..wait……wait……wait……food glorious food! Yes, it did take a loooong time for our main dishes to come out from the kitchen. How long you ask? Well, we live about 5 minutes from the restaurant and after about 15 minutes from the time we finished our wonderful Tom Kha soup my wife went home to take care of the doggie and when she returned to the restaurant we were just getting our entree. Our server (who could not have been nicer) explained that there is only one chef (the owner) and he prepares each dish as it is ordered (cutting vegetables, the chicken and so on.…) and the place was full when we were seated (we got the last table). The soup was wonderful with the broth having a very slight sweetness, shrimp was plump and the vegetables were crisp and full of flavor. We shared an order of Kang Musaman, chicken breast with onion and potato over red curry with rice. The spice of the dish was spot on and each item stood out with freshness. This was our first time at Laguna Thai but even with the long wait it will not be our last. The place is small, and we were able to sit outside in a small patio area, very nice on a nice evening. Parking on PCH is dicey at best and they have a small lot next to the restaurant (on the North side). Enter at the 3rd ave sign and drive down the ramp. SO go to this little place and bring a book or kindle to read or have a nice conversation while waiting for some of the best Thai food you will get in the Laguna, Dana Point area.

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Thank caneguy
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