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The 10 Best Thai Restaurants Near San Carlos

Updated: December 9, 2021

Craving Pad Thai and papaya salads? Eat the best San Carlos has to offer at these Thai eateries. We analyzed articles, review sites, and top local publications to give you the Best Thai options in the area. San Carlos boasts some great food offerings and these are the best of the best for your tom yum fix!

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Isarn Garden Thai Cuisine

Thai, San CarlosThaiSan Carlos
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Sirayvah Organic Thai

Thai, $$, San CarlosThai, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Chai Yo Thai Vegetarian

Asian, San MateoAsianSan Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Som Tum Station

Thai, San MateoThaiSan Mateo, San Mateo Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Foster CityThai, $$Foster City, Fish
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Karakade Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Redwood CityThai, $$Redwood City, Oakwood
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

    A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula

    Infatuation

Spoon & Fork

Thai, $$, BelmontThai, $$Belmont, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Charm Thai Eatery

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Aragon
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Find Me Gluten Free

    Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California

    Find Me Gluten Free

Asya

Asian, $$, Redwood CityAsian, $$Redwood City, Canyon
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Bangkok Patio

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Central
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Carlos. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 San Carlos restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 1901 top lists and articles from the likes of Find Me Gluten Free, Infatuation and Michelin Guide. These top contenders have appeared in Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California, Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for prawn curry

    Experts often pair prawn curry with a glass of saffron lassi, a popular cold drink.

  • The ideal drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer

    Knowing what to pair with green sauce palak paneer can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chenin Blanc. This, dry, white wine balances the herbaceous green sauce palak paneer.

  • Chardonnay with your butter chicken

    Looking for a new pairing to match the mild, creamy and buttery flavour of butter chicken? Try Chardonnay with its fruit flavour next time.

Fun facts

  • Celebrating a love for curry

    Can’t get enough curry? You’re not alone. The United States celebrates National Curried Chicken Day every year on January 12.

  • Priceless or overpriced?

    The curry which costs $2,584, can be ordered at the Bombay Brasserie.

  • A traditional drink of Thailand

    Often considered one of the most iconic drinks in Thailand, thai tea is a common choice across the country, often prepared with tea, milk and sugar.

Parking in the area

Finding parking in San Carlos can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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