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The 9 Best Thai Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for the best Thai restaurants in San Mateo? These are our top choices for sticky rice or shrimp cakes. This list of Thai options was created after an analysis of the best local sites and millions of diner and critic reviews. So if you have decided on some drunken noodles and Thai beer as your next meal try one of the San Mateo eateries below.

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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

Charm Thai Eatery

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Aragon
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Bangkok Patio

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

Thonglor Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

New Thai Elephant

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Isarn Garden Thai Cuisine

Thai, San CarlosThaiSan Carlos
Google: 4.9
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

Spoon & Fork

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

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Mateo. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Find Me Gluten Free and Michelin Guide. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants San Mateo, California and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019). As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

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