Be My Guest Thai Bistro

★★★★☆
  • 951 Clement St

    san Francisco, CA 94118

    Map & Directions
  • 415-386-1942

About Be My Guest Thai Bistro

Hours
Mon: 4pm-10pm, Sun: 11am-3pm, 4pm-10pm, Tue: 11am-3pm

Food

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My boyfriend and I went to be my guest last night for our anniversary dinner. People are very quick to complain about somewhere when its not good and not so quick when it is, so I felt the need to write about this absolutely fabulous restaurant....where to start? From the minute we walked in the door and were greeted by a smiling helpful waitress
it just got better and better. We decided to share a starter and were provided with an extra plate, a lovely touch, every mouthful was to die for, from start to finish. I asked the waitress to recommend a white wine for me, which she got spot on. My other half was drinking water, he was provided with a glass of ice and a spoon to help himself to this, another lovely touch. All in all I could not praise or recommend be my guest enough. The fabulous staff made an already pleasurable experience even better.
Now The restaurant offer a 15% discount off the menu (excluding the beverage) to mark the 4th anniversary from August 22 to August 31.

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★★★★★

My boyfriend and I went to be my guest last night for our anniversary dinner. People are very quick to complain about somewhere when its not good and not so quick when it is, so I felt the need to write about this absolutely fabulous restaurant....where to start? From the minute we walked in the door and were greeted by a smiling helpful waitress
it just got better and better. We decided to share a starter and were provided with an extra plate, a lovely touch, every mouthful was to die for, from start to finish. I asked the waitress to recommend a white wine for me, which she got spot on. My other half was drinking water, he was provided with a glass of ice and a spoon to help himself to this, another lovely touch. All in all I could not praise or recommend be my guest enough. The fabulous staff made an already pleasurable experience even better.
Now The restaurant offer a 15% discount off the menu (excluding the beverage) to mark the 4th anniversary from August 22 to August 31.

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Went here for late lunch on a Sunday night. They have a very afordable pre-fix menu option, where you can pick a soup, a salad, an appetizer and a entree for around $12. With Thai food, I like to try just a little bit of everything, but dont want to have to order the whole menu, so this was a great choice for me. I liked the curry chicken and the crunchy tofu the best. Soup was also good, but I can't remember which one I chose!! Service was fast, restaurant decor was interesting and trendy. Would be hard to find parking I imagine, but if you are on foot, I would stop in and try it sometime.

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★★★★★

Went here for late lunch on a Sunday night. They have a very afordable pre-fix menu option, where you can pick a soup, a salad, an appetizer and a entree for around $12. With Thai food, I like to try just a little bit of everything, but dont want to have to order the whole menu, so this was a great choice for me. I liked the curry chicken and the crunchy tofu the best. Soup was also good, but I can't remember which one I chose!! Service was fast, restaurant decor was interesting and trendy. Would be hard to find parking I imagine, but if you are on foot, I would stop in and try it sometime.

Pros: Great pre-fix prices & food

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I love their food can't ask for more. Plan to go back on Valentine's night since the menu is perfectly fit for economic crisis. They offer 5 courses with wine for 29.99 per person
Happy hour 4p-6p you only spend $50 for a couple. What's the deal.

Appetizer
Shrimp and Crab Spring Rolls
Angel Wings
Crispy Duck Wrap
Cream Cheese Shrimp Wonton
Thai Samosas
Grilled Miso Eggplant

Salad
House Mixed Green Salad with Ginger Wasabi Soy Dressing
Cucumber Salad with Sweet and Sour Thai Vinaigrette

Soup
Tom Yum Hot and Sour Lemongrass Soup
Tom Kha Thai Coconut Aromatic Soup
Chicken Stew Soup

Entree
KraPraw Spicy Thai Basil Sauce
Mango Tango Prawn
Musman Lamb Curry
Kaeng Kiew Wan Green Coconut Curry
Grilled Salmon Pineapple Red Coconut Curry
Kaeng Karee Yellow Coconut Curry
Peanut Tofu Praram Long Song
Pad Pak Mixed Veggie with Garlic
Pineapple Fried Rice
Blue Crab Fried Rice
Seabass Edamame Ginger Sauce
Pad Thai Noodle
Garlic Noodle BBQ Pork Loin

Side
Coconut Rice
Brown Rice
Garlic Rice

Dessert
Fried Banana with Honey and Ice Cream
Brownie a la Mode

House Wine
House Red Wine - Burgundy
House White Wine - Chablis

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★★★★★

I love their food can't ask for more. Plan to go back on Valentine's night since the menu is perfectly fit for economic crisis. They offer 5 courses with wine for 29.99 per person
Happy hour 4p-6p you only spend $50 for a couple. What's the deal.

Appetizer
Shrimp and Crab Spring Rolls
Angel Wings
Crispy Duck Wrap
Cream Cheese Shrimp Wonton
Thai Samosas
Grilled Miso Eggplant

Salad
House Mixed Green Salad with Ginger Wasabi Soy Dressing
Cucumber Salad with Sweet and Sour Thai Vinaigrette

Soup
Tom Yum Hot and Sour Lemongrass Soup
Tom Kha Thai Coconut Aromatic Soup
Chicken Stew Soup

Entree
KraPraw Spicy Thai Basil Sauce
Mango Tango Prawn
Musman Lamb Curry
Kaeng Kiew Wan Green Coconut Curry
Grilled Salmon Pineapple Red Coconut Curry
Kaeng Karee Yellow Coconut Curry
Peanut Tofu Praram Long Song
Pad Pak Mixed Veggie with Garlic
Pineapple Fried Rice
Blue Crab Fried Rice
Seabass Edamame Ginger Sauce
Pad Thai Noodle
Garlic Noodle BBQ Pork Loin

Side
Coconut Rice
Brown Rice
Garlic Rice

Dessert
Fried Banana with Honey and Ice Cream
Brownie a la Mode

House Wine
House Red Wine - Burgundy
House White Wine - Chablis

Pros: Unforgettable experience, Nice Ambience, Good selection of music.

Cons: Parking could be a pain sometime.

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Went there on a Sat. night at about 8pm. The place was fairly empty, save a birthday group. We were promptly seated at a great table next to the window. We were immediately entranced with the menu, especially the "April Specials" and the apps. Everything sounded wonderful, and we were stoked that so many things sounded so good--means more trips to taste everything, right? We ordered the curry potstickers and a shrimp-pork crispy wrap that was fantastic!! We then ordered the ribeye with garlic, vegetables, and coconut rice. The rice was sweet and tasty, the veggies (zucchini, carrot, broccoli, asparagus) were smokily grilled and delicious. The ribeye, well, I do not think it was beef. It had a very, very gamey taste that could not even be covered by the garlic sauce. We both took our first bites and looked at one another questioningly. I cannot explain the taste other than extremely unpleasant--and I grew up eating game meat. We ate the rice and veggies, and left the meat, it was inedible unfortunately. I looked at the menu again, which described the dish as "ribeye" and did not specifically mention beef, which I guess we had assumed it would be. This led to a series of comic speculations on the meat (horse, ostrich, spoiled beef) and a close inspection which revealed a much longer longitudinal grain than beef. Oh well, everyone has different preferences for meat, but it would have saved us $13 if specifics were listed on the menu.
We may go back, but probably for apps that are better described.

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★★★☆☆

Went there on a Sat. night at about 8pm. The place was fairly empty, save a birthday group. We were promptly seated at a great table next to the window. We were immediately entranced with the menu, especially the "April Specials" and the apps. Everything sounded wonderful, and we were stoked that so many things sounded so good--means more trips to taste everything, right? We ordered the curry potstickers and a shrimp-pork crispy wrap that was fantastic!! We then ordered the ribeye with garlic, vegetables, and coconut rice. The rice was sweet and tasty, the veggies (zucchini, carrot, broccoli, asparagus) were smokily grilled and delicious. The ribeye, well, I do not think it was beef. It had a very, very gamey taste that could not even be covered by the garlic sauce. We both took our first bites and looked at one another questioningly. I cannot explain the taste other than extremely unpleasant--and I grew up eating game meat. We ate the rice and veggies, and left the meat, it was inedible unfortunately. I looked at the menu again, which described the dish as "ribeye" and did not specifically mention beef, which I guess we had assumed it would be. This led to a series of comic speculations on the meat (horse, ostrich, spoiled beef) and a close inspection which revealed a much longer longitudinal grain than beef. Oh well, everyone has different preferences for meat, but it would have saved us $13 if specifics were listed on the menu.
We may go back, but probably for apps that are better described.

Pros: All drinks listed with prices, great apps, cozy atmosphere

Cons: unidentifiable meat dish

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Your review makes you sound like an a-hole. OMG, a 10 minute wait to order! The world must be coming to an end! Have some patience. Learn to enjoy yourself. I hope they had their way with your order in the back. Haven't you learned to be respectful with food preparers? And who orders a martini at a Thai restaurant anyway?! Ooh la la. Get the stick out of your angus.

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★★★★☆

Your review makes you sound like an a-hole. OMG, a 10 minute wait to order! The world must be coming to an end! Have some patience. Learn to enjoy yourself. I hope they had their way with your order in the back. Haven't you learned to be respectful with food preparers? And who orders a martini at a Thai restaurant anyway?! Ooh la la. Get the stick out of your angus.

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I visited Be My Guest when it was new 2 years ago (2005). I was impressed by it's stylish look, and friendly staff. Word got around and since then corners have been cut, and the staff has adopted the typical "spoiled" routine. So long as the place is 1/2 full they will take their time after seating you. Waitstaff won't be attentive except to Large groups and the food arrives late.

A year after my first visit (2006) I brought a visiting friend. I thought it would be nice place to go again but I was wrong. Here's why:

- We waited 10 MIN just to order. The others (9 occupied tables) already were served
We decided to order one appetizer, a drink each and dessert for my friend.

-Drinks were listed in detail, including each brand of alcohol and the juice in the makeup of the drink
What I got was ALL juice- possibly a teaspoon of alcohol involved (so they could claim it was alcohol.

The Cocktail list is false advertising in depth. It shows the makeup of each mixed drink, and then providing JUST JUICE! I mixed my drink with my spoon and took a few sips and explained to the waiter and offering to pay their Juice price instead. I merely wanted to pay for what was served.

The manager was kind to listen- but she wanted to just make a buck. I bet she dreamed up this "SMART" idea in the past that if a customer complained to not fix the situation but instead offer to not charge for the cheapest dish unrelated to the actual problem.

She just doesn't GET IT, and that's what happens when greed gets in the way of common sense.
We were offered for free the $4.50 dessert. Stupid! I don't mind paying for a enjoyable dessert.
Just don't rip us off and then offer 10% off next time! There won't be a next time.
I didn't argue-I just paid and left- never to return unfortunately.
You can take my money once. Or you can provide service and get a repeat customer.

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★★☆☆☆

I visited Be My Guest when it was new 2 years ago (2005). I was impressed by it's stylish look, and friendly staff. Word got around and since then corners have been cut, and the staff has adopted the typical "spoiled" routine. So long as the place is 1/2 full they will take their time after seating you. Waitstaff won't be attentive except to Large groups and the food arrives late.

A year after my first visit (2006) I brought a visiting friend. I thought it would be nice place to go again but I was wrong. Here's why:

- We waited 10 MIN just to order. The others (9 occupied tables) already were served
We decided to order one appetizer, a drink each and dessert for my friend.

-Drinks were listed in detail, including each brand of alcohol and the juice in the makeup of the drink
What I got was ALL juice- possibly a teaspoon of alcohol involved (so they could claim it was alcohol.

The Cocktail list is false advertising in depth. It shows the makeup of each mixed drink, and then providing JUST JUICE! I mixed my drink with my spoon and took a few sips and explained to the waiter and offering to pay their Juice price instead. I merely wanted to pay for what was served.

The manager was kind to listen- but she wanted to just make a buck. I bet she dreamed up this "SMART" idea in the past that if a customer complained to not fix the situation but instead offer to not charge for the cheapest dish unrelated to the actual problem.

She just doesn't GET IT, and that's what happens when greed gets in the way of common sense.
We were offered for free the $4.50 dessert. Stupid! I don't mind paying for a enjoyable dessert.
Just don't rip us off and then offer 10% off next time! There won't be a next time.
I didn't argue-I just paid and left- never to return unfortunately.
You can take my money once. Or you can provide service and get a repeat customer.

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great fussion Thai food, nice decor, nice ambiance in the evenings. This is not your typical thai restaurant. It is a new blend towards a more hipper crowd /target. A food is decorated nicely and it taste is outstanding. Try some of appetizers/ salads. papaya sald a must and curries too.

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★★★★★

great fussion Thai food, nice decor, nice ambiance in the evenings. This is not your typical thai restaurant. It is a new blend towards a more hipper crowd /target. A food is decorated nicely and it taste is outstanding. Try some of appetizers/ salads. papaya sald a must and curries too.

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I went to this place many time. The decor is very nice and clean atmosphere. They have a really good food all the time. Cooktail is great!!! Cool bar!!! . Last time we tried a new special "Cream Cheese Wontons". It was so good. I would enthusiastically recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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★★★★★

I went to this place many time. The decor is very nice and clean atmosphere. They have a really good food all the time. Cooktail is great!!! Cool bar!!! . Last time we tried a new special "Cream Cheese Wontons". It was so good. I would enthusiastically recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Pros: Excellent food and resonable price

Cons: Parking

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We've been eating at this place for quite sometimes, and thought we should give them some points as they are well deserved. The owner (Yui) of this cute Thai place really take good care of the guests. They always have something cool to try out every now and then. So, if you are bored of the normal, ask her to recommend what the specials are.

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★★★★★

We've been eating at this place for quite sometimes, and thought we should give them some points as they are well deserved. The owner (Yui) of this cute Thai place really take good care of the guests. They always have something cool to try out every now and then. So, if you are bored of the normal, ask her to recommend what the specials are.

Pros: food, drink

Cons: sometimes busy at night.

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I liked this place since the first time I went there with friends. I liked the euro clean decor and the lounge music. The food is delicious and authentic however in terms of spiciness it is Bangkok-spicy as my Thai friend told me (you have to specify that you like it very spicy so they can adjust it for you). The dishes are creative and beautifully garnished. The service has been consistently above Asian restaurant standard for all of my visit and I have been there 10+ times. Ask for Yui, she's the best gal.

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★★★★★

I liked this place since the first time I went there with friends. I liked the euro clean decor and the lounge music. The food is delicious and authentic however in terms of spiciness it is Bangkok-spicy as my Thai friend told me (you have to specify that you like it very spicy so they can adjust it for you). The dishes are creative and beautifully garnished. The service has been consistently above Asian restaurant standard for all of my visit and I have been there 10+ times. Ask for Yui, she's the best gal.

Pros: Good food. Cool Decor. Best price.

Cons: Can be crowded on weekend nice - well it's good for them but not for me.

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Be my Guest is my first experience with Thai food, well, I am not the Hot and Spicy-lover but my Thai friend was insisting me to try this restarant for her birthday. The location is a bit off-town but very easy to drive there and park. The first Thai dish in my life is so impressive. Hard to remember its name but great taste! It is actually fresh spinach leaves with cooked shrimp, peanuts, lime and some other spices. Comes with sweet and sour dressing to put on top, wow, I love it. The other dishes are good but not as exciting as the first one. Well, I love Thai food now and definitely will go back. The only concern is that my cocktail was served after I already finished my appetizer!

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★★★★☆

Be my Guest is my first experience with Thai food, well, I am not the Hot and Spicy-lover but my Thai friend was insisting me to try this restarant for her birthday. The location is a bit off-town but very easy to drive there and park. The first Thai dish in my life is so impressive. Hard to remember its name but great taste! It is actually fresh spinach leaves with cooked shrimp, peanuts, lime and some other spices. Comes with sweet and sour dressing to put on top, wow, I love it. The other dishes are good but not as exciting as the first one. Well, I love Thai food now and definitely will go back. The only concern is that my cocktail was served after I already finished my appetizer!

Pros: great food, good price

Cons: a bit slow

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I kinda have mixed feelings about this restaurant. I have to admit that upon walking in I was intrigued by the decor--it was trendy, trendy in the Richmond district, which is cool. But when I sat down I got a real chance to look around and had the feeling I was back in Bangkok. It was a nice restuarant but upon closer examination it looked like there were "young" females hanging around the bar waiting for "customers" like in thailand. It was the weirdest thing! My date and I watched as the girls, who didn't seem to have any other purpose being there just walking back and forth from the bar to the bathroom staring at the male patrons. We must have been paranoid but it was also very entertaining.

In the matter of food--we ordered the traffic jam which was good. I liked the gluten one the most and the beef curry was very tough. We also ordered some kinda of prawn skewer with minced pork. The presentation was great but it was very greasy. The spring rolls were ok, not great and drinks were tasty.

Overall I would probably go back just to see if the girls are still there and to watch a little story unfold. Kinda like a show with your dinner:D

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★★★☆☆

I kinda have mixed feelings about this restaurant. I have to admit that upon walking in I was intrigued by the decor--it was trendy, trendy in the Richmond district, which is cool. But when I sat down I got a real chance to look around and had the feeling I was back in Bangkok. It was a nice restuarant but upon closer examination it looked like there were "young" females hanging around the bar waiting for "customers" like in thailand. It was the weirdest thing! My date and I watched as the girls, who didn't seem to have any other purpose being there just walking back and forth from the bar to the bathroom staring at the male patrons. We must have been paranoid but it was also very entertaining.

In the matter of food--we ordered the traffic jam which was good. I liked the gluten one the most and the beef curry was very tough. We also ordered some kinda of prawn skewer with minced pork. The presentation was great but it was very greasy. The spring rolls were ok, not great and drinks were tasty.

Overall I would probably go back just to see if the girls are still there and to watch a little story unfold. Kinda like a show with your dinner:D

Pros: It looks trendy

Cons: Wait staff hard to understand

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The staff was friendly but we had trouble communicating and understanding eachother. I asked if I could have some vodka added to my virgin drink and the waitress misunderstood the question, remaking the drink without ice. Then she had to ask the manager if the vodka shot was an option and how it should be done, making it quite the issue. I was also not impressed by the quality of the food and would be reluctant to go back.

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★★★☆☆

The staff was friendly but we had trouble communicating and understanding eachother. I asked if I could have some vodka added to my virgin drink and the waitress misunderstood the question, remaking the drink without ice. Then she had to ask the manager if the vodka shot was an option and how it should be done, making it quite the issue. I was also not impressed by the quality of the food and would be reluctant to go back.

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We saw the place and it looked really cool so we decided to go. The drinks were good, and the place was really inviting, but the food just didn't match up. The fried tofu was soggy, the roti prata was extremely oily, and the spring rolls had no flavor. We were extremely disappointed with the appetizers and decided not to continue with dinner. If you ever decide to go there, definitely don't order the food, though you could enjoy the drinks.

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★★★★☆

We saw the place and it looked really cool so we decided to go. The drinks were good, and the place was really inviting, but the food just didn't match up. The fried tofu was soggy, the roti prata was extremely oily, and the spring rolls had no flavor. We were extremely disappointed with the appetizers and decided not to continue with dinner. If you ever decide to go there, definitely don't order the food, though you could enjoy the drinks.

Pros: Good ambience

Cons: Bad bad food

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I recently went to this restaurant on a Saturday night and had one of the worst service experiences I have had in a long time. I should have known when I had to pull the bartender away from the TV so we could order some drinks that we would be in for a long night. The night started with having to tell 3 separate people that we wanted a table, with the last person finally writing our name down on something that sort of looked official. After we were seated, they brought us some water and menus and that was it for about 30 minutes. We didnt get offered any drinks or appetizers, we were basically just stuck there playing thumb master and getting parched. Eventually we got someone to come by and take our order for food and drinks and then we got to wait another 30 minutes to get our drinks and another 15 minutes after that for our food. And shocking enough they got our orders wrong. We ordered one appetizer and got two of a different type. After the appetizers sat at our table for a few minutes of inspection we got someone to take them away (they quickly delivered them to someone elses table) and finally got ours. And when the main dishes came, guess what? Thats right, they forgot one dish all together Eventually we asked about it and someone came back 5 minutes later with it set it down and walked away like it was our fault. To finish up the night we had to wait another 30 minutes to get the bill even though the restaurant was pretty much empty at this point. And just to give us a quick kick in the nuts before we headed out the door, the bill included an 18% tip. What makes the evening even worse is that the food was mediocre at best. It wasnt bad food, some of it was actually pretty good, but some was bland and boring. But couple the food with the service and I will never return to that place again.

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★☆☆☆☆

I recently went to this restaurant on a Saturday night and had one of the worst service experiences I have had in a long time. I should have known when I had to pull the bartender away from the TV so we could order some drinks that we would be in for a long night. The night started with having to tell 3 separate people that we wanted a table, with the last person finally writing our name down on something that sort of looked official. After we were seated, they brought us some water and menus and that was it for about 30 minutes. We didnt get offered any drinks or appetizers, we were basically just stuck there playing thumb master and getting parched. Eventually we got someone to come by and take our order for food and drinks and then we got to wait another 30 minutes to get our drinks and another 15 minutes after that for our food. And shocking enough they got our orders wrong. We ordered one appetizer and got two of a different type. After the appetizers sat at our table for a few minutes of inspection we got someone to take them away (they quickly delivered them to someone elses table) and finally got ours. And when the main dishes came, guess what? Thats right, they forgot one dish all together Eventually we asked about it and someone came back 5 minutes later with it set it down and walked away like it was our fault. To finish up the night we had to wait another 30 minutes to get the bill even though the restaurant was pretty much empty at this point. And just to give us a quick kick in the nuts before we headed out the door, the bill included an 18% tip. What makes the evening even worse is that the food was mediocre at best. It wasnt bad food, some of it was actually pretty good, but some was bland and boring. But couple the food with the service and I will never return to that place again.

Pros: Nice Atmosphere

Cons: Terrible Service, Mediocre Food at Best

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How come thai restaurant listed in Pan Asian?. should it be in Thai restaurant?

I went to this place. it looks like you walking in Ikea.
The food is average Thai food. Nothing is really interesting.
I find many Thai restaurant a lot better than this one.

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★★★☆☆

How come thai restaurant listed in Pan Asian?. should it be in Thai restaurant?

I went to this place. it looks like you walking in Ikea.
The food is average Thai food. Nothing is really interesting.
I find many Thai restaurant a lot better than this one.

Cons: not a pan asian food, just regular Thai place

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I've been coming to this restaurant for about 5 months now and everytime I've left with a satisfied appetite and a feeling of extroadinary customer service. From the second you walk into the door, you can't help but notice the stunning modern decor and illuminated glowing bar. Upon being warmly greeted, you are seated to a fresh and clean table setting with complimentary home made potato-shrimp-crisps. The extensive menu offers both traditional thai cuisine and more modern fusion inspired dishes. I've tried almost everything on the menu and would not be able to pin-point any certain dish as my favorite. Anything you choose will almost certainly grasp your attention with both presentation and flavor. The servers and staff are the most friendly that i've encountered and always make sure your experience is that of something special and full-filling.
When I'm not hungry, I regularly visit with my girl and a guy named Spencer to enjoy the calm and relaxing bar atmosphere. We always seem to stir-up great conversation between ourselves and the bartenders, Amy, Chris and Apple. Whether you want a simple Crown and Soda or a specialty cocktail, Be My Guest offers drinks to cater the masses.
Also highly recommended for brunch, lunch, happy-hour specials and dinner parties.

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★★★★★

I've been coming to this restaurant for about 5 months now and everytime I've left with a satisfied appetite and a feeling of extroadinary customer service. From the second you walk into the door, you can't help but notice the stunning modern decor and illuminated glowing bar. Upon being warmly greeted, you are seated to a fresh and clean table setting with complimentary home made potato-shrimp-crisps. The extensive menu offers both traditional thai cuisine and more modern fusion inspired dishes. I've tried almost everything on the menu and would not be able to pin-point any certain dish as my favorite. Anything you choose will almost certainly grasp your attention with both presentation and flavor. The servers and staff are the most friendly that i've encountered and always make sure your experience is that of something special and full-filling.
When I'm not hungry, I regularly visit with my girl and a guy named Spencer to enjoy the calm and relaxing bar atmosphere. We always seem to stir-up great conversation between ourselves and the bartenders, Amy, Chris and Apple. Whether you want a simple Crown and Soda or a specialty cocktail, Be My Guest offers drinks to cater the masses.
Also highly recommended for brunch, lunch, happy-hour specials and dinner parties.

Pros: Cuisine, Ambiance, Customer Service

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I was walking down Clemente looking for a place to eat and saw Be My Guest's Happy Hour specials on a board outside the front door of the restaurant. I couldn't turn down the $3 Mai Tais and Margaritas. My boyfriend and I got one of each drink, and some fried potato appetizer that were all very good. The margarita had a strong taste of alcohol, but the Mai Tai was just right.

I ordered the Taro clay pot while my companion had fried tofu in peanut sauce over steamed greens. Those were both very good. However, the rice that accompanied the fried tofu looked and tasted like it had been left out overnight and then microwaved. Not very good at all.

The portions on both of our meals were huge! We took both of them home in doggy bags. In the future, I would order an appetizer and one entree with rice for two unless I was starving.

The decor is great. One downside is the wooden bench seat along one wall, which got uncomfortable towards the end of the meal. Otherwise, great looking place and tasty food.

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★★★★☆

I was walking down Clemente looking for a place to eat and saw Be My Guest's Happy Hour specials on a board outside the front door of the restaurant. I couldn't turn down the $3 Mai Tais and Margaritas. My boyfriend and I got one of each drink, and some fried potato appetizer that were all very good. The margarita had a strong taste of alcohol, but the Mai Tai was just right.

I ordered the Taro clay pot while my companion had fried tofu in peanut sauce over steamed greens. Those were both very good. However, the rice that accompanied the fried tofu looked and tasted like it had been left out overnight and then microwaved. Not very good at all.

The portions on both of our meals were huge! We took both of them home in doggy bags. In the future, I would order an appetizer and one entree with rice for two unless I was starving.

The decor is great. One downside is the wooden bench seat along one wall, which got uncomfortable towards the end of the meal. Otherwise, great looking place and tasty food.

Pros: Decor, Appetizer, Fresh ingredients

Cons: Microwaved rice, somewhat innatentive service

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I like Thai food, quality, fusion and creative flavors. I found it at Be My Guest - "Quality Thai Fushion". I stop by with friends about once a week. Love the warm modern ambiance. We like to stop at the bar for a few drinks first. Alot of good drinks with premium alcolhol. I like the Cadillac Magarita which comes with a side shot of Reposado. I tried most of the appetizers, love the crispy duck rolls. The volcano chicken is awesome, love the theatrics of a whole chicken roasting over fire at your table, very romantic. However, not too romantic with a bunch of dudes. Great service, people are young, energetic and friendly. Give it a try, most likely you'll enjoy it and like it.

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★★★★★

I like Thai food, quality, fusion and creative flavors. I found it at Be My Guest - "Quality Thai Fushion". I stop by with friends about once a week. Love the warm modern ambiance. We like to stop at the bar for a few drinks first. Alot of good drinks with premium alcolhol. I like the Cadillac Magarita which comes with a side shot of Reposado. I tried most of the appetizers, love the crispy duck rolls. The volcano chicken is awesome, love the theatrics of a whole chicken roasting over fire at your table, very romantic. However, not too romantic with a bunch of dudes. Great service, people are young, energetic and friendly. Give it a try, most likely you'll enjoy it and like it.

Pros: tasty appetizers, smooth drinks, nice ambiance

Cons: only one location

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This a a great restaurant for birthday dinners with large groups. The service was great and the food was very tasteful. They even gave us free dessert at the end of our party. The place isn't too busy either. Highly recommended!

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★★★★☆

This a a great restaurant for birthday dinners with large groups. The service was great and the food was very tasteful. They even gave us free dessert at the end of our party. The place isn't too busy either. Highly recommended!

Pros: Nice ambiance, Large portions, Friendly service

Cons: Parking

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Free complementary food doesn't mean good food.

No wait for dinner at all, not enough people in restaurant.

We tried the Pumpkin Curry and the Cano Chicken as posted by others. Get it right, is this "Thai" or is this wannabe "Fusion". I am so confused.

Not enough tasty umph in the food. Skimpy portions, but nice presentation.

We will not be returning.

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★☆☆☆☆

Free complementary food doesn't mean good food.

No wait for dinner at all, not enough people in restaurant.

We tried the Pumpkin Curry and the Cano Chicken as posted by others. Get it right, is this "Thai" or is this wannabe "Fusion". I am so confused.

Not enough tasty umph in the food. Skimpy portions, but nice presentation.

We will not be returning.

Pros: Non Alch Drinks, Food Presentation, Ambiance

Cons: Food No Flava, Little Food

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SF is a difficult market to be in, as you all know. Restaurants need both excellent food and a space to complete the total dining experience. This place has a nice clean modern feel from the furnishings and the bright choice of accent colors to satisfy the environment. But I wish I can say the same about the food. Most of the dishes my party ordered for dinner were skimpy and tasteless. The meal lacked basic food requirements for it to be called "Thai" or "Fusion"(can't get regular food right). Ask for more flavour.

I won't be returning. Maybe thats a good thing. Total let down.

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★☆☆☆☆

SF is a difficult market to be in, as you all know. Restaurants need both excellent food and a space to complete the total dining experience. This place has a nice clean modern feel from the furnishings and the bright choice of accent colors to satisfy the environment. But I wish I can say the same about the food. Most of the dishes my party ordered for dinner were skimpy and tasteless. The meal lacked basic food requirements for it to be called "Thai" or "Fusion"(can't get regular food right). Ask for more flavour.

I won't be returning. Maybe thats a good thing. Total let down.

Pros: High Expectation, Nice Dining Room, Seated Promptly

Cons: Lame Food, Bland Food, No Other Diners

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perfect place for a date... great food, great prices and great service!!! i know this perk of being able to go to an amazing restaurant without needing a reservation and being able to just walk in won't last. it's sexy, comfortable, and unpretentious. i know it's a matter of time before people find out about this little gem... the first time i tried the restaurant, i was so impressed with the menu. the prices are really reasonable for the creativity and quantity of food you get. the ribs were awesome and so was the duck appetizer.. i know the owner works 12+ hours everyday to provide such a great place for others to enjoy...this place is all HEART!!!

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★★★★★

perfect place for a date... great food, great prices and great service!!! i know this perk of being able to go to an amazing restaurant without needing a reservation and being able to just walk in won't last. it's sexy, comfortable, and unpretentious. i know it's a matter of time before people find out about this little gem... the first time i tried the restaurant, i was so impressed with the menu. the prices are really reasonable for the creativity and quantity of food you get. the ribs were awesome and so was the duck appetizer.. i know the owner works 12+ hours everyday to provide such a great place for others to enjoy...this place is all HEART!!!

Pros: food, quiet, sexy

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The food was great. The atmosphere, and service are wonderful. I'm really love the crispy duck. It's my favorite appetizer. Also the red pumkin curry is awsome. Highly recommended as one of the best Thai restaurant in the city!!!

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★★★★★

The food was great. The atmosphere, and service are wonderful. I'm really love the crispy duck. It's my favorite appetizer. Also the red pumkin curry is awsome. Highly recommended as one of the best Thai restaurant in the city!!!

Pros: Thai Fusion Food, Cocktails, Excellent Atmosphere

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The food is excellent, the service is great, and the ambiance is nice. You have to try the Volcano Chicken (served at your table with a flame under it). For the drinkers, they have a very extensive drink menu with a large variety of drink specials. I recommend the Mojito and Mai Tai. Great Place!

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★★★★★

The food is excellent, the service is great, and the ambiance is nice. You have to try the Volcano Chicken (served at your table with a flame under it). For the drinkers, they have a very extensive drink menu with a large variety of drink specials. I recommend the Mojito and Mai Tai. Great Place!

Pros: Good Food, Friendly Serivce, Good Prices

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I had dinner here with my significant other this past rainy weekend. We were looking for some place new, spicy, and cheerful that would offset the weather. We were disappointed.

We were seated promptly and left on our own. The server did not make any suggestions, nor was she helpful when we asked about the specials for the evening. We ordered something familiar off the menu and the food was delivered with ease, few folks dining that evening.

The food presented was plain, it needed more definition with reagrds to high and low notes in the spice palette. The portions were just ok.

The "fusion" seemed odd tasting and needed more direction. It was a hodge-podge of flavors. We added salt to the food.

At the end of the evening, we left feeling blue and looking for our fav dessert shack elsewhere...

Driving to Oakland for fusion next time.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had dinner here with my significant other this past rainy weekend. We were looking for some place new, spicy, and cheerful that would offset the weather. We were disappointed.

We were seated promptly and left on our own. The server did not make any suggestions, nor was she helpful when we asked about the specials for the evening. We ordered something familiar off the menu and the food was delivered with ease, few folks dining that evening.

The food presented was plain, it needed more definition with reagrds to high and low notes in the spice palette. The portions were just ok.

The "fusion" seemed odd tasting and needed more direction. It was a hodge-podge of flavors. We added salt to the food.

At the end of the evening, we left feeling blue and looking for our fav dessert shack elsewhere...

Driving to Oakland for fusion next time.

Pros: cosy space, sleek chairs, decore

Cons: portions, food taste, cheap fixtures

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I passed by this place a couple of times and wanted to try ever since they opened... why did I wait for so long?!!
I've tried many places in the city falling under the "Thai Fusion" category, but this one was by far the best! Tasty food with japanese/indian/malaysian inspirations, a modern and trendy atmosphere and a very nice waitstaff... and prices were more than reasonable considering all that!
My date and I had a great experience and we'll definitely go back... they also have excellent cocktails. I wish they'd stay open late!

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★★★★★

I passed by this place a couple of times and wanted to try ever since they opened... why did I wait for so long?!!
I've tried many places in the city falling under the "Thai Fusion" category, but this one was by far the best! Tasty food with japanese/indian/malaysian inspirations, a modern and trendy atmosphere and a very nice waitstaff... and prices were more than reasonable considering all that!
My date and I had a great experience and we'll definitely go back... they also have excellent cocktails. I wish they'd stay open late!

Pros: Atmosphere, Drinks, Value

Cons: Parking

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I went there for lunch with 3 friends. Each of us ordered something different off the menu, this provided us with a range of what the place had to offer. None of us were impressed. Overall the food was under flavored/spiced, curries were not rich with coconut milk, nor was the salad dressing tangy at all. The portions were nothing to write home about, average athletic folks would walk out feeling hungry.

Understandably a part of the dining experience is atmosphere, it was nice to see contemporary design tastefully done. I'm sorry I couldn't say the same for the food.

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★★☆☆☆

I went there for lunch with 3 friends. Each of us ordered something different off the menu, this provided us with a range of what the place had to offer. None of us were impressed. Overall the food was under flavored/spiced, curries were not rich with coconut milk, nor was the salad dressing tangy at all. The portions were nothing to write home about, average athletic folks would walk out feeling hungry.

Understandably a part of the dining experience is atmosphere, it was nice to see contemporary design tastefully done. I'm sorry I couldn't say the same for the food.

Pros: roomy/spacious, natural light, modern atmosphere

Cons: Needs Heat, Poor Parking, uncomfortable seating

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We went to dinner and ordered fried tofu appetizers, green curry and pad thai and thai iced tea. The food was fresh and the portions were just ok but, lacked flavor and spice(basil) in the sauces to call it "Thai". I'd have to say the best and most authentic tasting thing I ordered was the tea. Lets nail down some Thai food basics first...

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★☆☆☆☆

We went to dinner and ordered fried tofu appetizers, green curry and pad thai and thai iced tea. The food was fresh and the portions were just ok but, lacked flavor and spice(basil) in the sauces to call it "Thai". I'd have to say the best and most authentic tasting thing I ordered was the tea. Lets nail down some Thai food basics first...

Pros: Price, Atmosphere, Drinks

Cons: Food, Food, Portions

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The food was somewhat of a joke as I had ordered stir fried noodles with pork, a real simple thai dish, but what came out of the kitchen was very few noodles with tons of vegetables. Heck, if I wanted vegetables, I would of ordered a vegetarian dish. Also there were two Kings of thai down the street on clement that was much better w/o the cheesy Ikea decor.

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★★☆☆☆

The food was somewhat of a joke as I had ordered stir fried noodles with pork, a real simple thai dish, but what came out of the kitchen was very few noodles with tons of vegetables. Heck, if I wanted vegetables, I would of ordered a vegetarian dish. Also there were two Kings of thai down the street on clement that was much better w/o the cheesy Ikea decor.

Pros: Nice Ikea lighting

Cons: Food, Food, Food

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Second time in one month and the food is delicious. If you are in Soma, you probably go to Manora, if in Hayes Valley or Lower Haight, Thep Phenom. But out in the Richmond, you need to go to Be My Guest. In addition to excellent classic dishes, they have wonderfully creative plates like "Traffic Jam Curry" that let's you try three types (Red, Green, Yellow). "L.A. ish" atmosphere without pretense. Two very different looks between lunch and dinner. Full bar as well! Super fast free delivery if you want to stay tucked in at home. Try it!

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★★★★★

Second time in one month and the food is delicious. If you are in Soma, you probably go to Manora, if in Hayes Valley or Lower Haight, Thep Phenom. But out in the Richmond, you need to go to Be My Guest. In addition to excellent classic dishes, they have wonderfully creative plates like "Traffic Jam Curry" that let's you try three types (Red, Green, Yellow). "L.A. ish" atmosphere without pretense. Two very different looks between lunch and dinner. Full bar as well! Super fast free delivery if you want to stay tucked in at home. Try it!

Pros: Tasty food, Cool setting, Great value

Cons: No Parking

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A hidden gem in the Richmond, this is quite possibly the best Thai restaurant in San Francisco! At first the trendy looks made us think the food cannot possibly be authentic. We could not have been more wrong. The food is great, even my wife who was born and raised in Thailand agrees! I don't know of any other Thai restaurant in San Francisco with a hip scene, cool bar, and awesome Thai food!

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★★★★★

A hidden gem in the Richmond, this is quite possibly the best Thai restaurant in San Francisco! At first the trendy looks made us think the food cannot possibly be authentic. We could not have been more wrong. The food is great, even my wife who was born and raised in Thailand agrees! I don't know of any other Thai restaurant in San Francisco with a hip scene, cool bar, and awesome Thai food!

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Friday night 6pm -We were a party of 7 with only one or two other tables in the entire restaurant. Ordered drinks first, I asked for a bloody mary w/ double olive. I was asked "double what?". I replied "double olive." the waitress looked at me perplexed. Lets make a long story short... my drink came.. no olives, gross black tipped celery stick instead. Food came in a resonable time but apetizers very salty as were a lot of their dishes. Nice ambiance but that's about it. The bill took forever to come, at least 10 minutes after I asked for it. Would not recommend.

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★★★☆☆

Friday night 6pm -We were a party of 7 with only one or two other tables in the entire restaurant. Ordered drinks first, I asked for a bloody mary w/ double olive. I was asked "double what?". I replied "double olive." the waitress looked at me perplexed. Lets make a long story short... my drink came.. no olives, gross black tipped celery stick instead. Food came in a resonable time but apetizers very salty as were a lot of their dishes. Nice ambiance but that's about it. The bill took forever to come, at least 10 minutes after I asked for it. Would not recommend.

Pros: pretty interior, nice corner location, cozy tables

Cons: salty food, poor bar service, staff not attentive

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delivery was very fast, and the person taking my order was very helpful, she suggested the crispy duck, which was AMAZING as a starter. and big enough to share for two. portions were huge and price was fair :) i will definitley try it again in the future.

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★★★★☆

delivery was very fast, and the person taking my order was very helpful, she suggested the crispy duck, which was AMAZING as a starter. and big enough to share for two. portions were huge and price was fair :) i will definitley try it again in the future.

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As you walk the streets of the Inner Richmond, you will find a variety of cheap and slightly satisfying meals. Be My Guest, however, breaks the mold on all accounts. The trendy setting makes you feel like you've stepped into one of the fancy downtown eateries and yet the wonderful service and amazing food reminds you that you're in a tightly knit neighborhood. The food is affordable, flavorful, and vegi-friendly. It's perfect for everything from a casual lunch to a romantic dinner. If you haven't had a chance to go, take the opportunity now, and be my guest....

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★★★★★

As you walk the streets of the Inner Richmond, you will find a variety of cheap and slightly satisfying meals. Be My Guest, however, breaks the mold on all accounts. The trendy setting makes you feel like you've stepped into one of the fancy downtown eateries and yet the wonderful service and amazing food reminds you that you're in a tightly knit neighborhood. The food is affordable, flavorful, and vegi-friendly. It's perfect for everything from a casual lunch to a romantic dinner. If you haven't had a chance to go, take the opportunity now, and be my guest....

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Living in the inner richmond, there are plenty of options for international cuisine, but "Be My Guest" is tops. The style inside is like an LA club, without being pretentious. The food was super tasty, and the service prompt. We enjoyed our experience from beginning to end. They even have strong cocktails. The Traffic Jam is a great way to sample their excellent curries.

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★★★★★

Living in the inner richmond, there are plenty of options for international cuisine, but "Be My Guest" is tops. The style inside is like an LA club, without being pretentious. The food was super tasty, and the service prompt. We enjoyed our experience from beginning to end. They even have strong cocktails. The Traffic Jam is a great way to sample their excellent curries.

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Such a nice style! Very good food and nice presentation. Good quality and reasonable price. Atmosphere is more unique, bright and very cool.

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★★★★★

Such a nice style! Very good food and nice presentation. Good quality and reasonable price. Atmosphere is more unique, bright and very cool.

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I have walked by this restaurant since it opened and last week I decided to give it a try. I am glad that I did. The food was excellent (I am vegetarian and there were many choices) and especially try the Green Curry!

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★★★★★

I have walked by this restaurant since it opened and last week I decided to give it a try. I am glad that I did. The food was excellent (I am vegetarian and there were many choices) and especially try the Green Curry!

Pros: Great food, Great service, Neighborhood feel

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I went to Be My Guest Thai Bistro for the 1st time with friends, we had Be My Guest Trio, Fish cake with salty egg yolk(really good), green papaya salad and fresh spring rolls for starters. Then we shared 5 different entrees which are Sea bass with ginger sauce, mango tango Prawns, Crab fried rice, roasted duck in red curry sauce, and traffic jam curry. They had very nice presentation, nicely prepared and beautiful. The fried rice with crab was well balanced with coconut rice. Roasted duck curry with roti was a good combination, it was medium spicy and yummy. The food was wonderful. Atmosphers is upscale and fabulous! This is the best place that my friends and I agreed to chilled out every Fri night. Then we had some complimentary desserts from the house. Awesome food, great service. We are happy to be there again and again. Five thumbs-up!!!

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★★★★★

I went to Be My Guest Thai Bistro for the 1st time with friends, we had Be My Guest Trio, Fish cake with salty egg yolk(really good), green papaya salad and fresh spring rolls for starters. Then we shared 5 different entrees which are Sea bass with ginger sauce, mango tango Prawns, Crab fried rice, roasted duck in red curry sauce, and traffic jam curry. They had very nice presentation, nicely prepared and beautiful. The fried rice with crab was well balanced with coconut rice. Roasted duck curry with roti was a good combination, it was medium spicy and yummy. The food was wonderful. Atmosphers is upscale and fabulous! This is the best place that my friends and I agreed to chilled out every Fri night. Then we had some complimentary desserts from the house. Awesome food, great service. We are happy to be there again and again. Five thumbs-up!!!

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Gleaming white walls, tablecloths and ultra-modern furnishings create a uniform, stylish dining scene at this hip Thai eatery. Specialties include a trio of marinated prawns, calamari and scallops in lemongrass batter…

 

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