Natalee Thai Cuisine

★★★★☆
  • 10101 Venice Blvd

    Los Angeles, CA 90034

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  • 310-202-7003

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First start with a fresh coconut. Trust me. Then you get some delicious thai dish while your fish loving, LA girlfriend eats some raw fish and raves. You both can be happy. Parking is good and Surfas is right up the street if you decide

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★★★★★

First start with a fresh coconut. Trust me. Then you get some delicious thai dish while your fish loving, LA girlfriend eats some raw fish and raves. You both can be happy. Parking is good and Surfas is right up the street if you decide

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Dear Natalee management,\r
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Perhaps you recall we ate there in Jan. 2013, a fairly large party, and someone at your restaurant copied my American Express information and charged thousands to my account. I called you at least twice about

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★★★★★

Dear Natalee management,\r
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Perhaps you recall we ate there in Jan. 2013, a fairly large party, and someone at your restaurant copied my American Express information and charged thousands to my account. I called you at least twice about

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Excellent place, delicious food, solid drinks.

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★★★★★

Excellent place, delicious food, solid drinks.

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★★★★★

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i really love this place. I usually go there about once a week. My friends usually start out with cocktails and then we go for the gusto. great pad thai and the sushi is also good. Jonjon is usally our waiter. He rocks... next time you go ask for jonjon, he will rock your world\r\n\r\n

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★★★★★

i really love this place. I usually go there about once a week. My friends usually start out with cocktails and then we go for the gusto. great pad thai and the sushi is also good. Jonjon is usally our waiter. He rocks... next time you go ask for jonjon, he will rock your world\r\n\r\n

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I've never had to wait longer than 5 minutes when I get there, even when its EXTREMELY busy! Food is delicious and the last time I went the waiter was VERY nice. I was very impressed, he even offered to help us choose something other then my ""normal"" and his selection was on point =) I love the sushi its always fresh. I've never had cocktails there but based on that video I definitely want to try some now!!! My hangout spot...so of course I will be back lol

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★★★★★

I've never had to wait longer than 5 minutes when I get there, even when its EXTREMELY busy! Food is delicious and the last time I went the waiter was VERY nice. I was very impressed, he even offered to help us choose something other then my ""normal"" and his selection was on point =) I love the sushi its always fresh. I've never had cocktails there but based on that video I definitely want to try some now!!! My hangout spot...so of course I will be back lol

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What a disappointing experience I had tonight at Natalee last night!. \r\nNatalee Thai has long been my favorite Thai restaurant in LA, dating back 10 years, at least. I am a huge fan of the Panang Curry and I have spread the word in my community quite a bit. Until tonight.\r\nI was entertaining clients tonight who arrived late from out of town. We came in at 10:15 and told the hostess we would order right away, as we knew the kitchen would soon be closing. The sign says open until 10:30 so I assumed they seat until then and then feed their customers who enter by that time. \r\nThe waiter we had (med-length light brown hair, high voice) told us we needed to order right away, which we did. One of my clients ordered Ikura from the sushi bar, which he clarified to the waiter was Salmon Roe, as the waiter seemed very confused about it. He then brought a Salmon ROLL instead which my client did not want, and when we told him that he said it was too late the sushi was done. This only ONE minute after the wrong sushi item was brought. By the way, the last time I was in the same waiter totally forgot our sushi order and told us the same thing when asked-""whoops"" but now it was too late. \r\nContinuing on about tonight, we had someone come in late and join us at 10:33 and wanted something simple like soup or pad thai or something and was told it was too late, so he sat and watched us eat.\r\nIf a restaurant serves until 10:30, how is it the chefs have already packed everything and left the building just 3 minutes later?\r\nLastly, my Panang Curry was not even close to being correct. I have had this dish at both Natalee locations many times and this was just wrong, and wasn't spicy either, as I had ordered it. But I didnt dare send it back because we were told the chef was done.\r\nAll in all, the experience was NOT Natalee Thai. I don't know if they spend any time training the servers, but this night there was no service!\r\nI can't imagine going back after tonight, and that's sad because it used to be my absolute favorite.\r\nMaybe they will use this feedback to improve service, retain staff, and reclaim some of your business.\r\n \r\n

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★☆☆☆☆

What a disappointing experience I had tonight at Natalee last night!. \r\nNatalee Thai has long been my favorite Thai restaurant in LA, dating back 10 years, at least. I am a huge fan of the Panang Curry and I have spread the word in my community quite a bit. Until tonight.\r\nI was entertaining clients tonight who arrived late from out of town. We came in at 10:15 and told the hostess we would order right away, as we knew the kitchen would soon be closing. The sign says open until 10:30 so I assumed they seat until then and then feed their customers who enter by that time. \r\nThe waiter we had (med-length light brown hair, high voice) told us we needed to order right away, which we did. One of my clients ordered Ikura from the sushi bar, which he clarified to the waiter was Salmon Roe, as the waiter seemed very confused about it. He then brought a Salmon ROLL instead which my client did not want, and when we told him that he said it was too late the sushi was done. This only ONE minute after the wrong sushi item was brought. By the way, the last time I was in the same waiter totally forgot our sushi order and told us the same thing when asked-""whoops"" but now it was too late. \r\nContinuing on about tonight, we had someone come in late and join us at 10:33 and wanted something simple like soup or pad thai or something and was told it was too late, so he sat and watched us eat.\r\nIf a restaurant serves until 10:30, how is it the chefs have already packed everything and left the building just 3 minutes later?\r\nLastly, my Panang Curry was not even close to being correct. I have had this dish at both Natalee locations many times and this was just wrong, and wasn't spicy either, as I had ordered it. But I didnt dare send it back because we were told the chef was done.\r\nAll in all, the experience was NOT Natalee Thai. I don't know if they spend any time training the servers, but this night there was no service!\r\nI can't imagine going back after tonight, and that's sad because it used to be my absolute favorite.\r\nMaybe they will use this feedback to improve service, retain staff, and reclaim some of your business.\r\n \r\n

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I have eaten at many Thai places over the years, and this place is my #2 favorite in Lost Angeles. The crowd is a mix of well-dressed professionals and motion picture crews (shorts & t-shirt clad). Simply put, the food is really fresh and the service is quite good. Two drawbacks: sometimes the kitchen can be a bit slow and the other is that in some seating situations, you are too close to the next table(s). I feel like I'm at the bank and don;t want everyone else hearing my personal business. There's also a nice bar that serves up sushi and drinks with two large screens for sporting events. There's usually ample parking, but the lunch-time crowd can fill the place quite fast so best to go just before or after the wave.

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★★★★★

I have eaten at many Thai places over the years, and this place is my #2 favorite in Lost Angeles. The crowd is a mix of well-dressed professionals and motion picture crews (shorts & t-shirt clad). Simply put, the food is really fresh and the service is quite good. Two drawbacks: sometimes the kitchen can be a bit slow and the other is that in some seating situations, you are too close to the next table(s). I feel like I'm at the bank and don;t want everyone else hearing my personal business. There's also a nice bar that serves up sushi and drinks with two large screens for sporting events. There's usually ample parking, but the lunch-time crowd can fill the place quite fast so best to go just before or after the wave.

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I have been going to Natalee Thai for quiet a number of years. I will the say the ambience leaves you feeling shell shocked on a busy day or night, as it is all hard edges and flat surfaces. \n\nI still come here because the food is really good, though in\nthe past portions were larger and the price was more reasonable. My only other complaint is that the kitchen is really slow. I've order spring rolls for hors an d' oeuvre and it come a minute before my entree.

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★★★☆☆

I have been going to Natalee Thai for quiet a number of years. I will the say the ambience leaves you feeling shell shocked on a busy day or night, as it is all hard edges and flat surfaces. \n\nI still come here because the food is really good, though in\nthe past portions were larger and the price was more reasonable. My only other complaint is that the kitchen is really slow. I've order spring rolls for hors an d' oeuvre and it come a minute before my entree.

Pros: Friendly service, good food and good variety.

Cons: Way to noisey, portions have shrunk and price has gone up.

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Get the Prik King Chicken! This place is great, tasty, healthy, fun, cool, hip, inexpensive. Greaet Thai on the Westside! Fun drinks and cool sushi. Good time all around.

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★★★★★

Get the Prik King Chicken! This place is great, tasty, healthy, fun, cool, hip, inexpensive. Greaet Thai on the Westside! Fun drinks and cool sushi. Good time all around.

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Good food, and really nice servers as well! I had the filet of sole, and it was divine. The goldenwings were also really good. Young crowd, high energy.

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★★★★☆

Good food, and really nice servers as well! I had the filet of sole, and it was divine. The goldenwings were also really good. Young crowd, high energy.

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Natalee Thai offers excellent food, nice atmosphere, good service. Tends to be crowded and loud, especially on the weekends. Be prepared to wait for take-out.

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★★★★★

Natalee Thai offers excellent food, nice atmosphere, good service. Tends to be crowded and loud, especially on the weekends. Be prepared to wait for take-out.

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love Natalle Thai. Their food is fresh and fantastic! They deliver which I have used many times over the past 10 years. My only complaint is that sometimes they forget items! They do come back, but it can be frustrating.

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★★★☆☆

love Natalle Thai. Their food is fresh and fantastic! They deliver which I have used many times over the past 10 years. My only complaint is that sometimes they forget items! They do come back, but it can be frustrating.

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Eclectic, exciting, enticing, all describe the Natalie Thai experience. Start with one of the fine appetizers and wet your pallet, and you are on your way to a great dining experience.

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★★★★★

Eclectic, exciting, enticing, all describe the Natalie Thai experience. Start with one of the fine appetizers and wet your pallet, and you are on your way to a great dining experience.

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Usually I do not write negative reviews about restaurants, but this place is way overrated. I went to this restaurant with some of my friends once, and ordered delivery. At the restaraurant, I ordered Panang Curry, and my friends ordered some sushi and salad. \r\nPanang Curry had nothing special for the price. I have tasted much better curry for 5 bucks. But mine wasnt too bad compared to my friends'. All types of sushi is very expensive, and fish on top was... just disgusting. \r\nIt tasted like its been sitting on the sushi counter for a week. Dry, and slimy inside. My friend said it smelled like fresh garbage, and she couldnt even finish one third of he portion( By the way, each sushi is pricey, plus damn small). \r\n\r\nWhen we ordered delivery, it was even more bizzare. the person who picked up the phone started telling me what to order! He couldnt even find a right address, but for some reason he know the history of what we ordered before. And he didnt know what I ordered was on the menu, so I ended up talking 3 or 4 people in a row. Even they had my number and address on the computer, I had to explain everything all over. Some ladies on the phone was shockingly rude.\r\n\r\nThey said it was going to be here 45min. the food showed up an hour and 30 min later (after bunch of calls we made) . we didnt give him much tip (we were starving for waiting, so we couldnt afford to be nice), then he looked offended and asking many times how much the change was gonna be. I repeated over and over, and he finally left without saying a word. \r\n\r\nWe gave some tries, but everytime we get food from this place, we are frustrated and stressed out. I dont think I would ever go back. EVER!! Serously, another Thai restaurant accross the street is much better. they dont have any odd sushi or ""Korean BBQ"".

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★☆☆☆☆

Usually I do not write negative reviews about restaurants, but this place is way overrated. I went to this restaurant with some of my friends once, and ordered delivery. At the restaraurant, I ordered Panang Curry, and my friends ordered some sushi and salad. \r\nPanang Curry had nothing special for the price. I have tasted much better curry for 5 bucks. But mine wasnt too bad compared to my friends'. All types of sushi is very expensive, and fish on top was... just disgusting. \r\nIt tasted like its been sitting on the sushi counter for a week. Dry, and slimy inside. My friend said it smelled like fresh garbage, and she couldnt even finish one third of he portion( By the way, each sushi is pricey, plus damn small). \r\n\r\nWhen we ordered delivery, it was even more bizzare. the person who picked up the phone started telling me what to order! He couldnt even find a right address, but for some reason he know the history of what we ordered before. And he didnt know what I ordered was on the menu, so I ended up talking 3 or 4 people in a row. Even they had my number and address on the computer, I had to explain everything all over. Some ladies on the phone was shockingly rude.\r\n\r\nThey said it was going to be here 45min. the food showed up an hour and 30 min later (after bunch of calls we made) . we didnt give him much tip (we were starving for waiting, so we couldnt afford to be nice), then he looked offended and asking many times how much the change was gonna be. I repeated over and over, and he finally left without saying a word. \r\n\r\nWe gave some tries, but everytime we get food from this place, we are frustrated and stressed out. I dont think I would ever go back. EVER!! Serously, another Thai restaurant accross the street is much better. they dont have any odd sushi or ""Korean BBQ"".

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I thought this place would be rocking considering how many people rave about it. Prices were steep, small portions and I couldn't figure out why they had sushi and fortune cookies in a Thai restaurant. I spent almost 40 bucks with tip (water as my beverage) and was disappointed. \r\n\r\nOur waitiress was slow and couldn't handle more than one question at a time. Truly disappointing and they charge extra for white meat. \r\n\r\nI think East Wind on Washington Blvd in Marina Del Rey rocks compared to Natalee. The food, authencity and overall attitude is much better than Natalee hands down.

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★★☆☆☆

I thought this place would be rocking considering how many people rave about it. Prices were steep, small portions and I couldn't figure out why they had sushi and fortune cookies in a Thai restaurant. I spent almost 40 bucks with tip (water as my beverage) and was disappointed. \r\n\r\nOur waitiress was slow and couldn't handle more than one question at a time. Truly disappointing and they charge extra for white meat. \r\n\r\nI think East Wind on Washington Blvd in Marina Del Rey rocks compared to Natalee. The food, authencity and overall attitude is much better than Natalee hands down.

Pros: Nice decor

Cons: Service and small portions

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Come on, Natalee--be more generous with portions. It was embarrassing to have friends sit eye-balling my plates and discretely gulping down saliva. I guess that says something about good tasting but cost too pricey for certain items? Otherwise the food at Natalee is borderline above average and emphasis on a sparse but trendy setting. Okay: I suspect people go there to be seen rather than honestly eat because a movie studio is located near by. I've had tons of fun eating Thai food in every new city or town I happen to visit and sometimes there's another restaurant that just makes the total experience more enjoyable and memorable. Once in a while 'that other place' is right across the street.

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★★★☆☆

Come on, Natalee--be more generous with portions. It was embarrassing to have friends sit eye-balling my plates and discretely gulping down saliva. I guess that says something about good tasting but cost too pricey for certain items? Otherwise the food at Natalee is borderline above average and emphasis on a sparse but trendy setting. Okay: I suspect people go there to be seen rather than honestly eat because a movie studio is located near by. I've had tons of fun eating Thai food in every new city or town I happen to visit and sometimes there's another restaurant that just makes the total experience more enjoyable and memorable. Once in a while 'that other place' is right across the street.

Pros: Parking, corner location

Cons: Waiting, inexperienced waiters

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I was really looking forward to eating Thai so I ordered delivery from Natalee Thai because I had heard good things. The curry I ordered, didn't come with rice which should be standard. The Pad-See-Ew with shrimp had about 5 shrimp in it, but the yellow curry with chicken had HUGE chunks of chicken with little to no vegetables (which some people may like but unfortunately, I planned on picking out the chicken).

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★★☆☆☆

I was really looking forward to eating Thai so I ordered delivery from Natalee Thai because I had heard good things. The curry I ordered, didn't come with rice which should be standard. The Pad-See-Ew with shrimp had about 5 shrimp in it, but the yellow curry with chicken had HUGE chunks of chicken with little to no vegetables (which some people may like but unfortunately, I planned on picking out the chicken).

Pros: Can order delivery online.

Cons: Food was disappointing.

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We were genuinely disappointed in this restaurant. Service was fine but the food was bad quality. Parking seemed to be a pain also, not sure if you can really park in the smart and final lot or not! Don't be fooled by the fancy modernistic architecture.

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★☆☆☆☆

We were genuinely disappointed in this restaurant. Service was fine but the food was bad quality. Parking seemed to be a pain also, not sure if you can really park in the smart and final lot or not! Don't be fooled by the fancy modernistic architecture.

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This is one of my favorite asian restaurants in LA. The pad thai is so delicious. My second fav is this korean bbq in culver city called gyenari. 2 of my favorite asian restaurants.

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★★★★★

This is one of my favorite asian restaurants in LA. The pad thai is so delicious. My second fav is this korean bbq in culver city called gyenari. 2 of my favorite asian restaurants.

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Food & service was very good, and prices reasonable considering atmosphere. Would recommend Natalee Thai as a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

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★★★★☆

Food & service was very good, and prices reasonable considering atmosphere. Would recommend Natalee Thai as a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

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Yummy Stuff! Good food, friendly staff, reasonably priced. Be sure to try the Mango and Sticky Rice desert! Also, the prawns are great. Super sauces.

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★★★★☆

Yummy Stuff! Good food, friendly staff, reasonably priced. Be sure to try the Mango and Sticky Rice desert! Also, the prawns are great. Super sauces.

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Thai food is one of my favorites and this restaurant has it. It's atmosphere will have you in calm state and it's food will just make all those problems disappear.

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★★★☆☆

Thai food is one of my favorites and this restaurant has it. It's atmosphere will have you in calm state and it's food will just make all those problems disappear.

Pros: Food is great

Cons: Drinks are kinda bad

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I've been coming to Natalee since it was across the street in the strip mall. That's over 18 years! The food is excellent, though I've heard complaints from some friends that the curry is too hot. I just can't stand eating there. The prices are a bit higher and the portions a bit smaller than other Thai restaurants of equal quality, but their food is consistently good. The acoustics of the restaurant are so bad. With concrete floors and metal and glass walls, it seems as if you could hear every conversation in there at once. Not really what I consider ""romantic"" or ""cozy."" The atmosphere is that of eating in a airport cafeteria, but like I said, the food is good. I order take out from there all the time, but avoid it when taking out-of-town guests out to dinner. I'd give it five stars, if they could cut down on the noise levels in there somehow with some acoustic tiles, drapery or something. Oh and, they do charge 50 cents as a ""fuel surcharge"" for delivery, so technically it's not ""free.""

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★★★☆☆

I've been coming to Natalee since it was across the street in the strip mall. That's over 18 years! The food is excellent, though I've heard complaints from some friends that the curry is too hot. I just can't stand eating there. The prices are a bit higher and the portions a bit smaller than other Thai restaurants of equal quality, but their food is consistently good. The acoustics of the restaurant are so bad. With concrete floors and metal and glass walls, it seems as if you could hear every conversation in there at once. Not really what I consider ""romantic"" or ""cozy."" The atmosphere is that of eating in a airport cafeteria, but like I said, the food is good. I order take out from there all the time, but avoid it when taking out-of-town guests out to dinner. I'd give it five stars, if they could cut down on the noise levels in there somehow with some acoustic tiles, drapery or something. Oh and, they do charge 50 cents as a ""fuel surcharge"" for delivery, so technically it's not ""free.""

Pros: Great food and delivery

Cons: Bad atmosphere, too loud and ""tinny"" sounding

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I've eaten here a handful of times and have loved it every time. There's a sushi bar as well as the Thai food. I'm not sure that it's terribly authentic, but outside of Thai Town I don't usually expect that. The portions are big, the food is flavorful and super tasty and the drinks are solid! Skip the weekends if you can cuz the wait's a bit long, but otherwise it's totally worth it.

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★★★★☆

I've eaten here a handful of times and have loved it every time. There's a sushi bar as well as the Thai food. I'm not sure that it's terribly authentic, but outside of Thai Town I don't usually expect that. The portions are big, the food is flavorful and super tasty and the drinks are solid! Skip the weekends if you can cuz the wait's a bit long, but otherwise it's totally worth it.

Pros: Menu

Cons: Long wait on weekends, parking

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I'll be honest, the PadThai is good half the time. It's not consistent and it's a little over priced. Some times flavorless, sometimes salty, sometimes PERFECT. Last time my friends ordered curry it was filled with Thai chilli's and almost too hot to eat. \r\nDelivery is average on timing, they've never made it under 45 minutes. Dining in is TERRIBLE. Over-crowded, poor customer service, have to wait way too long for the check (probably why tables don't turn over). Trendy, cool building. Good luck getting near the bar. Seems to be more than the staff can handle.

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★★☆☆☆

I'll be honest, the PadThai is good half the time. It's not consistent and it's a little over priced. Some times flavorless, sometimes salty, sometimes PERFECT. Last time my friends ordered curry it was filled with Thai chilli's and almost too hot to eat. \r\nDelivery is average on timing, they've never made it under 45 minutes. Dining in is TERRIBLE. Over-crowded, poor customer service, have to wait way too long for the check (probably why tables don't turn over). Trendy, cool building. Good luck getting near the bar. Seems to be more than the staff can handle.

Pros: Cool building, Big delivery area

Cons: Inconsistent Food, Over-crowded, Poor Service

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When it comes to Thai food, Natalee Thai Cuisine is hands-down the best. I've eaten at other "Thai" restaurants, but none compare to Natalees. From their Sweet and Sour Chicken to the Spicy Monsoon Noodles you'll be glad you chose Natalees and not some other place. Oh and don't forget to try the Thai Iced Tea!

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★★★★★

When it comes to Thai food, Natalee Thai Cuisine is hands-down the best. I've eaten at other "Thai" restaurants, but none compare to Natalees. From their Sweet and Sour Chicken to the Spicy Monsoon Noodles you'll be glad you chose Natalees and not some other place. Oh and don't forget to try the Thai Iced Tea!

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We often order Natalee for lunch as they have an excellent delivery service.

I always order the chicken or lamb curry and it is always so good...i love curry!!

The prices are very reasonable and the food is always delivered piping hot!

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★★★★☆

We often order Natalee for lunch as they have an excellent delivery service.

I always order the chicken or lamb curry and it is always so good...i love curry!!

The prices are very reasonable and the food is always delivered piping hot!

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This Thai restaurant was so amazing, their noodles with the spicy peanut sauce is mm mmmm good! The service is also very speedy and friendly. This is a anytime lunch or dinner prime spot!

5
★★★★★

This Thai restaurant was so amazing, their noodles with the spicy peanut sauce is mm mmmm good! The service is also very speedy and friendly. This is a anytime lunch or dinner prime spot!

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There was nothing authentic about the food. It was overly salted and the portions are not worth my money. This place is just trendy and it's over rated, just good for probably a first date, because of the bar area. I've always liked the Thai BBQ across the street, but I decided to give this place a chance. I made a bad choice and do not recommend this restaurant. I left the place hungry and unsatisfied with my meal. I tried the vegetable curry, cashew chicken (too much salt and sauce), Korean bbq beef (2 slices on the plate) and their brown rice. NOT IMPRESSED. Across the street is by far the best on Venice Blvd.

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★☆☆☆☆

There was nothing authentic about the food. It was overly salted and the portions are not worth my money. This place is just trendy and it's over rated, just good for probably a first date, because of the bar area. I've always liked the Thai BBQ across the street, but I decided to give this place a chance. I made a bad choice and do not recommend this restaurant. I left the place hungry and unsatisfied with my meal. I tried the vegetable curry, cashew chicken (too much salt and sauce), Korean bbq beef (2 slices on the plate) and their brown rice. NOT IMPRESSED. Across the street is by far the best on Venice Blvd.

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great prices, excellent food, and very friendly staff. i recommend the padthai and any kind of tofu dish. it is a nice place and you can get quick service.

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★★★★☆

great prices, excellent food, and very friendly staff. i recommend the padthai and any kind of tofu dish. it is a nice place and you can get quick service.

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We went here once last year and haven't been back. The food was all very salty -- nothing special about it. We had to wait a long time to be seated. It seems to be the hip and trendy place to go -- but that's just not my style. Try the Thai BBQ place across the street for better food and less wait time.

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★★☆☆☆

We went here once last year and haven't been back. The food was all very salty -- nothing special about it. We had to wait a long time to be seated. It seems to be the hip and trendy place to go -- but that's just not my style. Try the Thai BBQ place across the street for better food and less wait time.

Pros: trendy and hip if you're in to that sort of thing

Cons: food

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This WAS my favorite restaurant for nearly 2 years. I ordered from them at least 3 times a week. I was a very loyal customer. I have to say that they have the WORST customer service ever! I found a nasty insect in my tom yum soup. When I called the restaurant to get a replacement, not only did the employee NOT apologize, she was very defensive and unpleasant. When I got my replacement, it was lukewarm and extremely watered down. This is only one instance. Even though the food is decent, they have no clue how to treat their customers. You can bet I will NEVER order from this place ever again.

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★☆☆☆☆

This WAS my favorite restaurant for nearly 2 years. I ordered from them at least 3 times a week. I was a very loyal customer. I have to say that they have the WORST customer service ever! I found a nasty insect in my tom yum soup. When I called the restaurant to get a replacement, not only did the employee NOT apologize, she was very defensive and unpleasant. When I got my replacement, it was lukewarm and extremely watered down. This is only one instance. Even though the food is decent, they have no clue how to treat their customers. You can bet I will NEVER order from this place ever again.

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really unfortunate. this used to be my local favorite. i have ordered food from them a few times now and i NEVER get my order within an HOUR.\r\ni have seen their million dollar buidling, surely they can allocate appropriate staff for delivery. management requires some rehaul.\r\nfood is mediocre. don't be fooled by the restaurant description; it's just a place you should go to to drink, and when drunk, eat.\r\nmy vote, go the extra distance: Sanam Luang Cafe, Yai Restaurant, or Palms Thai.\r\ni'm done natalee thai, i've given you enough chances. \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n

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★☆☆☆☆

really unfortunate. this used to be my local favorite. i have ordered food from them a few times now and i NEVER get my order within an HOUR.\r\ni have seen their million dollar buidling, surely they can allocate appropriate staff for delivery. management requires some rehaul.\r\nfood is mediocre. don't be fooled by the restaurant description; it's just a place you should go to to drink, and when drunk, eat.\r\nmy vote, go the extra distance: Sanam Luang Cafe, Yai Restaurant, or Palms Thai.\r\ni'm done natalee thai, i've given you enough chances. \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n

Pros: drinks

Cons: service

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The rolls were below average and the service wasn't there either. Take the waitress so long to take drink order. Manager was so rude. The atmosphere so lousy. We placed our order and after receiving our food, I tasted my brother's Pad se ew. I decided to get an order also. Shortly the waitress brought my Pad se ew and I immediately noticed the order was half the size of my brother's serving and asked her why. She said no that was the usual portion. I had a couple of bites and took the remainder home. At home I decided to eat some of the Pad se ew, and after spooning some into a platel, I noticed a USED TOOTHPICK in the Pad se ew. I knew immediately this was another customers food. I had been served someones left over food ! This explained the small portion size. They had eaten half of their food! Try Thai BBQ across street.\r\n

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★☆☆☆☆

The rolls were below average and the service wasn't there either. Take the waitress so long to take drink order. Manager was so rude. The atmosphere so lousy. We placed our order and after receiving our food, I tasted my brother's Pad se ew. I decided to get an order also. Shortly the waitress brought my Pad se ew and I immediately noticed the order was half the size of my brother's serving and asked her why. She said no that was the usual portion. I had a couple of bites and took the remainder home. At home I decided to eat some of the Pad se ew, and after spooning some into a platel, I noticed a USED TOOTHPICK in the Pad se ew. I knew immediately this was another customers food. I had been served someones left over food ! This explained the small portion size. They had eaten half of their food! Try Thai BBQ across street.\r\n

Cons: worst customer service ever

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I have been to Natalee Thai's a 3-4 times and I've had both good and bad experiences. You have to go when at off hours when it is not crowded because the wait can be very long. The food is OK but a few things to complain about:\r\n1. parking is awful. don't let the parking lot fool you -- it's mostly for the drugstore that is in the same lot. best bet is to find street parking.\r\n2. service is pretty bad when it gets busy. long wait and not so friendly waiters.\r\n3. it's super noisy when it gets crowded! you can't even hear yourself think.\r\n\r\nbut, again the food is OK.

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★★★☆☆

I have been to Natalee Thai's a 3-4 times and I've had both good and bad experiences. You have to go when at off hours when it is not crowded because the wait can be very long. The food is OK but a few things to complain about:\r\n1. parking is awful. don't let the parking lot fool you -- it's mostly for the drugstore that is in the same lot. best bet is to find street parking.\r\n2. service is pretty bad when it gets busy. long wait and not so friendly waiters.\r\n3. it's super noisy when it gets crowded! you can't even hear yourself think.\r\n\r\nbut, again the food is OK.

Pros: Ok food

Cons: parking, crowded, noisy

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We've been eating here as well as getting take-out for years, and a recent unpleasant experience made us decide to give up. Arriving with a party of four, we were told it would be a 20 minute wait--no problem. Then we sat and watched the hostess seat other parties first. When we asked her why, she explained that the party of 5 that came in long after us could only be seated at a certain table, meanwhile we saw them breaking up a cluster of tables in order to create more space for other smaller parties. They should have given us the first table and made the other party wait a few minutes or given them the cluster of tables pushed together, but I think that greed has got the better of them. Really frustrating. After this treatment, our waiter was curt, brought things out in a weird order, and basically rushed us out even though it was only around 9:30pm and the restaurant was fairly full. At one point I even asked him ""Do you have to leave or something?"" Someone came by and took our candle and flower off the table--so incredibly rude while you are still eating your entree! And, on my way out, I noticed the sign on the front has a ""B"" rating--no excuse.

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★★★☆☆

We've been eating here as well as getting take-out for years, and a recent unpleasant experience made us decide to give up. Arriving with a party of four, we were told it would be a 20 minute wait--no problem. Then we sat and watched the hostess seat other parties first. When we asked her why, she explained that the party of 5 that came in long after us could only be seated at a certain table, meanwhile we saw them breaking up a cluster of tables in order to create more space for other smaller parties. They should have given us the first table and made the other party wait a few minutes or given them the cluster of tables pushed together, but I think that greed has got the better of them. Really frustrating. After this treatment, our waiter was curt, brought things out in a weird order, and basically rushed us out even though it was only around 9:30pm and the restaurant was fairly full. At one point I even asked him ""Do you have to leave or something?"" Someone came by and took our candle and flower off the table--so incredibly rude while you are still eating your entree! And, on my way out, I noticed the sign on the front has a ""B"" rating--no excuse.

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sometimes great. sometime.. hmm... what happened? Chef has been changed?\r\nGreat service and Clean but NEED to be Consistent of quality and TASTE!!

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★★★★☆

sometimes great. sometime.. hmm... what happened? Chef has been changed?\r\nGreat service and Clean but NEED to be Consistent of quality and TASTE!!

Pros: Clean ambience

Cons: consistency taste required!!

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I eat here all the time, or used to, not for 3 months now. The food is not good anymore nor is the service. I will try the other location now.

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★★☆☆☆

I eat here all the time, or used to, not for 3 months now. The food is not good anymore nor is the service. I will try the other location now.

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The customer service is horrible. My boyfriend and I went there at 5:30pm on a Friday night. Take note that there was not a lot of people there yet. We were seated very quickly, but it took 15 minutes before a server came over to our table to take our drinks and orders. What kind of service is that? The food also took a long time to come out. The taste of the food was average; nothing spectacular. I don't think we would go back to this restaurant for a very long time. Go find some place else for good Thai food.

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★☆☆☆☆

The customer service is horrible. My boyfriend and I went there at 5:30pm on a Friday night. Take note that there was not a lot of people there yet. We were seated very quickly, but it took 15 minutes before a server came over to our table to take our drinks and orders. What kind of service is that? The food also took a long time to come out. The taste of the food was average; nothing spectacular. I don't think we would go back to this restaurant for a very long time. Go find some place else for good Thai food.

Pros: Nothing.

Cons: Horrible customer service, rude staff, food is not that great, parking

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This was one of the first Thai restaurants I went to when I moved to Culver City. My thought was, ""wow, this is a beautiful restaurant"", and then the food came. Equally as good. I would recommend any of the curry dishes, Jade or Ruby. The soups are good too. It gets pretty busy, so sometimes I just call in my order and pick it up to avoid the crowd.

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★★★★☆

This was one of the first Thai restaurants I went to when I moved to Culver City. My thought was, ""wow, this is a beautiful restaurant"", and then the food came. Equally as good. I would recommend any of the curry dishes, Jade or Ruby. The soups are good too. It gets pretty busy, so sometimes I just call in my order and pick it up to avoid the crowd.

Pros: food, ambience

Cons: crowded

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I LOVE Natalee Thai. All their dishes (that I've tried...and there are a bunch) are delicious. It's very reasonably priced. Their wonton soup is without a doubt the best tasting soup I've had. I reccomend either dining there or taking out b/c despite their wonderful food, the one thing they are teeeerrible about it delivery...it usually takes at least an hour. Although it gets really crowded, there's a bar to get a few drinks while you wait and the service is fast, so there's nothing to worry about. It's also a good lunch spot, offering a bunch of lunch specials.

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★★★★★

I LOVE Natalee Thai. All their dishes (that I've tried...and there are a bunch) are delicious. It's very reasonably priced. Their wonton soup is without a doubt the best tasting soup I've had. I reccomend either dining there or taking out b/c despite their wonderful food, the one thing they are teeeerrible about it delivery...it usually takes at least an hour. Although it gets really crowded, there's a bar to get a few drinks while you wait and the service is fast, so there's nothing to worry about. It's also a good lunch spot, offering a bunch of lunch specials.

Pros: Yum

Cons: Delivery service

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I've ordered takeout from Natalee Thai tons of times and had a very good experience. A few friends and I went to the restaurant to check out the place. My friend ordered the Pad Thai and removed the garnish from his plate...and took a bite before realizing that the garnish was moving. There was an enormous (about 2 inches long) caterpillar on the leaf. There are two ways of looking at this: 1) that the garnish was fresh and 2) that this was seriously disgusting. The rest of us lost our appetite and asked to leave. The management didn't apoloize or comp our appetizers; instead they asked if it was ""alright"" if he kept the same plate and then removed the offending garnish. We left without eating anything else. Gross.

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★★☆☆☆

I've ordered takeout from Natalee Thai tons of times and had a very good experience. A few friends and I went to the restaurant to check out the place. My friend ordered the Pad Thai and removed the garnish from his plate...and took a bite before realizing that the garnish was moving. There was an enormous (about 2 inches long) caterpillar on the leaf. There are two ways of looking at this: 1) that the garnish was fresh and 2) that this was seriously disgusting. The rest of us lost our appetite and asked to leave. The management didn't apoloize or comp our appetizers; instead they asked if it was ""alright"" if he kept the same plate and then removed the offending garnish. We left without eating anything else. Gross.

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Unfortunately my second time at Natalee will keep me from EVER going back. A group of 4 of us went for dinner and had a 15 minute wait, which was fine.. We were seated and had to wait a little bit before our server finally came to take our order. She was pleasant but it seemed like FOREVER before our food started to arrive. Two different guys were bringing our dishes out, all at different times -- and they were handling the plates carelessly, brushing their hands up against the food. Not only that -- the plates were huge while the portions were normal, but there was no room on the table to put it all! We also had to ask our server TWICE to check on 2 missing entrees. They arrived 15-20 minutes later. My friend had ordered a side of sticky rice and it arrived in a ball of aluminum foil in a small bowl. She opened it up and it looked NASTY -- like 2 day old rice. Needless to say, I will not be going back. Service was awful, food was ok but we sorta lost our appetites in the end.

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★★☆☆☆

Unfortunately my second time at Natalee will keep me from EVER going back. A group of 4 of us went for dinner and had a 15 minute wait, which was fine.. We were seated and had to wait a little bit before our server finally came to take our order. She was pleasant but it seemed like FOREVER before our food started to arrive. Two different guys were bringing our dishes out, all at different times -- and they were handling the plates carelessly, brushing their hands up against the food. Not only that -- the plates were huge while the portions were normal, but there was no room on the table to put it all! We also had to ask our server TWICE to check on 2 missing entrees. They arrived 15-20 minutes later. My friend had ordered a side of sticky rice and it arrived in a ball of aluminum foil in a small bowl. She opened it up and it looked NASTY -- like 2 day old rice. Needless to say, I will not be going back. Service was awful, food was ok but we sorta lost our appetites in the end.

Cons: Service, Food

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I tried this place, which is near my home, based on the suggestion of a co-worker who couldn't stop gushing about it. The place is really new and clean, compared to most Thai establishments, but the food was so-so (isn't it always the dirty places that taste the best???). I got the pad thai, which wasn't as sweet as I'd like, and some other dishes that weren't so memorable. Comparatively, it's also a little more expensive than traditional Thai places that serve better, more flavourful food. I don't get why the place is always soo packed (I guess many people prefer the cleanliness over the taste)---maybe it's the pretty waitresses?

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★★★☆☆

I tried this place, which is near my home, based on the suggestion of a co-worker who couldn't stop gushing about it. The place is really new and clean, compared to most Thai establishments, but the food was so-so (isn't it always the dirty places that taste the best???). I got the pad thai, which wasn't as sweet as I'd like, and some other dishes that weren't so memorable. Comparatively, it's also a little more expensive than traditional Thai places that serve better, more flavourful food. I don't get why the place is always soo packed (I guess many people prefer the cleanliness over the taste)---maybe it's the pretty waitresses?

Pros: clean, ample parking, pretty waitresses

Cons: food lacks flavour

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There are so many better thai food places in the city. The food we ordered was cold, the service was slow (maybe that's why the food was cold)... it just wasn't worth it. Maybe this place is nice on the eyes... but I'm looking to go to a place where I want to eat again...

1
★★★☆☆

There are so many better thai food places in the city. The food we ordered was cold, the service was slow (maybe that's why the food was cold)... it just wasn't worth it. Maybe this place is nice on the eyes... but I'm looking to go to a place where I want to eat again...

Pros: There were pros?

Cons: Food, service, value...

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This place rocks I been here a couple of times and I truly enjoy the food and the drinks. Actually my first time eating Thai food was at Natalee's. My favorite dish is the Flaming Chicken Dish and I love the Thai Iced Tea. The place is nice and hip and you see a lot of people that look like they work for the studios. If you want to have a nice dinner in a nice atmosphere than this is the place to go.

1
★★★☆☆

This place rocks I been here a couple of times and I truly enjoy the food and the drinks. Actually my first time eating Thai food was at Natalee's. My favorite dish is the Flaming Chicken Dish and I love the Thai Iced Tea. The place is nice and hip and you see a lot of people that look like they work for the studios. If you want to have a nice dinner in a nice atmosphere than this is the place to go.

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it looks like a trailor from the outside, but when you go inside, the ambience is amazing. They have a sushi bar, but I've never ordered anything from there. I say, you stick to the thai food. They service big portions, but sometimes the food comes a little slowly. I've had my pad see ew come out cold before. Nice waiters and waitresses, though.

2
★★★★☆

it looks like a trailor from the outside, but when you go inside, the ambience is amazing. They have a sushi bar, but I've never ordered anything from there. I say, you stick to the thai food. They service big portions, but sometimes the food comes a little slowly. I've had my pad see ew come out cold before. Nice waiters and waitresses, though.

Pros: thai iced tea, good portions

Cons: slow service, sometimes crazy parking

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I feel like I'm indulging in a much more expensive night out when I go here- but the price is very affordable. And they have healthy choices like steamed fish & veggies and brown rice!

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★★★★★

I feel like I'm indulging in a much more expensive night out when I go here- but the price is very affordable. And they have healthy choices like steamed fish & veggies and brown rice!

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This may not be the best Thai food ever - but it's always a fun, bustling place to be and the food is affordable and pretty good. I particularly like the curries (california chicken curry - yum!) and the appetizers. Great local spot (and they deliver according to my friend who lives nearby).

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★★★★☆

This may not be the best Thai food ever - but it's always a fun, bustling place to be and the food is affordable and pretty good. I particularly like the curries (california chicken curry - yum!) and the appetizers. Great local spot (and they deliver according to my friend who lives nearby).

Pros: Great curries; Fun Spot

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