Marnee Thai

★★★★☆
37.7633 -122.482
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415-665-9500

2225 Irving St

San Francisco, CA

94122

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Great food, great ambiance and the menus are great too.
We enjoy every time we go and will recommend it to anyone

5
★★★★★

Great food, great ambiance and the menus are great too.
We enjoy every time we go and will recommend it to anyone

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I love frequenting Marnee Thai, whether I call an order in to go or eat at the restaurant the food is always delicious and prepared quickly. The atmosphere of the restaurant, although very cramped, is pleasant and beautifully decorated.

5
★★★★★

I love frequenting Marnee Thai, whether I call an order in to go or eat at the restaurant the food is always delicious and prepared quickly. The atmosphere of the restaurant, although very cramped, is pleasant and beautifully decorated.

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This place has great food. I usually order the chan pad poo but the pad thai and pad se oo are good too. Their angel wings are to die for! The place is small and they do usually get really busy, so i would suggest ordering out or not going at a prime time for dinner. They are a little pricey, but the food is definitely amazing

4
★★★★☆

This place has great food. I usually order the chan pad poo but the pad thai and pad se oo are good too. Their angel wings are to die for! The place is small and they do usually get really busy, so i would suggest ordering out or not going at a prime time for dinner. They are a little pricey, but the food is definitely amazing

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We've been going here since we were kids. I love this place ! The food is superb and the service is wonderful. You have to try their mango with sticky rice!

5
★★★★★

We've been going here since we were kids. I love this place ! The food is superb and the service is wonderful. You have to try their mango with sticky rice!

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This is one of the best Thai food places I have ever been. I told several people about it, and they have contacted me to thank me for the recommendation! Very unique and classic flavors!

PROS: Absolutely excellent in every way!
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5
★★★★★

This is one of the best Thai food places I have ever been. I told several people about it, and they have contacted me to thank me for the recommendation! Very unique and classic flavors!

PROS: Absolutely excellent in every way!
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This is the best Thai Food in San Francisco.\r\nMy boyfriend introduced my to Marnee a few years ago and I have never been able to find another place that I love more!! The food is authentic (as far as I can tell) and extremely tasty!!!! I love their daily specials. \r\nThe people that work there are always nice and friendly as well.\r\nA few of my favorite dishes are...\r\n\r\nPapaya Salad with Soft Shell Crab\r\nSpicy Chicken\r\nBeef with String Beans\r\nPumpkin Curry\r\nThey have some sort of fish dish with garlic that is amazing (look on the specials)\r\nChicken Satay\r\nand of course - Fried Bananas.\r\n\r\nI suggest that you try this restaurant!!!\r\nHappy Eating

5
★★★★★

This is the best Thai Food in San Francisco.\r\nMy boyfriend introduced my to Marnee a few years ago and I have never been able to find another place that I love more!! The food is authentic (as far as I can tell) and extremely tasty!!!! I love their daily specials. \r\nThe people that work there are always nice and friendly as well.\r\nA few of my favorite dishes are...\r\n\r\nPapaya Salad with Soft Shell Crab\r\nSpicy Chicken\r\nBeef with String Beans\r\nPumpkin Curry\r\nThey have some sort of fish dish with garlic that is amazing (look on the specials)\r\nChicken Satay\r\nand of course - Fried Bananas.\r\n\r\nI suggest that you try this restaurant!!!\r\nHappy Eating

Pros: Food, People, Location, Enviroment

Cons: nothing!!

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My family have been dinning at Marnee Thai restaurant for the last 15 years and never one time disappointed. Our last visit to the restaurant was last nite. We love the mango salad, corn cakes, spicy and sour PoTaek soup, Prawns with String Beans, and Pad Thai Silver Noodle. We would recomend anyone for any item on the menu you will never be disappointed.

5
★★★★★

My family have been dinning at Marnee Thai restaurant for the last 15 years and never one time disappointed. Our last visit to the restaurant was last nite. We love the mango salad, corn cakes, spicy and sour PoTaek soup, Prawns with String Beans, and Pad Thai Silver Noodle. We would recomend anyone for any item on the menu you will never be disappointed.

Pros: Great Food and Reasonable Price

Cons: Too Busy

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My husband and I have been to Marnee Thai for over 20 years and always enjoy their authentic Thai food. We had to move out of the city due to my husband's work, but we always go back to eat and visit the staff there when we are in town. We love all their dishes especially the new dish called ""Avocado Salad"". For the new customers, I reccommend to order different dishes everytime you go back; don't be afraid to try new dishes because you will love them all like us.

5
★★★★★

My husband and I have been to Marnee Thai for over 20 years and always enjoy their authentic Thai food. We had to move out of the city due to my husband's work, but we always go back to eat and visit the staff there when we are in town. We love all their dishes especially the new dish called ""Avocado Salad"". For the new customers, I reccommend to order different dishes everytime you go back; don't be afraid to try new dishes because you will love them all like us.

Pros: Best Thai Food, Freindly Service, and Great Prices

Cons: Parking can be a little bit challenge sometimes.

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I had a worst experience of all time in this restaurant. First of all, reservation does not work here. I made a reservation and I still had to wait in line for our table. Second, they just want to make money and rush you. We were asked to place the order while standing waiting for our table, and then they rushed the food to us and give us the check before we even finish our dinner. Bad services, they didn't give us water after we asked 3 times. WORST attitude, because their service was so bad, I decided that forget about the tip. They don't deserve it. The owner even came out of the door and asked for the tip. What the... I will be happy to give the tip if you perform good service. But, ask for tip outside the door.\r\n \r\nThe food is not as good. You can have better Thai food at Ploy II on Haight or Grand Pu-Bah on Division.\r\n \r\nTOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. NEVER GO BACK.

1
★☆☆☆☆

I had a worst experience of all time in this restaurant. First of all, reservation does not work here. I made a reservation and I still had to wait in line for our table. Second, they just want to make money and rush you. We were asked to place the order while standing waiting for our table, and then they rushed the food to us and give us the check before we even finish our dinner. Bad services, they didn't give us water after we asked 3 times. WORST attitude, because their service was so bad, I decided that forget about the tip. They don't deserve it. The owner even came out of the door and asked for the tip. What the... I will be happy to give the tip if you perform good service. But, ask for tip outside the door.\r\n \r\nThe food is not as good. You can have better Thai food at Ploy II on Haight or Grand Pu-Bah on Division.\r\n \r\nTOTALLY DISAPPOINTED. NEVER GO BACK.

Pros: Nothing good

Cons: Everything is bad

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I went here just the other day, and just the place surprised me. I saw on the walls that it was chosen best thai food in SF by Citysearch. It wasn't a small, stinky, germy place. It was designed so that you felt like you were in a hut. The thai ice tea is very sweet. Pad thai is nice and refreshing, while at the same time is tasty. I think that the waitress was a little bit slow, but the food came in about 10 mins. It's inexpensive, and all comes together as a nice dinner and lunch place.

4
★★★★☆

I went here just the other day, and just the place surprised me. I saw on the walls that it was chosen best thai food in SF by Citysearch. It wasn't a small, stinky, germy place. It was designed so that you felt like you were in a hut. The thai ice tea is very sweet. Pad thai is nice and refreshing, while at the same time is tasty. I think that the waitress was a little bit slow, but the food came in about 10 mins. It's inexpensive, and all comes together as a nice dinner and lunch place.

Pros: Food, Price, Service, and Seating

Cons: Parking (very busy street)

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I went to the 9th ave branch. \r\nAfter I went home, I found that I have been charged extra for the tip.\r\nThe waiter charged exactly 20% for tip although I gave 12%. The cashier changed the tip amount and charged more on my card.\r\nWhat a bad experience! \r\nI never had such an experience in any restaurant.\r\nTip is given for great service and 20% tip should be given on my will.\r\nI will never go to this restaurant.

1
★☆☆☆☆

I went to the 9th ave branch. \r\nAfter I went home, I found that I have been charged extra for the tip.\r\nThe waiter charged exactly 20% for tip although I gave 12%. The cashier changed the tip amount and charged more on my card.\r\nWhat a bad experience! \r\nI never had such an experience in any restaurant.\r\nTip is given for great service and 20% tip should be given on my will.\r\nI will never go to this restaurant.

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We happened upon this gem of a restaurant while visiting from LA for the weekend. Serendipity was at work steering us here! The proprietress, May, took us under her wing, recommending their most famous and popular dishes. The Larb salad with beef was light, but substantial, with incredible flavors on the beef and in the lime dressing. Another of May's recommendations was the noodle dish with soft shell crab - a melt-in-your mouth combination that all of us loved. Overall, we were totally impressed with the freshness of the food together with the brilliant use of spices and sauces. It was clear to us that the food is not only infused with love, but also with real culinary know-how. An added bonus was the great conversation we had with May, who advised us not only on food choices, but also on our future fortunes. A great evening overall!

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We happened upon this gem of a restaurant while visiting from LA for the weekend. Serendipity was at work steering us here! The proprietress, May, took us under her wing, recommending their most famous and popular dishes. The Larb salad with beef was light, but substantial, with incredible flavors on the beef and in the lime dressing. Another of May's recommendations was the noodle dish with soft shell crab - a melt-in-your mouth combination that all of us loved. Overall, we were totally impressed with the freshness of the food together with the brilliant use of spices and sauces. It was clear to us that the food is not only infused with love, but also with real culinary know-how. An added bonus was the great conversation we had with May, who advised us not only on food choices, but also on our future fortunes. A great evening overall!

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The food was good as always. The servers were busy as usual. There was a tall guy serving in particular and he gets the food to us with no problem. Mind you that the spaces between the tables are quite narrow and you can hurt yourself when you're not careful! = Other than that, the food was something! From what I've read here below, all I can say is I can respect everyone's opinion. Hey we can say all we want! It's a free country! Haha! Now I want some Marnee Thai again for sure! Bring on the Pad Tai! =)

4
★★★★☆

The food was good as always. The servers were busy as usual. There was a tall guy serving in particular and he gets the food to us with no problem. Mind you that the spaces between the tables are quite narrow and you can hurt yourself when you're not careful! = Other than that, the food was something! From what I've read here below, all I can say is I can respect everyone's opinion. Hey we can say all we want! It's a free country! Haha! Now I want some Marnee Thai again for sure! Bring on the Pad Tai! =)

Pros: Good food. Good place.

Cons: Narrow spaces between tables

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I've eaten at many Thai restaurants around the Bay Area. By far the best one I've been to. I tend to be picky and usually only eat the same dish. Can't go wrong with about any dish and makes being ""adventurous"" a good thing! Went on a night that Chef Chei was at the original restaurant, selling his new book and signing them as well. He's a great guy to put the price at a low amount for a signed, first edition book ($35... try getting any of those Food Network chefs signed books for under $100) and even stayed at our table to discuss the receipes with us on a busy night. I'll keep going there, but now I can have any of these great dishes whenever I don't have the time to get out there...

5

I've eaten at many Thai restaurants around the Bay Area. By far the best one I've been to. I tend to be picky and usually only eat the same dish. Can't go wrong with about any dish and makes being ""adventurous"" a good thing! Went on a night that Chef Chei was at the original restaurant, selling his new book and signing them as well. He's a great guy to put the price at a low amount for a signed, first edition book ($35... try getting any of those Food Network chefs signed books for under $100) and even stayed at our table to discuss the receipes with us on a busy night. I'll keep going there, but now I can have any of these great dishes whenever I don't have the time to get out there...

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As soon as you arrive the staff greets with you a hello and quickly begins setting up your table even on their busiest nights I've only had to wait for a few minutes. The spicy angel wings are best in town, a little messy but totally worth it. Also, ask about the recommendations or favorite dishes that's how I discovered the green papaya salad and corn cakes. Both scrumptious and other favorites include the yellow curry followed by anything from the wok and topped off with Roti with coconut ice cream. It's all about sweet and spicy at this place and I was surprised at the good selection of wine they had to compliment the food. I've taken several friends and family members to this restaurant and they all walk away loving it and looking forward to their next visit.

5
★★★★★

As soon as you arrive the staff greets with you a hello and quickly begins setting up your table even on their busiest nights I've only had to wait for a few minutes. The spicy angel wings are best in town, a little messy but totally worth it. Also, ask about the recommendations or favorite dishes that's how I discovered the green papaya salad and corn cakes. Both scrumptious and other favorites include the yellow curry followed by anything from the wok and topped off with Roti with coconut ice cream. It's all about sweet and spicy at this place and I was surprised at the good selection of wine they had to compliment the food. I've taken several friends and family members to this restaurant and they all walk away loving it and looking forward to their next visit.

Pros: the food

Cons: ambience, parking

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Went to Marnee Thai due to Zagat reviews and friend's recommendations and it was the best. I recently traveled to Thailand and the pad thai's and angel wings there were not as tasteful as Marnee's. The owner might seem outspoken but once you get to know them, they greet you with a warm and loud greeting! The service is fast and the food is delicious. Been back to both locations ever since. So come with a big appetite for fast service and amazing food!!!!

5
★★★★★

Went to Marnee Thai due to Zagat reviews and friend's recommendations and it was the best. I recently traveled to Thailand and the pad thai's and angel wings there were not as tasteful as Marnee's. The owner might seem outspoken but once you get to know them, they greet you with a warm and loud greeting! The service is fast and the food is delicious. Been back to both locations ever since. So come with a big appetite for fast service and amazing food!!!!

Pros: fast service, great food, an owner that reads your fortune!!

Cons: addictive angel wings!!

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Living in the bay area, I have eaten at many Thai restaurants. I can honestly say Marnee Thai has the best Thai food I have ever eaten. Both locations! On top of that, this place has won more awards worldwide than any Thai restaurant I know of, including an award specifically for Pad Thai, which was won in Thailand!!!!!!! Anytime I think about going out for Asian cuisine, my first thought is here. The only time I WONT eat here is when I've had it the night before! Two thumbs up!

5
★★★★★

Living in the bay area, I have eaten at many Thai restaurants. I can honestly say Marnee Thai has the best Thai food I have ever eaten. Both locations! On top of that, this place has won more awards worldwide than any Thai restaurant I know of, including an award specifically for Pad Thai, which was won in Thailand!!!!!!! Anytime I think about going out for Asian cuisine, my first thought is here. The only time I WONT eat here is when I've had it the night before! Two thumbs up!

Pros: Best Thai food worldwide

Cons: Only two known locations worldwide

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What's the deal with the rave reviews about this Thai place. It was a real disappointment. My advice is to go anywhere but here.

1
★☆☆☆☆

What's the deal with the rave reviews about this Thai place. It was a real disappointment. My advice is to go anywhere but here.

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Food was definitely overrated! Service ok, but the owner? Oh boy, HORRIBLE! Rude, unprofessional, no customer service oriented, and simply just money hungry! The owner of Marnee Thai was rude to us as well. In our experience, we had a party of five(two who are elderly, one was handicapped) and she refused to seat us at a table set for six(not reserved at all) simply because we were just a party of five. Instead, she sits us in a table set for four. For the whole time we spent at the restaurant, the table of six remained empty! Just very unprofessional and outright rude. She was always yelling at servers, treating them with no respect -like slaves. I feel sorry for those who work there.

2
★★☆☆☆

Food was definitely overrated! Service ok, but the owner? Oh boy, HORRIBLE! Rude, unprofessional, no customer service oriented, and simply just money hungry! The owner of Marnee Thai was rude to us as well. In our experience, we had a party of five(two who are elderly, one was handicapped) and she refused to seat us at a table set for six(not reserved at all) simply because we were just a party of five. Instead, she sits us in a table set for four. For the whole time we spent at the restaurant, the table of six remained empty! Just very unprofessional and outright rude. She was always yelling at servers, treating them with no respect -like slaves. I feel sorry for those who work there.

Cons: the Owner

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I had a very similar experience to the person that wrote the 9/4 review. I used to love this restaurant, ate here for 3 yrs.There's no order, owner refused to have a sheet where people could sign in. She claimed she could remember the order that people came in. I waited for bout 45min, standing in the cramped doorway only to have her forget that I came in before this other group. In an accusing voice, she told me there was no way I came in before this group. Luckily, the group knew I was there first & told her that. FINALLY I was seated after much humiliation. We had a party of 4, me, my parents, &my grandma. At the time, only me & my mom were there so we sat down. My dad went to get my grandma in the car. The owner snapped @ me TWICE about where the rest of my party was. Told her they were on their way, just out front, my grandma is 85 and walks slow. Owner kept insisting that she would have to give my table away if my party did not show up right this min. My grandma gets inside bout 3mins later, she & my mom went to the restroom. The owner yells AGAIN bout where my party is. She is NOT a polite, well mannered person mind you, she is screaming across the restaurant with her overly loud voice. She was very condescending the entire time. I'm not sure if it is b/c I am young or if it has to do w/ race b/c she seemed jus fine w/ letting 1 group(Caucasian) keep their table even though 1/2 of their party (total of 10) didnt get there til 20min after they were seated. She didnt question them rudely every 5mins. or threaten them. We wanted to order 2 dishes and a large soup, we weren't very hungry. She comes over to take our order and WOULD NOT LEAVE til we ordered another dish. NEVER had I been forced to order more dishes than I wanted. Food itself is good, but not fantastic enough for me to deal w/rude service &an owner that acts like she is doing ME a big favor by allowing me to eat there. DON'T GO HERE unless u want to be treated like dirt!!!! Go to Chabaa=GREAT thai

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I had a very similar experience to the person that wrote the 9/4 review. I used to love this restaurant, ate here for 3 yrs.There's no order, owner refused to have a sheet where people could sign in. She claimed she could remember the order that people came in. I waited for bout 45min, standing in the cramped doorway only to have her forget that I came in before this other group. In an accusing voice, she told me there was no way I came in before this group. Luckily, the group knew I was there first & told her that. FINALLY I was seated after much humiliation. We had a party of 4, me, my parents, &my grandma. At the time, only me & my mom were there so we sat down. My dad went to get my grandma in the car. The owner snapped @ me TWICE about where the rest of my party was. Told her they were on their way, just out front, my grandma is 85 and walks slow. Owner kept insisting that she would have to give my table away if my party did not show up right this min. My grandma gets inside bout 3mins later, she & my mom went to the restroom. The owner yells AGAIN bout where my party is. She is NOT a polite, well mannered person mind you, she is screaming across the restaurant with her overly loud voice. She was very condescending the entire time. I'm not sure if it is b/c I am young or if it has to do w/ race b/c she seemed jus fine w/ letting 1 group(Caucasian) keep their table even though 1/2 of their party (total of 10) didnt get there til 20min after they were seated. She didnt question them rudely every 5mins. or threaten them. We wanted to order 2 dishes and a large soup, we weren't very hungry. She comes over to take our order and WOULD NOT LEAVE til we ordered another dish. NEVER had I been forced to order more dishes than I wanted. Food itself is good, but not fantastic enough for me to deal w/rude service &an owner that acts like she is doing ME a big favor by allowing me to eat there. DON'T GO HERE unless u want to be treated like dirt!!!! Go to Chabaa=GREAT thai

Pros: Parking isn't bad, great thai food

Cons: Snotty owner, thinks customers are lucky to even be allowed to eat here!

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I've been living in San Francisco for 6 years and I daresay Marnee Thai is one the best Thai cuisine restaurant in the Bay Area. To start off, their Angel Wings are incredibly delicious that it made my cousins come all over from L.A just to get dibs on those wings. Also, the prawn silver noodle that they serve is fabulous. The noodle is so soft and smells so good. Another memorable dish is the dessert that they have, the Roti. It's so simple yet superb and you can add ice cream on top of it. The list can go on and on but I highly recommend anyone who is craving for a Thai food, pick this one out. The place can get crowded sometimes and you might have to wait due to the small size of the restaurant. But I still think it worths the taste. They got 2 locations now so you should not have much problem with getting a seat.

5
★★★★★

I've been living in San Francisco for 6 years and I daresay Marnee Thai is one the best Thai cuisine restaurant in the Bay Area. To start off, their Angel Wings are incredibly delicious that it made my cousins come all over from L.A just to get dibs on those wings. Also, the prawn silver noodle that they serve is fabulous. The noodle is so soft and smells so good. Another memorable dish is the dessert that they have, the Roti. It's so simple yet superb and you can add ice cream on top of it. The list can go on and on but I highly recommend anyone who is craving for a Thai food, pick this one out. The place can get crowded sometimes and you might have to wait due to the small size of the restaurant. But I still think it worths the taste. They got 2 locations now so you should not have much problem with getting a seat.

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You may have read my same review somewhere else, but it's only because I need to get the word out there that the service is ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE.\r\n\r\nSo I've been coming to this place for years but after last night I will never come here again. THE SERVICE WAS AWFUL. When my boyfriend and I walked in, there were 2 groups ahead of us. After they were seated, the owner lady said we were ""going to be seated next"". 45 minutes later we were still not seated. AND not only were not seated next, she sat 4 groups of larger parties who walked in AFTER us before us! And no they did not have reservations. I guess to them more people=more $ and all they care about is $. Loyalty and good service means nothing to them. I DO NOT RECOMMEND coming to this place. There are tons of of other Thai places in SF that have good food AND great service. They have officially lost my businesss.

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★☆☆☆☆

You may have read my same review somewhere else, but it's only because I need to get the word out there that the service is ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE.\r\n\r\nSo I've been coming to this place for years but after last night I will never come here again. THE SERVICE WAS AWFUL. When my boyfriend and I walked in, there were 2 groups ahead of us. After they were seated, the owner lady said we were ""going to be seated next"". 45 minutes later we were still not seated. AND not only were not seated next, she sat 4 groups of larger parties who walked in AFTER us before us! And no they did not have reservations. I guess to them more people=more $ and all they care about is $. Loyalty and good service means nothing to them. I DO NOT RECOMMEND coming to this place. There are tons of of other Thai places in SF that have good food AND great service. They have officially lost my businesss.

Cons: service, food is ok- can get better thai food AND great service somewhere else

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We had lunch there, and the food was exceptionally delicious. If we lived in SF, we would eat there often.

5
★★★★★

We had lunch there, and the food was exceptionally delicious. If we lived in SF, we would eat there often.

Pros: Fantastic Food

Cons: Given a dirty saucer with our tea

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This would be it. I have been going there for years, and recently took my parents who were in the country for a visit. The decoration is very interesting in the original location, like being in a big straw hut. The tables are a little close together, but it doesn't take away from the experience of dining there. The food was all perfectly seasoned, not too spicy, but just spicy enough for the sweet Thai tea to offer a wonderful contrast during the occasional sip. Marnee was on the dining room floor, sure that we ordered well and that when the food came that it was served properly. She stopped my mother just before she took a bite of her imperial roll to be sure she included a leaf, some sauce, and noodles in the bite. Maybe someone who is way too sensitive would have been put off, but really it was funny and added to the experience of eating there. Marnee just wants to be sure you get the absolute most from the experience of eating there. And for the price, which is very, very inexpensive, you get such a great meal. This is one of my favorite away (from downtown) spots to take people, and I will keep visiting until I leave the city, which I hope never happens.

5

This would be it. I have been going there for years, and recently took my parents who were in the country for a visit. The decoration is very interesting in the original location, like being in a big straw hut. The tables are a little close together, but it doesn't take away from the experience of dining there. The food was all perfectly seasoned, not too spicy, but just spicy enough for the sweet Thai tea to offer a wonderful contrast during the occasional sip. Marnee was on the dining room floor, sure that we ordered well and that when the food came that it was served properly. She stopped my mother just before she took a bite of her imperial roll to be sure she included a leaf, some sauce, and noodles in the bite. Maybe someone who is way too sensitive would have been put off, but really it was funny and added to the experience of eating there. Marnee just wants to be sure you get the absolute most from the experience of eating there. And for the price, which is very, very inexpensive, you get such a great meal. This is one of my favorite away (from downtown) spots to take people, and I will keep visiting until I leave the city, which I hope never happens.

Pros: Perfect flavoring, good service, fun ambience

Cons: I'm getting hungry just thinking about it, but cant get over there just now.

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Marnee Thai is delicious! I went for a Thursday night dinner and it was a wonderful experience. Although we didn't have a reservation, we were seated and served immediately. The menu has an extensive selection and there are also a variety of daily specials. We had the corn cakes appetizer, which was scrumptious - we couldn't get enough! We also had the chicken skewers with peanut sauce (good, standard), pumpkin curry (interesting and yummy), and a sweet-and-sour chicken dish with vegetables (tasty, but a little bit more on the Chinese food side). Everything was reasonably priced as well. I would definitely go back!

4
★★★★☆

Marnee Thai is delicious! I went for a Thursday night dinner and it was a wonderful experience. Although we didn't have a reservation, we were seated and served immediately. The menu has an extensive selection and there are also a variety of daily specials. We had the corn cakes appetizer, which was scrumptious - we couldn't get enough! We also had the chicken skewers with peanut sauce (good, standard), pumpkin curry (interesting and yummy), and a sweet-and-sour chicken dish with vegetables (tasty, but a little bit more on the Chinese food side). Everything was reasonably priced as well. I would definitely go back!

Pros: location, food, selection, service

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Have to give Marnee Thai a full 10. I remember when I went there the first time, I felt very authentic from the decor and the food. The space is a bit crowded, but the food definitely makes up for it. I have known the couple who own the restaurant for many years. They are very nice people. All in all, all stars are aligned for the excellence of this restaurant.\r\n

5
★★★★★

Have to give Marnee Thai a full 10. I remember when I went there the first time, I felt very authentic from the decor and the food. The space is a bit crowded, but the food definitely makes up for it. I have known the couple who own the restaurant for many years. They are very nice people. All in all, all stars are aligned for the excellence of this restaurant.\r\n

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I've been dining here for many years now and May is the sweetest and most gracious hostess. If you don't know what your palate needs, she can help to educate your taste buds. I enjoy their ""Angel wings"" and the ""Roti"" (dessert) is to die for...

5

I've been dining here for many years now and May is the sweetest and most gracious hostess. If you don't know what your palate needs, she can help to educate your taste buds. I enjoy their ""Angel wings"" and the ""Roti"" (dessert) is to die for...

Pros: Fast service!

Cons: Closes at 10:00 p.m.

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Marnee is the BEST! I have had Thai food in countless restaurants, and I return to Marnee as often as I can. The menu and specials offer a wide range of choices from common dishes (e.g. Pad Thai) to unique treasures (e.g. Seabass in Spicy Red Sauce with Mixed Vegetables). Whatever the dish, the flavors are rich and wonderful. Vegetarian friends love it for its wide selection. Yes, the line can sometimes be long, but it's always worth the wait. And, if I don't want to wait, I'll call ahead and order take-out. If I had to list ""favorite dishes,"" I would end up copying most of the menu. My one complaint -- I got full and couldn't eat any more. Guess I'll have to go back another time.

5
★★★★★

Marnee is the BEST! I have had Thai food in countless restaurants, and I return to Marnee as often as I can. The menu and specials offer a wide range of choices from common dishes (e.g. Pad Thai) to unique treasures (e.g. Seabass in Spicy Red Sauce with Mixed Vegetables). Whatever the dish, the flavors are rich and wonderful. Vegetarian friends love it for its wide selection. Yes, the line can sometimes be long, but it's always worth the wait. And, if I don't want to wait, I'll call ahead and order take-out. If I had to list ""favorite dishes,"" I would end up copying most of the menu. My one complaint -- I got full and couldn't eat any more. Guess I'll have to go back another time.

Pros: Everything is delicious!

Cons: I get full and can't eat more!

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I think Marnee Thai is one of the best authentic style thai I've ever had. It is not contemporary like thai house express in the TL, it's the basics that are done really well like the sattay chicken or the lemon grass soups. I think thai foodisn't worth it if it is mediocre, there's something about thai that always has to be exotic and special. That being said, Marnee Thai holds it's own. Everything is savory and unexpected.\r\n\r\nThe only problem is the boisterous, loud, rude owner that could potentially ruin your dining experience with her lousy manners, especially if you are already annoyed by the crowd. The trick is to do a little recon and see if she's there. Walk by casually and look in the window. the place is small enough that you can see if she's there or not. be careful though, because if she sees you peering in and then you walk away, she might come out and yell at you to come back. I'm serious. She has done this before which feels kind of awkward. If the coast is clear then go right in and have a fantastic meal. Otherwise just go have pho at Lois. But don't go to So cafe that place is no so great.

3
★★★☆☆

I think Marnee Thai is one of the best authentic style thai I've ever had. It is not contemporary like thai house express in the TL, it's the basics that are done really well like the sattay chicken or the lemon grass soups. I think thai foodisn't worth it if it is mediocre, there's something about thai that always has to be exotic and special. That being said, Marnee Thai holds it's own. Everything is savory and unexpected.\r\n\r\nThe only problem is the boisterous, loud, rude owner that could potentially ruin your dining experience with her lousy manners, especially if you are already annoyed by the crowd. The trick is to do a little recon and see if she's there. Walk by casually and look in the window. the place is small enough that you can see if she's there or not. be careful though, because if she sees you peering in and then you walk away, she might come out and yell at you to come back. I'm serious. She has done this before which feels kind of awkward. If the coast is clear then go right in and have a fantastic meal. Otherwise just go have pho at Lois. But don't go to So cafe that place is no so great.

Pros: Great authentic food

Cons: crowd, loud boisterous owner

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This restaurant deserves its consistantly high rating. If you are looking for a truly ""authentic Thai"" dining experience, read on... By authentic, I mean that both the food and the atmosphere are about as close as you will get to dining on Thonon Sukhumvit in Bangkok. This place gets crowded and noisy - and that's what we love about it. You might even get relocated mid-meal in order for the owner to accommodate a last-minute large party that needs your former table. Your menu choices will probably get ""yelled back"" to the kitchen as you are ordering. But whether you are a Thai food novice or veteran, give the owner a chance as she twists your arm to recommend items that are truly delicious. (A friend once said of Marnee, ""It was the best food I never ordered!) Break out of the boring ""Pad Thai"" routine and give some other items a try - if you ask nicely, and for a couple bucks more - try the ""Pak Gra Praow Gai - Kai Dao"" (with a fried egg to break over your rice - a neat trick to temper the spices.) This all makes for a unique ambiance that you'd be hard-pressed to find elsewhere.\r\n\r\nIf you are looking for a quiet, sublime experience, SF has no shortage of other Thai restaurants that can meet the bill - but get yourself over to Marnee for the real deal. Chok-dii !!!

5

This restaurant deserves its consistantly high rating. If you are looking for a truly ""authentic Thai"" dining experience, read on... By authentic, I mean that both the food and the atmosphere are about as close as you will get to dining on Thonon Sukhumvit in Bangkok. This place gets crowded and noisy - and that's what we love about it. You might even get relocated mid-meal in order for the owner to accommodate a last-minute large party that needs your former table. Your menu choices will probably get ""yelled back"" to the kitchen as you are ordering. But whether you are a Thai food novice or veteran, give the owner a chance as she twists your arm to recommend items that are truly delicious. (A friend once said of Marnee, ""It was the best food I never ordered!) Break out of the boring ""Pad Thai"" routine and give some other items a try - if you ask nicely, and for a couple bucks more - try the ""Pak Gra Praow Gai - Kai Dao"" (with a fried egg to break over your rice - a neat trick to temper the spices.) This all makes for a unique ambiance that you'd be hard-pressed to find elsewhere.\r\n\r\nIf you are looking for a quiet, sublime experience, SF has no shortage of other Thai restaurants that can meet the bill - but get yourself over to Marnee for the real deal. Chok-dii !!!

Pros: Excellent food! Fun atmosphere!

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I am a vegetarian, and I was impressed by looking at some of the reviews. Moreover, reading the reviews,I felt that this restaurant had a vegetarian friendly atmosphere.\r\nWe gave a call and made reservations. \r\nIt looked pretty decent for a regular occasion dining. We were made to sit near the kitchen. \r\nDrinks: We ordered baby coconut as one of our drink. It was served pretty well. And was very sweet and tasty.. (certainly recommended)\r\nSoup: was just horrible (some veggie soup with coconut milk). It tasted almost rotten(hope I dont get a stomach upset tomorrow!!).\r\nAppetizer: Samosa: Was average. Although, I liked corn cake.\r\nMain Entree: was very well decorated with fancy raddish and leaves. But to our surprise, the noodles that we had ordered, had CHIcken(Inspite of us telling then explicitly that we wanted vegetarian food)!!!!\r\nMoreover, the restaurant was smelling fish like.... (hmm :( .. so much for being veggie friendly! )\r\n\r\nI would certainly not recommend this restaurant if you happen to be a vegetarian, and are not fond of eating when there is a fishy smelling atmosphere...

3
★★★☆☆

I am a vegetarian, and I was impressed by looking at some of the reviews. Moreover, reading the reviews,I felt that this restaurant had a vegetarian friendly atmosphere.\r\nWe gave a call and made reservations. \r\nIt looked pretty decent for a regular occasion dining. We were made to sit near the kitchen. \r\nDrinks: We ordered baby coconut as one of our drink. It was served pretty well. And was very sweet and tasty.. (certainly recommended)\r\nSoup: was just horrible (some veggie soup with coconut milk). It tasted almost rotten(hope I dont get a stomach upset tomorrow!!).\r\nAppetizer: Samosa: Was average. Although, I liked corn cake.\r\nMain Entree: was very well decorated with fancy raddish and leaves. But to our surprise, the noodles that we had ordered, had CHIcken(Inspite of us telling then explicitly that we wanted vegetarian food)!!!!\r\nMoreover, the restaurant was smelling fish like.... (hmm :( .. so much for being veggie friendly! )\r\n\r\nI would certainly not recommend this restaurant if you happen to be a vegetarian, and are not fond of eating when there is a fishy smelling atmosphere...

Pros: coconut water, iced tea, ample parking (after 8:30 PM)

Cons: soup, veggie food

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My wife and I went to Thailand over the summer and when we returned, we craved the food we experienced in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Unfortunately, the Thai restaurants here in S.F. were disappointing as we could not find the flavors we craved uless we searched out hard to find Thai ingrediants and cooked for ourselves. Recently however, we re-visited Marnee Thai and were pleased at how auththentic the food tasted. While in Chiang Mai, we took a Thai cooking class and learned the importance of fusing fresh ingediants. Most Thai food we've encountered outside Thailand seems to cut corners by using manufactured mixes or pastes. Thankfully Marnee Thai lives up to our expectations for exceptional Thai food. If we are unable to cook our own authentic Thai food, we will go down the street to our new favorite Thai restaurant.

5
★★★★★

My wife and I went to Thailand over the summer and when we returned, we craved the food we experienced in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Unfortunately, the Thai restaurants here in S.F. were disappointing as we could not find the flavors we craved uless we searched out hard to find Thai ingrediants and cooked for ourselves. Recently however, we re-visited Marnee Thai and were pleased at how auththentic the food tasted. While in Chiang Mai, we took a Thai cooking class and learned the importance of fusing fresh ingediants. Most Thai food we've encountered outside Thailand seems to cut corners by using manufactured mixes or pastes. Thankfully Marnee Thai lives up to our expectations for exceptional Thai food. If we are unable to cook our own authentic Thai food, we will go down the street to our new favorite Thai restaurant.

Pros: Great Food

Cons: No longer a secret place for locals

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I love marnee thai and have eaten at both locations many times and have never been disappointed. The staff is friendly, courteous, gives excellent service, and every dish i've tried has been so flavorful. The variety of the food and willingness to personalize upon request is excellent as well. But probably my favorite part is the family-owned and operated atmosphere. Marnee herself will often be serving your food and man, she knows her stuff. Her recommendations are always right on and the friendly service is just unmatched in my book. This is a favorite spot for me and my friends to eat in a large or small group, and always a fun experience. Mostly it's this personal touch, attentive service, and delicious food that makes Marnee Thai my favorite sunset restaurant. Oh, and take-out service is quick and tasty too.

5
★★★★★

I love marnee thai and have eaten at both locations many times and have never been disappointed. The staff is friendly, courteous, gives excellent service, and every dish i've tried has been so flavorful. The variety of the food and willingness to personalize upon request is excellent as well. But probably my favorite part is the family-owned and operated atmosphere. Marnee herself will often be serving your food and man, she knows her stuff. Her recommendations are always right on and the friendly service is just unmatched in my book. This is a favorite spot for me and my friends to eat in a large or small group, and always a fun experience. Mostly it's this personal touch, attentive service, and delicious food that makes Marnee Thai my favorite sunset restaurant. Oh, and take-out service is quick and tasty too.

Pros: Food, service, fun

Cons: crowded at times

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I don't know what people are smoking giving this place such a high rating. I must've tried at least a dozen other Thai restaurants in the city and they were all much better than this place. I would say most Thai restaurants are similar and range from ok to little better than average, but this place just didn't do it for me. For starters the portions were so tiny it was ridiculous. The food were not very good and should not even be considered restaurant quality. I would most definitely not go a second time.

1
★☆☆☆☆

I don't know what people are smoking giving this place such a high rating. I must've tried at least a dozen other Thai restaurants in the city and they were all much better than this place. I would say most Thai restaurants are similar and range from ok to little better than average, but this place just didn't do it for me. For starters the portions were so tiny it was ridiculous. The food were not very good and should not even be considered restaurant quality. I would most definitely not go a second time.

Pros: nothing

Cons: bad food, pricey, small portion

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Marnee has fantastic thai food but I was repulsed when a waitress there agressively tried to push me to order more plates than my family felt like eating. My wife and I have three small children and 4 dishes with rice are more than enough, but when we politely refused to order more dishes, the waitress mentioned an $8 minimum per person. She said she'd make an exception but then ignored us the rest of the night-- we wanted extras rice and water refills and had to be adopted by another waiter. She gave a great restaurant a bad taste, and although I reccomend Marnee Thai, beware of her!

4
★★★★☆

Marnee has fantastic thai food but I was repulsed when a waitress there agressively tried to push me to order more plates than my family felt like eating. My wife and I have three small children and 4 dishes with rice are more than enough, but when we politely refused to order more dishes, the waitress mentioned an $8 minimum per person. She said she'd make an exception but then ignored us the rest of the night-- we wanted extras rice and water refills and had to be adopted by another waiter. She gave a great restaurant a bad taste, and although I reccomend Marnee Thai, beware of her!

Pros: FOOD IS FANTASTIC

Cons: Specific waitress

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I had a good experience in this restaurant. One waitress, probably the same person some people mentioned in here, may be some pushy. But when I asked some questions about menu, she is the one who knows everything. Food was great. I think the price is average. This time I went in my lunch time, and I definitely go back for dinner with my family

5
★★★★★

I had a good experience in this restaurant. One waitress, probably the same person some people mentioned in here, may be some pushy. But when I asked some questions about menu, she is the one who knows everything. Food was great. I think the price is average. This time I went in my lunch time, and I definitely go back for dinner with my family

Pros: Everything!

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I wasn't expecting much when a friend of mine took me here. Frankly, it's pretty much a hole in the wall. That said, the owners and staff or Marnee have made the most of such a small space. I've eaten in far too many places with a great atmosphere and awful food. The so-so ambiance is a small price to pay, imo. While it is cramped, you hardly notice once you taste the cuisine. Add to that the fact that the staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable and you have yourself a winner. As small as it is they've never hesitated to acommodate my large family gatherings who've had a hankering suddenly for Thai. My favorite Thai restaurant in San Francisco...easily.

4
★★★★☆

I wasn't expecting much when a friend of mine took me here. Frankly, it's pretty much a hole in the wall. That said, the owners and staff or Marnee have made the most of such a small space. I've eaten in far too many places with a great atmosphere and awful food. The so-so ambiance is a small price to pay, imo. While it is cramped, you hardly notice once you taste the cuisine. Add to that the fact that the staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable and you have yourself a winner. As small as it is they've never hesitated to acommodate my large family gatherings who've had a hankering suddenly for Thai. My favorite Thai restaurant in San Francisco...easily.

Pros: delish, easy on the wallet

Cons: extremely cramped

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Delicious Thai cuisine in a very enjoyable setting. Servers are very enthusiastic and energetic. Angel wings are amazing as well as the chicken pra ram. Meal is greatly complemented by a thai iced tea. Dozens of other delicious items available.

5
★★★★★

Delicious Thai cuisine in a very enjoyable setting. Servers are very enthusiastic and energetic. Angel wings are amazing as well as the chicken pra ram. Meal is greatly complemented by a thai iced tea. Dozens of other delicious items available.

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Neighborhod hot-spot, great food, great hostess, fast, cheerful service. This place was jam-packed when we arrived, and Marnee herself welcomed us. The best thai for the money I've had anywhere. Marnee was a kick too, she seems to know everyone in the place, and by the time you leave she'll know you too. The food alone will bring you back, but you might just have to go back to visit Marnee.

5
★★★★★

Neighborhod hot-spot, great food, great hostess, fast, cheerful service. This place was jam-packed when we arrived, and Marnee herself welcomed us. The best thai for the money I've had anywhere. Marnee was a kick too, she seems to know everyone in the place, and by the time you leave she'll know you too. The food alone will bring you back, but you might just have to go back to visit Marnee.

Cons: small, crowded

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I've never been disappointed with the food here. Consistently the best Thai around. Not too sweet and pretty spicy. More authentic than most Thai restaurants.

5
★★★★★

I've never been disappointed with the food here. Consistently the best Thai around. Not too sweet and pretty spicy. More authentic than most Thai restaurants.

Pros: Price, Taste

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The food is delicious. It has a traditional Thai feeling to it and every dish they serve there is unique and delicious. It is also inexpensive and a great place to take kids

5
★★★★★

The food is delicious. It has a traditional Thai feeling to it and every dish they serve there is unique and delicious. It is also inexpensive and a great place to take kids

Pros: good food, value, warm service

Cons: Hostlady screaming out orders and ordering her workers

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Alright, listen!! If you are an epicurian or if you just want a good face reading...see May at Marnee Thai. No joke, this is the best Thai food I have ever had and that's a lot of Thai food. Not only were the samosas ""damn good!"" but the whole meal, including an out of this world pumpkin curry chicken, was SUPERIOR. Well, when you think it's over and you will die happy, don't be surprised if May reads your face on the way out. I heard her do it to another customer and secretly longed for it throughout the meal. She was dead on and she works the place like a maestro works a strings section! My partner John & I are from Philadelphia and the next time we are in San Francisco we will make a point to see May and feast at the fabulous and completely unassuming Marnee Thai.

5
★★★★★

Alright, listen!! If you are an epicurian or if you just want a good face reading...see May at Marnee Thai. No joke, this is the best Thai food I have ever had and that's a lot of Thai food. Not only were the samosas ""damn good!"" but the whole meal, including an out of this world pumpkin curry chicken, was SUPERIOR. Well, when you think it's over and you will die happy, don't be surprised if May reads your face on the way out. I heard her do it to another customer and secretly longed for it throughout the meal. She was dead on and she works the place like a maestro works a strings section! My partner John & I are from Philadelphia and the next time we are in San Francisco we will make a point to see May and feast at the fabulous and completely unassuming Marnee Thai.

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My friends and I had lunch here this last weekend and they loved it! It has been five years since the first time I came to this place and I was so amazed to see that not much has change since then. Even when is packed on the weekends the food and the service are worth the wait for a table. The place still has that beautiful inviting and cozy look and the food was even more delicious than before. It is just a great experience to dine with family or friends here and so perfect for a first date dinner. I recommending this place to all of my friends and definitely plan to go back more often!

5
★★★★★

My friends and I had lunch here this last weekend and they loved it! It has been five years since the first time I came to this place and I was so amazed to see that not much has change since then. Even when is packed on the weekends the food and the service are worth the wait for a table. The place still has that beautiful inviting and cozy look and the food was even more delicious than before. It is just a great experience to dine with family or friends here and so perfect for a first date dinner. I recommending this place to all of my friends and definitely plan to go back more often!

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What a fabulous restaurant! Even the densest fog in the sunset can't dampen the warm and inviting decor of this thai restaurant. The food was delicious (angel wings are one of their specialties and are to die for) and the people really make it a place to go back to again and again! I ate there twice in one week, had some wonderful thai dishes and even had my fortune told. It is a very special place! I foresee a lot of thai food in my future!

5
★★★★★

What a fabulous restaurant! Even the densest fog in the sunset can't dampen the warm and inviting decor of this thai restaurant. The food was delicious (angel wings are one of their specialties and are to die for) and the people really make it a place to go back to again and again! I ate there twice in one week, had some wonderful thai dishes and even had my fortune told. It is a very special place! I foresee a lot of thai food in my future!

Pros: Great decor, great food

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OUTSTANDING dishes, every one of the 5 entrees (yellow curry w/chicken, bbq pork, prawns w/green beans, chicken w/spinach in peanut sauce, etc.), 3 apps(corn cakes, angel wings, garden rolls), and 2 desserts (I prefered the Roti w/coconut ice cream to the fried banana w/same)we shared at our table. Each dish was a very different flavorful treat, I just couldn't believe there were no duds. It seemed reasonably priced, too. It was quite crowded and we showed up w/o a reservation but we got lucky and were seated in 10-15 minutes. Fast, friendly, attentive staff. Quite helpful with recommendations to balance out our meal. I can not wait to go back when I next visit SF and I will recommend it to my friends. You guys are lucky to have this place!

5
★★★★★

OUTSTANDING dishes, every one of the 5 entrees (yellow curry w/chicken, bbq pork, prawns w/green beans, chicken w/spinach in peanut sauce, etc.), 3 apps(corn cakes, angel wings, garden rolls), and 2 desserts (I prefered the Roti w/coconut ice cream to the fried banana w/same)we shared at our table. Each dish was a very different flavorful treat, I just couldn't believe there were no duds. It seemed reasonably priced, too. It was quite crowded and we showed up w/o a reservation but we got lucky and were seated in 10-15 minutes. Fast, friendly, attentive staff. Quite helpful with recommendations to balance out our meal. I can not wait to go back when I next visit SF and I will recommend it to my friends. You guys are lucky to have this place!

Pros: exceptional food, period.

Cons: you might have to wait to get aforementioned exceptional food, make a reservation if possible

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The decor is beautiful and takes you back to Thailand. The service is excellent - Marnee is an excellent and gracious hostess! The food is the best in town. I love the Hor Mok - fish in coconut sauce and wrapped in banana leaves. If you like shrimp, the shrimp in a blanket is deeelicious! If you need help, ask Marnee to order for you....she can read what you like and bring you the best selection of dishes tailor-made for you. You won't be disappointed. Love this place!

5
★★★★★

The decor is beautiful and takes you back to Thailand. The service is excellent - Marnee is an excellent and gracious hostess! The food is the best in town. I love the Hor Mok - fish in coconut sauce and wrapped in banana leaves. If you like shrimp, the shrimp in a blanket is deeelicious! If you need help, ask Marnee to order for you....she can read what you like and bring you the best selection of dishes tailor-made for you. You won't be disappointed. Love this place!

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I have been eating at Marnee Thai for 6 years now. It is the best thai food in SF. Their Angel wings, tom yum soup and papaya salad are my favorites. Also, their Roti desert with ice cream is the BEST. You can't find it anywhere. Whenever Mae is in the restaurant, it feels like you're in mom's kitchen, as she makes you feel so welcome and always recommends the best dishes of the night. It gets crowded, especially on weekends, but they now have two locations. Great Food every time!

5
★★★★★

I have been eating at Marnee Thai for 6 years now. It is the best thai food in SF. Their Angel wings, tom yum soup and papaya salad are my favorites. Also, their Roti desert with ice cream is the BEST. You can't find it anywhere. Whenever Mae is in the restaurant, it feels like you're in mom's kitchen, as she makes you feel so welcome and always recommends the best dishes of the night. It gets crowded, especially on weekends, but they now have two locations. Great Food every time!

Pros: Great Food

Cons: Parking

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I love this place, not only is the food really good, but the decorations and atmosphere are really nice. It can get a little crowded on a busy night, but its definitely all worth it once you taste the angel wings. The chan pad poo is so good with just enough kick and I love the garlic pork. Practically everything I've tried there has been really good.

5
★★★★★

I love this place, not only is the food really good, but the decorations and atmosphere are really nice. It can get a little crowded on a busy night, but its definitely all worth it once you taste the angel wings. The chan pad poo is so good with just enough kick and I love the garlic pork. Practically everything I've tried there has been really good.

Pros: angel wings

Cons: sometimes there's a wait on the weekends

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My friends and I had a chance to visit Manee Thai on 9th avenue last week. Their waitress kindly seated us at the beautiful back room where will be opened only the place is filled. It was a busy night, so many people enjoyed their time along with wonderful meals. We tried angle wings and corn cakes as our appetizers. They made us stunned when they served them !! Good texture and the taste is definetly good. The entr'ees are wordless too describe; fortunately, we didn't miss the Mango sticky rice and Fried banana with ice-cream which they call FBI. I just wonder when will they have IRS. I will personally eat the whole plate of it : )

5
★★★★★

My friends and I had a chance to visit Manee Thai on 9th avenue last week. Their waitress kindly seated us at the beautiful back room where will be opened only the place is filled. It was a busy night, so many people enjoyed their time along with wonderful meals. We tried angle wings and corn cakes as our appetizers. They made us stunned when they served them !! Good texture and the taste is definetly good. The entr'ees are wordless too describe; fortunately, we didn't miss the Mango sticky rice and Fried banana with ice-cream which they call FBI. I just wonder when will they have IRS. I will personally eat the whole plate of it : )

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This place is phenomenal. Everything I've had has been completely delish. If I'm not careful, I will stuff myself to groaning because there's so many yummy dishes I want to try.\r\n\r\nI highly recommend the Lamb Curry and the Imperial Rolls. The Curry is wonderful, with just a little bit of kick (not enough for my spice-loving boyfriend, but just enough for me.) The Pad Thai was okay, although not my favorite dish there.\r\n\r\nValue wise, it's exceptional. The prices are *very* reasonable, ranging around $10-14 an entree, although one Slightly annoying thing - rice isn't included in your entree order. So make a mental note to add a dollar to the entree price when ordering.

5
★★★★★

This place is phenomenal. Everything I've had has been completely delish. If I'm not careful, I will stuff myself to groaning because there's so many yummy dishes I want to try.\r\n\r\nI highly recommend the Lamb Curry and the Imperial Rolls. The Curry is wonderful, with just a little bit of kick (not enough for my spice-loving boyfriend, but just enough for me.) The Pad Thai was okay, although not my favorite dish there.\r\n\r\nValue wise, it's exceptional. The prices are *very* reasonable, ranging around $10-14 an entree, although one Slightly annoying thing - rice isn't included in your entree order. So make a mental note to add a dollar to the entree price when ordering.

Pros: Food Is Excellent, Good Value for your $

Cons: Parking can be an Issue - Common to Irving St though

Message from Marnee Thai

When Chai Siriyam opened his celebrated Marnee Thai restaurant in San Francisco in 1986, he hoped to give his patrons a taste of Thai cuisine and culture so transporting that they could enjoy the country?s wonders without ever having to leave the neighborhood. His plan worked. Ad yet more than twenty years on, Chef Chai?s artistry and balanced hand with Thailand?s inimitable cuisine may in fact have sent just as many newly minted Thai-food enthusiasts to his homeland as they?ve brought through his restaurant door.

The Taste of Thailand
Skilled Thai cooks have an almost sixth sense for synthesizing disparate flavor elements into a seamless, unified, utterly balanced whole. And that?s not something they?ve achieved by accident. Thai cuisine has been developing as long as has Thailand itself, and over that time, it?s practitioners have learned which ingredients counter others, when to pair something mild with something heavy, and when to balance something hot with something s weet.

The chief tools of this edible art are the herbs, spices, roots, shoots and other ingredients that comprise the Thai cook?s seasoning armamentarium. There?s nothing particularly mysterious or exceptional about the contents of the Thai pantry. Ingredients like cilantro, kaffir lime leaf, sweet basil, mint, lemongrass, coriander seed, cumin, peppercorns, garlic, galangal, ginger, chilies, tamarind, shallots, coconut milk palm sugar, dried shrimp, and fish sauce are common coin throughout SE Asia.. The North
Slow-simmered,smoothly seasoned comfort foods make Northern Thai cooking stand out; creamy curries and coconut milk soups; meats and vegetables with a tangy edge of lime; little ground-pork sausages called name; and the regional predilection for sweet glutinous rice,steamed and rolled into palm-sized balls that are handy for dipping into pungent relishes and sauces.

The Northeast
Thailand?s barren,rugged North-lying just across the Mekong River from Laos and Cambodia-got dealt a tough hand with its unforgiving landscape. The irony of it all is that despite its obvious unsuitability to farming,the area developed mainly on an agricultural model. But while the Northeast,also called the Isan,remains Thailand?s least economically prosperous region,culinarily,it?s a diner?s dream.

The South
This narrow strip of land stretching from Central Thailand down to Malaysia is a little bit of paradise nestled between the Indian Ocean on the west and the Gulf of Thailan d on the east. Southern Thailand promises a lush natural bounty and conditions ideal for growing tropical produce.

The Central Plains
The Chao Phraya River Valley in Thailand?s Central Plain is both rice bowl and produce market to the country. Yet it?s squeezed up against the 21st-century metropolitan city of Bangkok. This region is home to Thailand?s palace cuisine,while also laying claim to one of Asia?s most enticing street-food scenes.

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Clad in traditional dress, May Siriyan, wife of chef-owner Chaiwatt Siriyan, typically choreographs the flow of cooks, waiters and customers here with a dancer's grace. Diners' taste buds will be dancing too, since Chaiwatt turns out someā€¦

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