14704 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA | Directions 9140334.151716 -118.453525
Mon: 4pm-9pm; Tues-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 4-11pm, Sun 4-9:30pm
Neighborhoods: South Valley
Best Thai. Period. – This is by far the best Thai food I've ever had (and I eat a LOT of Thai food!). My family and I go here once a week, always order the same things but the owner usually makes us one or two dishes of his creation. He is an amazing cook. My favorite is the Shrimp Supreme appetizer, any of the currys, and the phad thai.
Everyone who eats chicken loves the Anajak Thai Chicken. I can't say enough about this restaurant--just go!
It's just Ok.... – The food isn't bad but I found the staff to be a bit unfriendly depending on the day. We like the vegetarian clear glass noodles so we order that for lunch a few times a month. They don't deliver, and parking is a drag. We've never actually gone into the restaurant because we can never find parking.
Meh, it was so-so – The menu just wasn't very large and the entrees seemed to be bastardized Americanism of thai cuisine. Where's the pad lard nar...or the rama chicken? In all, i was pretty dissapointed as I was wanting this place to be very good...and in return it was just so-so. I'll keep looking for a better thai place and so should you.
excellent thai – Mini review really. I don't actually have any complaints. I am tempted to give it 5 stars, but I only reserve that for those "still craving it 15 years later" kinds of places, which are extremely rare and special. The Tom Khar sp? soup is the best I have had anywhere. I don't think you can go wrong here really. Great food, nice setting, prompt seating, attentive staff (relatively).
Great food, good prices, great staff, cozy atmosphere! – I'm pretty harsh in my reviews normally, but this is one of my top picks.
#1 Excellent food! The brown rice was uninteresting, but everything else was fabulous. My food was great and everything the people around me were eating looked yummy.
#2 They are very careful about getting the spicy-ness just right for you. My panang was a little too mild. They asked and offered to adjust it without me even having to ask.
#3 Super friendly, attentive staff. Have a custom request? They'll always try for you. Usually with great results.
#4 This is a nice small restaurant. Comfortable. Good place for a first date. Casual. A touch on the noisy side, but easy enough to hear one another.
yuck – Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines and I am not that hard to please but this was just not good. this is a review based on the Tom yum gai soup and the Pad Thai and only on pickup. The soup was filled with frozen vegetables and some were still frozen, hot on the outside and frozen in the middle. It lacked very little flavor. th pad thai was like nothing I have ever seen. The peanuts were chisled into carmelized Burned crumblesover noodles that tasted like a mouthful of sugar. It was inedible.
The staff informed my boyfriend that they were going to charge him more than what the current menu stated after he had ordered. Maybe they were having an off night, but we will not return.
Quick Service, Pad Thai Not So Flavorful – I went there specifically to try the pad thai and to taste how it compared to others in the area. Truthfully, I liked my friend's dish of glass noodles with mushrooms, peas, carrots, egg & chicken better than my own pad thai. It was not very flavorful, but I liked the different touch of having the egg cover the noodles rather than little bits of egg mixed in. We left cash and the waitress never came back with our change. Hmm, didn't really like that she assumed that we had left her a large tip but it was fine. Saw an actor, that is always fun.
The Very Definition of Neighborhood Cafe – Been eating here over 20 years;couldn't bear to leave the neighborhood because of it. Ambiance is family oriented, from the customers to the owner's children doing their homework at the corner table. Have spent time in Thailand, and find the food authentic. Some items on the menu are found on every Thai menu ( but they"re better here); others are unique. The staff is invariably friendly. The owner divides his time between the the stove and talking to customers, and his wife serves as maitresse d'. There are times when the place simply gets swamped; you simply have to remind yourself this is the price of fame. The fact over half of the diners seem to be regulars. Of all the restaurants on Ventura between Sepulveda and Van Nuys, few last longer than a two years; this one has been in the same location for almost 25 years.
Worthwhile, but. . . – The food was OK to good, but VERY spicy. I still do not have any sensation on my tounge. Also, try not to order the exact food that you want, since they will not bring this, and try to order something that you don't want in hopes that they will bring your desired food. There was no visiible papaya in the papaya salad, and the cocoanut ice cream was mostly pineapple. But the fish and curry were good. This is primarily a place to be careful if you are a vegetarian or do not eat meat, only fish.
Good if you like Noodles – I've tried a few different dishes here, but the noodles are the way to go. Some of the chicken dishes have been salty and the lettuce cups were too water logged. The pad thai, pad see yew, etc are best here. The place can get pretty loud too.
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