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    527 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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    12:00 PM - 09:30 PMMenu
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    11:00 AM - 02:30 PMMenu
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    Taste of Thai (Hillcrest)

    4.7 (200+ ratings) • Thai • $$
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    527 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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    $$ • Thai • Family Friendly • Family Meals • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
      • Pad See Iw Noodles
      • Pad Thai Noodles
      • Yellow Curry
      • Spicy Noodles
      • Green Curry
        Hot and spicy. Coconut milk, bamboo shoots, green pepper, onion, Thai eggplant, peas, and carrot.
    • Entrees
        • Pad Prig Khing
          Hot and spicy. Green beans, red bell pepper, lime leaf, and red chili paste. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          Spicy
        • Hot Basil
          Hot and spicy. Green pepper, onion, chili, and garlic. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          Spicy
        • Sweet Basil
          Bean sauce, green beans, garlic, and shredded carrots. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Sweet Spicy
          Hot and spicy. Green beans and chili paste. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          Spicy
        • Garlic Pepper
          Garlic sauce, pepper, and vegetables (peas and carrot or mixed vegetable). Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Cashew Nut
          Hot and spicy. Carrot, onion, celery, and scallion. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          Spicy
        • Ginger
          Bean sauce, mushrooms, scallion, onion, celery, and sliced carrots. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Peanut Sauce
          Spinach and cabbage with coconut milk peanut sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Chili Sauce
          Hot and spicy. Chili and garlic sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          Spicy
        • Broccoli
          Broccoli, carrot, baby corns, and mushrooms in oyster sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Pad Woon Sen
          Glass noodles, egg, scallions, carrots, onions, and bean sprouts. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Sweet and Sour
          Cucumber, pineapple, tomato, onion, green pepper, celery, and scallion. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Mixed Vegetables
          Assorted vegetables in oyster sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Egg Plant
          Mushrooms, red bell pepper, shredded carrots, and sweet basil leaves. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
      • Vegetarian Entrees
          • Vegetable Duck
            Hot and spicy. Mock duck, basil, bamboo shoots, green pepper, chili, peas, and carrot. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
            vegetarian and spicy
          • Spicy Bean
            Sweet spicy chili paste, green beans, mock duck, mock scallops, and vegetables. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
            vegetarian and spicy
          • Vegetable Scallop
            Mock scallops, bean sprouts, onion, mushrooms, scallion, and shredded carrots. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
          • Chilli Tofu
            Hot and spicy. Fried tofu topped with bamboo shoots, mushrooms, peas, carrots, and scallion. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
            vegetarian and spicy
          • Love Boat
            Steamed mock scallop and mock duck with glass noodles, vegetables, pepper, ginger, wine, and Thai herbs wrapped in foil. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
        • Appetizers
            • Satay
              Skewered slices of marinated beef and chicken. Served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.
            • Samplers Starter
              2 chicken satay, 2 shrimp sarong, 2 fried spring roll, and 2 gyoza.
            • Shrimp Sa Rong
              Marinated shrimps wrapped with egg noodles, and golden fried. Served with plum sauce.
            • Leaf Wrapped Savories
              Spinach leaves for a creative wrap of grated roasted coconut, carrots, red onions diced ginger, diced lime, bean sprouts, and roasted peanuts. Served with traditional Thai sauce with grilled shrimps or diced deep fried tofu.
            • Angel Wings
              Boneless chicken wings stuffed with ground pork, cellophane noodles, black mushroom, carrots, and onion. Served with sweet spicy sauce.
            • Fried Tofu
              Golden fried. Served with tamarind sauce.
            • Tofu Satay
              Skewered slices of marinated beef and chicken. Served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.
            • Crispy Calamari
              Battered calamari golden fried. Served with sweet chilli sauce.
            • Vegetarian Spring Rolls
              Ground cabbage, glass noodles wrapped with thin pastry, and golden fried. Served with sweet-sour sauce.
            • Fresh Spring Rolls
              Rice paper stuffed with lettuce, bean sprouts, mint, vermicelli noodles, and shrimp. Served with a special house sauce.
            • Tofu Fresh Spring Rolls
              Rice paper stuffed with lettuce, bean sprouts, mint, vermicelli noodles, and tofu. Served with a special house sauce.
            • Mee Krob
              Savory crispy noodles blended with chicken and shrimp, and bean cake garnished with bean sprouts.
            • Tofu Mee Krob
              Savory crispy noodles blended with chicken and tofu and bean cake garnished with bean sprouts.
            • Roti
              2 Chinese style pancake. Served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.
            • Gyoza
              Pan seared dumplings filled with cabbage, carrot, onion, and chicken. Served with dipping sauce.
            • Vegetarian Gyoza
              Pan seared dumplings filled with cabbage, carrot, onion, and vegetarian. Served with dipping sauce.
          • Side Orders
              • Steamed Jasmine Rice
              • Steamed Brown Rice
              • Sticky Rice
              • Peanut Sauce
              • Extra Curry Sauce
              • Other Extra Sauce
              • Steam Veg
              • Steam Noodle
            • Soups
                • Tom Yum Soup (Hot Pot)
                  Hot and spicy. Lemon grass, mushrooms, green pepper, onion, chili, and lime juice. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  Spicy
                • Tom Khar Soup (Cup)
                  Coconut milk, galanga, green pepper, onion, and lime juice. Cooked with chicken broth.
                • Tom Yum Soup (Cup)
                  Hot and spicy. Lemon grass, mushrooms, green pepper, onion, chili, and lime juice. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  Spicy
                • Tofu Soup (Cup)
                  Glass noodles, mushrooms, babycorn, and spinach. Cooked with chicken broth.
                • Tom Khar Soup (Hot Pot)
                  Coconut milk, galanga, green pepper, onion, and lime juice. Cooked with chicken broth.
                • Tofu Soup (Hot Pot)
                  Glass noodles, mushrooms, babycorn, and spinach. Cooked with chicken broth.
              • Noodle Soup Specials
                  • Roasted Duck Noodle Soup
                    A well blended aromatic soup broth made from duck, star anise, and cinnamon sticks served with celery, bean sprouts, scallions, and cilantro. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  • Yentafo Noodle Soup
                    The most popular roadside delicacy, this is a bowl of noodles in a red paste made from tofu with fish balls, squids, shrimps, white dried mushroom, fried tofu, vegetables, and crispy fried wonton. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  • Tom Yum Soup Noodles
                    Hot and spicy. Soups are prepared with your choice of wide rice noodle, thin rice noodle, udon, egg noodle, or glass noodle. One of the best known Thai soups abroad, that is spicy, sour, and fragrant with lemon grass, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, kaffier lime leaves, and bean sprouts. Cooked with chicken broth.
                    Spicy
                  • Tom Kha Soup Noodles
                    Soups are prepared with your choice of wide rice noodle, thin rice noodle, udon, egg noodle, or glass noodle. A delightful creamy coconut milk soup with galanga, lime leaves, onions, bell peppers, bean sprouts and lime juice. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  • Thai Pho Noodle Soup
                    Soups are prepared with your choice of wide rice noodle, thin rice noodle, udon, egg noodle, or glass noodle. A famous Thai style light noodle soup served with bean sprouts, lettuce leaves, scallions, and cilantro. Cooked with chicken broth.
                  • Thai Sukiyaki
                    Hot and spicy. Soups are prepared with your choice of wide rice noodle, thin rice noodle, udon, egg noodle, or glass noodle. From traditional Japanese dishes blended in Thai style spiciness, sweet and sour soup with glass noodles, napa cabbage, celery, spinach, scallion, and egg. Cooked with chicken broth.
                    Spicy
                • Salads
                    • Thai Salad
                      Bean sprouts, hard boiled egg, lettuce, carrot, cucumber, and red onion with peanut dressing.
                    • Larb Salad
                      Hot and spicy. Minced chicken or beef, spiced with lime juice, chili, rice powder, and fresh mint.
                      Spicy
                    • Larb Mushroom Delight Salad
                      Hot and spicy. Crispy mushroom spiced with lime juice, and fresh mint, rice powder, chili, and lemon grass.
                      Spicy
                    • Salmon Salad
                      Pan seared wild Atlantic salmon with ginger dressing served on a bed of organic greens.
                    • Spicy Chinese Sausage Salad
                      Hot and spicy. Tossed with spicy lime juice, cucumber, and tomatoes.
                      Spicy
                    • Som Tum Salad
                      Hot and spicy. Fresh green papaya salad, with dried shrimp, and a traditional northeastern Thai salad.
                      Spicy
                    • Yum Nuah Salad
                      Hot and spicy. Grilled steak thinly sliced, spiced with lime juice, chili, rice powder, and fresh mint.
                      Spicy
                    • Yum Woon Sen Salad
                      Glass noodle, dried mushrooms, tomatoes, carrots, and bean sprouts. Tossed with chili seasoned lime sauce.
                  • Noodles and Rice
                    • Spicy Noodles
                      Spicy
                    • Pad Thai Noodles
                    • Pad See Iw Noodles
                      Stir fried fresh rice noodles with egg and broccoli.
                    • Egg Noodles
                      Bean sprouts, ground peanut, garlic, and scallion.
                    • Rahd Nar Noodles
                      Fresh rice noodle with broccoli served in gravy sauce.
                    • Fried Rice
                      Cucumber, tomato, onion, and egg.
                    • Curry Fried Rice
                      Curry powder, raisins, peas, carrot, onion, and egg.
                    • Thai Fried Rice
                      Hot and spicy. Basil leaves, green pepper, chili, garlic, onion, and egg.
                      Spicy
                    • Hawaiian Fried Rice
                      Pineapple, peas, carrot onion, and egg.
                  • Seafood Specialties
                      • Pad Cha Seafood
                        Hot and spicy. A variety of tasty seafood, shrimp, squid, scallop, sole fillet, mussel, sauteed with Thai herbs spices, chili, green pepper corns, garlic, kachai, lemon grass, and lime leaves. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                        Spicy
                      • Clay Pot Steamed Mussels
                        New Zealand mussels with lemongrass, basil leaves, chopped garlic, and oyster sauce. Served with Thai style sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                      • Sea Combo
                        Hot and spicy. Shrimp, squid, scallop, and imitation crab meat sauteed with sweet spicy chili paste and vegetables. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                        Spicy
                      • Andaman Pearls
                        A melange of seafood shrimp, scallops, squid, imitation crab meat, soft tofu, shiitake mushrooms, napa cabbage in a garlic, and oyster sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                      • Bangkok Seafood
                        Hot and spicy. Scallop, shrimp, squid, imitation crab meat, onion, scallion, sauteed in creamy curry powder, and topped with red curry sauce. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                        Spicy
                      • Choo Chee Salmon
                        Grilled wild Atlantic salmon topped with mild choo-chee curry sauce, coconut milk, and kaffier lime leaves. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                      • Kung Ob Woon Sen
                        Casseroled shrimp with glass noodles, ginger, celery, garlic, and scallions. In clay pot. Served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                    • House Specialties
                      • Ped Krob Kraprao
                        Spicy
                      • Thai Asparagus
                      • Thai Chicken
                        Grilled half chicken marinated in Thai herbs served with sweet sour sauce.
                      • Spicy Chicken
                        Hot and spicy. Half chicken topped with sweet and mild curry sauce.
                        Spicy
                      • Savory Duck
                        Half duck topped with peas and carrot served in garlic sauce.
                      • Spicy Duck
                        Hot and spicy. Half duck topped with green pepper and green beans served in a sweet and spicy curry sauce.
                        Spicy
                      • Kaeng Massaman Kai
                        Hot and spicy. Tender chicken breast with potato, carrot, and cashew nuts in traditional southern Thai curry, served with cucumber salad.
                        Spicy
                      • Thai Boat
                        Steamed shrimp, squids, scallops, and imitation crab meat with glass noodles, vegetables, pepper, white wine, ginger, and Thai herbs wrapped in foil.
                      • Peanut Steak
                        Juicy New York sirloin steak served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.
                      • Tofu Thai Asparagus
                        Sauteed fresh asparagus with mushroom in a garlic and oyster sauce with tofu.
                      • Three's Company
                        Hot and spicy. Shrimp, squid, and chicken sauteed in house curry paste with green pepper, peas, and carrot.
                        Spicy
                      • Crying Tiger
                        Hot and spicy. Tender marinated New York sirloin steak grilled and served with a spicy lime dipping sauce on the side.
                        Spicy
                      • Thai Steak
                        Hot and spicy. Juicy New York sirloin steak served with ground chili and garlic sauce.
                        Spicy
                    • Thai Curries
                        • Yellow Curry
                          Hot and spicy. Mild curry, coconut milk, potato, carrot, green pepper, and onion.
                          Spicy
                        • Red Curry
                          Hot and spicy. Coconut milk, bamboo shoots, green pepper, onion, peas, and carrot.
                          Spicy
                        • Choochi Curry
                          Hot and spicy. Mild and sweet curry, coconut milk, peas, and carrot.
                          Spicy
                        • Green Curry
                          Hot and spicy. Coconut milk, bamboo shoots, green pepper, onion, Thai eggplant, peas, and carrot.
                          Spicy
                        • Panang Curry
                          Hot and spicy. Coconut milk, green beans, bell pepper, sweet, and spicy curry sauce.
                          Spicy
                      • Fish
                          • Three Flavored Fish
                            Hot and spicy. A well balance of sweet chili, garlic, and tamarind sauce. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                            Spicy
                          • Fish Curry
                            Hot and spicy. With sweet and mild curry, coconut milk, and lime leaf. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                            Spicy
                          • Ginger Fish
                            Bean sauce, ginger, mushrooms, scallion, onion, and shredded carrots. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                          • Chilli Fish
                            Hot and spicy. Ground chili and garlic sauce. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                            Spicy
                          • Garlic Fish
                            Ground garlic, pepper sauce, and chopped carrots, red bell pepper, and cilantro. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                          • Sweet and Sour Fish
                            Pineapples, cucumber, tomato, green pepper, onion, and scallion. Grilled, steamed, or quick fried. All served with steamed jasmine rice or brown rice.
                        • Dessert
                            • Fried Banana
                            • Sweetened Roti
                            • Mango with Sticky Rice
                            • Rambutan
                            • Thai ice coffee
                            • Thai ice Tea
                            • Coke
                            • Diet coke
                            • Sprite
                            • San Pellegrino (Sparkling Water, 500ml)
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                          Frequently asked questions

                          What is the address of Taste of Thai (Hillcrest) in San Diego?

                          Taste of Thai (Hillcrest) is located at: 527 University Ave , San Diego

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                          What are the most popular items on the Taste of Thai (Hillcrest) menu?

                          The most ordered items from Taste of Thai (Hillcrest) are: Yellow Curry, Spicy Noodles, Pad See Iw Noodles.

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