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Siam Cafe

5500 San Mateo Blvd. NE (Osuna Rd. NE) Send to Phone
505-883-7334 | Menu
Awesome Thai options for newbies and connoisseurs alike in a family setting.

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Siam Cafe Restaurant Review

: The land of green chile isn’t known for its Thai curry, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t make a mean one. In fact, the city boasts a few fine Thai establishments, including this one --- a family-owned strip-mall outlet that serves some of the best red curry going, luminous with spice and coconut milk and laden (really) with vegetables and meat. Extensive as the menu is, it’s bound to offer at least one or two novelties to even the oldest Thai hand: glass noodles (here called “silver noodles”) with eggs, for instance, or nam sod, a refreshing salad of ground pork, peanuts, lime juice and herbs. Of course, it doesn’t lack for the familiar either, from chicken satay to classic drunken noodles. The only downside to Siam Café is that it doesn't serve beer or wine. If you get a full head of spicy steam, you'll just have to cool it down with a rich, creamy Thai iced coffee --- or wait until dessert, when there’s mango sticky rice or buttery almond cookies to soothe the palate.


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