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Siam Square

238 E. Main Rd. (Valley Rd.) Send to Phone
Suburban storefront restaurant with a surprisingly diverse selection of authentic Thai food.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Fri.

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Siam Square Restaurant Review

: From the outside, Siam Square looks like your typical strip-mall Asian restaurant. But amid the office parks and housing developments just outside Newport, this place offers a decent representation of the diversity of Thai dining that goes way beyond pad thai and tom yum soup. At lunchtime, the tables in the neat and sunny dining room fill with local workers looking for a break from the usual pizza and burgers, no doubt enticed by specials that include mild Bangkok chicken; shrimp stir-fried with a variety of fruits, nuts and vegetables; and super-spicy panang beef. The seven-page menu includes a quartet of house curries (red, green, yellow and massaman) that you can mix and match with your choice of protein or tofu; several varieties of fried rice (try the hot basil with ground chicken for a real kick); and, of course, a good selection of vegetarian dishes like spicy eggplant and vegetable sriracha. The service and setting may be ordinary, but the food coming out of the kitchen is well worth the trip to the suburbs.


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