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Star of Siam

11 E. Illinois St. (State St.) Send to Phone
312-670-0100 | Order Now! | Menu
One of the first to bring Thai food to the Chicago masses, this place remains popular.


 

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Star of Siam, Chicago, IL


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Star of Siam Restaurant Review

: Star of Siam, one of the first Thai restaurants in the city, is not free of complacency or carelessness. While it is a solid-enough option and some of the dishes are decent, it just does not always deliver. However, the soups are of note, especially the tom yum, and the chicken preparations — including stir-fried chicken with baby corn, carrots, pea pods and mushrooms — are quite good. The chicken massaman is a winner, too, and the satay with peanut sauce cannot be beat. Desserts are limited to ice cream, custard, Thai banana and lychee on ice. A unique seating area is a conversation starter; some diners will have to sit Indian style or on their knees on a raised platform dotted with low tables. Those with bad backs, you've been warned.





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