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I have been going to this restaurant since they opened a couple of years ago. They took time to redo the interior, and had local Thai Buddhist monks help by painting murals. They have a donation box for the local Wat, or Thai Buddhist temple by the register.

Their menu is practically a book! Page after page of choices ... when I can't make up my mind, I just ask my server for ideas. They will ask me a couple of questions, and end up bringing me a wonderful meal.

Favorite Dish: I love their Pad Thai - flavorful and filling... and each soup I have had the priviledge of ordering has been heavenly. I have to say my favorite thing every summer is the mango and sticky rice dessert . OMG! I have been known to just show up for that alone!

The orchids that decorate each plate has been cleaned appropriately as to be edible! I would never have known if AlbuqRay hadn't told me :)

Oh, and the Thai iced tea is a must!!!!!

Address: 4300 Central Avenue. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Comparison: least expensive
Directions: On the south side of Central (old Rt 66), about 1 block west of Washington :)
Phone: 505-265-4047
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Other
Website: http://www.orchidthaicuisine.com/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 6, 2006
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