"Best Thai Food in Santa Cruz"

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World Class Thai Cuisine





Some Things Happy Customers Have Said


  • Maria B.
    I LOVE this place! the food is so so delicious and the service is great. there are a ton of vegan options and their menu is really easy to read. this is one of the best restaurants in downtown santa cruz :)
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  • Tim T.
    Hands down, the best Thai restaurant I've ever had the pleasure of visiting. The Pra Ram is my wife's fav, I truly love many of their dishes but the BBQ chicken is always perfect and super good. Affordable, perfection in preparation, and a terrific staff that remember us every time we go. With their convenient location, they sure make it easy for us to visit at least once a week.
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  • Ed S.
    My go-to or return to place in downtown Santa Cruz. The food is great, eat in or take out. They have the best Bubble Tea in Santa Cruz.
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    Delicious Food

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    Fun Time

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    Healthy Options

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    Easy Parking

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    Fast Service

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    Friendly Team

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Only Fresh Ingredients

We invest in quality ingredients to ensure our customers get the great taste we’re famous for. Because we believe that you
deserve the best.


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Made With Love

Our secret ingredient is passion. Everyone on our team is passionate about making your time with us as great as it can be
– from start to finish.



About Us

As Santa Cruz’s favorite Thai Restaurant, our master Thai Chef and his team will prepare the Orient’s finest cuisine. Beautifully presented dishes made from the very highest quality ingredients will pamper your palate and tantalize your taste buds. If you like Thai food, join us for lunch or dinner in our central location that’s embraced by the diverse community of local shops, eateries, and entertainment venues. Don’t worry about being polite, just dig in already!


Established in 2004.

Halloween 2005 marked the close of Ambrosia Bubbleteas and Crepes and the birth of Pacific Thai Santa Cruz. By Thanksgiving, 1319 Pacific Avenue emerged in its new configuration. The new business was a mix of the King and I Thai cuisine and the hospitality and bubble teas of Ambrosia. Enjoy!