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Ben Thai Cafe Menu and Take Out in San Francisco CA, 94109
  • Hours Closed
  • Popular Items
  • Pad Thai Noodle Rice stick noodle with choice of protein, egg, garlic, tofu, chopped pickled turnip, scallions, ground peanuts, and bean sprouts.
  • Pad See-Ew Noodle Rice noodle with choice of protein, broccoli, egg, and house soy sauce.
  • Yellow Curry Ka-ree. Yellow curry with your choice of protein cooked in coconut milk with potato, carrot, onion, bell pepper, and pumpkin.
  • Pad Kee Mao Noodle Rice noodle with choice of protein, snap peas, broccoli, onion, bell pepper, tomato, and fresh basil in house chili soy sauce.
  • Starters
  • Golden Bags Rice paper stuffed with potato, minced shrimp, and minced chicken, then fried until crispy and served with cucumber salad.
  • Chicken Satay Chicken skewers marinated in herbs and spices, served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad.
  • Murder Wings Our unique spicy fried chicken wings sauteed with fresh peppercorn, krachai, herbs and spices and topped with fried basil. To die for!
  • Paradise Wings Sweet and savory fried chicken wings sauteed with a touch of garlic and topped with fried basil. The saint to our murder wings sinner.
  • Corn Fritters (V) Vegetarian. Deep fried and served with sweet & spicy sauce and cucumber salad.
  • Vegetarian Fried Spring Rolls (V) Deep fried and served with sweet ketchup.
  • Prawn Roll Deep fried marinated prawn & minced chicken wrapped in egg roll skin served with sweet & spicy sauce.
  • Pork of the Heavens Deep fried pork marinated in Thai herbs and spices; served with sticky rice, sweet & spicy sauce.
  • Salads
  • Papaya Salad Som tum. Shredded green papaya, tomato, green bean, carrot and ground peanuts tossed in chili-lime dressing.
  • Larb Salad spicy Spicy and sour salad with your choice of ground chicken or minced roasted skin-on fatty duck. Tossed with chili, red onion, cilantro, toasted rice, and our spicy citrus vinaigrette.
  • Soups
  • Tom Yum Soup spicy Spicy sour soup with your choice of chicken, tofu, or prawns, mushrooms, lemongrass, kaffir and galangal.
  • Tom Kha Soup spicy Spicy and sour soup with a creamy coconut milk, your choice of chicken, tofu, or prawns, mushrooms, lemongrass, kaffir and galangal.
  • Sauteed
  • Gra-Prao spicy Spicy minced chicken or your choice of pork or beef sauteed with chopped garlic, bell pepper, onion, bamboo shoots, and fresh basil.
  • Spicy Eggplant & Basil spicy Your choice of protein and eggplant sauteed in chili paste with garlic, bell pepper, onion, and fresh basil.
  • Peanut Pra-Ram Your choice of protein topped with curry peanut sauce, served on a bed of steamed vegetables.
  • Pik-King Your choice of protein sauteed with green beans, bell peppers, onions, snap peas, and lightly spiced curry paste.
  • BBQ Chicken Juicy chicken thigh marinated in a lemongrass curry sauce and grilled. Served with a side salad and sauce.
  • BBQ Pork Thin slices of lightly grilled pork marinated in a blend of Thai herbs. Served with side salad and a savory sauce.
  • Our Family's Favorites
  • Oxtail Soup Oxtail slow stewed with carrot, tomato, and cabbage.
  • Indo Sweet & Savory Squid Indo-Pacific dish with squid, onion, bell pepper cooked in a sweet savory sauce.
  • Lek's Pork Palo (Mom's specialty!) Pork and egg cooked in a Chinese five spice stew for over three hours; served with a side of pickled cabbage and Lek?s hot sauce.
  • Roasted Duck Noodle Soup Noodles served with roasted skin-on fatty duck, spinach, cilantro and bean sprouts.
  • Khao Soi Egg noodles in red and yellow curry soup with your choice of chicken, pork, beef, or tofu. Topped with crispy pork skin, cilantro, green and red onion, fried shallots, pickled mustard greens, and fried egg noodles.
  • Curries
  • Green Curry Keow-wan. Green curry with your choice of protein cooked in coconut milk with eggplant, string bean, bell pepper, broccoli, and basil.
  • Red Curry Gang-dang. Red curry paste with your choice of protein cooked in coconut milk with bamboo shoots, zucchini, bell pepper, snap pea, and basil.
  • Yellow Curry Ka-ree. Yellow curry with your choice of protein cooked in coconut milk with potato, carrot, onion, bell pepper, and pumpkin.
  • Pa-Nang Curry Pa-nang curry sauce with your choice of protein cooked in coconut milk with zucchini, bell peppers and kaffir lime leaf.
  • Roasted Duck Curry Red curry cooked in coconut milk with tomato, zucchini, pineapple and fresh basil.
  • Seafood
  • Pad-Ta-Lay Sauteed prawns, scallop, and salmon, cooked with mix vegetables in spicy sauce.
  • Pla-Siam Salmon cooked in a red curry and coconut milk sauce; served with saut?ed mixed vegetables.
  • Spicy Tilapia spicy Lightly fried tilapia fillet saut?ed with spicy curry paste, herbs, onions, bell peppers, and string beans.
  • Wok-Tossed Noodles and Fried Rice
  • Choice of: chicken, beef, pork, tofu or veggie (unless specified).

  • Pad Thai Noodle Rice stick noodle with choice of protein, egg, garlic, tofu, chopped pickled turnip, scallions, ground peanuts, and bean sprouts.
  • Pad See-Ew Noodle Rice noodle with choice of protein, broccoli, egg, and house soy sauce.
  • Pad Kee Mao Noodle Rice noodle with choice of protein, snap peas, broccoli, onion, bell pepper, tomato, and fresh basil in house chili soy sauce.
  • House Fried Rice Your choice of protein with egg, onion, and scallions.
  • Gra-prao Fried Rice Your choice of protein with onion, scallions, and fresh basil in our house chili paste. Topped with a sunny side up egg.
  • Dessert
  • Mango & Sweet Sticky Rice Our house-made sticky rice sweetened with coconut milk and flavored with black sesame seeds. Served with slices of fresh mango. A traditional Thai treat!
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