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Star of Siam

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$15
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS
$6.25
Cream Cheese Crab Rangoon
Cream cheese and crab meat wrapped with wonton skin
$4.5
Mini Vegetable Egg Rolls
Four pieces. Homemade and deep fried. Contains peanut
$6.25
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Rice paper wrapped around steamed beansprouts, lettuce, basil leaves, crabmeat with spicy bean sauce
$6.25
Shu Mai (Shrimp Dumplings)
Steamed Imperial shrimp dumpling served with garlic and spicy soy sauce
$7.25
Satay Chicken
Thai Shish kabob, six skewers of chicken marinated in herbs and coconut milk, served with our own signature peanut sauce and complimented with a side of cucumber salad
$5.5
Fried Tofu Vegetarian (Soy Bean Curd Cake)
Deep-fried tofu served with our own spicy sweet and sour peanut plum sauce
$8.25
Tod Mun Pla (Fish Cakes)
Golden fried spicy walleye pike fish cakes served with spicy peanut-cucumber salad
$4.5
Poh Pia Tod (Shrimp Egg Rolls)
Two pieces. Served with sweet and sour sauce
$5.5
Spring Rolls
Two pieces. Fresh Thai salad rolls filled with steamed bean sprouts, fresh cucumber, cooked tofu and scrambled egg. Topped with plum sauce, red peppers and green onions
$6.25
Goong Hor (Shrimps in Blankets)
Six pieces. Deep fried shrimp wrapped in rice paper and served with our distinctive sauce
SOUPS
$3.25
Miso Soup Cup
Soft tofu, green onions and seaweed in white miso broth
$8.25
Shrimp Wonton Soup
Shrimp wonton cooked in chicken broth over bean sprouts, cilantro, green onions and a drop of sesame oil
$8.25
Chicken Noodle Soup
Small noodles, bean sprouts and white meat chicken
$8.25
Ba Mee Nam Soup
Egg yellow noodles with chicken or vegetables in soup
$8.25
Tom Kha Kai Soup
White meat chicken, fresh cabbage, lemon grass, and herbs in coconut sour broth
$7.95
Chicken Rice Soup
Thai jasmine rice, fresh white meat chicken cooked in chicken broth with celery topping with cilantro, green onions, and a drop of sesame oil
$8.25
Tofu Soup
Bean curd cake with or without chicken and fresh vegetables
$8.25
Beef Noodle Soup
Small noodles, bean sprouts and beef
$8.25
Tom Yum Soup
Hot & sour chicken soup with mushrooms, bitter lemon leaves, onions, and herbs in lemon grass broth
SALADS
$2.95
Ajard (Cucumber Salad)
A small cup of fresh crisp cucumber with a mild sweet and sour onion dressing
$8.75
Yum Woon Sen (Silver Bean Thread Salad)
Quickly boiled bean thread seasoned with lemon juice, chicken, shrimp, green onion and hot pepper tossed with lettuce
$8.75
Larb (Chopped Chicken Salad)
Spicy chopped chicken with shallot, green onion, cilantro and lemon juice
$9.25
Yum Nue (Beef & Cucumber Salad)
Medium broiled silced beef mixed with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions and our own seasoning
$8.75
Som Tum (Star of Siam Salad)
Our unique house salad. Shredded green papaya and boiled shrimp garnish mixed with green beans, tomatoes, peanut in a spicy house dressing mixed
$8.75
Naem Sod (Chicken White Meat Salad)
Steamed chunk chicken blended with lemon juice, fresh ginger, cilantro, peanut, green onion and dried hot peppers garnished with lettuce
$9.25
Nam Tok (Beef Salad)
Tasty broiled sliced tender beef sprinkled with lemon juice, fish sauce, hot chili peppers, cilantro and onion
$9.25
Yum Pla Muk (Squid Salad)
Boiled squid tossed with red onions and seasoned with lemon juice, spicy sauce
ENTREES
$9.25
Thai Pepper Steak
Stir-fried tender beef, bell pepper, onion, mushroom, pea pod, tomato and oriented vegetable in tasty thick gravy
$9.25
Star Beef Lover (Almond Beef)
Stir-fried tender beef with green onion, almond, straw mushroom and dried hot pepper
$9.25
Kai Kra-Tiem (Pepper and Garlic Chicken)
Stir-fried chicken with fresh garlic, white ground pepper and sweet soy sauce
$8.75
Spicy Eggplant Stir Fried (Vegetarian Style)
Stir fried long purple eggplant, basil leaves and bell peppers in black bean sauce
$8.75
Pad Kra-Prao (Fried Spicy Basil Leaves with Meat)
Stir-fried chopped chicken, beef or shrimp with garlic, basil leaf, tomato and hot peppers in spicy sauce
$8.75
Kaw Pad Karee (Curry Fried Rice)
Fried rice with curry powder, onion and your choice of chicken or beef
$8.75
Kaw Preow Wan (Sweet & Sour Chicken)
Stir-fried vegetables in sweet and sour gravy with chicken, beef, or shrimp($1).
$8.75
Stir-Fried String Beans
Stir-fried string beans with garlic and red bell peppers
$8.75
Pra Ram Loung Song (Rama Chicken)
Stir-fried marinated chicken breast with Thai herbs on a bed of crisp steamed broccoli topped with famous signature peanut sauce
$13.95
Teriyaki Salmon
Baked salmon with teriyaki sauce and vegetables
STAR RECOMMENDATIONS
$9.25
Star's Chicken Delight (Cashew Chicken)
Stir-fried chicken breast with cashew nuts, pea pods, bell peppers, pineapple, dried hot peppers, and straw mushrooms
$9.25
Kanar Num Mun Hoy (Beef and Broccoli
Stir-fried sliced beef, ginger and broccoli in a delicious oyster flavored sauce
$9.25
Kang Kheaw Wan (Green Curry Beef)
Brandy beef with green curry sauce, green pea and egg plant. Prime Minister of Thailand Recipe
$8.75
Kai Pad Khing (Ginger Chicken)
Sauteed sliced chicken breast with shredded fresh ginger, straw mushroom, onion and hot pepper
$14.95
Chuchee Salmon
Baked salmon with chuchee curry peanut sauce and vegetables
$10.75
Pla-Duk Pad Ped
Great value, crispy, deep fried catfish fillet, pan fried Thai eggplant, basil leaves in thick spicy curry sauce
$8.75
Pad Num Prik Pao (Chicken Supreme)
Stir-fried chicken breast marinated in spices, with baby corn, mushroom, carrot, pea pod, celery and peanut
$8.75
Chicken Pad Ped (Red Hot Curry Chicken)
Classic chicken curry cooked to a full flavor with coconut milk, curry paste, bamboo shoot and hot pepper
$8.75
Kang Karee Kai (Mild Curry Chicken)
Mild yellow curry chicken with potato and green pea
$9.25
Panang Nue (Beef Curry)
A fragrantly roasted beef or chicken curry flavored with an ancient secret recipe of blended spices and peanut butter
NOODLES
$8.25
Pad Thai (Thai Style Noodles)
Thin rice noodle stir-fried with small pieces of tofu, egg, radish, chives, peanut
$9.75
Pad Woon Sen (Fried Bean Thread)
Stir-fried crystal noodle, chicken, shrimp, bean sprout, carrot, pea pod, mushroom, egg and onion
$9.75
Lard Nar (Large Noodle with Gravy)
Large rice noodle stir-fried and topped with delicious Thai style gravy including shrimp and Chinese broccoli
$9.75
Pad Khee Mao (Spicy Crazy Noodles)
Broad rice noodle with chicken, single prawn, sliced chili pepper, tomato, vegetable, sweet basil leaf and fresh bean sprout
$9.25
Pad See Eiw (Fried Large Noodles with Garlic and Soy Sauce
Stir-fried large rice noodles with chicken, egg, chinese broccoli and caramelized sauce
$9.75
Singapore Noodles (Southern Thailand Style)
Stir-fried thin rice noodle, shrimp, squid and vegetable with curry powder
SIDE ORDERS
$1.0
Jasmine Rice - Small
Small $1.5
Large $3.0
Fancy Brown Rice
$3.0
Steamed Rice Noodles
$4.0
Curry Sauce
$2.0
White Rice - Large
$2.5
Star of Siam Peanut Sauce
$4.0
Steamed Broccoli
DESSERTS
Coconut $3.0
Green Tea $3.0
Magno $3.0
Ice Cream
$3.0
Lychee on Ice
$3.0
Moh Kang (Thai Custard)
$3.5
Thai Banana in Sticky Rice
BEVERAGES
$1.5
Soft Drink
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite
$3.0
Thai Iced Tea Deluxe
$3.0
Star's Iced Coffee Deluxe
$3.0
Iced Tea
$3.0
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is super cute with cushioned platform seating. We started with the Tod Mun Pla (fish cakes) which were amazing! That was followed by the Mussaman Curry with beef and the Almond Beef... they were both okay but we thought the flavours were not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
6  Thank asianmapleleaf
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey, Thank you for visiting us. We're really happy to know that you were pleased with the dishes and also liked the interior of the restaurant. It is very important for us to see that all our customers leave happy and so, we're really glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Chicago once a year & always go here for lunch. We always ask for one of the center tables - they are sunken and fun to sit in. The portion sizes are generous so two people could easily share an entree but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 586wendyz
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Wendy, Thank you for sharing your lovely experience with us. We're incredibly happy to see that you'been visiting us every time you're in the city, this means a lot to us. It's really great to know that you've always admired the food served here...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live Downtown and order regularly from Star of Siam. Everything on the menu is good. Inconsistent delivery is my only real gripe and I've downgraded my review from 5 to 4 stars.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank maureeng101
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Maureen, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. It's good to know that we were able to please you with the food. However, we're sorry to learn that you faced issues with the delivery service. We'd like to know more about your experience...More

Reviewed 13 January 2019

Been going here for about a decade now, when I am in Chicago. Food is high quality, authentically spiced, and reasonable by Chicago standards.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelsonitsstomach
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks a lot for being our regular visitor. We're really happy to know that you liked the food while still being reasonably priced. It is very important for us to see that all our customers leave happy and so, we're delighted that you felt...More

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Wanted Thai for dinner and was not disappointed. Restaurant is nicely decorated and visually pleasing. For an appetizer we ordered the fried tofu vegetarian served with spicy sweet & sour peanut plum sauce. Tofu was light and airy with a good crisp to it and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FellowTraveler292835
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Hey, thank you for your valuable feedback about Star of Siam. Firstly, we are obliged that you came over for a meal and left satisfied. It feels great to see our efforts and hard work paid off and recognized by the customers. We are immensely...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

We come to Chicago a couple times a year to visit family and we almost always stop at Star of Siam for Thai food. It is very authentic tasting (Yes we have been to Thailand) :) and the staff is always friendly.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BoCoMo3
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for dining with us and posting a favorable feedback about us. We are honored to know that you chose us to grab an authentic Thai food. It's evident that we met your expectations with the food as well as the service, and...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I liked this place. I just didn't love it. The fresh vietnamese spring rolls were ok at best. I ordered the panang nue (beef curry) it was very good. I think the beef could have been more tender, but the overall flavor was very good....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Traveler23Chicago
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hey, Thank you so much for stopping by and trying our dishes. It feels great to learn that you liked the food you ordered and had a decent time on your visit. Do visit us again as we have many other interesting options that you'll...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for many years I love their appetizers The place is casual, friendly and very responsible. It is in downtown Chicago and the service is great Spicy and tasty fast Thai food I invited many friend there, they loved...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank FoodHero101
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hi, Thank you for an excellent review and being a regular with us. We are glad you chose Star of Siam as your eating spot and liked the food. Also, we would like to express our gratitude towards you for recommending us to others. It...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018

We ordered lunch from their website as we usually do at about 12:30 and it did not get here until 2:05 pm. The delivery guy handed me a bag with spilled oil all over the meals (one of the containers had cracked open) and just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sebastian O
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hey Sebastian, It's disappointing to see that we couldn't make a mark in terms of our service, and deeply apologize for it. Please direct message us with your contact information and the date and time of your visit, so we can look into this further....More

Reviewed 15 November 2018

Busy but highly efficient staff. Seating was unusual (see pics) but fun. Chicken satay, Pad see eiw, Massamun curry were terrific. Only the eggplant dish was a disappointment. Plenty left over for lunch the next day. Nice bookstore next door.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NWtraveler969
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Star of Siam, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for visiting and for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to see that you had so many wonderful dishes with us and also liked the service. We're regretful that our eggplant dish wasn't appetizing to your taste. It's our aim...More

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