Sabuy Sabuy II 1233 San Pablo Ave./Gilman St., (510) 528-3932. L-D M-Sat; $. Takes reservations.
Operating in an out-of-the-way location, this cheery spot with golden curry-colored walls is family owned and operated. Especially tasty Thai dishes include tom kha gai (green papaya salad); tom kai gai (lemongrass broth-coconut milk soup; pad se eew (wide rice-noodles with broccoli, egg, and beef; pad thai (chewy rice noodles with tofu and a few shrimp and crushed peanuts on top—NO tiny dried shrimp); kaeng dang (spicy red curry with coconut milk, veggies, and choice of meat). Spicy here is hot hot, so request mild if you don’t like heat; medium is plenty for those who like hot food.
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