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Jan 31, 2010 10:04 PM

Mama Lan's Vietnamese is now Tiny Thai (Albany)

I just drove by and haven't had a chance to look at the menu. Has anyone else?

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  1. ugh, it's actually 1316 Gilman in Berkeley.

    1. I wonder if this is any relation to the Tiny Thai that recently opened in Cotati.

      1. It's REALLY good. I'm lucky to live around the corner and every week it's consistently delicious. They're doing a great job.

        Tiny Thai Resaturant
        1316 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94706

        7 Replies
          1. re: Glencora

            Tom Yum Goong, Pad Kee Mao, Sticky rice with Mango. Yum!

            1. re: lisa5698

              I live close too and I was wondering about the restaurant since we saw a bunch of people eating in there. I'll have to check it out then.

              1. re: achefsbest

                Hey, thanks for the review. We just came from there after seeing Aladdin at the Julia Morgan
                Center in Berkeley. Glad we stopped by because we plan to go there more. Happy stomachs!

                1. re: achefsbest

                  I also live around the corner and either eat at the restaurant or take out food on my way home from work a lot. The quality is very good, the portions generous and the prices really, really low. It's the least expensive high quality Thai restaurant I've found in the Berkeley area and they have sticky rice which is a big plus for me. The people there are also really lovely. It's in a little bit of an out of the way location unless you happen to be driving down Gilman but it's well worth seeking out.

          2. re: lisa5698

            Our experience wasn't so great. We had Pad Prik Pork and Pad Thai Beef. The Pad Prik Pork had a greasy taste to it plus it was too strong. Also, unlike White Lotus and Bua Luang, the only vegetable it had was green beans.

            The Pad Thai Beef came with alot of noodles, but they were kind of dry. The bean sprouts, egg, beef and tofu were on the bottom and there wasn't enough. It wasn't our favorite.

            1. re: rightstar

              I had their pad thai, but since I make pad thai at home, I find theirs wanting.

              We really like #40. The wide rice noodles with broccoli and black bean sauce.

              They're really nice there and it's close. I guess you have to find the stellar dishes.