San Diego's Best Thai Restaurant

San Diego Magazine

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About Rama Restaurant

RAMA, a fine Thai Restaurant located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, is recognized as the best Thai restaurant in San Diego because of its beautiful dcor and authentic Thai cuisine. RAMA's chefs craft traditional Thai dishes using the best ingredients and offer an excellent selection of liquor, wine and beer carefully chosen to compliment the menu. Our highly trained staff will create a Thai dining experience you will never forget!

RAMA Restaurant boasts various accolades including 'San Diego's Best Thai Restaurant' by San Diego Magazine, the San Diego Reader and's 'Best Eclectic Restaurant' and 'Silver Fork Award' from San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyle, and excellent ratings in Zagat and Mobil Travel Guide. RAMA Restaurant also regularly receives outstanding reviews from local newspapers including the San Diego Union-Tribune


RAMA Restaurant features a menu of authentic Thai dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients and infused with Pan-Asian flavors such as citrus, lemongrass, ginger, coconut milk, soy and spicy curry.


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RAMA's catering division, Spice Kitchen, is a full-service catering company offering Pan Pacific Rim cuisine from Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam.

Spice Kitchen offers complete catering services from menus to elegant table top designs. Our team of catering experts will plan, coordinate, and execute your event to perfection.

Please use the form below to send us an inquiry.


Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, RAMA is just a few blocks away from Petco Park, San Diego Convention Center and major downtown hotels. RAMA's central location is the perfect place for private events featuring two unique spaces within one venue.
The Buddha Room can accommodate up to 50 guests for seated dinners and 100 guests for cocktail receptions. It features a patio, private entrance and bar along with DJ capabilities.
The Waterfall Room can accommodate up to 175 guests for seated dinners and 250 guests for cocktail receptions. This room features a private bar and modern modular furnishings.
Both spaces are equipped with full audiovisual capabilities and a state-of-the-art sound system. RAMA is the ideal location for meetings, luncheons, private dinners, cocktail receptions, celebrity events, holiday parties and wedding receptions.

Please use the form below to send us an inquiry.




Grab your meal and go with Rama's convenient takeout service! Stop in and order at 327 Fourth Ave San Diego, CA 92101.


Yes, we deliver! For fast and affordable delivery options, click here now


Reservations are recommended especially on weekends and evenings throughout the week. To reserve your table, click here now.