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Opened in 1987, Bangkok West was the first Thai restaurant in Santa Cruz. Walk through the refreshing garden and into this heartwarming family restaurant where we welcome you with open arms to have a remarkable dining experience. Inside, our restaurant decoration included golden objects, wooded art, as well as unique pieces of pottery to make you feel as though you are visiting the beautiful country of Thailand. We also have a party room equipped for special occasions. In the kitchen, the chefs from Thailand are prepared to fry, roast, grill or stream authentic Thai food for your tasting. We use only the best quality of ingredients that are picked fresh. Our foods are healthy and absolutely delightful. Our menu includes dishes and recipes that are from Thailand such as Panang (curry), Tom Ka Gai (coconut soup), and our unforgettable Pad Thai (noodles). So join us for a exquisite experience and enjoy your time dining at Bangkok West.


"Full flavor and enchanting ambience make Bangkok West in Aptos a worthy destination."

Denise Vivar,    Read More

"Bangkok West Thai Cuisine in Aptos, CA is the Best Thai Food in Santa Cruz County."

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Menu: Aptos

Chef Specials
Each Special Served With Salad and Steamed Rice
Salmon Delight    $17.95
Grilled topped with your choice of red
curry sauce, or garlic and pepper sauce.
Garlic Spare Ribs    $17.95
Spare ribs in original Thai garlic pepper sauce.
Asparagus Delight    $17.95
Sautéed with garlic and oyster sauce
with chicken, shrimp, and calamari.
Salmon Green Curry    $17.95
With bamboo shoots, peas and carrots
Four Season Duckling    $17.95
Crispy duck, topped with house spicy sauce,
served with crispy noodles.
Siamese Lotus    $17.95
Stuffed artichoke with scallop, shrimp,
calamari and mussels in red curry sauce
and fresh basil.
Spicy Eggplant    $17.95
Sautéed with chicken and shrimp with red chili sauce, and sweet basil.
Seafood Combination Phad-Thai    $17.95
Rice noodles with shrimp, scallop, mussel and calamari, egg, ground peanuts and bean sprouts.
Seafood Panang    $17.95
Sautéed in panang curry sauce and sweet basil.
Thai Inter    $22.95
Crispy duck, shrimp, scallops with steamed vegetables topped with panang curry sauce and sweet Thai basil.
Crab Langoon    $7.95
Cream cheese mixed with crab in wonton skin.
Egg Rolls (Por-Pia Tord)    $7.95
Deep fried.
Veggie Fresh Spring Roll    $7.95
Fresh vegetables wrapped in rice paper,
served with plum sauce and peanut sauce.
Shrimp Suit (Goong-Ka-Borg)    $7.95
Deep fried shrimp wrapped with egg roll skin,
served with plum sauce.
Sa-Tay    $7.95
Chicken barbecued on skewers, served with dipping peanut sauce and cucumber relish.
Thai Dumpling    $7.95
Ground chicken, crab and shrimp, stuffed in wonton skin.
Bangkok West Combination  $13.95
Egg roll, shrimp, satay, wonton, served with plum sauce and peanut sauce.
Also Available Vegetarian Style
Thom Kah-Artichoke Soup
$7.95 (bowl) or $12.95 (hot-pot)  hot
Spicy young artichoke with herbs and coconut milk.
Thom Yum Goong
$7.95 (bowl) or $13.95 (hot-pot)  hot
Spicy shrimp soup.
Thom Yum Gai
$7.95 (bowl) or $11.95 (hot-pot)  hot
Spicy chicken soup.
Thome Kah Gai
$7.95 (bowl) or $12.95 (hot-pot)  hot
Spicy chicken soup with herbs and coconut milk.
Silver Noodles Soup
$7.95 (bowl) or $11.95 (hot-pot)
Bean thread with pork and vegetables.
Vegetable Soup
$7.95 (bowl) or $11.95 (hot-pot)
Mixed vegetables and mushrooms.
Seafood Combination Soup  
$16.95  hot
Seafood, mussel, squid, fish and herbs with a touch of chili sauce.
Seafood Soup with Coconut Milk  
$16.95  hot
Shrimp, mussel, calamari, fish and herbs with coconut milk and chili sauce.
Salad Kaeg    $8.95
Crisp lettuce, slice of onion, cucumber and egg with peanut sauce.
Chicken Salad    $8.95
Chicken, crisp lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber with house dressing.
Yum Yai Salad    $12.95
Shrimp, chicken, onion, cucumber and tomatoes
on crisp lettuce with garlic and
pepper sauce dressing.
Beef Salad (Yum Nuea)    $12.95  hot
Sliced grilled beef with hot and
spicy lemon sauce on bed of lettuce.
Thai Shrimp Salad (Plah Goong)  
$13.95  hot
Broiled shrimp with hot and spicy chili sauce.
Spicy Veggie Salad    $8.95  hot
Green salad with tofu in a spicy chili lime juice.
Spicy Calamari Salad  $13.95  hot
With fresh mint, onion and spicy lime sauce.
Spicy Duck Salad  $13.95  hot
With fresh mint, onion and spicy lime sauce.
Larb    $12.95  hot
Ground pork or chicken with lime juice and mint leaves.
Meat Sautéed with Vegetables
Your Choice of Chicken, Shrimp, Pork or Beef (Shrimp add $3.00)
Also Available Vegetarian Style
Garlic    $10.95
Served on bed of lettuce and green onion.
Sweet Thai Basil    $10.95  hot
Sautéed with fresh sweet Thai basil and green chili sauce.
Cashew Nut    $10.95  hot
Dried red chili and onion.
Sweet and Sour    $10.95
Sautéed with vegetables.
Broccoli    $10.95
Garlic and oyster sauce.
Baby Corn and Bamboo Shoots  $10.95
With green onion and mushrooms.
Green Beans (Phad Prink Khing)  $10.95  hot
With red chili sauce.
Sweet Pea  $10.95
With carrots, mushrooms and onions.
Silver Noodles  $10.95
With egg and vegetables.
Rice & Noodles
Shrimp add $3.00
Also Available Vegetarian Style
Pineapple Fried Rice    $13.95
With shrimp, chicken and cashew nuts,
baked and served on a shell.
Thai Fried Rice    $10.95
With egg and tomatoes, choice of pork,
chicken or shrimp.
Authentic Spicy Thai Fried Rice    
$10.95  hot
With sweet Thai basil and chili,
choice of pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
Curry Fried Rice    $10.95
With a touch of curry spice, choice of
pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
Pad Thai Noodles    $10.95
Rice noodles with chicken, egg,
ground peanuts and bean sprouts.
Spicy Noodles    $10.95  hot
Rice noodles with chili sauce and sweet Thai basil, choice of pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
George Ow noodles    $14.95
Rice noodles in yellow curry sauce
with shrimp, calamari, chicken and egg.
Rhard Nah Noodles  $10.95
Flat noodles with broccoli in gravy sauce,
choice of pork, chicken or shrimp.
See Ee-Yew Noodles  $10.95
Flat noodles with broccoli and black bean,
choice of port, chicken or shrimp.
Chicken Noodles  $10.95
Flat noodles with egg, onion, bean sprouts
and ground peanuts.
Steamed White Rice  $1.75
Steamed Brown Rice  $2.00
Shrimp add $3.00
Beef Curry (Mussa-Man Nuea)  $12.95
With potatoes, onion and peanuts.
Chicken Curry (Gang Ka-ree Gai)  $12.95
Whole chicken breast with carrots and onions.
Spicy Red Curry (Gang Phed)  $10.95  hot
With sliced bamboo shoots, in coconut milk,
choice of pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
Pa-nang    $10.95  hot
Dried red curry, choice of pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
Spicy Green Curry   $10.95  hot
With bamboo shoots, peas and carrots, choice of
pork, chicken, beef or shrimp.
Duck Curry    $13.95  hot
With peas, carrots and cherry tomatoes.
Pineapple Curry with Shrimp  $13.95  hot
With bell pepper in coconut milk.
Seafood Specials
Seafood Hot Plate  $17.95  hot
Fish, shrimp, scallops, mussels and squid
sautéed with a touch of chili sauce.
Sweet and Sour Salmon  $17.95
Deep fried, sautéed with pineapple and mixed vegetables.
Salmon Fish with Mango Sauce  $17.95
Grilled salmon with peach-mango salsa teriyaki.
Spicy Scallops and Squid   $17.95  hot
Sautéed with green chili sauce and sweet Thai basil.
Imperial Shrimp and Squid   $17.95
Sautéed with magnificent sauce, served
on a bed of lettuce.
Shrimp and Scallops with Ginger Sauce  $17.95
Served with ginger sauce.
House Specials
Roast Duck    $17.95
With vegetables, black soy bean and ginger sauce.
Princess Duckling    $17.95
Crisp duck with peach-mango salsa and teriyaki wasabi.
Spicy Duck    $17.95
Sautéed with ginger, celery, onion, black bean and spicy chili sauce.
Honey Spare Ribs   $14.95
Marinated in honey, barbecued before serving.
Bangkok Duck   $17.95
Roast duck with Thai basil and vegetables.
Vegetable Lovers
Mixed Vegetables with Oyster Sauce and Tofu    $9.95
Mixed Vegetables with Curry Sauce and Tofu    $9.95
Broccoli with Bean Sprouts in Garlic and Black Bean Sauce    $9.95
Baby Corn with Bamboo Shoots and Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce    $9.95
Spinach with Mushrooms in Garlic and Black Bean Sauce    $9.95
Sweet Peas with Carrots and Onions in Oyster Sauce    $9.95
Sweet and Sour Tofu with Pineapple and Vegetables    $9.95
Mixed Vegetables with Thai Basil and Tofu   $9.95
Praram Steamed Spinach with Tofu in Peanut Sauce   $9.95
Pineapple Curry Tofu   $9.95
Phad Thai Noodles, with Egg, Tofu and Mixed Vegetables   $9.95
Garden Fried Rice with Tofu and Egg   $9.95
Spicy Garden Dried Rice   $9.95
Spicy Eggplant with Tofu, Sautéed with Chili and Tofu   $9.95
Apricot Bread Pudding with Coconut Ice Cream (Homemade Speciality)    $6.95
Thai Coconut Ice Cream (Homemade Speciality)    $3.95
Green Tea Ice Cream    $3.95
Sweet Rice and Mango (When In Season)   $6.95
Deep Fried Banana with Coconut Ice Cream   $6.95
Hot Coffee, Jasmine Hot Tea or Green Hot Tea    $1.50
Ginger Hot Tea    $2.00 (no refill)
Thai Iced Coffee or Iced Tea    $2.50
Coke, Diet Coke, 7-Up, Root Bear or Lemonade    $2.00
Crystal Geyser   $2.50
Milk   $2.00
Shirley Temple or Roy Rodgers   $2.50
Apple, Orange or Cranberry Juice   $2.50
Import    Small: $4.25   Large: $6.50
Singha (Thailand) Small or Large
Kirin (Japan) Small or Large
Corona (Mexico)
Tsingtao (China)
Newcastle Brown Ale (England)
Anchor Steam(San Francisco)
Heineken (Holland)
Red Hook
Domestic    $3.25
Odoul's (non-alcoholic)
White Wine
Canyon Road Chardonnay, California    $6.00   $23.50
"R" Collection Chardonnay by Raymond, Monterey    $7.00   $27.00
J. Lohr Chardonnay, Monterey    Half Bottle $15.00   $29.00
J. Lohr Riesling, Monterey    $6.00   $23.00
Dancing Bull Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma    $6.50   $24.00
Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio, Italy    $6.25   $24.00
Michele Servin Blanc de Blanc    187ml   $7.50
Red Wine
Canyon Road Cabernet Sauvignon, California    $6.00   $23.00
Bridle Wood, California    $7.50   $29.00
Angelwood Pinot Noir, California    $7.50   $29.00
"R" Collection Merlot by Raymond, Monterey    Half Bottle $8.00   $31.00
Rancho Zabaco Zinfandel, Sonoma    $7.50   $29.00
J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles    Half Bottle $17.00   $33.00
Sake and Plum Wine
Sake (Cold)    $7.95
Sake (Warm)    $5.95   $7.95
Plum Wine by Kikkoman    $4.95



Address / Hours

Bangkok West Thai Cusine :

2505 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos, CA 95003

Lunch Buffet   |   M - F   |   11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner   |   M - F   |   5:00pm - 9:30pm
SAT & SUN   |   11:00am - 9:00pm

Telephone: 831-479-8297