9198 Olympic Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212


  • Daily 5:30pm-9:30pm, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm
  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
The owners of Talesai on Sunset Boulevard brought all their experience and many of their best dishes to this chic, glassed-in fishbowl of a cafe situated at one end of a Beverly Hills mini-mall. Friendly service and beautiful Asian statuary mitigate the industrial spareness of the room, but nothing tempers the boomeranging noise during dinner. Through it all, the refined Thai cooking sings with freshness, quality and flavor - try crisp corncakes, chicken curry, rib-eye salad, all the desserts.

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  • The Braise of Winter
    Tuesday, February 6, 2001 at 11 p.m. by Michelle Huneven

    Photo by Anne Fishbein In these cooler months — when the temperature dips down below 55, appetites increase, and the need for coziness manifests — there’s nothing like a piping-hot bowl of something braised or simm...

  • The Dish: Ten from 2000
    Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 11 p.m. by Michelle Huneven

    TWO THOUSAND was a quiet year on the dining front, a year of few fireworks. Some great old standbys launched triumphant new spinoffs: Café Talesai in Beverly Hills, Restaurant Katsu in Studio City, Saladang Song right next do...

  • The Jewel Box: Cafe Talesai
    Tuesday, December 19, 2000 at 11 p.m. by Michelle Huneven

    There is a problem with the smart new Cafe Talesai, on Olympic just a few blocks west of Doheny. The space is certainly pretty enough: The gleaming, glass-walled room at one end of a small mini-mall has all the allure of an outdoor ...


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