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The Original Sab-E-Lee

6925 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111

Small eatery serving authentic, fiery, fabulous food from the Isaan region of northeast Thailand and nearby Laos. Dishes come as spicy as you want, and trying to be a big man will seriously burn your mouth. Start with “medium” or five on a scale of ten, and see how many refills you need for your beverage.

Everything is good, and ordering curry seems like a waste here when there are so many great, harder-to-find dishes available.

  • Prices (cash only): crispy wontons, $6.95; Thai sausage appetizer (ground pork mixed with herbs, spices, grilled, $6.95; larb (char-broiled spicy ground beef (or chicken or pork), $8.95; squid larb, $10.95; duck larb, $12.95; Som Tum Laos salad, (shredded green papaya, veggies, fermented fish sauce, $7.95; nam tok (grilled beef or pork), $9.95; spicy raw beef, $9.95; spicy naked shrimp, lime sauce, $10.95; grilled pork neck, $8.95

  • Buses: 44, 120

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Linda Vista Road at Linda Vista Plaza
  • Additional Info

    Hours

    Sunday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Monday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Tuesday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Thursday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Friday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Restaurants details

    Cuisine
    Delivery No
    Outdoor seating No
    Party room No
    Reservations accepted No
    Kids menu No
    Occasional live music No
    Payment options Does not accept credit cards
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