Menus and Price Lists

CHAN DARA – Dinner Menu

December 2009

Menu provided by Chan Dara on Larchmont. Address, phone number and map below.

Items in red are spicy. Prices subject to change. Also see the simpler lunch menu.


Thai Crab Cake 11.95
Served with mango chutney and Asian cream salad.

Peking Duck Rolls 10.95
Shredded roasted duck meat with cucumber, carrot, scallion, wrapped in Hoi-Sin flour tortilla.

Thai Toast 9.25
Deep fried toast spread with ground pork and shrimp.

(Beef, Pork, Chicken, Squid or Duck) 10.50
Traditional spicy minced meat salad seasoned with galangal herb, lime, rice powder, ground chili and onion.

Saigon Spring Roll 8.50
Wrapped in rice sheet with glass noodle, bean sprouts,  scallions and shrimp. Served with sweet and sour tamarind sauce.

Calamari Chardonnay 10.25
Thin slices of calamari sauteed with garlic wine sauce and masaka.

Steamed Thai Dumplings 7.95
Minced pork and shrimp dumplings.

Crispy Veggie Roll 4.95

Veggie Fried Wonton 4.95

Mee Krob 9.50
Sweet- tangy crispy noodles with shrimp and tofu.

Chicken Satay or Pork Satay (4) 8.50   (6)  12.25
Marinated and grilled on skewers served with peanut sauce and cucumber salsa.

Beef Tenderloin Satay (4) 9.75     (6) 13.50

Satay Combo (of Chicken, Pork and Beef) 13.50

Crab Papaya Salad and Shrimp Kabob 10.50
Shredded green papaya and king crab meat seasoned with chili-lime, served with grilled shrimp kabob.

Pan Seared Scallops on a bed of Asparagus and Coconut Rice   11.95
Yellow curry sauce with a hint of vanilla

Veggie Yum 8.95
Glass noodles, vegetables and cashew nuts sauteed with roasted pepper sauce.

Shiitake Shrimp 11.95
Sauteed shrimp and shiitake mushrooms with garlic-wine sauce in lettuce cups.

Nam 10.95
Lean ground pork seasoned with chili, lime juice, cilantro, onion, ginger and cashew nuts.

Steamed Mussels And Clams In Lemon Grass, Ginger and Coconut Broth   13.95

Fried Tofu 6.95



Small Large
Vegetable Soup
Clear soup with assorted vegetables and glass noodles.
Wonton Soup 5.15 9.75
Tom Yum Kai
Hot and sour chicken soup with mushroom, and lemon grass.
5.15 9.75
Tom Yum Goong
Hot and sour shrimp soup, with mushrooms and lemon grass.
5.85 11.75
Tom Kah Kai
Chicken coconut soup with galanga herb & mushrooms.
5.85 11.75
Tom Kah Goong
Shrimp coconut soup with galanga herb & mushrooms.
6.15 12.25
Seafood Soup
Hot and Sour combination seafood soup with mushroom and lemongrass.



Mixed Green Salad
With peanut dressing or sesame vinaigrette.

Fried Tofu Salad
Sesame vinaigrette dressing.

Beef Salad
Grilled New York steak slices with Thai chili and mint dressing.

Roast Duck Salad 11.95
Crispy duck on spinach bed with onion and mushrooms.

Grilled Calamari Salad 11.95
With a Thai chili dressing

Naked Shrimp 11.95
Roasted pepper dressing, an array of grilled shrimp with lettuce, cucumber, onion, and mint.

Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled marinated chicken and peanut dressing.

Crispy Salmon Salad
Mixed greens, oranges with masako vinaigrette.

Crispy Calamari Fritter 11.95
With green salad and cilantro dressing.


Seafood Pad Thai
Served with shrimp, clam, mussel and king crab meat.

Seafood Rad Na
Flat rice noodles, crab meat, clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops and calamari with broccoli in gravy-bean sauce.

Roasted Duck
Honey & Hoisin marinated Half duck. Served on a bed of Chinese broccoli and coconut rice.

Deep Fried Whole Catfish
Chili sauce or house special sauce.

Catfish Cha Cha 18.50
Fried fillets, red curry cream sauce. Served with coconut rice.

Catfish Basil & Peppers
Stir fried catfish fillet with chili, basil, peppers, served with coconut rice.

Crispy Mango Chicken
Lightly battered, stir fried with celery, onion and cashew nut in mango sauce, served with papaya salad with dried shrimp, choice of white or brown rice.

Whole Crispy Striped Bass 23.75
With garlic-chili sauce

Catfish Fillet
With sweet and sour sauce

Lobster Salad  20.50
Fresh Maine whole lobster meat over spring mixed greens and avocado served with Thai chili lime vinaigrette.

Thai Lollipops 23.95
Racks of lamb in Thai curry sauce served with steamed bokchoy and coconut rice


Thai BBQ Chicken   14.25
Half chicken marinated with garlic, cilantro and herbs. Served with sticky rice and som tam (spicy green papaya salad).

Thai B.B.Q Pork       14.25
Grilled marinated pork tenderloin. Served with sticky rice and spicy green papaya salad with dried shrimp.

Thai B.B.Q Beef        16.95
Sliced grill New York steak, sliced. Served with sticky rice and spicy green papaya salad with dried shrimp.

Bangkok Pepper Steak 20.95
New York steak with spicy port wine sauce. Served with steamed vegetables and coconut rice.

Thai Beef Kabob     20.95
Barbecued New York steak, marinated with soy garlic-sesame oil, served with vegetables and coconut rice.

Spicy Pork Chop
With sauteed spinach and coco rice.


Rock and Roll Clams
With roasted Chili and Basil Sauce

Clay Pot Shrimp and Scallop 17.95
Mushrooms, glass noodles, onion and crab sauce.

Sizzling Seafood Feast 20.95
Shrimp, scallops, clams, squids and fish stir fried with chili, peppers, basil and tomato sauce.

Grilled Chilean Sea Bass  20.50
Served with Wasabi sauce and midori buckwheat noodles.

Grilled Halibut in Thai Chili Sauce   20.50
Served with steamed fresh green beana and coconut rice.

Steamed Halibut with Ginger Sauce
Served with Chinese broccoli and steamed rice.

Black Sea Bass
Marinated in miso, served with Ong Choy ginger sauce.

Seared Onaga with Lemongrass Cream Sauce   20.50
Macadamia nut crusted Onaga on a bed of steamed spinach, oyster mushroom and Yukon gold potato, flavored with lemongrass-ginger cream sauce.

Grilled Tequila Shrimp   
Served with pineapple fried rice and Chinese sausage.

Grilled Fresh Salmon Fillet  
Wasabi sauce or Thai Chili. Served with vegetables and coconut rice.

Salmon Mango Tango    18.95
Grilled fresh salmon filet with mango-apple salsa, served with coconut rice.

Crispy Fresh Salmon with Green Curry Sauce   19.50
Served with steamed baby bokchoy and cashew nuts, Chinese sausage fried rice.

Shrimp and Scallop
Sauteed with curry sauce, onion and celery.


Shrimp Tempura

Vegetable Tempura


Original Chicken Curry (Kangari Curry with Potato and Carrots)  9.95

Vegetable Curry  8.95

Pineapple Duck Curry 15.50



Chicken, Beef or Pork Shrimp Scallops
Ginger and Black Mushrooms 10.95 14.95 15.95
Spicy Cashew Nuts 10.95 14.95 15.95
Panang (red chili cream sauce) 10.95 14.95 15.95
Basil and Chili
With Duck 15.25
With Ground Chicken or Calamari 13.25
10.95 14.95 15.95
Spicy Garlic
With Ground Chicken or Calamari 13.25
10.95 14.95 15.95




No Meat Chicken, Beef,
Pork or Tofu
Shrimp Scallops
Spinach & Mushrooms 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Broccoli & Bean Sprouts 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Prik King (green beans in spicy sauce) 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Chinese Broccoli & Cashew Nuts 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Eggplant with Chili Basil 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Green Bean with Garlic Sauce 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Sizzling Spicy Tofu with Shaved Bonito 8.95
Bamboo Shoots and Baby Corn 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Mixed Vegetables 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Snow Pea & Mushrooms 8.95 10.95 13.95 14.50
Asparagus & Shiitake Mushrooms 9.75 11.75 14.25 14.95



Chan Dara Fried Rice
Chicken fried rice topped with garlic pork

Fried Rice
chicken, beef or pork 10.50
shrimp 14.75

Crab Fried Rice

Spicy Fried Rice
chicken, beef or pork 10.50
shrimp 14.50

Vegetable Fried Rice

Combination Fried Rice    15.95
Chicken, beef, pork and/or shrimp.

Seafood Fried Rice     20.50


Pad Thai
Thai noodles, egg, tofu, crushed peanuts, and bean sprouts.
Chicken 10.50
Shrimp  14.95
Scallops 15.50
Chicken & Shrimp 13.95

Poor Man Noodle
Vegetable Pad Thai (egg optional) 9.95

Chicken Noodle

Flat rice noodles, egg, crushed peanuts, and bean sprouts. 11.75

Pad Woon Sen

Glass noodles, egg, pepper, tomato, mushroom, bean sprouts.
Chicken, beef or pork  11.75
Shrimp      14.95

Rad Na
Flat rice noodles with broccoli topped with gravy.
Chicken, beef or pork   11.75
Shrimp  14.95

Red Noodles (Pad See Eaw)
Flat rice noodles with black bean sauce, broccoli and bean sprouts.
Chicken, beef or pork   11.75
Shrimp  14.95

Spicy Noodles
Flat rice noodles, chili, basil, tomatoes, bell peppers and onions.
Chicken, beef or pork   11.75
Shrimp  14.95


Steamed White Rice 1.00
Steamed Brown Rice 1.00
Coconut Rice 1.50
Sticky Rice 1.75
Cucumber Salsa 1.50

Peanut Sauce 1.50


Shrimp (4) 3.75
Extra Meat  3.00
Extra Vegetables 2.50
Extra Tofu 2.50
Papaya Salad 2.00

No substitutions. Items can be made MILD or NON SPICY.


Thai Ice Tea or Thai Ice Coffee   2.95
Iced Tea    2.75
Lemonade / Thai Lemonade   2.50 / 2.95
Soda Drinks   2.75


Mango Cheesecake, Boston Cream Layered Cake, Coconut Whiteout Cake, Tiramisu, Crème Brûlée with Fresh Fruits, Fried Banana & Apple Rolls, Ice Cream Trio, Cake of the Day (ask server), Fresh Mango & Sticky Rice (Seasonal) — all desserts are 7.95 each.

NEWEST DESSERT: homemade double-chocolate brownie with vanilla-bean ice cream!


The Not-So-Ordinary Thai Restaurant

Take Out, Delivery, Catering
$2.00 Packaging Fee
$20 Minimum Delivery


Free Internet Access

Now Open for Lunch on Weekends

* Prices are subject to change without notice.

Address: 310 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Location: south of Melrose Avenue, just north of Beverly Boulevard
East side of street, very near northeast corner of Beverly

Phone Number: (323) 467-1052        Fax: (323) 467-8013

Hours: Mondays to Fridays: 11:30 am – 10:30 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 12:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Forms of Payment: cash and credit cards (Visa, MasterCArd, American Express, Discover, Diners)

valet, which is free at lunch time!

History: opened in June 1983. Another restaurant in West LA at 11940 W Pico Blvd

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