I went yesterday for lunch based on a recent thread. I ordered Tom Yam Seafood Noodle Soup. It was a huge bowl of a flavorful, rich & hearty soup. It's served with either rice noodles or a much thicker yellow noodle. I requested both noodles. The meal came with a pot of very good tea. I took half the soup home and will enjoy the other half today at lunch time. After the meal, I was served a complimentary warm liquid dessert that was very good. It may have been Soya Bean Milk but I'm not sure. All of this was $6.95 and well worth it. They also serve a $5.50 lunch special with 10 choices and includes either soup or salad.
I recenty discovered PHO BINH a block from Rasa Sayang
and so enjoy PHO BO (beef soup) which most of the patrons seem to have. I especially like TAI (#22) which is served with rare eye round. A large bowl with rice noodles is a bargain at $4.50 and included is a very good tea served in a coffee cup. They keep refilling your cup.
I went to Arunee Thai last week for lunch with a friend and it was good but not great. But then after having many lunches at Sripraphai this was to be expected. This friend ordered a pot of tea and requested an additional cup and they refused. They said that each person had to pay the $1.50. Also a couple at the next table both had leftovers (Box Lunch) and they wouldn't allow them to take it home. I'm not sure if this is a lunch policy only. They were very annoyed and probably won't return and neither will I.
Next two restaurants will be Himalayan Yak and Mina's for lunch. I'm a late lunch person which means no crowds and better service.