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With most entrées under $25 and most appetizers under $15, I wouldn't call Kittichai a high-priced place.

I'm not sure what menu you're looking at but when I was at the restaurant I remember thinking "There isn't a single seafood entree $25 or under." And there were a couple of $30+ entrees, as I recall. I don't think Thai food necessarily has to be cheap food; I just think any restaurant charging those prices needs to provide some value or a level of culinary artistry that makes practical considerations (like portion size) irrelevant. Kittichai is very good but doesn't transcend the need to consider portion size. They charge nearly $30 for a small piece of

Bear in mind that entrees at Kittichai don't even include rice. That adds $3 if you want it.

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With most entrées under $25 and most appetizers under $15, I wouldn't call Kittichai a high-priced place.

I'm not sure what menu you're looking at but when I was at the restaurant I remember thinking "There isn't a single seafood entree $25 or under." And there were a couple of $30+ entrees, as I recall.

I was looking at the online menu, which perhaps is outdated.

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