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486 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Romford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This restaurant always has a queue of people waiting to go in, so we thought we would give it a go. The staff are not very helpful as they are so busy and you feel rushed, the food was nice but average. We had better meals at other restaurants in the area, so not worth the queue.

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Thank Sue3033
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Definatley worth the line up and wait.My partner and I were not going to dine here because of the constant wait to get in, howevet it is worth it. Straight up best traditional food and cheapest in whole of Karon. We'd dined at a few different places during our 10 day stay and red onion day 9. Wish we had... More 

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Thank Renilicious
Melkbosstrand, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

The food was very tasty and I beleive good value for money. The manager however can handle situations differently to make the dining experience for other guests less awkward. She need to learn to be professional at all times.

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Thank Roekiz
Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had two thai dishes and both were very good. The prices too are very reasonable. The service was prompt and friendly. There is always customers waiting to be seated and now we know why. We went early and still had to take a number, but only had too wait a few minutes. However, we went past a bit later... More 

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Thank A J
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Every night we went out for food we noticed people queuing to eat in hear , so we called one night early enough and managed to get a table . Staff were very unpleasant and the food was nothing special . Won't be back and wouldn't recommend

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1 Thank Jonny G
Phuket, Thailand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Everitime good thai food. But the service is not enough quick. Difficulte to park the car, no enoiugh places close to the restaurant.

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Thank papadoo2016
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Busy restaurant with fresh fish and great Thai dishes at a reasonable price. Enjoy your meal [pick out your fish and have it cook your way.

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Thank JohnStormy01
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

VERY rude manager, almost (or even) a psycho. She screamed at guests and her behavior was very strange and unreasonable. I believe she could even do something with food! Highly recommend to skip this place.

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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We ate here a few times while staying at Karon Beach. The food is very good and inexpensive. We found it popular with Australains. Everything we ordered was delicious. Sometimes you might have to wait for a table to become free, but never very long. I recommend it highly. Be prepared for the odd cat to run past your legs... More 

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Thank Rhondallan
Bangkok, Thailand
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Just next door of Nami Ice Cream. We ordered fried morning glory in oyster sauce, fried pork with garlic and chicken fried rice. They came in very big portions which made us very happy with. All tasty and very cheap compare to how big the portion is. They are always busy. Sometimes people need to do the queue. No complementary... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?