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Lamai Restaurant

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Patak Road West, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years. The food is always tasty and service great. This restaurant directly faces the beach and it is lovely to watch the sun go down.

Thank Donald N Katie B
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Decent enough restaurant among a group of 7 across from Karon beach. We had glass noodles with vegetables and BBQ Tiger prawns for lunch. All very nice. Followed up with fried ice cream. Dough was a little too thick.

Thank karmakoma_steel
Addlestone, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I've been going here for many, many years. Yes the food is basic but good Thai fare. An extensive menu from which any dish can be prepared in the limited space in the kitchen. Fresh seafood every day - choose your own. One small quibble - request diners not to dine whiilst in their beach attire.

Thank pmarkc
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Staff need a course in hospitality - shocking service. They were more interested in xhecking their mobile phones then attending to customers. Had to wait 15 minutes before even being acknowledged

Thank Kris S
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Lamai is in a strip of casual Thai joints at the Kata Hill end of Karon Beach. We stopped in for dinner tonight while out for a walk. I'm not sure those referring to Lamai in Patong in other reviews here are talking about the same restaurant. Lamai does seafood, standard Thai dishes, and the tourist standards of pizza, fries,... More 

Thank Sarah P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the quality Thai food and friendly staff. Ordered the Panang chicken curry and a seafood noodle dish - we did not leave disappointed. Mamty, our server, was very friendly and attentive to our needs. Will definitely recommend this spot off Patong beach as the layout caught our eye and did not disappoint.

Thank on_dat_TravelTIP
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. Also enjoyed Songkran with the friendly staff. Situated on the beach, it definately was my favorite place to eat.

Thank Scott S
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This is situated amongst a row of what look like lower value seafood restaurants on Karon seafront with the immediate visual attraction of fish in stacks of ice outside to attract customers. I tried it once, the food was decent and the staff were friendly and always said hello to me when I subsequently walked along the seafront but it... More 

Thank binonatrip
Oslo, Norway
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Lamai has a nice location next to Karon beach. They have a wide selection of fresh seafood and the cooking is excellent. Try the crab with curry or the steamed seabass with soy sauce. The service is friendly and good. If they could tell the customers not to smoke inside while people are eating everything would be perfect!

Thank ThomasG53
Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We have been coming to Lamai Restaurant for over 10 years and the quality of the meals. The food is great and the staff efficient and friendly. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Phuket.

Thank Donald N Katie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Patak Road West, Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?