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Spice I Am

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Surry Hills
As featured in Best Food in Sydney
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90 Wentworth Avenue | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9280 0928
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Sothern Thai with quality, consistency and no adjustment for the local the palate. Whilst the founders of the Spice I Am empire are less engaged than a few years ago the Wentworth Av. Spice I Am delivers great Thai, flavorsome, with lots of care taken with ingredient selection. The Pad Prik King with Pork Belly is wonderful, as is their... More 

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Thank Frank V
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

This is the local thai restaurant and you can rely upon great service and food. I like the variety of starters, they have some more interesting choices than your average thai place

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Thank Bain0321
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

Fabulous drunken noodles to be had here - don't miss them! The flavors were complex and deep for both dishes we tried, and prices were certainly reasonable (especially for lunch). Make sure your travels take you here for lunch or dinner!

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Thank track400m
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

This is my 2nd visit to this restaurant and I have to say that the service and atmosphere do make a difference in our overall experience. I had a very pleasant first experience two years ago but I think things have changed a little since then. The positives: - still probably the better Thai food around Sydney - quick in... More 

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Thank Eem-See
London, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

Excellent meal, excellent service. I was longing for some pork belly for some days already and my crispy pork belly dish more than kept me happy - fantastic flavours and great value for money. Would definitely return.

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Thank Dumpers
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

The food at this restaurant was excellent - extensive menu with lots of traditional favourites and lots of spice! The restaurant is very small with stools at the tables; service is very quick and people were queuing outside so be prepared to be in and out very quickly.

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Thank JulieB992
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

This is the best Thai food I've eaten in Sydney and outside Thailand. There is an extensive choice of mains, but not dessert (waitress said there are none). Also, if you are catching up with friends you haven't seen for ages, be prepared to be asked to pay when you finish eating as there is a queue waiting for a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is by far the best Thai food I have had in my life! And a must visit every time I go to Sydney! They have awesome awesome food for starters and mains and a wide selection of noodles and curries. some of my favorite dishes are Bour Thod (must try) Goong Ma Kham Pad Prik Pao Crispy Pork Belly... More 

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Thank nayanac
Sydney
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Been coming here for years, many of those with new patrons. The food is good but the service was always rushed. However a few weeks ago, on a Sunday at lunch time we were treated very poorly by an arrogant waitress. She insisted on placing us on a very tight corner. The restraunt was still quiet. I started reasoning with... More 

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Thank Halimah S
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Only reason i don't give this place 5 stars is because when its busy i feel pressured to leave quickly. The food is good and its reasonably priced

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Wentworth Avenue | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9280 0928

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Surry Hills
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