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Wild Rice Thai Cuisine

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1114 Tutanekai St, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-349 6482
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasty food with a good amount of spice and flavouring. Wasn't blow our minds amazing but still an enjoyable meal. Service was excellent.

Thank Gabitas
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to go to Eat Steat (yes the spelling is correct) and we decided on Wild Rice and we were so glad we did. From the moment we sat down to the time we left we enjoyed ourselves. I was very busy (usually a good sign) but despite that the service from everyone was friendly and attentive especially... More 

Thank purrsil
Newcastle, Australia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my meal here. A very typical Thai restaurant with most things on the menu. Would have liked to have more drinks but the wait staff where really busy. Choose a seat away from the front near eat street as the birds can be a bit annoying. (They are like this at all restaurants on eat street)

Thank Mr_Mayzen
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a bad experience with poor Front of House manners at Atticus Finch on Sat 12th Nov. Walking up Eat Street we then went to Wild Rice. The service was immediate, friendly, prompt and polite. The food came out quickly and was delicious. The drinks also came out quickly after we ordered them. My partner and I would definitely... More 

Thank KAM006
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in after arriving in town about 8pm. The service was quick and our meals arrived within 15 minutes of placing our order. The mee goreng was good although slightly sweet to my taste.

Thank David W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took awhile for someone to come and service us . But when we got seated they were great with service . Drinks come out fast and the food was super fast to come out on the table . We tried a lot of different dishes . All of them were yummy. After eating no one came to clear our... More 

Thank Denise S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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78 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I met a group of colleagues (8 of us) on 'Eat Street' for dinner, and we chose Wild Rice to eat at (a bit more reasonably priced). We ordered four entree plates to share for starters. We loved the spring rolls, satay sticks, and corn fritters, but the fish cakes with over processed and rubbery (some thought the food origin)... More 

Thank Kathryn H
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were about to walk past this place because we thought it looked like a dodgy Thai place. However the food is so authentic delicious and flavoursome. A must visit

Thank Njenkins29
Rotorua, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I decided to treat ourselves to a great Thai meal. We only go there for dinner so I can't really rate other meal times. We went out as a couple the restaurant isn't really a place for private dining as it is always busy and caters for a lot of groups. Frankly, we went for the food... More 

Thank Tiraiwaka
Umina Beach, Australia
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ate here twice this month and it is seriously good. Superb food, especially the Yummo Tom Yum, excellent service and surroundings. Right in Eat Street, fun place to visit.

Thank Dawn Fergie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Tutanekai St, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 6482
Fantastic Thai cuisine in "East Street" Rotorua

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