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Pimienta Tapas Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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23 Trok Rongnamkang, Yota Road | River City Shopping Complex, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 639 1865
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Turku, Finland
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189 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as well a good place for some fast bites as foor a long romantic dinner. You can select to enjoy the views from the terrace or indoors. At the terrace the docking riverboats are pretty noisy and the smell of diesel fumes might hamper your appetite. The dishes served are very tasty.

Thank Henrik W
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158 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food is utterly bad, the ambiance exceptionally noisy. Local friends brought us here, and they sure were embarrassed. We could barely eat the food. The chicken was the skinniest ever on a food table!

Thank guyinca
Merelbeke, Belgium
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146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

went there before having dinner for xmas eve. Had an ice tea and a glass of white wine, and played 3 games of pool with my companion. Nice place, nice terrace overlooking the river, good and friendly service.

Thank Yves R
Lyon, France
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Looking for a cosy atomsphere, with the love one??? or with your friends, family or, just alone...You are at the right place! Delicious food served, until late. A very comfortable dining room:the decoration is a kind of Marocan style, beautiful indeed!!! The bonus, is the terrace by the Chao Praya river, so nice!!! You are treating yourself very well here!... More 

Thank alain m
Leicester, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were in Bangkok for three nights and this restaurant in River City was right next to our hotel. We ate here all three nights because the quality of the food was excellent and the service very good. A great position to sit and watch the boats on the river and people watch.

Thank Sue S
Lyon, France
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Located by the Chao Praya river, it's so nice to chill out, at their beautiful terrace! Good food and great wine,in an enjoyable atmosphere. The boss by himself, will make you feel like you want to come back. warm welcoming, charming staff, easy going vibrations. Thai bands are playing every night of the week. You can sing a song if... More 

Thank alain m
Vero Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Ok tasting food - at best. Nice staff. But way too expensive. There is nothing terribly wrong with this place. But there is nothing very good about it either. And did I mention it was overpriced?

Thank Chris D
san francisco
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

As they are putting the finishing touches on this big new complex, The River City Shopping Complex, next to The Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, we decided to check out a new restaurant, at that location, with views of the River. We had a lovely table on the outside deck to watch the boats go by and enjoy the warm evening... More 

Thank fcoya
Brussels, Belgium
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

A good place to escape the noise of the city and have a relaxing drink. Has a nice terrace right next to the river. Service was attentive and the prices, while higher than most places, still reasonable. Pity we only discovered it on our last night.

Thank RonanVennard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Decided on tapas after riding the boat, noticed this place, glad i did. My sister and I sat on the patio and enjoyed the river scenes and the great tapas. The drinks were excellant, too. The staff very informative, friendly, service was prompt. Close to shopping.

Thank farkel51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Trok Rongnamkang, Yota Road | River City Shopping Complex, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Phone Number: +66 2 639 1865

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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