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34 Lagoon Road | Cherngtalay, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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+66 76 324 349
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Newport, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a group of 7 for dinner and we all commented what a wonderful meal we had. It is difficult to put a label on the cuisine but I would call it Asian with a twist. Fusion food would imply an Asian European mix but this does adequately describe it. The owner/chef produces outstanding food in a unique... More 

Thank NickMaggieWales
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time to Tatonka and in over 4 years they have not lost their touch. Amazing food and would happily go back again.

Thank Kaitlin H
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A surprisingly unique menu with dishes neither of us had seen before. The Vietnamese beef starter was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed our main dishes; chicken breast with green curry and vegetables and a wonderfully different thai green Curry pizza which on ordering I thought was quite bizarre. However it was scrumptious! The layout & setting of this restaurant was lovely... More 

Thank Stuart C
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited having been recommended by people we met at our hotel. I liked the fact the chef came over and introduced himself and advised which steak to have. We chose the shared chef's recommendation tapas starters followed by fillet steak and rib eye. All were delicious. Would highly recommend if you fancy a change from the delicious Thai food.

Thank NickiTW
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very much an Asian fusion kind of restaurant and with really good food. The chef is very 'hands-on' - and checks every meal that leaves the kitchen. We were there twice during our stay in the area and enjoyed our meals on both occasions.

Thank Fastidious05
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure what to expect when we sat down,liked the look of the place, and so glad we ate there, the food was amazing the staff were so nice we like it so much we went back another twice top marks

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This imaginatively decorated restaurant makes you feel like you are one of the nomads that the restaurant depicts. Covered but open air at the front. Take mosquito spray! We had a superb gazpacho followed by Siam chicken. Both were excellent. Full of flavour. Succulent chicken. My Wife ahad a delicious barramundi dish. Wine prices were reasonable. Menu prices very good... More 

Thank Anthony H
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We came here three years ago and Tatonka is still great. There is an open kitchen from where the chef can make suggestions. We really like the choice of four tapas starters.

Thank Denisenixonjones
London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, great atmosphere and attentive staff with a welcoming chef who took time to talk us through the menu. Great value for money, I would recommend to everyone - you have to go!

Thank Tessa P
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Have been frequenting this restaurant for many years and never left the place disappointed. Interesting menu especially the so-called "Tapas" arrangement. Wines of good quality at fair Thai prices.

Thank JPS M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
European, Southwestern, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lagoon Road | Cherngtalay, Phuket 83110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Thalang District
  • Phone Number: +66 76 324 349

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