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Thai X-Press Cafe

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921 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-6120
+1 813-643-8424
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place beats the surrounding Thai joints in Brandon. It may seem like a hole in the wall with humble decor- but trust that the food is the real deal. We usually order take out- at least once a week. They specialize in spicy and I can say that a 1-2 level is plenty of spice for even the most... More 

Thank Ricardo G
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a family restaurant with eat in or take out options. The menu is consise with most of the most popular Thai dishes at very reasonable prices. The staff is just great. We were camping in the nearby, spotted this place and visited it twice while in the area.

Thank Linda E
Valrico, Florida
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Thai X-Press Cafe didn't disappoint on our first visit. The place was extremely clean and the staff was very helpful. I've never had Thai before so it was hard to desire on what to have. They made it real easy for me ++ ! I ordered the Pad Gaprow and Shrimp Rolls. Both were very good but I would have... More 

Thank JonsVette
Brandon, Florida
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192 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My wife and I like spicy food, and once again they questioned me if I've had their hot before...and again wouldn't let me order 3 pepper hot (she gave me 2.5). Certainly hotter than Thai hot at most restaurants but very tasty and priced right.

Thank R-Knee626
Brandon, Florida
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Best Thai food I've ever had. I really can't say enough good things about Thai X-Press! Everyone there is really friendly, and they know my boyfriend by name. Every dish is fresh and extremely delicious - I like Pad Thai best, and my boyfriend loves the Maasaman Curry. The egg rolls and Thai coffee are also some of our favorites.... More 

Thank savikins
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Authentic Thai food. The atmosphere is great and the food is fresh!! Service is stupendous. Always perfect presentation and just wonderful people. Feel like you are eating with family!

Thank Hairdresser1981
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times and have tried a variety of dishes. All of them have been absolutely amazing. Be careful with the spices and listen when they warn you its spicy. Not your average "Thai Hot". I get my food with a .5 and to me, its spicy! The staff is always super attentive and the owner, Philay,... More 

Thank Kathy O
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I've been to Asia multiple times and I've had authentic Thai food. I love Thai food. I've been in the Tampa area for about a year now and I've tried a multitude of Thai places and this is the closest I've had to authentic Thai food. I'll definitely be back.!

Thank Lauryn M
Cookeville, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Let me say first that my boyfriend and I used to love this place and the food served. Unfortunately our last experience was a deal-breaker. We were the only people in the restaurant, nobody else. When the waitress (new but nice) asked me what I wanted, I told her that I had not decided yet, but I had tried most... More 

Thank anabel L
Brandon, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Dropped in last night for a to go order and we like this place so much that I wanted to update the review from last February. Nothing has changed...which is a good thing because we have always enjoyed our visits. It is still "Fresh, Delicious, Good Service and down right Friendly." Philay has a big heart and really goes out... More 

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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$9
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Lithia Pinecrest Rd, Brandon, FL 33511-6120
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-643-8424

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