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Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Temple

5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
+1 813-621-1669
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“noodle soup” (23 reviews)
“thai food” (24 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, ornate Temple open to the public adjacent to the Food Pavilions. Parking is tight and a bit challenging, but be patient and you'll find a place. The various vendors open from 0930 to 1 or until all the food is gone. We arrived at...More

2  Thank Chipster937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Brunch The Wat Mongkolratanaram aka Wat Tampa is a Thai Buddhist temple that opened in 1981 serving a Thai centric brunch on Sundays within an Asian food market offering favorites from around the Eastern Asia region, reviewed by Wine Dine And Play...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place is about a mile from my house and is great got there and take out food all the time is a BUDDHIST TEMPLE . iT'S NOT A REGULAR RESTAURANT

Thank Virginia B
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The Thai temple is definitely a hidden gem and I definitely hidden surprise he definitely had to get there early because there will be a line going in the prices are very very reasonable for the amount of food that you will be getting when...More

2  Thank dbrown727
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Very busy Sunday morning. Cash only!!! Defintely suggest arriving early. Marketplace on site with vegetables to flowers amomgst other things. Most importantly great authentic food. A must try!

Thank welder82
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This was such a cool place to visit and the Sunday market was like stepping into a foreign country. Amazingly cultural.

1  Thank Alicia W
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I was born and raised in Thailand. This is 1st time I visited Thai temple in the USA. It’s exactly like the temple in Thailand. I was surprised to see many cars parking and most of visitors are Americans. I bought 6 boxes of foods....More

2  Thank littlebitlittlemore
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a treat to the community to have this Temple! Come early and come hungry but remember to bring cash! I'd arrive by 10 at the latest. My favorite is the mango sticky rice!

1  Thank michelefB4486TD
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The smells are amazing, pulling you into the lines that are so long - and so worth it! The pastoral setting...the temple that encourages reflection peace. Everyone should go for any or all of these things.

1  Thank JoHorrell
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

On a blazing hot Sunday, you can head down to the Thai temple and enjoy what local Thai people make in their homes to sell to you. It’s all very reasonably priced and all what I have tasted was amazing and fresh despite he heat....More

2  Thank nikeshka
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Mimi P
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Hal C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The food, the plants for sale, the vegetables, all of it only happens on Sunday. The temple may be open for religious functions on other days, not sure about that part.
July 28, 2017|
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Response from O9843IDjenniferg | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the temple is the first building you'll see as you enter the property. You won't miss it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-621-1669
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