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Suwanna Restaurant & Inn

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325 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2L3, Canada
506-637-9015
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  • 80
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Thai food I have ever had!!!!

We have been frequenting Suwanna's on a regular basis for a decade! The food is consistently outstanding, the decor relaxing and the service impeccable! We have never been disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
brigitte g
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Saint John, Canada
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  • Romantic
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Saint John, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The owner was not present for medical reasons and the restaurant had only one server. There were very few reservations until late in the day and it was too late to call in more staff. The cook was filling in for the owner and his wife and the food was not up to the usually great standard. The waiter did... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We have been frequenting Suwanna's on a regular basis for a decade! The food is consistently outstanding, the decor relaxing and the service impeccable! We have never been disappointed.

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Rothesay, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

First to bring Authentic Thai food to Saint John and we needed it! Large menu but I always go back to the Pad Thai and the Massaman curry. They also have a deep fried spinach salad that sounds pretty weird but is really good. The decor was pretty tired last time I was there but the food makes the trip... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Intense flavors that melts in your mouth. The use of fresh ingredients all through the meal. The portions were really generous. Superb welcome and service.

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Saint John, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have eaten in Thai restaurants in major cities all around the world, but none of them compare to Suwanna. The staff are welcoming, friendly and professional, and the food is unparalleled. Always hot and fresh, I have never eaten anything that I would rate below excellent there. The dining rooms and decor provide an elegant atmosphere, and staff always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant in Saint John. Everything is amazing! Massaman Curry, Sweet & Sour Chicken and Panag Chicken are my favourites. Not to mention the dessert.. The Chocolate cheesecake and Euginu (?spelling) cake are to die for. My only negative comment would be that it needs to be open longer hours...At this time I believe reservations... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Have eaten here for years and recommend it to all friends and family. Whether you like spicy or mild they cook to your preference.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food was okay, not nearly as good as I remember though. The dining room was very cold, enough to put a damper on our dining experience. Space heaters would be an idea?

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Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Amazing service, succulent dishes. We visit the Suwanna every year and have never been disappointed! We have been doing so for years and will continue to!!

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was a big fan of Suwanna years ago. It was probably the best Thai restaurant in SJ (or even in the area) back then. We were in SJ a few days ago and decided to pay a visit. The restaurant is located inside an old Victorian house, which adds character and charm. I still like the setting there, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 325 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: 506-637-9015

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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