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Suwanna Restaurant & Inn

325 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2L3, Canada
506-637-9015
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Ranked #10 of 204 Restaurants in Saint John
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Saint John, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It is always nice to have a restaurant that is predictable. Where you want to eat their food, and you go there, and you get exactly what you were expecting, wanting and hoping to get. That is Suwanna. It never disappoints and there are no nasty surprises. Atmosphere is nice, and service is good, and if you are a "regular"... More

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Saint John, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have only had good food here, no "up front paying" when I have visited. The staff have always been great and portions large enough for some in the party to take home. Not fine dining by any means but well worth it in my experience.

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South Portland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great thai food, portion sizes are great as well. Dinning area could use some work, not my favorite but others think this makes the restaurant. would recommend eating here

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Saint John, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you have eaten at a fine dinning restaurant outside of Saint John then you know this restaurant is not fine dinning. They use paper napkins and make you pay up front (just like humpty's and cora's do). I do not see why everyone raves about this place. The food was average and greasy and I have had much better... More

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Saint John, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My husband and I, along with two other couples, celebrated a birthday at Suwanna last night. Excellent atmosphere, food and service. Suwanna Chicken is always a favourite with this group, as is Pad Thai. Green Curry with chicken and another of same with Scallops, and a beef dish, the name of which I cannot remember rounded out the meal, with... More

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Ottawa Ontario
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of enjoying dinner! The food is really good, each element a flavour explosion!!! Staff took excellent care to ensure out experience was enjoyable! I would recommend

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Saint John, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This used to be our go to place. Always make a reservation. The seating area is actually a few rooms in the main floor of a home with a few tables in each. It is nice and quiet and perfectly lit for date night. We went once when there was a family with children - this is not a place... More

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Dinner with friends at this staple of Saint John dining. The service was great and attentive to empty glasses or finished plates. We ordered pad thai + a few curry based dishes and were very pleased with the portion + quality. The wine list was far from extensive, but did the trick nicely. The restaurant is on the West Side... More

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Saint John, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We went to Suwanna Restaurant for dinner this evening with our close friends. Service was excellent, food was excellent and we had an excellent time. Three "excellents" in the previous sentence......you get the picture! Excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone ! My family and I have eaten here 10+ times, mostly for special occasions and it is always delicious. The Suwanna Chicken is excellent and any of the curries, especially the Massaman Curry, are all delicious. I have Celiacs disease and the food is almost all gluten free so its really easy... More

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