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Talay Thai

511 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z5, Canada
613-238-2529
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Ranked #65 of 2,161 restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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Cdn in Scotland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Family outing of four adults, everyone loved their selection. Mine a mixed seafood (prawns, mussels, squid, scallops) with rich sauce of ginger and red pepper, others various curries of chicken and seafood. House white wine a better than average Chilean chardonnay. Service prompt and efficient, done with a smile. Free private parking right next to the restaurant. None of could... More

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Ottawa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Friday 5:30 pm, still quiet at this time its early.. food came FAST. Green curry - pretty good, but I've had better at silver spoon on Carling..less watery n a bit more flavour. Oh and way cheaper, and cuter decor! Panang - again, same sentence as above. Better, cheaper. I'm from the westend and I went to this location simply... More

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Stittsville, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant since it first opened, when it replaced an old greasy spoon. It's run by a husband and wife who are some of the most friendliest people I've met. I quickly became a loyal customer, both for weekly lunches and both romantic and business dinners. The food is unbelievable - I'm a big fan of... More

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Barrie, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This was first time trying thai place in Ottawa. I went here because of the reviews on trip advisor and let me tell you I was very disappointed. I ordered the Pad Thai and it lacked flavour, the other thing was that they only offered the shrimp on their menu. I also ordered their fried rice with pork and I... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had dinner here on a friday evening, the place was packed, but we were seated promptly and courteously. We ordered the special duck and asparagus in chilli and garlic saute plus a chicken curry. The food was delicious! We've tried many thai restaurants before but this one is definitely one the best! The service was great, food arrived within... More

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Victoria, Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was fortunate to share the evening with three friends who had been to this restaurant before and were able to not only order some of their favorite appetizers and main dishes, but to share them all around. Every dish was nicely presented and well prepared using fresh ingredients. The coconut creme brulee was worth saving room for. The service... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner; the food was very good and the service was friendly. The restaurant was clean and the staff made a good first impression.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Based on a recommendation from our host, we ate at this small, pleasant neighborhood Thai restaurant. Both the food and the service was excellent.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Good solid food at a centrally located spot. Small space that is very nicely decorated. Soup and appetizers were very good and the dishes were also excellent with a very pleasing presentation. Reasonable prices and recommended.

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Ottawa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We are avid Thai foodies and decided to try Talay for the 1st time, We started off with the Keow Krob and Por Pia Sod. Both delicious and well presented. Followed by the Pad Thai and Talay Pad Kee Maow as main courses.The latter had a nice kick to it. Again both delicious. Our waitress was very helpful in suggesting... More

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