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Joy Thai Restaurant

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9 Tavern Street, Townsville, Queensland 4817, Australia
(07) 4723 5521
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 8
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very tasty

Had a family get together and decided to get take away on a Sunday night. After reading the reviews decided to try it for ourselves. We ordered beef Massaman x 2, Pad Thai, Sweet and Sour Chicken, two steamed rice, vege samosa's and curry puffs. It was delicious, fresh veges, the meat was tender... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
andromedainfusion
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Far North Queensland - Australia
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Far North Queensland - Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had a family get together and decided to get take away on a Sunday night. After reading the reviews decided to try it for ourselves. We ordered beef Massaman x 2, Pad Thai, Sweet and Sour Chicken, two steamed rice, vege samosa's and curry puffs. It was delicious, fresh veges, the meat was tender and the massaman was really good,... More 

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Townsville
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

$60 worth of takeaway in the bin... Unfriendly, very small portion sizes, not fresh at all & no flavour. Who ever their chef is has no interests in cooking or preparing fresh Thai food. Forget going there, go the extra drive to Bountiful Thai or Aroy!

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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Came highly recommended and decided to order take away. When we got home and started eating we were very disappointed. Spring rolls were ok, red curry chicken very bland and creamy and the tamarind stir fry was tasteless. Free prawn crackers though.

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Yigo, Mariana Islands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Looking forward to thai on out road trip from Airlie Beach to Cairns. Went out of our way to look for the place at 3 pm and found it closed. Only open 5-9pm. Waste of time and hugely disappointing.

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Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I gave this restaurant a poor review earlier and I feel, in all fairness, I must write another. This restaurant has recently re-opened under new management/owners and the food is delicious! Freshly prepared veggies and tasty curry. We had two mains, entree, two soups, and rice and all for about $50 for two people.The Tom Yum is amazing! we like... More 

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

i went there a couple of weeks ago and it wasnt just take away only. i sat down and had an amazing meal!

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Brisbane
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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We are huge fans of Thai food and have been to Thailand multiple times and I can honestly say this is the worst Thai food I've ever had. We got takeaway and the pad thai was terrible. Tasted like bicarb. The curry had a nice flavour but it was mostly sauce (no content). The crispy money bag entree, which we... More 

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is our local Thai and it's outstanding! We get it weekly and have never been disappointed. Great curries and stirfries, plus their pad thai is to die for!

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Townsville, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

They no longer have dine-in and last time we tried the take-out they messed up the order. i used to like the ambience of the restaurant but the food has always been pretty average.

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Mirfield
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39 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

A little out of town but ideal location for where we were staying. Excellent menu and willing to create a dish to suit your taste, and will add vegetable to meat/ chicken dishes if requested. Good range of beers and wines but do allow you to BYO

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Tavern Street, Townsville, Queensland 4817, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: (07) 4723 5521

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?