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ARANI Thai Restaurant

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136 Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 52221737
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: En 'Thai'cing The Tastes of Thailand

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  • 33
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Thai Food in Geelong

Arani Thai never fails. Beautiful fresh authentic Thai food, great service and exceptional value for money. By far the best thai food in Geelong and I think I have tried them all. All the traditional curries and noodle dishes, can't go past a green curry, potato curry or pad thai.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Kirsten K
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Geelong, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Arani Thai never fails. Beautiful fresh authentic Thai food, great service and exceptional value for money. By far the best thai food in Geelong and I think I have tried them all. All the traditional curries and noodle dishes, can't go past a green curry, potato curry or pad thai.

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Geelong, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This restaurant offers reasonably priced Thai food and is licensed. A group of us often meet here for dinner and a catch up. We all select different things from the menu and have not been disappointed.

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places to eat particularly at lunch as their $10 menu is great value. The food is consistently good and cooked fresh. The service is fast paced but that is fine as I'm not there for the service. Have never had a bad meal and everyone I have taken there to eat are impressed with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were all very impressed with the quality and taste of all the dishes we had. The food prices were very reasonable including a bottle of red wine.

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Geelong, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A great place to go to eat superb and authentic Thai food. The service is nothing special but if you come here for the food, you won't be disappointed. This prices are very reasonable also.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

10 of us recently celebrated our kids graduation with a Sunday night meal at Arani. Lots of lovely thai dishes were shared and everyone commented on the quality. Great night was had by all with good service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Often drop in for lunch and find the lunch specials tasty ( specially the curries-my favourite is their gang panang). Also reasonably priced at $10.

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Geelong, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Best thai in Geelong! I come here regularly, fantastic lunch menu & amazing dinner. Don't forget to get some curry puffs they are delicious

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Geelong, Australia
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148 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We visited Arani Thai for lunch today, I do go here regularly for lunch with work friends, but today I visited with my partner. As always the service is very fast, it was quiet today, but even on a busy day they are very efficient. The staff are friendly although sometimes a language barrier is present and you have to... More 

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ARANIThai, Owner at ARANI Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you MerryMegsy for such a lovely review, especially from someone so well travelled it means a lot to us at ARANI Thai. We are very pleased that you love our food as we pride ourselves on being 100% authentic and we have all Thai cooks all the time... and I can see from your profile picture you must know... More 

Geelong
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Walked in to have a quick dinner. Pointed towards a table and left seated with no menu, or water or even an offer of a drink. I had to get up to ask for menus as another group were arriving, they were promptly shown to their table, given a water jug and menus! Never going back again!!

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ARANIThai, Owner at ARANI Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

We love to get feedback from all our valued customers at ARANI Thai Restaurant and would like to thank everyone and anybody for taking the time to do so. Whether the feedback be good or bad we are always looking at ways to improve ourselves and we find this a great way to do so. Thank you Sewgirl13 for you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 136 Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 52221737

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Description

En 'Thai'cing The Tastes of Thailand
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?