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Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant

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22 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
(07) 5491 9433
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Thai I've ever had!

I have been dining here with my sister and my dad since I was 14-15 and it really is the best thai I've ever tried. We love the fish cakes and the massaman curry...we are yet to try anything we haven't loved. We even visited Thailand recently and I remember thinking....nope, I still think the thai... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
sophieamyy
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Caloundra, Australia
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Caloundra, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I have been dining here with my sister and my dad since I was 14-15 and it really is the best thai I've ever tried. We love the fish cakes and the massaman curry...we are yet to try anything we haven't loved. We even visited Thailand recently and I remember thinking....nope, I still think the thai food at blue orchid... More 

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Caloundra
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The service is very good, the food always fresh and flavoursome......very satisfying....plenty of menu choices......good sized portions....and that all important doggy bag is available if you require it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This restaurant serves a diverse range of dishes that are tasty and organic. It has a really nice atmosphere which we have enjoyed as a couple as well as with our family (including grandchildren) The food is excellent and to add to that they have the best prices for drinks you will find in a restaurant.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Loved the food, although next time would go for medium spice rather than mild. Seated at window, where you look out at an awning and not much more - pity, as the food is so nice. My 5 stars are for food alone, venue is more like 3.5/5.

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Mullumbimby, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten dinner here twice during our 10 day holiday & I have to say we have loved it. The atmosphere in this nice little restaurant is great & the service is good too. I would thoroughly recommend the blue orchid prawns & the special massuman beef, AMAZING! We will be back next year for sure.

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We thought we were onto a winner when we walked in - it was quite busy and obviously has a loyal following. Having eaten at another Thai restaurant the night before, we were disappointed that our meal at the Blue Orchid was not as nice. The entrees were ok, but the mains were a disappointment. My chicken cashew tasted like... More 

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Warrandyte, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had the chicken Pad Thai, delicious, serving just larger than normal entree size. Worth the price which was quite modest. Greeted upon arrival. shown to table and water supplied immediately. Menus delivered in a timely manner and order taken at appropriate time.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Curries are packed with flavour but most are not too spicy to taste the food. The exception is the slow cooked Beef Rendang which is to die for (and if you have an intolerance for spicy food, you might!) The green chicken curry is also a stand out and we are partial to the chilli basil stir fry. Service can... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant consistently provides excellent food at very reasonable prices. We especially like the banquet meals which always leave us feeling very full.

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Caloundra, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The service from the staff and the food was fantastic. Steve, the owner, was a great host. Food was reasonably priced and again the service was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: (07) 5491 9433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?