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zamzam, Karachi, Pakistan
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Karachi is not known for best of Thai restaurants but Baan Thai is an exception. From ambiance to food, its all above average. The warm welcome wins your heart and the expertise of order taker and attentiveness service crew all is very good. Menu is carefully designed to serve Karachites who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2014
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Karachi, Pakistan
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75 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

If you've decided to go to baan Thai then its best you head to their branch on 26th street. The one in Dolmen mall, Clifton, reeks of a disgusting smell. If that's not bad enough, the waiters at this branch are unconcerned with what you require, and the food is quite average as compared,to their other branch. Avoid this place!... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Baan Thai, loosely translated means "House of Thai", was one of the pioneers of authentic Thai cuisine in Karachi. The owner of the original Zamzama start-up was known to us and often confided about the pains he had taken to import chefs and genuine Thai spices for the cuisine - which was the secret of the restaurant's success. Unfortunately, it... More 

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just we ate food at BAAN THAI SITUATED AT OCEAN TOWER,food was very tasty.thai soup(tom yum kai ) have great taste,along with soup prawn crackers salad chatny& also one dish they gave us complimentary that was von ton.if u real love to eat Fish ,order for pla nungh prik manao enough for 4 persons ,in chicken great tasty chicken klew... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Karachi is not known for best of Thai restaurants but Baan Thai is an exception. From ambiance to food, its all above average. The warm welcome wins your heart and the expertise of order taker and attentiveness service crew all is very good. Menu is carefully designed to serve Karachites who prefer local touch in taste. Prices are fair to... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

With such a fantastic taste of food. They need to work on ambience. Excellent food, infact one of the best thai foods in town.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Baan thai restaurant is located in Zamzama area. It is an authentic thai cusine restaurant with thai style decor, nice crockery cotlery etc. We had dinners and lunch as well tried several dishes. Its tomyum soup is not the same as we had in thailand but its better than other thai restaurants of the city. Its tempura prawns and vegitable... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This place offers the nearest to authentic thai food. But they probably, to match the taste of Pakistanis, don't cook it spicy enough.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

7-8 years back we frequently visited ban thai,then for some time it closed its operation in khi.so after a long break last week we dine there for dinner.and it was a huge dissapointment.many things gone downwards,,,for example they used to serve crackers with spicy salsa at that time,but this time what we get was a liquid sause with some kachoomar... More 

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Karachi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Nice selection of Curry and soups with some very nice steamed fish

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Baan Thai is located on 2nd lane in Zam Zama area of Defense Housing Society. A dinner for two would cost about $25. Their soups are good. Food is good but not great

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: zamzam, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Sindh Province  >  Karachi>  > City Railway Colony
  • Neighborhood: City Railway Colony

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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