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Rusty Pelican

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67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
+66 87 192 1085
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: The Rusty Pelican is located just across the road from Mukdara Resort...
The Rusty Pelican is located just across the road from Mukdara Resort. There is a small road fronted by Jr. Mini Mart. We are right behind it. We are a comfortable 30 seat full bar and cafe serving the best Mexican food in Thailand. In addition to our pool table we have added a large Backgammon table for your free enjoyment. The Rusty Pelican is open at 2pm everyday.
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 19
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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
Great food!! We were craving something other than Thai food!!

Had dinner here tonight and we were very happy! Nachos, taco's and burrito all amazing. Margaritas very tasty but don't stay frozen long on a humid 30 degree night! Met the owner and he was friendly and accommodating. Will definetly come back here again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
LozMarto
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had dinner here tonight and we were very happy! Nachos, taco's and burrito all amazing. Margaritas very tasty but don't stay frozen long on a humid 30 degree night! Met the owner and he was friendly and accommodating. Will definetly come back here again.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Came here for some food as really fancied Mexican (and had seen reviews). Shared a cheese quesadilla for starters and tacos for main, really good but did miss having guacamole with it (didn't see it on the menu at all). Frozen margaritas were 150 baht and good!!! Came back for drinks and pool the next day and were welcomed in... More 

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Khao Lak
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Wonderful Mexican food,a real change from Thai food,burger joints an a wonderful relaxing atmosphere,great staff,good pool table,excellent music,must try!

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Suffolk
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

What a find! Great service, laid back atmosphere and wonderful Mexican food. We ate here several times during our four day stay in Khao Lak. Our son loved the free pool table and we loved the people watching. Happy days, we miss lovely relaxing Khao Lak and hope to head back there again one day...we'll be sure to pop into... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place was enjoyable, we came as it was winding down and closing but i was impressed. The mexican was good without being amazing and the prices were reasonable. A great change up to all the thai food. The owner is also roaming around and a friendly guy keen for a chat. There is also a pool table for a... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We came here twice during our stay in khao lak. Menu is short and basic but everything we had both times was fantastic. Really tasty, authentic food. Staff were great, very attentive and the manager seemed nice. Def recommend when wanting a night away from thai food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A great spot in the heart of Khao Lak. This was our second time to this town and we ended up coming here twice. A nice taste of home without being too sterlized and American. The owner is a cool dude and will be sure to recognize you. Being from the States himself, it's nice to get a perspective of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Cannot go to Khao Lak without a drink here! Food very nice, beer cold and friendly surroundings. What more could you really need when out shopping?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were on honeymoon for 2 weeks and we ate here 3 times. The food is absolutely delicious! My husband had the chicken fajitas the first time which were so flavoursome and I had the tostida chicken salad, after trying my salad, my husband was addicted, the following times we came we shared a quasidilla and hadthe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Had two very good meals here, very friendly staff and owner. Small menu and dearer than the Thai restaurants, but food really good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
  • Phone Number: +66 87 192 1085

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget

Description

The Rusty Pelican is located just across the road from Mukdara Resort. There is a small road fronted by Jr. Mini Mart. We are right behind it. We are a comfortable 30 seat full bar and cafe serving the best Mexican food in Thailand. In addition to our pool table we have added a large Backgammon table for your free enjoyment. The Rusty Pelican is open at 2pm everyday.

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