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Payo's Thai Kitchen

Railroad Ave, Talkeetna, AK 99676
907 733-5503
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Ranked #7 of 19 restaurants in Talkeetna
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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our family had a very flavourful vegetarian meal at Payo Thai Kitchen on July 10, 2014. The lady who took our order really understood that vegetarian food meant no chicken broth and no oyster sauce which is often overlooked by most restaurants who claim to be vegetarian-friendly. The service was fast and friendly. While the area was small and off... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

The place is hidden from the main road. Good thing we didn't give up looking for it. I think the woman said they have daily specials and that day it was fried rice with 2 spring rolls. We got 2 orders of chicken and beef. Very tasty and satisfying.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lovely small informal place run by a dedicated Thai lady who knows how to cook. A bit spicy for some, but I loved my curry dish. If you are craving Thai food, then this is a very good place.

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Wanted to try some spicy food, the chicken fried rice was very good and spicy. The service was also good. We did a takeaway order, the seating space looked limited but on a clear day, they have good outdoor seating.

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toronto
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

It really is a kitchen, a kitchen inside a trailer, with a deck attached to it as the seating area. The food quality is poor to average but you can't expect great food at this little town (Talkeetna) unless you are prepared to spend $15 just for a burger.

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Payo consistently serves excellent Thai food, cooked to order with the freshest ingredients. During the long winter, many of us so miss her delicious meals.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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462 reviews 462 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Food was very good. Everything was made to order, so the chef was able to make modifications to suit different allergies and diets. For vegetarians, they will omit fish or shrimp paste, which many thai restaurants do not do. If you ask for spicy, you will get very spicy. The location was very peaceful, located outside a camper off Main... More

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Excellent menu selection and the food was fantastic. The service was very slow but it was also a busy day in Talkeetna and it was just her cooking/ordering/cleaning. Besides that I couldn't ask for better food. The thai beef soup was amazing!

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Montreal, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This was like in Thailand , a simple place, you eat outside, ambiance is relax Just didn't understand why the guy taking orders was smiling or nice at all, just the basic couple of words. Thailand is the land of smile the American owner could want to learn this from his "Wife" Other the that the food was OK we... More

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Ottawa, Kansas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I'm a bit surprised this is #1 on TripAdvisor for Talkeetna. Don't get me wrong... the food is good and service friendly. My wife had the Pot Thai which she said was really good. I had the Chicken with Cashews which was OK. We shared a plate of Fresh Rolls too. The restaurant is an old camper under an awning... More

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