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404 East State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 474-1112
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  • 54
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Lunch

Reasonable price, lovely space and atmosphere. Great food. It was easy to find right in the Basha's shopping center. Lots of easy acess parking. The atmosphere and space allowed us to comfortably visit over our lunch. I had an easy time choosing a lunch that fit my health issues.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Madison, South Dakota
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Prescott, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was completely surprised to find this gem in Payson. I have eaten Thai food all over the state, as it is my favorite. This is hands down the best. The service was also friendly and efficient and the prices are very reasonable.

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Madison, South Dakota
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Reasonable price, lovely space and atmosphere. Great food. It was easy to find right in the Basha's shopping center. Lots of easy acess parking. The atmosphere and space allowed us to comfortably visit over our lunch. I had an easy time choosing a lunch that fit my health issues.

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Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

we love thai food so as we were passing through town we decided to give it a try. If you live in the area do yourself a favor and give this place a try. Fresh, filling, tasty and reasonably priced - what more could you ask for?

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Payson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Excellent Thai, last two visits had Panang Beef, very good. This food has been consistently good for the two years eaten here. Major issue for me was prior ownership would give chicken when I ordered beef. Friends have had curry dishes, and salads and always enjoyed. I have had many Thai dishes in the valley, and are equal in quality,... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I don't understand how this place is getting bad reviews? We think this is one of the best Thai restaurants. Our friends have a Thai cafe and we are used to their more traditional approach to preparation. This place has that same taste and feel. The interior is bright and cheerful with a playful attitude. Touches of Thai tradition finish... More 

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payson
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Ownership changed and the food is medicore to poor. This is typical for Payson. . Beef and pork ingredients were awful..

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Phoenix, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Worst Thai food ever. I've been here twice and both times have barely eaten what I've ordered. Just gross and greasy. Made me sick both times. The last time I couldn't even order anything from the bar on a Friday night because apparently only *one* guy could make drinks and they had no idea where he was.

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Payson
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16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I guess I don't really like Thai food, it is too spicy for me, but my sister in law loves Thai food and she said it was good. The staff was very friendly and the service was good. I wouldn't go back myself unless I was with my sister in law again.

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Payson
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The restaurant is spacious and clean. Service is good. Prices are reasonable, around $10.00 and up for s dinner. You have choices of spicy dishes or not so spicy and many appetizers that are very tasty. Lunch or dinner is available. That being said, my wife and I will be visiting the restaurant in a couple of days for dinner.... More 

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It was not busy at this restaurant the night we visited and there seemed to be plenty of waitstaff. At the beginning, my impression was that we had a waiter that was new on the job. I later found out his name was Thomas. I am fond of green curry and asked Thomas what vegetables were in it. He said... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 404 East State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: (928) 474-1112

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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