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Thai & Friends

20349 Us Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34715
352-429-0705
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Ranked #42 of 159 restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Thai
Description: Located inside "The Palace Motel"
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Description: Located inside "The Palace Motel"
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English first
Middletown, CT
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Decided to give this place a shot after all rather good reviews. Drove all the way out there to find out that it was located inside a run down old motel. The open sign was on but there was a handwritten sign on the door indicating they only take reservations. Drove all the way out there for nothing. STAY AWAY!!!

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Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Every time we visit Disney or surrounding areas we HAVE to visit Thai and Friends! Easy to find from Disney, and a great place to share an authentic Thai meal with friends. Service and food is outstanding. You must call ahead or make a reservation. If you call and are unable to reach anyone, the owner is most likely with... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Call ahead before visiting... not a traditional restaurant as they dont have a large staff. if he gets too many people, rather than the service going downhill... he locks the door and takes care of his current customers. once your in the the door, you will get great service. Make reservations! small groups only. not the best location but a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

Surprised by this place. Best pad Thai I've had aside from Thailand itself.... I'm eager to come back here again and try more. Almost didn't come in when I found the door locked at 7 pm, but the owner opened and wow am I glad I came in. One word. Authentic. Will return with my family and I live over... More

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Groveland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Please don't let the old hotel keep from this place. The food is amazing, the owner is so friendly. Please help support this place, so they may be able to find a better location to show case their out of this world food.

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Jalisco, Mexico
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Wasn't sure if we made the right choice for dinner as the restaurant is located in a much to be desired motel. Our doubts really climbed when the only entrance was on the exterior, the door was locked, and we had to wait for the owner to peruse us through the glass before letting us in. However, once inside, things... More

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Clermont, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Love Thai & Friends. Great Thai food and wonderful people. The owners are very personable, go out of their way to make you comfortable and give you the thai food experience.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

My boyfriend & I had never had such a Great experience in a Restaurant prior visiting Otto's and Rubee's place. AMAZING authantic Thai food cooked by Rubee (Owner's wife) while Otto is Welcoming guests and Friends into their Restaurant (Most likely like they would within their own home). The experience was so unique that we had to go back prior... More

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Starke, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Pretty good Thai food...MUCH better than alternatives live the local "feeding trough" restaurants, or take-out pizza. We're glad we went, and would go again.

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Central Florida, Florida
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Location in an old highway 27 motel near US 19 leaves a little to be desired. But the Thai Food is for real. Only place I have ever been where the owner remembers my name and the names of my family on our second visit. His wife cooks the food. Hard working couple producing great food.

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