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Thai & Friends

20349 Us Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34715
352-429-0705
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Ranked #56 of 167 Restaurants in Clermont
Cuisines: Thai
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Description: Located inside "The Palace Motel"
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English first
orlando
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

all the previous reviews, the good, the bad and ugly are all true. I have been to Thai and Friends numerous times and each time it gets weirder and weirder. I finally gave up on this place, too zany for me. I guess the the topper is they are so inconsistent in every way. I mean really, the door thing... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This will be the best Thai food you will eat. Period. Run by a husband-and-wife team, the food (cooked by the very talented Rudee) really is exceptional and the service (provided by her husband Otto) is wonderful - together they will provide you with a great experience with authentic cuisine and true hospitality. Fair notice, you should not be in... More 

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Middletown, CT
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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2 reviews
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
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112 reviews 112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Additional Information about Thai & Friends

Address: 20349 Us Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34715
Phone Number: 352-429-0705
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Clermont
Cuisine: Thai

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