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Thai Island Restaurant & Sushi Bar

711 Eisenhower Dr, Garrison Bight Marina, Key West, FL 33040
305-296-9198
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Ranked #165 of 360 Restaurants in Key West
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Thai, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert, Street Food
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Palm Ave
Transit: Key West bus pickup and drop off location is just a few blocks from the restaurant and is at the intersection of Eisenhower Dr. and Truman (US 1). Please walk north down Eisenhower and make a right another immediate right into the Garrison Bight parking lot just before the bridge. The three story house with patio is Thai Island Restaurant.
Description: Thai Island is a large waterfront Thai and Sushi patio restaurant that opened Valentine's Day 2008. Thai Island's menu contains one of the largest selection of fine fresh ingredients: including locally harvested thai herbs and spices combined with local noodles, meats and seafood used in preparation of traditional thai dishes. In addition to onsite dining, Thai Island also delivers to all locations within Key West as well as on Stock Island.Also on the same property and at this waterfront location is the newly renovated Barrelhead Bar, which is the site of the 1989 filming of the James Bond "License to Kill" movie, starring Timothy Dalton. Enjoy happy hour with our locals: including our experienced boat captains.
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Houston
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great view and food! My boyfriend didn't want to go because it was a Thai Restaurant. The main thing he wanted was Saki with his food. He dislikes beer, but sine we arrived at Key West, he was forced to drink beer only and finally insisted on finding a restaurant with Saki. We're wimps, so we sat inside the sushi... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We love this place! What an incredibly authentic Thai restaurant! In fact our family has been following Thai Chef Phen for years now. We adore this relaxed Keys like atmosphere, where the staff is kind, the views over Garrison bight gorgeous, and the food an explosion of delicates perfumes fabulously fresh and tasty... This restaurant is not a detour but... More

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Alpharetta, GA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We caught a bunch of mangrove snapper and the Captain recommended we take them to Island Thai and have them cook them. They served it with white and brown rice and four different sauces. Three where curries and the other was a basil based sauce. They fried half the fish and steamed the other half. Everything was amazing and we... More

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Thaiisland_11, Public Relations Manager at Thai Island Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your patronage! We look forward to seeing you again and hope you will spread the word. Regards Thai island Management More

Key West, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I go to Thai Island often with many of our fellow medical personell from lower keys medical center. The owner is very nice, the food is oustanding and tasty. the nurses and medical staff order there very often take out and also frequent this restaurant. The waiters have always been ver nice and attentive My favorite is seafood combo and... More

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Key West, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

So moved here within walking distance of this place, I was so excited because I love Thai. The Thai place downtown is too expensive ($4 for EXTRA rice with the curry??). Over time, the dishes got snake and smaller and price bigger and bigger...they stopped giving military/local discount on to go orders (the whole office used to order I'd think... More

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Thaiisland_11, Public Relations Manager at Thai Island Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Wow Just now getting back to you again as we have with your prior posts (you have put out under different profiles). Why would you post a five star review for another Thai restaurant in Key West the same day you posted a poor review if our establishment? I guess you are at both places the same day? Mmmm me... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The place has a great location but the staff is not very hospitable. Service not good, food average.

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Thaiisland_11, Public Relations Manager at Thai Island Restaurant & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. So that we could better serve our customers in the future, we would appreciate more specifics on why your experience was so terrible! Regards Management More

Key West, Florida
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is one of my favourite to go with my friends.We are there every week! Sushi is great and the owners always take such a good care of us.My favourite sushi rolls are -Mexican roll.Spixy Tuna roll and Playboy roll. Try the sushi boat-its amazing! good for up to 4 people. Stuff is always very nice and quick. will... More

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Key West, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Last night Rickey & I had dinner at Thai Island. We had Mee Krop (Crispy Fried vermicelli noodle with bits of shrimp.), Somtum (Papaya salad with garlic, carrots, string beans, tomatoes, grilled shrimp, crushed peanuts and lime sauce), Beef Stir Fry, and a K.C. Roll (Imitation crabmeat, salmon, cream cheese wrapped, with thin cucumber in ponzu sauce.) The sushi roll... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The service here is wonderful!!!! My husband and I went here with our two children and the food was delicious! Don't leave without getting the fried ice-cream for dessert! We will be back next time we visit key west!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The food is good... The sushi is AMAZING. My husband and I go here at least once a week, sometimes more. We've tried just about every roll they have. If you go sit outside abd enjoy Key West, or at the sushi bar (they just redid it). I have read the bad reviews and honestly the only one I could... More

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