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Thai Spice Restaurant

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523 Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4411
(361) 883-8884
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Romantic little place...

This is a very sweet and unique place to go. It is run by a lovely older couple, who make it feel like you have dropped in for dinner. Romantic and sweet atmosphere. The food is always excellent, the wait staff is great. Sometimes it can be slow for dinner to arrive, so enjoy a drink while you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
mjjk2015
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Top Contributor
433 reviews 433 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
922 helpful votes 922 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

First impression/Value: - I was in shock when I flipped open the menu. Each individual entrée/dish ranges from $15 to 30. Thought we ended up in "another tourist trap" place. - As a general customer going to a Thai place, you might have an expectation that you can order several Thai fresh dishes, yummy soup to share at a reasonable... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This year was our third annual trip to Corpus, and we went back to the restaurant we had stumbled upon a few years back. The chef came out of the kitchen and had recognized us (!!). We ordered a curry and a chicken entree. Both were superb! The curry comes inside a coconut with rice on the side and a... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a very sweet and unique place to go. It is run by a lovely older couple, who make it feel like you have dropped in for dinner. Romantic and sweet atmosphere. The food is always excellent, the wait staff is great. Sometimes it can be slow for dinner to arrive, so enjoy a drink while you wait. Great... More 

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

curry here is definitely outstanding! definitely should have a try here. please try curry, don't try pad thai. The price is kind of high but reasonable since the seasoning is not easy to get in CC.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

If you like curry then OMG!!!! The have red, green and yellow and if you are dining in then it will be served a baby coconut. If you haven't ever enjoyed the meat from inside of the baby coconut then you are missing out on something so unique and delicious. The owners greet me every time I go in. The... More 

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Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a longtime family owned business in Corpus Christi, and the owners' dedication shows. Penne is a masterful chef, and her balances of flavors make every meal I've had there delicious. They also put a lot of work into presentation, and each dish is as beautiful as it is tasty. The absolute highlight of the menu for me is... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Spent a few days in corpus to enjoy the nice weather and wanted to eat something that was not fast food or chain...so got a recommendation to try this Thai place. I was pretty skeptical and I know Thai food from visiting Thailand about 50 times so I was prepared for disappointment, but my daughter wanted Thai--so off we went... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A very good Thai place not only for Tourists .. Drop in when you are in Corpus. The food is tasty and fresh although slightly americanized ..

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The excellent reviews you have been reading lately are all correct. We eat here often and the food is authentic Thai. Pennee and Paul are from Thailand and the quality of the food and the presentation are exceptional. We also suggest that you order edamame before your meal. It is prepared in hot garlic oil and it is delicious. Also,... More 

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Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Wonderful food. Very tasty, beautiful presentation. Only complaint would be not everyone's food arrived at the same time, however, the wait was worth it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4411
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: (361) 883-8884

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?