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“Great choice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shell Tankay

Shell Tankay
Nakhlua Soi 12,, Pattaya, Thailand
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Ranked #298 of 618 Restaurants in Pattaya
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Some people might be put off by its location in the ominous "walking street" and that it all has a smell of tourist trap, but I never recommend this place for a delicious seafood "al fresco alla Thai" dining experience

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Salalah, Oman
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“High price but good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Just make sure that you agree with the price before you start your dinner to make sure that they don't switch your crab for a lower weight one.

To us it was not a trap, you just have a pay attention, like anywhere else in Thailand.

We loved the food although more expensive than the others, if this is not for you, there is also a Mc Donalds in Walking street about 300 meter ahead

Enoy, stay safe and keep smiling....

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Taichung, Taiwan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Shell Tankay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I ate here enough times in my recent trips that I need to give it a good rating. The seafood is good, though I wouldn't call it "special". Had Lobster, Tiger Prawns, Crab and various dishes and salads. The prices are a bit higher than some of the other resturants in the area, but the food is good. I did make a mistake and order the steak and lobster one trip. They know how to do seafood, they don't know how to cook a steak. I will eat here again....

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“The correct restaurant reviewed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I have been to Shell Tangkay hundreds of times and the reviews here are all for another place. The correct restaurant is in Naklua, not on Walking Street, second road north of the dolphin round about to Soi 12, turn west and follow the signs. Food is always good, however they are getting more expensive in the past couple years. Bring your own wine or alcohol, there is no corkage here. Many eastern European's in this area now, so the menu will be in Thai, English and Russian

We make an afternoon of it, not a bad place to sit and eat fresh seafood and drink the afternoon away. Great views of Lam ChaBang port and the fishing fleet that goes out at night to provide the catch of the day.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
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“Tourist Trap- dont get caught.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

In a destination bristling with seafood restaurants this is one I can happily say we will never visit again. We had the curry crab which could have been no bigger than 400gm and were charged for an 800gm crab. Similarly the jumbo prawns came with a Jumbo price tag. When questioned about the pricing of the crab the head waiter remained indifferent and just said it was 800gm crab.
I suppose they get so many tourists who come through as a once off that its easy to trick people when they want to make some extra cash or business is slow. Plenty of choices out there just not this one for us.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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