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This temple is Beautiful. On Sunday you can buy vegan food that is really very good. Wife and I go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brandon, Florida
My Favorite

Amazing selection of authentic Thai food!! My family and I enjoy the outdoor picnic style... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Riverview, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This temple is Beautiful. On Sunday you can buy vegan food that is really very good. Wife and I go a few times a year and I really enjoy it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RalphA2569
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing selection of authentic Thai food!! My family and I enjoy the outdoor picnic style experience! The lines can be long but worth every minute of the wait! The staff are always so pleasant as well! I will say it’s nice for visitors to bring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leodiamond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early for less stress . parking on road illegal . Queses for all start early .. great curries .. Pad Thai not too good though . belive soups are Ok and banana fritters have wait line for miles and miles. Seating for all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank renah539
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited the Temple 5 or 6 years ago for lunch on Sundays. Its popularity has grown, as it seems, exponentially, for its really great Thai food options for a very reasonable price. Great for vegans and those with GF needs, and also for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

If I lived nearby, I’d be here every Sunday. The selection was extensive, delicious, and inexpensive. The group of us tried a big variety and loved everything - the fried plantains and taro, skewers of pork and chicken, mango sticky rice, and our favorites -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The temple was sent to Tampa from Thailand, and is the centerpiece of a beautiful and tranquil campus next to the Palm River. Ornately decorated, it must be seen in person. The grounds and gardens are full of orchids and other flowers, and shaded by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rahaal
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Excellent VERY authentic venue. A huge array of different foods. Will definitely go back. Much off the temple grounds are outdoors so it is hot in Tampa summer

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Yenoom76
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Love going for amazing food and a nice lunch along the river under the oaks. So many delicious things to eat at rock bottom prices.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tampabay1954
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It's a nice temple in a scenic spot near either an inlet or a lake. Really nice aerial plants and orchids for sale at reasonable prices. The food can vary, but I've heard the soup is fantastic. I enjoyed the mango with sticky rice. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank itchythepirate
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Sunday! Just visit this place on a sunday and experience the amazing food! Sit river-side at the picnic tables while you dine on the food served by the locals benefiting the Thai temple. Your donations help preserve this hidden gem!

Date of experience: June 2018
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September 2, 2018|
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Response from scwiok | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, have never used the restrooms there. sorry
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March 14, 2018|
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Response from prissypoodle123 | Reviewed this property |
I've only gone on Sundays and arrived by 10:00. There are already people there but all of the cooks and vendors have not finished cooking by 10:00. It is best to arrive early to get a parking spot . Also, if you plan to... More
August 29, 2017|
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Response from TravelVidaa | Reviewed this property |
They are only open to the public on Sunday I went on a weekday and was still able to walk around the garden area and take pictures of the big green dragons ( in the back of the temple near the water) I have never been to... More
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Public transport - 7 day visit (5 Replies)
I'm visting Tampa next week and I'll be staying for 7 days in the Ybor City area. Hoping to use as much public transport as I can when visiting Tampa. Had a quick look at the Hart website. Am I right in thinking if I frequently (as in every day) use buses to travel within the Tampa area I'm best off buying two 3-day Unlimited Rides Visitor passes? Or is there a better and cheaper option? I'm a photographer and I need to see quite a few areas in Tampa itself (Downtown, Channelside, South...More
March 30, 2014|
Response fromAhHah|
You'll probably waste an amount of time equivalent to 2 days waiting to catch public transport. In addition to St. Petersburg renting a car is really the best for going to the Lowry Park Zoo, Big Top Flea Market, Manatee Viewing Center, and Wat Mongkolrata Temple. And I may be wrong but I don't think the Hart bus goes all the way into Davis islands. It stops just near the Tampa General Hospital which is right at the entrance to the island.