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Elephant Cafe & Restaurant

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489/1 Moo 1,Patak Rd | Near Karon Living Room Gust House, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 86 553 0621
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here after seeing the recommendations of tripadvisor. And it did not disappoint. You have to walk past the temple. There is another cafe called elephant something. Don't get them confused. Keep waking and it's on the right. The menu is endless. We had a selection of dishes, prawn cakes, satay, seafood and much more and every dish was a... More 

Thank AymanN
Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thai food is average was sufficient for a meal, I had chicken pad Thai and husband had messaman curry. Service was good. Management should consider putting smokers to front of restaurant near roadside , I find it rude when surrounded by tables smoking when trying to enjoy your dinner, there were kids around also - don't think we should all... More 

Thank familyof6nz
Shanghai, China
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First night in Phuket, tried this restaurant close to the market area. Excellent tasty Thai food, really enjoyed the green curry and satay

Thank Jeff L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food anyone in karon beach check thia place out its AWESOME........We are here for the second time in as many years and the food has only got better......

Thank Azza S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this restaurant for its great food. We visited it twice on our trip and were delighted both times. I love the way you get an orchid as decoration to your meal. Slightly further back from the beach, so you get great value.

Thank Tracey S
Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not chic restaurant,looks a bit shabby, but food was very tasty. I agree with the bad reviews about Thom Yam,it was just water with vegetables,but other dishes:Pad Thai,salad with roasted beef and vegetables were really good. Quality / price ratio is worthy.

Thank knagalina
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been to the elephant quite a few times. Food always been good and very cheap. Service also good. Gets very busy sometimes but is worth waiting. Certainly not 5 star, but great food and good variety.

Thank paulb21
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thailand has a restaurant every few meters in the built up areas. Staying in Karon we visited this place twice in seven days - which was quite an achievement since we ate out twice a day. For western style food - we had "Yes there is a God" for the Fried chicken strips and fries. For the Thai food ,... More 

Thank Chris Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food and service was so good we ate here twice while staying in Karon, When we first arrived they were offering 2 cocktails for 100 Bht bargain !! This place does get very busy so I would recommend going before 8 or after 9 its a small place and can get very warm in there while eating . The... More 

Thank MelodyB3
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We found this place by accident but it turned out to be a hit. The thai food was cruelly good and the service was great .. This is an inexpensive place but well worth a visit

Thank Thomas A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Thai, International
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489/1 Moo 1,Patak Rd | Near Karon Living Room Gust House, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 86 553 0621
Wide menu with both thai and international food, fresh seafood - all at a reasonable price. English speaking staff. Not expansive price Welcome !

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