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Tantawan Restuarant

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170, 170/1 Thaweewong Rd., Patong Beach, Phuket Town, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+66 76 340 135
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

The 2nd time same place amazing food good location good service. Everything is very fresh u choose it. Highly recommended to anyone.

Thank Ozg A
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

In the front of restaurant you can choice seafood what you like to eat. Friendly staff will weight your lobster or fish and waiter will direcy you to your table. At table you can enjoy live music and after few minutes also your lobster. Nice place and great food

Thank karamba002
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

They have nice live music makes it a nice place to sit and relax. The food is just ok nothing special about it and can be much better

Thank rahmansquash
Grottaferrata, Italy
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a restaurant where you ca eat fried calamar. Is ok. But if you are looking for a restaurant where eating shrimps and lobsters WITHOUT AMMONIA. This is wrong place. The problem is that when you call the manager he says... Nothing. When yo talk about with tha staff who gave you lobsters he says... Nothing.... More 

Thank giannispaldi
Cooma, Australia
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153 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Enjoyed the food at this restaurant. The seafood was very fresh and the flavoures were great. Had some lobster, squid and gigantic prawns. The downsides unfortunately was that it was very expensive (compared to other seafood restaurants in the area), the salad bar was very basic, the live music was loud and not enjoyable, and the waiter hovered over our... More 

Thank RuthS529
Sorocaba, SP
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pathong beach is probably the most expensive area in Thailand. To find good food for a reasonable price is like a gift. In this restaurant, a dinner for a couple (a chicken and a ravioli) with drinks will cost you about USD 30,00. That is half of the price you will probably pay for a dinner in Pathong. Both dishes... More 

Thank Alexandre S
London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Not the best place for seafood. The idea is great but the restaurant fails to deliver. Half of our food tasted of the BBQ fuel/coals and was difficult to eat. The other half was very nice. The salad bar to accompany the meal was almost empty so no salad for our meal. Rice must be ordered separately. The staff are... More 

Thank echor1
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Nice ambience restaurant with live performance. The staff were friendly but everyone seemed to be busy even though they have way too many staff. We ordered sea bass (grilled), squids and prawns (also grilled) and rock lobsters (thai chilli stir fry). The sea bass was good but lack of flavour - probably because the fish was not fresh. Squids -... More 

Thank Gusto2009
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Went here because we saw the seafood selection out side. The lady we initially spoke with was friendly and helpful. After that it was hard to get a waitress/waiter when we needed one. Although the place was not busy and had an abundance of staff, they all appeared disinterested in customers. You can order the fish at the front and... More 

Thank Thom-Tom
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115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had dinner I had a whole fish which was very good the staff were great they don't charge corkage but best of all is the singers they are fantastic encourage people to sing with them we had a great night there good value

Thank Stephen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $100
Asian, Thai, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, 170/1 Thaweewong Rd., Patong Beach, Phuket Town, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town
  • Phone Number: +66 76 340 135
Traditional Thai and international cuisine serves daily international breakfast buffet and all-day dining menu with Thai specialties. Nightly display of fresh seafood and complimentary jumbo salad bar. Entertainment with live music.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?