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Pawn's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Main Street in Khao Sok, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two very friendly and generous hostladies offered two thai-food loving parents and their three european oriented adolescent kids a wonderful, tasteful, freshly cooked / stirfried dinner. We as parents loved it, the kids tried the thai menu and loved it. And the prices for the beer and the "jin-tonic" are worth to mention.

Thank Sybren A
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stopped here for lunch after exploring the National Park. The food was amazing! We are vegetarians and the staff were happy make make veggie versions of the food on the menu. We have the banana leaf curry, and it was one of the most tasty dishes I've had here in Thailand. They also do a glass... More 

Thank Sara H
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got dropped off in front of this place for a car transfer and popped in for a quick lunch without reading any reviews. Great curry! Very typical, simple place with excellent Thai home-cooked style dishes.

Thank Marcia A
Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We went there twice, it would have been three if they were open on the Saturday when we where there. The food is full of flavor, freshly prepared and reasonably priced.

Thank bw018
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

A no-thrills - plastic chairs and tables - restaurant that delivers amazing food. There is only one lady serving who is more efficient than friendly. Ate here two nights in a row, the best dishes were the massaman curry and the calamari. Probably the best versions I've ever had for both.

Thank deborah j
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Look, my wife is the most particular person on the planet when it comes to food and never visits the same place twice even when good. We visited twice on her say so, I can't say much more :-)

1 Thank Karl R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 3: a veggie, 9 year old kid and committed carnivore that likes to eat spicy food. It's therefore not easy to accommodate all our various needs. The food at Pawns was delicious and met the brief. I had a number of veggie curries; the Masaman curry was particularly tasty. My husband ate a spicy Thai... More 

Thank davelimp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We were not so lucky with the first three restaurants we visited in Thailand, as they only offered fried vegetables. But at Pawn, there were so many dishes to choose from! We both ordered the green curry, which was packed with flavor and fresh ingredients. A lovely meal!

Thank Claire C
Newton, Massachusetts
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is clearly the most popular place in town, and highly rated on this site, but our expectations were not fulfilled. We found the food mediocre, and even allowing for the leisurely pace of Thai dining, the service was unacceptably slow. Also be warned that the tables are all outside, so smokers abound.

Rye, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

A snack lunch here was good so we returned in the evening where we had a long wait for a table. The service was very hit-and-miss in the evening with dishes turning up at staggered intervals and requests for mild curry, for example, being ignored. I would recommend eating here when the staff are not under too much pressure!

Thank Layces

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street in Khao Sok, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Khao Sok National Park

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?