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208 Spence Street | Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Thai restaurant out of town. Friendly service by the owners. The food is fresh, beautifully presented and authentic. This restaurant has evolved into a go to place for locals who want a fun good quality meal at a very reasonable price.

Thank Gertbysea
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful night at in2thai. Chis was so helpful with his suggestions and we made the right choice by going with the whole deep fried barramundi, which comes with sauce/topping options. We were not disappointed. The best we have had outside of Thailand. If we lived in Cairns we would be there every week. Don't miss it.

Thank Linbrey l
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the restaurant for Sunday dinner. We walked into the establishment & waited. As no response whatsoever from the staff, I approached the counter & requested a table for 2. The rude response from the waiter was a pointed finger in a general direction with a curt instruction to sit "there" which was really squeezy. I add here that it... More 

Thank Galoobidak
Tuakau, New Zealand
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rocked up here without a booking and was greeted with a smile and a table for 6. Went with banquet 1 and we were not disappointed. Best Red duck curry ever. We are back in Cairns in 6 weeks and will be going again for sure. Cant Wait.

Thank madnewburys
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely little restaurant tonight, the food and service were amazing. The coconut prawns are the best I've ever had and the calamari was so tender and delicious, for the mains we were guided by our waiter and weren't disappointed I know we had the Thai beef salad I just wish I knew the name of the other dish... More 

Thank Jade E
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went here with our friends on their recommendation and we weren't disappointed. We both love Thai but this was exceptional and the service was great . We liked it so much we are going back again in two days . Make sure you visit here and treat yourself to a beautiful meal .

Thank musketeer1Bulli
Australind, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

These guys continue to provide consistent, high quality authentic thai dishes.....at reasonable price. A local secret that wont continue to be a secret for much longer. Tan the Thai Chef/owner cooks up THE best basil chicken and Jungle Curry w/duck I have ever tried. Cairns continues to provide........thanks Chris and Tan for sharing your love of great food with the... More 

Thank Dave V
Cairns, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Food was very flavorsome yet the incense was intensely over powering through out the entire restaurant.

Thank Matty S
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thankyou for your positive comments on our food. I'm sorry you couldn't bring to our attention at the time of dining about the incense rather than posting online as it would have given us an opportunity to correct this on the night. Chris More 

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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Dined here due solely to the positive reviews. I have never been served Pad Thai with cabbage in it and Pad Thai has tofu somewhere in amongst the noodles, doesn't it?? Nothing to rave about at all. In fact, I wont go back.

Thank camasawa
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thankyou for your comment. There was a Tofu option in the menu, perhaps you missed it. At in2thai if anyone is unhappy with any of our meals then why not bring it to our attention as you would have received a refund....but no, you were too quick to jump online instead. Thank You More 

Mena Creek, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We look forward to eating here or grabbing take away when we get to Cairns, it's always delicious, vibrant and fresh. It's away from the hustle and bustle downtown so it's always easy to park close. Looking forward to trying a whole barramundi!

Thank jjjjjjjjjjac
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We are both very happy you enjoyed our little place and the food. Chris & Tan More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Spence Street | Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 61740313923
For your Authentic Thai experience, you cannot go past IN 2 THAI, located just outside the busy Cairns CBD with plenty of parking nearby. No matter which dish you choose from the extensive menu you will experience Thai Cuisine at it's best. The chef, Tan, Bangkok born and taught the art of Traditional Thai Style Cooking handed down from generations within his family. He uses traditional techniques, and of course, original ingredients, to serve the proper balance of the bold flavours under the layered complexities of Thai cuisine. You will think you are in Thailand when you dine in at IN 2 THAI Cairns.

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