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178/6 Soi Dongtan, Taweewattana Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+66 76 364 514
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Oct 3, 2016
“Do you want Authentic Mexican Food?”
Oct 8, 2014
“Pretty average”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Thai, Fusion, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
178/6 Soi Dongtan, Taweewattana Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Yes. These 2 boys have created authentic Mexican food. I am surprised. I tried the only 3 Mexican restaurant in Phuket. Thai Taco in Patong is the best.

Thank michaelandnang
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ok so we are in Thailand but this place is just ok. Cheap food that is pretty decent. Drinks are massively overpriced and are around the same as a cheap meal. We got a few tacos and a few quesadilla's. Cheap for area but not...More

Thank Karl P
KhunRon2013, Owner at Thai Taco, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2015

Karl P. Thanks for your review. Please note your October review about the bar is incorrect. THAI TACO only did the food in Soi Dongtan. The bar is a different group, although THAI TACO did rent from them. Anyway that is old news. Soi Dongtan...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good mix of Mexican and Thai food at cheap prices. We visited on a Sunday night in low season so can't comment on the atmosphere (hence the average rating).

Thank Fiona K
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Get on the awesome Tacos and quasas. so cheap and soo good anytime of the day. Pad Thai also super good, they cook it in front of you in a tiny little kitchen area so you know it's fresh. You'll get lots of street sellers...More

Thank warwickjw
Reviewed June 5, 2014

I loved this quiet little place. Staff is friendly and the waitress actually told me one day, notice your drink is stronger? Then she winked at me....won't say the rest in case the owner/manager reads this...in any case, the food was really good and down...More

1  Thank ChantalOttawa
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Not a fancy restaurant but amazing tasty dishes...The best Tom Yam I have ever had and the tastiest deep fried chicken...Very cheap especially for people on budget..I tried expensive fancy restaurants but went back to Thai Taco for a great feed...

Thank Constantine T
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Read some good reviews so went here to watch an AFL game while having some lunch. The menu was fine and very cheap. We ordered at 1pm and by 3pm our food still hadnt arrived despite the waitresses continuously coming over and apologising for the...More

Thank Sarah C
KhunRon2013, Owner at Thai Taco, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2015

Sarah C. : Thanks for your honest input. As some folks have commented to us , being too busy/ popular is a good problem to have. I would tell the girls, tell the customers how long the wait is. Unfortunately you were led astray, THAI...More

Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

If your feeling like some mexican food, just please do not bother with this place. Its just meat grissle and raw onion inside of a tortilla, which i dont think classes as a taco anywhere. Also not overly friendly service. Theyres another california mexican resturaunt...More

1  Thank daisy17890
KhunRon2013, Owner at Thai Taco, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2015

Daisy17890: Wow, thanks for your input. THAI TACO is a bit surprised at your experience. Ouch. In fact as we read other reviews, yours does not seem to fit? THAI TACO is very sorry. All we can say is we disagree and would love to...More

Reviewed March 3, 2014

Wow I read these reviews and I see some rookies in Thailand. You have not lived until you experienced above. I ate there same time as the poor fellow who said he was food poisoned at Thai Taco? I, like that Australian couple ate there...More

1  Thank ChangPatong
Reviewed March 1, 2014

I have eaten here once before and enough about to give it another go. The rat the size of my foot jumping towards my table with non of the waiting staff blinking should have been a good enough sign to leave. I ordered shrimp taco...More

Thank whileitravel
KhunRon2013, Owner at Thai Taco, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2015

whileitravel: I hope you are still alive. Food poisoning, ouch. Looks like you have been around, in fact your first review of THAI TACO was spot on. I noticed another reviewer responding to your evil comments said other customers survived that night, in fact they...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178/6 Soi Dongtan, Taweewattana Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 76 364 514
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The famous TACO STAND on Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand. THAI TACO is Inexpensive, delicious, fresh, Thai, Mexican and Australian fusion. Established 1999, yes we survived the Tsunami.
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