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Nam Thai

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Rua Rainha Guilhermina 95B | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-120, Brazil
(21) 2259 2962
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is more of an authentic Thai restaurant. Porc dumpling as a starter os the best followed by the shrimp. My Pad Thai was too hot. Couldnt finish eating it. However they were kind enough to ask me if I wanted a New one with no pepper at all. My sister had the jantoon with meat and it was delicious.... More 

Thank ThaisBarros
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited a couple of times and although staff are very friendly and attentive, the food is ok but does not have the spicy heat that Thai food normally has. I did ask for dishes to be "very spicy" but guess they cater for the Rio palette.

Thank Gary K
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We went few times and always been disapointed. We always go back for the duck rolls starters that are just amazing with the pineapple shutney.

Thank yancro
Christchurch, New Zealand
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642 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice people and comfortable restaurant but the prices are too high and the pad Thai too dry. Excellent gluten free choices and good English spoken by the waitress.

Thank David T
Sao Paulo, SP
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I have not travelled to Thailiand but since I went to the restaurant Marakuthai in Ilhabela I never stopped searching new Thai experiences. Well this time I checked in Rio. According to trip advisor this is the most chosen Thai restaurant in Rio. The architecture is nice, different; the environment is a bit dark for my taste but the candles... More 

Thank Xistudo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

A mix of different flavours of Asia. Consider asking for the 2 mixes, they are like small portions of different things, perfect for a couple to try different flavours. Also for desert try the Gourmet Cafe, you'll get 4 mini deserts and 2 coffees in the end. The price is steep compared to other restaurants in Rio, but the quality... More 

Thank edumcm
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very beautiful place, Good Location. Excellent service. The food is really diversified and tasty. A little expensive and the place could be better iluminated

Thank André M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

A refreshing change from Brazilian cuisine - the food was great with a wide variety of options to choose from. The service was very good and we were very impressed overall!

Thank Ravina T
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, and after no Thai food for 3 weeks travel we really enjoyed it. It wasn't entirely authentic, but it tasted good. We weren't expecting it to be quite so expensive though - mains were between 55 and 95 reales (most we're 70-80) each. We had read the executive menu online which was much cheaper, but didn't... More 

Thank AussieTa
Sao Paulo, SP
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

Best Thai food we have had in Brazil. The meat dish we had was perfect with very good cut of meat and vegetables done to perfection. The Pad Thai was good but not great...it lacked something and not sure what. Nice wine list and very attentive service. Recommended if you are looking for Thai in Rio.

Thank J M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rainha Guilhermina 95B | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441-120, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighborhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: (21) 2259 2962

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

Staying in Leblon

Neighborhood Profile
In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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