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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
7:00 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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613 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 AndreMedrado
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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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192 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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209 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We were staying in Leblon for a few days and fond memories of this restaurant from several years ago meant a return visit. We were not disappointed, especially with the warm welcome we received from the Hostess at the door and we were shown to our table in the corner at the front of the restaurant. The lighting is pretty... More 

Thank Jamesair266
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We choose to sit at one of the few tables outside on the street, but the venue is very nice inside as well. We ordered dishes we know from Thailand and was not disappointed. The food was good, and tasted Thai. If you have a craving for a bit stronger spices than they normally serve in Rio, this is a... More 

Thank TravellingTrym
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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184 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I love Thai food, so I returned to this very well located restaurant in the heart of Leblon. I had mixed starters and my main dish was shrimps with pineapple in coco milk and curry "Gaeng Kua Sapparod", truly hot and delicious. Service slow but competent. Atmosphere: cosy. A bit dark inside but then we chose the furthest table in... More 

Thank Neri I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
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 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.