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Payo's Thai Kitchen and Cabins

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37974 Talkeetna Spur Hwy, Mile 1.2, Talkeetna, AK 99676
907 733-5503
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Flavoursome and affordable asian alternative to the usual steak, chips and pizza in Talkeetna's main street. Payo’s Thai is fantastic - not only for the food, but the owners. Our food was cooked to order, fresh and tasty and you can up the spice level to preference. Ask Ken about his unique chilli scale. We ordered ‘Dave’ hot. They made... More 

Thank lowy3
Port Clinton, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Thai food and good prices. We had a group of 15 of us in a motor home motorcade and stopped on our way back from Talkeetna before our atv tour. Very nice couple of folks that own the place

Thank ronmorgan907
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

The owners are very friendly and hospitable, these cabins are outside of the busy downtown Talkeetna so you can enjoy the sound of the wilderness. The bed is really comfortable, and the cabin has all of the modern convience you could hope for. I would defiantly stay here again!!

Thank Jared W
Westfield, NJ
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We were headed into Talkeetna for a few nights and stumbled on this little gem of a place on the way in. It's about 12 miles out of the town center but well worth tracking back for, with some of the best home style Thai cooking anywhere. The aromas as you wait for your fresh cooked meal will drive you... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Cambridge, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I came here while traveling. Having Yelped this place after arriving with an empty stomach at the Denali Brewing Company a few minutes away and finding out that they did not serve food. Coming from a big city with many Thai options, this place was pretty good. Especially in a rural area (by my standards) like this part of Talkeena.... More 

Thank Nomadic_Kit
Palmer, Alaska
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great folks, fast service, check it out no other Thai food for 60 miles south or 250 miles north! My favorite is the Pad thai, and they will cater to your vegetarian needs

Thank Michael E
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Very delicious food, cool place, very nice owners, many options for vegetarian, chef is from thailand, we can only recommend

Thank Johann S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I live in Talkeetna and I visit there at least A few times a month and I love their food I've been there so much that I have my own special

Thank Daniel B
New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The food was great you could order it hot or mild but watch out the hot is HOT!!! The atmosphere was great

Thank Darell D
Lodi, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Coming here was a nice change from the usual fare. Everything was home made and tasted great. The owners are very nice. It is on the spur road and not in town, but definitely worth it for something different. Also if you are staying in Talkeetna, I heard from someone that if you order about $50 worth of food that... More 

Thank WorldDreamer23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37974 Talkeetna Spur Hwy, Mile 1.2, Talkeetna, AK 99676
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Talkeetna
  • Phone Number: 907 733-5503

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