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KaraWok Asian Kitchen

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#284 of 404 Asian in Houston
#1,687 of 4,807 Restaurants in Houston
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$9 - $20
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Fusion
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

Ordered out for my birthday and picked the food up. Ordered several Thai dishes: Pad Kee Mow, Pad Thai, Hakka noodles (very good). Portion sizes were very generous, staff was friendly, food was ready promptly, and everyone really enjoyed their food. They also threw in...a nice free dessert, and they didn't even know it was my birthday :) I'll definitely go again!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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karawokl, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

Thank you Muneeb for the review and rating. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed December 30, 2019

Good Thai halal food, friendly staff, reasonably priced. I go there once a week never been disappointed, eating or takeaway.

Date of visit: December 2019
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karawokl, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

Thank you Aoj - we value your business.

Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

I was hoping this place would be a lot better, as soon as I walked in there was a smell...and not a pleasant one. I had to go to the restroom, and unfortunately it was no bueno. The stall was not easy to close, one...was broken. If someone with a disability went in there, I don’t know how they could fit, it was small. I ordered the garlic sauce with vegetables and tofu, all there was was broccoli. The lunch special soup had no taste, and my friend ordered chicken fried rice. The chicken was breaded and fried, in all my life of ordering chicken fried rice, I have never seen it that way. I don’t think I’ll be returning.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We love Thai food and we like to try different Thai restaurants in Houston. With much anticipation we came to KaraWok (used to be Sukhotai). The fresh spring rolls were actually very good, with very fresh ingredients. However, the 🥜 peanut sauce was very thin,...and so did not cling to the rolls. My grade: B- The golden shrimp was very good. Grade: A+ Papaya salad was good, but seems to lack that special Thai flavor. Grade: B- The mixed vegetables were extremely bland. Grade: C- We ordered two Pad Thais...Chicken and Shrimp. The shrimp we nice, kind of big, but the noodles were a just okay, they were lacking something. I think the chef can go from "Okay" to "Wow", if all the spices are present. Grade: B- The beef ginger was a bit bland. B- I think the food preparation is good, ingredients are very fresh, but it is missing a little punch to make it fantastic! But please, don't wait too long in case you lose your clientele. Mango Lassi is excellent. A+ Service is polite and attentive.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Karawok L, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Regina. Your feedback is excellent and we have made changes to better our flavors. Thanks for visiting. Much appreciated.

Reviewed January 24, 2018

I was looking for a healthy Thai dinner and found Sukhothai. Great food, fresh ingredients and very friendly staff. I had the yellow curry on my first visit and had the jungle curry tonight. Fantastic meal and environment! Kanyanat is excellent at making sure everything...is perfect!! Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

having just returned from a trip to Thailand, was eager to try a Thai restaurant. The food was okay, but not outstanding. If you want good Thai, then try this place. The atmosphere was fine and the service was great, but one seafood dish couldn't...be made since they didn't have the crab, and the fried spring rolls were more dough than anything else. Not my favorite and would not go back any time soon.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

We stopped here for a second time - the Thai dishes are very good, and the service is very prompt and courteous. They have a very good Pad Thai as well as their curries.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Nong R, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Thank you! So glad your second visit impressed you as much as the first!Happy our pad thai was a hit and we hope you'll be back to try some more delicious dishes soon! Best, Nong Reese, Owner & Chef and Yui R., Manager & Chef

Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

My first time dining here with a friend. The portions were huge and the food very good. Nice and affordable wine selection....J Lohr Pinot Noir available for $18 a bottle. Service was quite slow but I would return - good food at a good value.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Nong R, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thanks for checking out our place! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and the portion sizes. We hope you'll be back very soon so we can earn those last two stars! Best, Nong Reese, Owner & Chef and Yui R., Manager & Chef

Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here 3 times and each time it was fantastic. I love the Green Curry Chicken and enjoy the trio of soup, salad, and roll that comes with each lunch. Nice people and pleasant atmosphere. Great place to take clients learning to enjoy Thai!More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Nong R, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Happy to hear we've been able to serve you up 3 delicious meals, Kevin! Excellent choice ordering the green curry chicken -- that's definitely a favorite. Thanks for the review, and be sure to visit us again soon! Cheers, Nong Reese, Owner & Chef and...More

Reviewed June 5, 2016

I tried this cute place last night as I always enjoy finding new small business type places to eat. I am use to Thai food having more kick and being able to choose my spice/heat level and that was not the option here, or at...least not presented to me. The chicken wings were very tasty, but did not have the kick I look for. The Pad Thai was average and tasty enough. The service was good and prices not bad.More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Nong R, Owner at KaraWok Asian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2016

We learned to cook from our Thai family, so we really want to wow our guests with our authenticity -- we apologize that that wasn't your experience. It must have been an off day for us. We're happy to see that you enjoyed our service...More

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