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Thai Spice Restaurant

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523 Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4411
(361) 883-8884
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Corpus Christi
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant for the delicious, fresh and beautifully presented Thai cuisine. The owners, Ms Penny and Mr Paul, are incredibly polite and attentive, the prices are very reasonable and I've never had a bad meal here. Big you are in downtown CC, skip the fried shrimp on the bayfront and try this place.

Thank JasperJenkins
San Antonio, Texas
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367 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what I’m looking for when I travel, a mom and pop place that’s been here for seventeen years. The husband seats you, the wife cooks. Vegan? Gluten free? Vegetarian? Just tell her, and she will cook your meal accordingly. Want something not on the menu? Just describe it. Our standard dish is the Pad Thai, which can be... More 

Thank Robert F
Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you value your hard earned money, do not eat at this place. It is so over priced. Their basic curries and som tum are priced at $18.95 each. Other Thai places will only cost you maybe $9 or $11. Their dishes were below average. It took a very long time to get our food. Service was non existence. We... More 

Thank 311112
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Written by my oldest daughter: As a family, we like to travel and visit a lot of places, and have lived in quite a few as well. We have never been to another restaurant that is authentic and as amazing as this one!!! The food is great, the decor and atmosphere is wonderful, and the restaurant is very clean itself.... More 

Thank JamesSMc
Alice, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been to this place many times, It is excellent food every time. My wife and I wish we could go more often. The food is presented in a different way each time we go too. Just a great place.

Thank D P
Corpus Christi, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband and I love this place. The food is always excellent and the owners and staff are so friendly. Everytime we eat here we get great service/food. Try the Pad Ki Mao level 2-3 or the Thai Beef Salad. Yumm If you are looking for Thai Food look no further then Thai Spice

Thank Duke831
Corpus Christi, Texas
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Let me begin by saying that, while I like Thai food, I don't love it. I much prefer Japanese or Chinese food, but Corpus Christi doesn't have any very good or great Asian food (other than 'Vietnam,' another place about 2 blocks down the street from Thai Spice, but it is pricey and more of a dinner option). Thai Spice... More 

Thank Robert B
Iowa Park, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Being pregnant I have been craving Tum Yum soup so finding it on the menu online I knew we had to try it out! It was amazing! Everything was so good! I had the fresh coconut to drink, chicken pot stickers for an appetizer, Tum yum soup and the pad Thai. Even my husband who doesn't branch out in the... More 

Thank taylorreid412
Madison, South Dakota
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363 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is our favorite Asian restaurant in Corpus Christi and it is in the running for our overall favorite; so I admit I am biased. I choose restaurants at which the food tastes good and where the dining experience is pleasurable. IMO Thai Spice scores well in both categories. To those of you who judge a restaurant by whether or... More 

Thank docj9000
New Braunfels, Texas
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323 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Loved visiting with Pennee and Paul, the owners about their food, their life in Texas and enjoyed their food immensely. They are originally from Bangkok. This is a small restaurant, maybe able to seat 35 as well as a small bar seating 5- 7 people. We enjoyed the Lemongrass signature entree with shrimp, the really hot Tom Yum soup (made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411-4411
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: (361) 883-8884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?