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“Average thai food” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Onion

Red Onion
Ranked #55 of 355 Restaurants in Karon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Average thai food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

The first night we were in Karon, a Sunday, it was closed.

We went there again the subsequent night, it was quite packed, even though it was kind of early still, like 6pm. Soon after we sat down, we realised we were the only Asians among all the patrons !

Understandably, given the crowd, we had to wait for a while for the food. So we were rather hungry when the food arrived. Despite the hunger, I felt the food was only average. I have certainly tasted better Thai food elsewhere in Phuket, and certainly in other parts of Thailand.

Come to think about it, the fact that the restaurant was full of tourists (myself included) indicates that it was either not to the locals' taste, or too expensive to the locals. Or quite possibly both.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bloody beautiful food and cheap as”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Well we were told about this restaurant and went there a number of times. The seafood (which of course you have every day) was plentiful in variety ande beautifully cooked. Banana split sundaes were so yummy. You could have a meal there for 100baht and walk away feeling full as a goog! It is the best

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Food!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great food here...you won't be disappointed!! Ate here many times...best value in Karon!! Tried a number of restaurants in Karon but we enjoyed this one the most!

Visited April 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Yum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

Great food and value! Definite must for travelers to Karon.
Loads of westerners eat here so that is why we initially went there. We had several meals here, including a takeout one night!
Menu was massive, extremely hard to choose but we were never disappointed. For 3 dishes and drinks the total bill was normally around NZ$12!! Bargain!!

Visited July 2012
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“best food for the best price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

Highly recommend this restaurant, the tastiest meals, superb selection and great service. Ordinary surroundings and atmosphere..very quick efficient service...we keep going back! Something on menu for everyone....100 baht for a great meal

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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