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“Wonderful food”

Suwanna Restaurant & Inn
Ranked #18 of 254 Restaurants in Saint John
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Great atmosphere. The food is wonderful from mildly hot to very hot(spicey)meals. The restaurant is in an old house, but it is lovely inside. The service is excellent

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

Can't say enough good things about this place. I started going just after it opened and am still coming back for more. The food is incredible, the service is impeccable and the atmosphere is top notch (although not what you would expect in a Thai themed restaurant). Love this place so much it disappoints me to see any negative reviews at all for it!

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

We went here based on reviews here, and local recommendations. Food was decent but not anything remotely resembling genuine Thai food...and in fact the owner and chef is Swiss, according to our server. Not unpleasant food, but mediocre quality and presentation. I have had as good in mall food courts, sad to say.

And the ambiance is a bit strange - felt like Fawlty Towers. A slightly decrepit Victorian mansion, much in need of repairs and updating, and contrasting with the faded elegance are paper napkins, poor quality cutlery , china and glassware, and strange touches like the server placing a box of Kleenex on the table in case we needed extra napkins...

Many nicer options abound in Saint John; unsure why this is rated so highly.

2  Thank ottawatraveler_11
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

We had another great meal here. It never disappoints. It is the best Thai restaurant in the city and consistently good.

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Reviewed August 26, 2012

I travel quite a bit and tend to seek out Thai restaurants. I am yet to find a place that overall provides such a consistent quality of food as Suwanna's. Each dish is made to order and Jaruwan wields her craft expertly. I probably go there far too often but cannot help keep coming back: best, most consistent good food in SJ. highly recommend.

Perhaps what impresses me most is that there are so many 'regulars' - people keep coming back. There is a reason!

2  Thank keefer007
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