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“Good meal” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Thai Restaurant

The Thai Restaurant
Ranked #54 of 219 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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121 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Good meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

My husband and I came here because we were craving thai and just walking around in the rain. We saw it got a Tripadvisor sticker so we decided to try it out. It was good. The waitress did give us our order backwards and was so concerned we weren't happy she kept coming over and checking on us. It was easy to just switch our plates. We both had phad thai, I had mine with shrimp, he had chicken and the shrimp was the little salad shrimp instead of prawns, but still good. We also ordered the spring rolls which were good. We would go back here again.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cold, poor service, food poisoning waiting to happen”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2013

We came here because it looked authentic and romantic. The waiter was not helpful and tried to seat us in the worst spot by the door even though there was plenty of room in the restaurant. We should have walked out when our entree of fish balls (AKA processed fake stuff) arrived. Both our mains were cold, and my seafood was gritty. When we left we told the waitress that the food was cold but we didn't get any real apology. The meal was also incredibly over-priced. We were relieved not to get food poisoning. We loved our stay in Rotorua, this was the one black mark on our experience.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Great service, great food. Our food arrived quickly and was absolutely delicious. Great value for money - we had to take some home as there was too much!

Visited April 2013
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whakatane
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Awesome Lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

There were quite a few occupied tables when we arrived and seemed to be just two waiting staff so I was really pleased with the speed with which we were served. The staff were pleasant, the food was fantastic and really reasonably priced. It's got a great atmosphere and so much character. Wish we'd been in town for longer so that we could go back for dinner. Will definitely go next time we're there.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank maagee
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NSW, Australia
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190 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Good Thai”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Picked up take away. Rang and drove there. As ready in 5 mins. Great serve size, and quality of meal.

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Thank Portia1972
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