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“Tasty Thai at Great Prices” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Simply Tasty Thai

Simply Tasty Thai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Tasty Thai at Great Prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2012

If you want good thai food at decent prices this place is for you. The menu has all the standard favorites and few items unique to the restaurant, the pumpkin curry, is amazing. The spice level is adjustable to your taste, but if you love spicy you have to try the Thai Hot, its as authentic as you can find.

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  • English first
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English first
Potomac, Maryland
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Best Thai In Jacksonville”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2011

When the Thai Room at the Beach closed we went looking for a replacement Thai spot.This place was terrific.It is a small 8 table place run by a family that couldn't be nicer.Drunken noodles were grease free and noodles looked home made.I also tried Filipino specialties Lumpia (am crisp fried eggroll) and chicken adobo (chicken stew in a vinegar/soy sauce that was wonderful).The place is 2 miles from the beach in a somewhat quiet strip mall in Mayport but worth the trip.They had Thai dance videos playing and a number of small artifacts from Thailand.This place was a really nice find visiting Jax Beach.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank michael g
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FL
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Good Thai food that is worth the drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2011

Ok, I am a total fiend for Thai food and my normal Thai restaurant that I love in Jacksonville stopped serving lunch on weekends. Thanks to the Urbanspoon app, I stumbled across this restaurant. Knowing the area that it was in, I couldn't believe that they really were ranked so highly. Let me just say that the reviews are all accurate. There is nothing upscale about this place, but the food is very good. I have green curry chicken which had a nice little kick. The portion was nicely sized. The only negative that I had about the dish was that it had some zucchini or similar veggie in it that did not hold up well to the cooking. My companion had pad thai chicken which he enjoyed. Be careful, it comes with a side of peanuts and pepper flakes. DON'T just dump it on!

One of the reasons that I would not give this a higher rating is because the chicken spring rolls were just ok. They were thin like cigarillos and didn't really have much inside. I would not have those again. Anyway, this is solidly good food and I recommend trying it out.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank serenityseekerFL
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great food and nice portions.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2011

Like the other reviewers have stated, don't let strip mall's appearance keep you away. The good and service are very good. The one thing I want to say is this....if you ask for "Thai Hot" you better have a LARGE glass of water handy because it is truly nice and hot. What a nice way to jumpstart the tastebuds.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank adenuff
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best of both worlds: Thai and filipino food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2010

i am must say that i was a little skeptical of going to a thai restaurant in a somewhat run down strip mall. However, the food was amazing, both thai and filipino. The pricing was very reasonable considering each entree serves 2-3 people. I am half filipino so i am somewhat biased to a non filipino cooking our traditional dishes. The owner of the restaurant really understands the importance of using fresh ingredients. Also, the couple sitting next to us apparently took a cab from the nearby military base and asked the restaurant to call a cab to get back once they finished eating. The owner ended up having her son take the couple back to the base for no charge.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank JEArnold
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