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“Tasty Thai food!!”
Review of Smiling BKK

Smiling BKK
Ranked #908 of 9,701 Restaurants in Dubai
Price range: $1 - $40
Cuisines: Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: NEW LOCATION OPEN! Shop 1, Al Wasl Square, Al Wasl Road Jumeira. opposite Al Safa Park tel: 800 THAI
Reviewed February 22, 2013

This restaurant is located in a place which can b easily missed out, but worth to find it as it's the best Thai food in town, prior to this it was Shang Thai, but after getting to know about it tried the food as per my opinion it's better than Shang Thai. The interiors is really modern & it gives u feeling of a rock cafe, the portion of food is large as well. The waiters are always ready to help u with your selection & with a smile. Would definitely have here again next time whenever would wanna eat Thai food.

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1  Thank Saikiran9
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smilingbkk, Owner at Smiling BKK, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2013

Hi, Thanks for your great review and hope you come back to visit us again! Just wanted to clear up some confusion about Shang Thai though, we have never taken over from them or even know them, we are the only and original Smiling Bkk and always will be. We have a new one opening very soon at the Al Wasl Plaza opposite Safa Park at shop #1 with lots more quirky stuff and fun so stay tuned!!!!

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Reviewed February 15, 2013

Cute little restaurant and a great find. The decor is quirky, the waiting staff fun and the suggestive menu will keep you entertained until the food arrives. The food is good, not amazing but good value for the price you pay. Overall a good experience ad a nice change from the glitz and glamour that the rest of the restaurants in Dubai offer!

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1  Thank Losaud
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Reviewed February 14, 2013 via mobile

We visited the Smiling BKK as a group of 4. The interior decoration is quirky and authentic. T-Shirts from Thailand, random photos and colourful lanterns hanging from the ceiling.
The food menu is extensive and most of the dishes have fun sounding names like '69 in the morning'. The starters and mains were really tasty and the portion size was appropriate.
I would certainly recommend this little restaurant. It shows a different side to Dubai which is mostly known for its expensive, fine dining restaurants. This is a casual fun place to go with some friends to enjoy the food and the fun interior.

1  Thank Mark27Ldn
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Reviewed February 12, 2013

Less than normal food for very high price
I'll never go there again
Black canyon is far more better and same price if not cheaper plus it is difinitly cleaner

2  Thank Mohamed A
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

The best Thai food I have had outside of Thailand! Thai food lovers will not be disappointed! They are opening another, more easily accessible restaurant on Al Wasl Rd near Safa Park also.

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Thank Jsta
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