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“Wasn't authentic Thai for me, but it's okay”
Review of Hello Thai

Hello Thai
Ranked #1,898 of 35,575 Restaurants in Busan
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Reviewed January 13, 2014

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere and great customer service - really happy with that. We were craving Thai and decided to eat here for New Year's Eve. We had the Pad Thai and Green Curry which was NICE, but not great. The Green Curry tasted a bit sweeter than what I have normally had in the past, but I have found most things are sweeter in Korea (so it might be tailored to Korean taste buds). However, this was our first Thai meal in Korea so I don't have any other comparisons. In terms of value for money, my expectations were higher due to the price point - perhaps a bit expensive for the quality you get. I won't be rushing back just yet - I'm keen to try a couple of other Thai restaurants to compare it to first.

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Reviewed December 23, 2013

A companion and I visited this restaurant last summer on a Sunday evening at 8pm and we were the only ones there which was clearly a red flag.

As someone who has been to Thailand several times and loves good authentic Thai cuisine, I was hoping for much more but frankly found this place to be rather disappointing and not really an honest effort at real authentic Thai food.

While not terrible we found everything to be rather bland and lifeless perhaps in a
effort to be safe and attempt to please the masses rather than going after true Thai taste.

I gave the food 2 stars and threw in an extra star for a very nice atmosphere and friendly service for a 3 star review which is probably too kind...

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

This restaurant came recommended by our concierge as an excellent pescetarian choice on Haeudae Beach. As soon as you see the BMW dealership when you stop at the Busan Aquarium on the short beach strip, you will find Hello Thai right behind it on the 3rd floor of a small motel. It is proud to have had celebrity visitors during the Busan Film Festival, but we were all alone on a Friday afternoon. The staff found us someone to speak to in English to make inquiries about how the food was prepared and promptly served us with wonderful (spicy) Thai fare. I recommend the red seafood curry and pad thai.

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Reviewed September 18, 2013

We live in Seoul and traveled down to Busan for a family holiday. We always try different ethnic foods when on holiday and all enjoy a going out for Pad Thai and Curry. Hello Thai was recommended to us and we are passing it on to you. It's behind the BMW dealership across from the Busan Aquarium on the third floor. We found it worth the extra effort. The place is beautiful inside, the service was very friendly and they spoke some English as well. The food is quality Thai served nice and hot within ten minutes. We had the chicken curry, Pad Thai and another chicken dish. We actually ordered a second Pad Thai dish for my wife and two boys ages 12 and 9. We usually spend 50K+ for a non Korean dinner out and this was no different. If we're in Busan again then we'll be eating Thai. How you enjoy it in the meantime.

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Reviewed March 21, 2017
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