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“Really great thai restaurant”
Review of Sawasdee Bistro

Sawasdee Bistro
Ranked #151 of 14,006 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Leblon
Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

We don't have that many great asian restaurants in Brasil, but this one deserves a visit. Spotless food, reasonable price, and a nice ambiance.A good choice if you are craving something different than rice-beans-BBQ.
We were a big group, and every single dish was well seasoned and flavourfull, including the child's platter. Even though not really thai, the tabouleh was specially good, very fresh.
Really looking foward to going back there!

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Thank bruninhazaniboni
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Reviewed June 1, 2013

I've been to Sawasdee several times. And it has never been as bad as it was yesterday. I ordered the Massaman Curry and it was completely different from other times I had it.
The service was dreadful. We had no attention from the waiters and they didn't clean the table. At a certain point I satrted placing the empty bottles of water and coke on the floor to clean the table...

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Thank gnows
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

As it is always crowded I highly recommend reservations. Starters are good, my favorite option is a mix plate of appetizers. For main course I recommend shrimps with curry sauce, very tasty.

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Thank Renata B
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

In the parts of Rio visited by most of the tourists, and where the upper classes live, most, if not all of the restaurants are either expensive or super expensive, and you don't always get the quality for your money, which definitely is not a good feeling.

Sawasdee is one of the places where you easily spend US$ 50 for a lunch without dessert and wine, but at least the food is fantastic. I have been there twice and both times the food and service were excellent. Which, on the other hand, doesn't justify the 15% they charge for the service, when in all other restaurants and bars it is 10%.

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Thank JovanRT
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

I enjoyed the appetizers (try the ceviche), the shrimp with coconut milk, and dessert. Wine selection by the glass sucks, only 1 white or red. Ambiance was relaxed and service was good. More wine selection would earn them my 5 stars

Thank TravelingAlex13
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