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“Amazing Thai food in a fantastic setting”
Review of Tong’s Thai Island Cuisine - CLOSED

Tong’s Thai Island Cuisine
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Tong's Thai Island Cuisine is one of the most popular places to eat out in West End, Roatan Island, Honduras. The restaurant is considered a sort of minor celebrity on the island and locals as well as visitors try it at least once when visiting the West End area. Tong's Thai Island Cuisine has been built reflecting the heritage and originality of where it came from. It supports a traditional Thai look which makes it stand out like a jewel among all those island bars and fun-in-the-sun beach cafe types. The restaurant gives off an aura of old world Thai culture mixed with the stunning beauty of the tropical Caribbean islands; sort of taking the best of both worlds and combining them to form this beautiful place. It holds elements from both the Thai and the tropics; the seating and flooring along with the whole building has been made out of wood which is very island style. The decor, the foliage, the plating and the entire ambience has been arranged to mimic the Thai style which brings about an exotic harmony of the two cultures. Tong's Thai Island Cuisine provides a chance for both locals and vacationers to have a taste of the diversity of Thai food. It is the only restaurant serving this cuisine, which makes it an even more unique place. It is located in the middle of West End itself, in a prominent area. Lunch and dinner are served here with an amazing variety of flavorful Thai cuisine. This Asian cuisine uses very subtle flavors that are so different from those used on the island. For example, tamarind sauce, fish sauce, palm sugar, tangy and fragrant herbs and spices combine to achieve that exotic sweet and sour Thai taste. This provides a startlingly lovely contrast with the freshly squeezed fruit drinks offered made from the island's tropical fruit. Tong's Thai Island Cuisine is the place to be if you're a food lover on vacation and even reviews say it is a must try place on Roatan Island. Tong's Thai Island Cuisine Tong's Thai Island Cuisine One of the most preferred dishes in Tong's Thai Island Cuisine is the Pad Thai. It is served both with lobster and shrimp and has gotten rave reviews from customers and staff alike. All of the dishes are fresh, steaming hot, carefully prepared and beautifully presented. Small flavors like lime, extra spices, and dried chillies are offered to the customers to enhance the essence and aroma of the food. They have a great variety of soups and starters paired with vegetables, meat or chicken to awaken your appetite and leave you hungry for more. The staff is extremely well trained and they make sure that no client leaves the restaurant unhappy. They are discreet, well mannered and very quick with the service.
Reviewed January 12, 2013

A little bit pricey but totally worth it. Ate at a table on the dock out over the water. Had the chicken pad thai and the sauce is excellent, the flavor of the tamarind really adds to it and makes it a little different from your regular everyday pad thai. Also save room for the fried banana and ice cream for dessert.

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Thank Kevin T
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

We ate on the dock. Marvelous setting. Bring bug repellent. Very good food, but surprisingly expensive for what it is ($100 for three people)

Thank jakeseattle1
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Really enjoyed the food. Very casual atmosphere, right out on the water and some of the best food I had during my 1 week visit.

Thank OHIONEC
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at Tong's Thai. Fairly authentic flavors. Nice ambiance. Good service. A bit pricey but you can definitely share an appetizer and entree to make it less so. Loved the green papaya salad. Totally delicious and fresh. We also had the chicken wings, which were just ok, and the panang chicken curry, which was nice but could have been a bit thicker and spicier. Definitely recommend it for lunch or dinner. Nice change from island-tourist cuisine. The restaurant is right in the middle of the road in West End on the water side, and the dining area is outside by the water. We made the mistake of sitting out on the pier at sunset! Many many bug bites later, we realized that was just stupid! Not their fault, but just keep in mind what time of day it is and don't sit on the water at dusk! Overall, quite nice.

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Thank Reebs41
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

Really amazing service every time we went - the guys seems to genuinely care and want you to have a great experience. View was to die for and the food was pretty decent.

Thank RonzoniNJ
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