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“Twice in one day!!!”
Review of Tong’s Thai Island Cuisine - CLOSED

Tong’s Thai Island Cuisine
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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 December 20, 2013

I went here for lunch one day and the Pad Thai was so good I returned for supper. My friend had some other dishes which he also said were very good but the Pad Thai was all I can remember. I want some more. NOW!!

Thank robinet
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

Excellent flavor, generous portions, and options for vegetarians and pescatarians. Veggie fried rice and Pad Thai were second to none compared to travels in U.S. and other countries.

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Reviewed November 9, 2013

Small restaurant right on the water. Candles on the tables at night make it very cozy and warm atmosphere. Food is good but slightly overpriced.

Thank ivanfom
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

People told us this place changed ownership a while a go and used to be better. I believe it, although it’s not bad.

First, the setting is really cool. It’s on a deck/dock right on the water, it’s dimly lit with tasteful, soft ambient lighting in the surrounding trees. Part of the seating area is on a skinny dock that shoots out into the sea. We didn’t sit out there but it looked fun.

The service was great and our waiter was pleasant, helpful and fast.

The food was the part that fell a little short. I love Thai food and although there was nothing majorly wrong with any of the dishes, we felt they were all somewhat underwhelming.

If you’re craving Thai food, give it a try. We were there in low season so maybe it was just an off day.

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Thank phil v
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

The best Thai food I have ever tasted! We had the pad Thai and fried rice, both were fantastic. The place has nice outdoor seating in the back on a deck and also right on the pier. The service was great and the staff was friendly. The portions were huge, we even had to take the rice home b/c there was so much.

Definitely eat there at least one day/night if you are in West End.

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Thank MikeSmith43
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