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“Tasty healthy food in a cozy, friendly, clean and visually interesting environment.”
Review of Reign of Thai

Reign of Thai
Ranked #349 of 3,134 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed January 26, 2012

Had lunch here with a friend and business partner. Buffet is served 11:30 to 3:30 and costs $7.77 with good assortment of Thai foods with varying levels of spicy heat. There isn't the huge assortment you find at most Chinese buffets, but there is plenty and what is here is fresh and healthy.

This is a new location for the owner and it appears to have been largely undiscovered at this point, so there was easy access to the food and a quiet atmosphere which we needed for our discussions. Not many places you can go for lunch where tables aren't jammed up against one another and where the roar of the lunch crowd doesn't have you raising your voice more than you want to. And we lingered a long time with never a sense of having overstayed our welcome and never an empty water or tea glass. And on our way out the owner/chef thanked us warmly and asked us to return. You bet we will.

Two suggestions. The entrance area seems to be used for storage and does not make a good first impression. Second, only cocktail napkins were available - OOPS.

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Reviewed December 19, 2011

This place was great although you wouldn't expect it from just looking at the outside of the building! Inside, the place is done very well - very cute, clean and Thai-esque. I was with 6 people, so we went big. We ordered PLENTY of food and all was outstanding. 3 of the 6 of us had recently spent what added up to about 2 and a half months in Thailand and we all came to the conclusion that this was the closest to authentic we had come across in our search for Thai food in the states! The waiter had obviously spent a lot of time in Thailand and had a wealth of info about the cuisine to share with us. Fresh, authentic ingredients and Thai chefs topped off the experience! Definitely go get your Thai on at this place and it is BYOB!

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Reviewed November 26, 2011

Pete's Thai Cuisine has opened up on the corner of CaveCreek and T-Bird on the SW corner next to the auto repair place. The location has had about 5 incarnations in the last 10 years, nothing seems to be able to make it at the location. But Now....I suspect Pete's will be here for a long time. We have gone twice now, both times for the lunch buffet. Currently the price is $7.77 for lunchtime. There are at least 20 dishes to chose from. There are at least 5 curries, and an excellent variety of other thai staples. The quality of the ingredients is high. There are many dishes with expensive ingredients. The flavors are very authentic to Thailand, and the heat factor is pretty high, but just perfect. The restaurant also has menu service, although we have not tried anything but the buffet. This is a BYOB establishment which really makes for an excellent, tasty, and cheap meal. There is frequently a good size crowd here at lunch, but there is plenty of seating and the buffet never gets depleted. Pete just keeps bringing out more yummy dishes and there are several new and different dishes to try on each visit. Great casual neighborhood thai restaurant and outstanding value.

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1  Thank rmurray5
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