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“Loads Of Flavor And Spice Along With Sushi”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bangkok Kitchen

Bangkok Kitchen
Ranked #17 of 32 Restaurants in Driggs
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Loads Of Flavor And Spice Along With Sushi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

There have been some new additions to the Restaurant scene in Driggs, ID which has been sorely needed. Grand Targhee Ski Area brings a lot of skiers to the area , but getting a good meal has always been a problem. The recently opened Bangkok Kitchen in town has changed all that. They have a great selection of Thai food that can be spicy or non spicy depending on what you prefer. They offer about five degrees of spicy food along with many dishes without spice. It all depends on what you prefer. I'm a number two type spicy diner and really liked their different dishes.

What really surprised me was they were offering Sushi as well. Their Sushi Chef Mia, really knows her stuff and is very creative as well. I ordered a Full House Sushi dish that Mia recommended and was a special that day. It was made with two types of Tuna, Salmon and Scallops. There were about ten pieces on the plate served along with a good Wasabi paste and a soy sauce and some great freshly sliced ginger which I really love. The flavors of each piece of Sushi were really great because of the complex things going on because of the different pieces of seafood as counterpoint in each piece covered in a diced Scallop sauce. That was my appetizer , but a couple more plates of that would have made a great dinner.

I also had a seafood soup that had a little spicy flavor to it and it was loaded with a lot of every type of seafood you could think of or that could be found in the sea that was really delicious. You could make a meal out of the large bowl of soup that is served. I especially enjoyed the large shrimp and scallops in the soup. It was heaven. The third dish was a beef dish with a great dipping sauce that had a delicious and unique flavor to it. Everything that evening had great flavor to it and the spice was enjoyed as well. As all the portions were large I found it impossible to finish off the beef dish and some of the soup They offered to pack it up for me to take home, but staying in a motel made that impracticable. I enjoyed the meal with some nice Thai lager beer which went well with the food.

They have an extensive menu with a large variety of options in the type of dish you can order and the amount of spiciness you like. All the portions were large, and I can guarantee you won't go home hungry. And they also offer both cooked and uncooked Sushi if someone might be a little squeamish about eating raw fish. The food is delicious and has lots of flavor and is a good value for the dollar spent. They have many great offerings that are a great change from the normal fare of pizza and burgers. As Arnold would say, "I'll be back", with an Austrian accent of course.

  • Visited April 2013
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Polson, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“better for you or them”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

so my boyfriend went there at 9.00 at night the light still said open we walked in and we said there were two in our party the server had said dine in we said yes then he replied it would be better if you guys did a togo they were still open 4 45 min i found this disterbing not only did the business loose money but so did the server

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank styles111
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Jackson, Wyoming
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Oh my word...what delicious food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

I head over to Driggs whenever I can to enjoy the food and the service at the Bangkok Kitchen. The owners have developed a wonderful menu and have added a sushi bar that is out of this world. By far and away this is the best around if you like Thai food. It is also very reasonably priced.

Visited March 2013
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Thank ewalk5
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Victor, Idaho, United States
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Authentic and great value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

This has become our favorite local restaurant. The portions are ample, the food is delicious and the new addition of sushi is great. Not sure if it was a different cook on some visits but the spice level varied greatly.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank John D
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Very good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

I stopped in here to have lunch on my way to GrAnd Targhee and had the red curry platter with chicken (spicy). It was very good. The service was fast, the restaurant clean; i wouldn't think twice about dining here again.

The fellows a table away ordered sushi, it looked excellent and the downed it quickly. A good sign.

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