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Restaurant Mama Kata (Seafood)

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40 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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+66 76 284 006
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London
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37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Busy open air restaurant at the end of Kata beach. Good value food with a fast and efficient service. Probably best to go for the Thai food. The interpretations of European foods were a bit odd.

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Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

According to a travel guide you should definitely dine at "Mama Kata", since here original quote: the mama cooks and even looks over the quality wakes. The ambience is rather functional on plastic chairs and washable tablecloths, which does not bother us. But the ordered food was rather average, so not bad, but not as if Mama had cooked. Nevertheless,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the reviews of this place were only good. however after eating there, i returned back to my hotel and was vomiting all night. I literally had a nightmare about the fish i ate. It was really good food just obviously a bad fish // or cooking conditions

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Thank sophietitmarsh
South Australia, Australia
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410 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kata Mama Seafood is quite a large restaurant at the southern end of Kata Beach next to the Ska Bar. It is extremely popular with tourists during the day due to the location on the beach. We have been here for a few lunches and dinners over the years and have had much better experiences at night. I think it... More 

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Thank Cathy&Gary
Singapore
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here a couple of years back when the name was Mama Noi. The food was terrific and therefore I came back again. This time round it wasn't that good a experience as before. Most of the dishes were pretty oilier than usual.I only remember 2 dishes out of 4 that I ordered that is more memorable. 1 of... More 

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Thank Debidoel
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the speciality - crab with coconut sauce - it was the best dish we had in Thailand. Definitely a good choice to go for lunch to hide a bit from the sun. Good prices and lots of variety in the menu.

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Thank Patrícia C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have walked past Kata Mama on our way to the beach for 5 days. Decided to give it a try. So far it has been the best shrimp curry we've had in Kata. The food and drinks were good, but the service sucked. The guy who took our order was never to be seen again. I think he decided... More 

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Thank Monica S
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

After being away for a few years, this place is up with the best restaurants in Thailand, great great food and great staff and what a location to look out and indulge the wonderful food

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Thank andrew m
Singapore
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Cons: surly and disinterested service, terrible representations of wonderful Thai staples like Panang curry, woeful attempt at Tempura Prawns and vegetables (the prawns were crumbed, the vegetables were covered in thick batter more suited for cheap fish), the representation of spaghetti bolognese required explaining to my 7 year old son that sometimes it does have large hunks of yellow, green... More 

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Thank Simon E
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We looked forward to being back in Kata and the first place we wanted to revisit was Mama's! Set in the southern corner of the beach next to the Ska bar this must be the best value for money eatery thats right on the beach. The beer is cold and food very good at a great price. We had the... More 

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Thank mike c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Kata Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon  >  Kata Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 76 284 006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?