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Mama Restaurant

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178 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100 , Thailand
+66 87 461 6355
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Bunbury, Australia
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321 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A nice looking restaurant but a pity that the food was pretty abysmal. The Thai Green curry was so runny, the massaman curry had very little flavour, no flavour in the wonton soup. It was probably the worst Thai food we had eaten on this trip. Also quite expensive. I would recommend giving this place a miss if you want... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is very tasty and well presented. We ate here twice during our week in Phuket. However, they advertised free drinking water but charge us 40 THB per bottle. After the second visit I was very sick - but I think it was too soon to be the food here. I'm blaming a tuna sandwich on a boat... More 

Thank Lisa A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It was the worst meal of our family in Thailand for the last 15 years. We did not expect that Thai people can be so tricky, arrogant and lie to you just to make you pay. The food was disastrous - I was stupid enough to order a steak and they cooked it twice because the first time it was... More 

Thank bogdanp768
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213 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We enjoyed our meal here on our first night in Karon. The menu is huge, almost too many choices, it takes awhile to make your way through it. There were four of us for dinner, everyone enjoyed their meals. Service was good and food came out quite quickly, was beautifully cooked. It is a lovely position sitting by the river,... More 

Thank johnda667
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We came to dinner and the staff was super nice and friendly (and not bothering at all!). The soups were very delicious, however, the food was very spicy and that was not mention in the menu. So, yes, this was kind of disappointing. If we knew it, we would order something else. Still, we will come back tomorrow for lunch,... More 

Thank Mina K
Zhongshan, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place is simply bad. From service to the food. Many of the recipes are changed. Things that shouldn't have string beans all of a sudden have them. The food tastes look like Thai food but taste nothing like they should. The prices are not cheap. The service sucks. I had to clear empty plates myself. There are many better... More 

3 Thank tfong010
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a Chinese tourist trap. The price is expensive, while the quality is terrible. There is no crab meat in the soup, just vegetable. And despite being beside the sea, they use FROZEN SHRIMP! This is by far THE WORST restaurant in Phuket

2 Thank Dillawin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good.. I ordered lobster tail.. In the menu the lobster comes with garlic and peanut sauce, but I changed the sauce with garlic and black paper sauce.. Really nice food.. With special fried crispy potatoes..

Thank Stianti K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed at Sugar Marina Art Hotel and this was where we had our daily buffet breakfast. The food was ok but there were a lot of people crammed in to the restaurant we even had to share tables with others to fit on day two. There is a lot of choice but again lots of people so the food... More 

Thank Clubswimmer
Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner on one of the nights we were in karon and the food was just ok. I was a bit disspapointed really but the atmosphere was enjoyable none the less.

1 Thank Modupe P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Thai, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 87 461 6355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?