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Uptown Restaurant

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Chanacharoen Rd | Opposite the Thavorn Grand Plaza Hotel, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Phuket, Thailand
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2013

Thai is the place where a lot of local Thai and Expat come to eat everyday. The food is very good both Thai and international food and the price is about half what you would have to pay in a lot of tourist area. This restaurant is just opposit the wonderful shopping center call Expo so it mean very good... More 

Thank joy o
Luang Prabang, Louangphrabang, Laos
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

This is one of the best 1 dish restaurant in Phuket town. The owners and staffs are very friendly and helpful. Many selections of foods. Personally i like Tom Yum Pork Noodle here and fish wontons salads. Fried rice with shrimp paste (Kao Cook Kapi), Friend rice with Nam Prik (Kao Nam Prik Long Rua) and Padthai. Delicious and inexpensive.

Thank Narisaraporn P
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

This is my most favourite place in Phuket, wonderful food at even better prices. The owner Lek is fluent in English, so not much trouble in finding out what some of the dishes are and she makes certain that everyone feels welcome in her establishment

Thank Penelope G
Adelaide, Australia
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118 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Uptown Restaurant in Phuket Town offered a vast selection of local dishes at very reasonable prices. Loads of locals eating there (always a good sign) and the atmosphere is lively and casual. It is located just outside the core centre of Phuket Town opposite the old Thavorn Grand Hotel. The walk there is fun because you pass lots of shops,... More 

Thank OzziePG
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012

We found this through the Lonely Planet. The food was delicious. The menu had pleanty of choice and included some unusual items. The food was well presented but portions were small but we had ordered 3 dishes between 2 of us as we wanted to try things and this was enough for us. The wait staff were friendly but not... More 

Thank Sam34Kent
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

I live in Phuket Town and I've been to this restaurant many time. I've never been disappointed in the food. They have a tremendous variety of authentic Thai dishes. They have wonderful fruit smoothies. The staff vary greatly in friendliness, attitude and efficiency. They are always busy, so I don't expect a constant smile and flawless service. The location is... More 

Thank Dave W
Phuket Town, Thailand
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2012

This restaurant offers nice Thai food at very good prices. Most of the dishes cost less than 100 THB and you can have a large choice of Thai food. I have tried many of them and I have never been disappointed. This place is located in the heart of Phuket Town, near all the shopping and many other restaurants.

Thank Phuketlove45
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

We accidently found Uptown as we were walking by around dinner time. The place doesn't look like anything special but we figured it looked good enough for a mid-week evening meal :-) The menu consists of 50ish smaller dishes, all priced very reasonably. The food was tasty and because of the portion sizes/prices it is a wonderful place to try... More 

Thank frederik_travel
Guangzhou, China
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

Various choice of Thai food,well priced,tasty,but the portion not large.Good location,easy to find out.

Thank Penelope L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

An excellent local / non-touristy culinary experience. LOVED their onion rings, thai veggies and Iced Tea!

Thank KadambariM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chanacharoen Rd | Opposite the Thavorn Grand Plaza Hotel, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town

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