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Chanacharoen Rd | Opposite the Thavorn Grand Plaza Hotel, Phuket Town, Phuket, Thailand
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Adelaide, Australia
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117 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 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 

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Kent
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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 

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Phuket
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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 

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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.

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Thank Phuketlove45
Ghent
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3 reviews
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 

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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.

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mumbai
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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!

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Thank KadambariM
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

We have visited this restaurant many times over the years, usually when we go to the Expo Markets in Phuket Town. The Thai meals are honest and cheap. The interior of the restaurant is always spotless and the staff are really friendly. We enjoyed our Watermelon ice drinks on arrival and a great range of drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic... More 

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Thank OldTar
Phuket
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Extensive menu, cheap, tasty, no frills. If you're passing then drop in. I wouldn't make a special journey though.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Recommend chicken with cashews! Sure cheap and fantastic food :D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?