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1114 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7-349 6482
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very friendly service. Very tasty food - starters, as well as main courses - suitable for vegetarians. I ate full plate of pad thai noodles within few minutes.

Thank boba b
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tonight after some epic action on the luge track with my buddies we were keen to get some Thai food to cushion the bourbon we were planning to consume. We arrived just before 8pm and ordered soon after that. We order entrees and mains for a group of 7. We waited over an hour and were told the wait was... More 

Thank Darren W
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a cool evening in March and had to move from an outer table to avoid the cool wind blowing along Eat Street. A lady in our party requested the advertised "Thai hot" level of chilli. Firstly the waitress advised her that she would not be able to eat it and then suggested no female had ever managed... More 

Thank Seymour J
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Tom Yum Talay soup as an entree which was delicious and full of seafood. The massaman curry was very nice. We have had better prawn toast than they served here but all in all a very enjoyable meal.

Thank Jaybee09
Rotorua, New Zealand
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very nice flavours..chicken in coconut milk very tasty..lovely flavours..good sized meals.. they were very busy and unfortunately gave us an incorrect meal...would have appreciated a discount , took a while for us to all get our dishes ..

Thank Rb4268
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And we have travelled to Thailand 3 times! Food was tasty, great portions, friendly waitresses with big smiles on their faces, Eat Street was humming with people and overall great energy! Loved the meal!

Thank Brett R
Auckland, New Zealand
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206 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking all over town in search of dinner, I settled on Wild Rice Thai Cuisine in Eat Street. And I am definitely keen to return! The restaurant was almost completely full, only two tables free when I arrived, but despite the pressure on the staff to rush due to the number of guests, their service remained calm and professional.... More 

Thank BrianInAuckland
McKinleyville, California
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336 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at our hotel in Rotorua, we asked the manager if they knew of good restaurants in the area. She said she is from Thailand and highly recommended a place on Eat Streat (that's how they spell it) called Wild Rice Thai Cuisine. Thai sounded great to us so we tried it and were not disappointed. We started... More 

Thank Mary V
York, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wild Rice is a very good Thai restaurant with pleasant helpful staff and a busy, noisy atmosphere. Our food (Salmon sizzler, Pork BBQ sizzler, Chicken and cashew nut stir fry and Chicken and Sweet chilli sauce) was well cooked and well presented. The place was very busy but the staff coped well with good humour. Good toilets and Wi-fi.

Thank paymonger
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food way below average. Best to avoid. Overpriced in error and would not correct. Goto the Indian next door.

Thank mrricko

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 6482
Fantastic Thai cuisine in "East Street" Rotorua

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