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#46, Kenting Rd, Hengchung Town, Pingtung, Taiwan
+886 8 886 2878
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The green curry was not that good but the lemon garlic steamed bass fish was delicious If you go stay with the seafood and rice always because you cant go wrong

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Thank BatoolMorales
Helsinki, Finland
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142 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Thai restaurants seem to be quite popular in Kenting. Mambo is a Thai restaurant located on Kenting's main road. We ordered chicken-galanga root soup and beef on a sizzling plate. They tasted ok but not very authentic. Many staff members don't speak English.

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Thank Kai J
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We visited this restaurant quite early in the evening and were quickly shown to a table. There was a short delay until our order was taken but the food arrived in a reasonable time..The layout and furniture is a little basic but the quantity and quality of the food were very good. Overall the service did appear a little haphazard,... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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118 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Surely we didn't expect great Thai Food in a touristic place like Kenting so we picked the Trip Advisor best rated one... My review of two star is already generous Pad Thai is something that doesn't even resemble it...and it tastes horribly Fried rice overcooked and tasteless Ground pork (for my wife) so so All accompanied by a warm Singha... More 

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Thank newdealer
Taipei, Taiwan
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Best known place for thai food in Kenting, but the way they keep customers waiting shows their absolute arrogance. They wont reservations, they wont take your number, they expect you to wait outside the restaurant like hungry dogs, they call you once and if you ain't there, you got to go through the line up again. Thus blocking the already... More 

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Busan, South Korea
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71 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Ordered Pad Thai and Pineapple Rice, and we were surprised when they delivered 15 mins apart and were sprayed for an hour with PAM. I'm not kidding the amount of oil on these two dishes could probably provide power to a small village for a solid week. If I had any squeeks or internal rusting issues in my body prior... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

We sat outside on the patio, many people didn't want to sit outside, so we were able to get a table right away despite the busy-ness. Great Thai food...Thai milk tea, delicious curry...my friend had a seafood platter that was fabulous as well! Great location, right on Kenting Avenue...nice escape from the night market crowd.

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Thank Meg14365
Tel Aviv, Israel
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69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

It claims that its the first thai restaurant in the area although i dont catch well why there are so many thai restaurants there. the food is quite ok with a little twist of taiwanese style. if u dont like rou geng (肉羹), dont order pad thai there. as well as the fried rice gets pineapple in.... its a place... More 

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Thank wonderfay
Cannington, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

couldnt ask for anything better fun, dynamic the best place to spend time with friends not to much with a mate or a boyfriend but definetly a place i would go back to...specially after i had such a bad experience in the hotel

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Thank Heather R
Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

This restaurant is right on the Kenting strip, and it was very crowded, which usually is a good sign. The food was good and spicy, traditional thai done good, and we even got a complimentary prawncake that was very nice. The place has an english menu and helpful staff. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Taiwanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #46, Kenting Rd, Hengchung Town, Pingtung, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Pingtung
  • Phone Number: +886 8 886 2878

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