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WAI thai

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4 Thaweewong Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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+66 95 090 3911
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2012

Nice and cheap Thai food, right at the beach, friendly staff. Only downside are the people (street vendors) asking you every 2 min. to buy something. We have been there 2 times and enjoyed it.

1 Thank Takatroch
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2012

We have eaten here before on our last trip to Patong. It is a great little restaurant right on the beach with the sand under your toes. It is as basic as all the other restaurants along the beach but the food is really good. We call it 'pink chairs' because the plastic chairs are pink. It is cheek and... More 

1 Thank chippochic
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2012

Food is really cheap and the "restaurant" is on the road side with plastic tables and chairs. But the food was great and so was the service, the guys are really friendly.

2 Thank KimmyB84
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

Has the most amazing crab, fish and squid! Cocktails are so good and so strong! Would greatly recommend for anyone to go. Right on the beach, staff are really attentive and caring. Really upset we found it the second to last night of our stay. Google map entry is wrong however so be careful!

1 Thank Abbi H
Fort Gibson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2012

The Thai dishes and seafood were very tasty. Mixed drinks and cocktails are indeed as the name implies 'best'. The atmosphere and view here is wonderful in the evening as the sun is going down. Our table was in the sand on the beach. The tables outside naturally do not have overhead fans and the ambiance is excellent with a... More 

1 Thank Goteef
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on the reviews from Trip Advisor.. We loved it. Service was second to none in fact contemplating advising the hotel I stayed at to go there for some training. My wife who is Thai said that deep fried fish with chilli sauce was just how her nanny used to make it when growing up.... More 

2 Thank PCNorris
teesdale vic aus
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

great food, great price, great location( 5 min from Graceland ) great staff, great cooks, see Shelly in the kitchen and say Ray and Sarah say Hi

2 Thank teesdaleroos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

Wai Restaurant is everything you would want eating out in Patong. The food, the service and the price is the best. We were in a group of 8 and made our own banquet. Every meal we ordered over the 2 occasions were delicious. Unfortunately the map is incorrect on Tripadvisor, it is the last cafe on the beach approx 500... More 

1 Thank Mark H
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

Love Wai Thai, food is great , its a fair price and a great location. I grew close with the boys here, and already miss them. They are very friendly and love to hang out and have fun. Great dish to get here is green papaya salad , or yellow chicken curry soup. All really tasty food, and nice cocktails.... More 

1 Thank Jax_132
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

After seeing this place well recommended on tripadvisor, we decided to check it out.. The staff were very friendly, food came out quick. And it was so cheap!!! This place definitely ticks all the boxes and we've since gone back almost everyday for lunch/dinner..definitely worth checking out :)

1 Thank N_A01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Thaweewong Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong
  • Phone Number: +66 95 090 3911

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