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Hot Spot Thai Cafe

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50440 US Highway 93, Polson, MT 59860-7054
+1 406-883-4444
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waitress was Very Pleasant and Quick. Vegetarian Spring Rolls were Excellent, Lunch was also good. Will go back when in the area.

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Thank Elizabeth N
Missoula, Montana
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We must have had a new waitress but we were here for 35 minutes before we were able to flag her down to take our order. We watched more and more people come in....which meant after 45 minutes we finally got water...(yes, we should have left by now....) ONE of our party got their food and the other three of... More 

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Thank Abaylew
Belfair, Washington
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160 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This family owned restaurant has a limited selection but great food. Prices are reasonable and good size portions. Causal and family friendly.

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Thank Jodacious3
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Reliably good food for this area. The dishes aren't as decorative as some Thai places I've been, but they taste great.

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Thank keysolutions
Polson, Montana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love Thai food and Hot Spot is. One of the best I've ever eaten in. I've eaten at many Thai restaurants. I would have given it four stars but sometimes the meal is not as good (it's still good but not as good as other times) so consistency is an issue. I hope you visit on one of the... More 

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Thank lordticklish
Montana
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I try to eat here several times each summer when we are in the area working. There is a good variety on the menu although I almost always order Pad Thai and food can be as mild or as spicy as you'd like. They bill the restaurant as having a lake view but the only lake view you'll get is... More 

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Thank Grandmaof2
Montana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Everything is prepared individually to order. So it takes awhile if there are lots of people in the restaurant. It is usually very worthwhile to wait. Sometimes it's not as spicy as ordered, but that's easily remedied. The food is always very good. Some say it's authentic Thai, but I have no way to gauge that. I just know it... More 

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Thank TootsTravels
Polson, Montana
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's easy to find the Hot Spot, located adjacent to the highway that runs through town. The building is modest and unassuming. Skip the tiny booths downstairs and climb the stairs for a view of beautiful Flathead Lake. Deck seating is available but I have never seen it used.The owner is of Thai descent but does speak limited English. Recipes... More 

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Thank Garth2657
Scottsdale, Arizona
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed dinner at this unassuming Thai restaurant. No frills, reasonable prices, very quick service. Heat of spices not as hot as we are used to--if you like it hot, go ahead and say so. Also, they don't serve alcohol, but allow you to bring in your own, so be forewarned.

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Thank Mary G
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Small down stairs but a nice room upstairs with excellent views. They do not serve drinks but they let us bring our own wine. The food is not fabulous but it is tasty and nice for a different change of pace from American food.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50440 US Highway 93, Polson, MT 59860-7054
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polson
  • Phone Number: +1 406-883-4444

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