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Wat Mongkolrata Temple

5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
+1 813-621-1669
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If you enjoy Thai food, religion or cultural events this place is for you

I only have good things to say about this place. I've gone many times over the year and always have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor H
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Tampa, Florida
a take walk on the wild side

It's great to get away with friends and family and the food is excellent! the money and time.well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doc R
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (40 reviews)
“noodle soup” (23 reviews)
“for sale” (23 reviews)
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5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
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+1 813-621-1669
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only have good things to say about this place. I've gone many times over the year and always have a great time. If you enjoy Asian food, particularly Thai food, you will not be disappointed. They even have some thing that are very "my...More

Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's great to get away with friends and family and the food is excellent! the money and time.well spent walking along the river.

Thank Doc R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every Sunday, you can visit this Thai temple to buy Thai food, Oriental plants and orchids. I love the bargain orchid table. The temple's ground is clean and few good Kodak picture sites. The temple is located right by the river, good place to have...More

Thank an1953USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just visiting Tampa for a week, and a good place to check this out. Lots of very good Thai authentic food. Lots of variety ... so many choices. Decisions decisions.Make sure to get there early.There are long lines especially for the soup , and the...More

Thank 644AndreaC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my multiple Sunday per month brunch location. Great quality food at better than restaurant prices (and dog friendly). You have to plan around the crowds and the weather. I've spent some time in Thailand and almost everything sold here is as good. I...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sunday mornings offer many tasty Thai food stalls, a small Thai vegetable market, and lots of home grown orchids for sale. Very informal, very friendly folks. Adjacent Buddhist temple is open to the public.

Thank Walt0305
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visit the Temple at least once a year for lunch. Be prepared because I don't think males OR females can enter the temple itself if you are wearing shorts. Also, you have to remove your shoes. I think the food is cash only and...More

Thank wdwmk2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friends and I decided to have brunch at the Wat Mongkolrata Thai Temple. The scenery was so peaceful, orchids in colorful bloom, under the shade of the oak trees on the Hillsborough River. There are benches dotted along the path for you to sit...More

Thank prissypoodle123
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We come here often, probably once a month, for their Sunday morning Thai food events. Others have detailed out the various foods they serve, all of it is very good. Parking can be an issue, and the lines can be long for some dishes (like...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

After reading other reviews my wife and I visited the temple on Sunday before noon. The temple community sells Thai food of all kinds, soups, fried chicken, pad thai, desserts, spring rolls and lots more. The generous portions are generally about $5 and are delicious....More

1  Thank Ed M
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perednyte
30 August 2017|
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Response from TravelVidaa | Reviewed this property |
They are only open to the public on Sunday I went on a weekday and was still able to walk around the garden area and take pictures of the big green dragons ( in the back of the temple near the water) I have never been to... More
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krit99
30 January 2017|
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Response from KERRY M | Reviewed this property |
I did find this schedule. It appears that they do have a ceremony, so I don't think they are open as usual as this appears to be a ceremony for the monks. Perhaps you can call and check. I found this on their website. I hope... More
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Kathy H
6 January 2017|
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Response from TravellingAph | Reviewed this property |
It's free! Obviously you pay for the food depending on what you get. You can respectfully enter the temple and little to a talk
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