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170, 170/1 Thaweewong Rd., Patong Beach, Phuket Town, Phuket 83150, Thailand
+66 76 340 135
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A great open fronted street side restaurant where you can watch your food being prepared and cooked. Super fresh as most of it is still swimming around in tanks! very affordable and as the name suggests, predominantly sea food but they also had steaks, burgers, and European cuisine. I had a whole fish that looked like a giant piranha but... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This place 'looked' decent but all of us got sick after eating here, and I got dysentery! We are certain they did NOT give us the fresh seafood we saw on ice in the front, we got served whatever was in the BACK. And all of us got different dishes and were sick. The service was very rude as well,... More 

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Thank jmmortgage
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

The 2nd time same place amazing food good location good service. Everything is very fresh u choose it. Highly recommended to anyone.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

In the front of restaurant you can choice seafood what you like to eat. Friendly staff will weight your lobster or fish and waiter will direcy you to your table. At table you can enjoy live music and after few minutes also your lobster. Nice place and great food

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

They have nice live music makes it a nice place to sit and relax. The food is just ok nothing special about it and can be much better

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Grottaferrata, Italy
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a restaurant where you ca eat fried calamar. Is ok. But if you are looking for a restaurant where eating shrimps and lobsters WITHOUT AMMONIA. This is wrong place. The problem is that when you call the manager he says... Nothing. When yo talk about with tha staff who gave you lobsters he says... Nothing.... More 

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Cooma, Australia
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169 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Enjoyed the food at this restaurant. The seafood was very fresh and the flavoures were great. Had some lobster, squid and gigantic prawns. The downsides unfortunately was that it was very expensive (compared to other seafood restaurants in the area), the salad bar was very basic, the live music was loud and not enjoyable, and the waiter hovered over our... More 

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Sorocaba, SP
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Pathong beach is probably the most expensive area in Thailand. To find good food for a reasonable price is like a gift. In this restaurant, a dinner for a couple (a chicken and a ravioli) with drinks will cost you about USD 30,00. That is half of the price you will probably pay for a dinner in Pathong. Both dishes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

Not the best place for seafood. The idea is great but the restaurant fails to deliver. Half of our food tasted of the BBQ fuel/coals and was difficult to eat. The other half was very nice. The salad bar to accompany the meal was almost empty so no salad for our meal. Rice must be ordered separately. The staff are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

Nice ambience restaurant with live performance. The staff were friendly but everyone seemed to be busy even though they have way too many staff. We ordered sea bass (grilled), squids and prawns (also grilled) and rock lobsters (thai chilli stir fry). The sea bass was good but lack of flavour - probably because the fish was not fresh. Squids -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 100
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, 170/1 Thaweewong Rd., Patong Beach, Phuket Town, Phuket 83150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town
  • Phone Number: +66 76 340 135
Description
Traditional Thai and international cuisine serves daily international breakfast buffet and all-day dining menu with Thai specialties. Nightly display of fresh seafood and complimentary jumbo salad bar. Entertainment with live music.

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