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Thai House Express

45 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 6610
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
45 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviews (97)
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was ok, clean but not up market and the food was to us just ok wouldn't write home about. But next time I'd pay that little more for the nicer settings.

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten alot in these types of places,first time in this one.ordered the crispy pork and bok Choy.VERY thin dry pork,not alot of juice with the meal so couldn't eat the rice.real let down with that meal.we did let them no it wasn't great.

Thank Helen A
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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff and a large selection of food. We were a bit unsure what was in certain dishes and took the time to help us make sure we got the right one for us. Drinks were bottled and since I had the spicy noodle...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Its name is Thai House Express but the food is not authentic at all, none of staff can speak Thai. The food is ok and don't expect the Thai taste as it is franchise, we ordered chicken stir fry with cashew nut and disappointed. So...More

Thank Lan T
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Called in on spur of moment. Service wasn't great . Everyone in there had orders that went wrong ( 5 of us) and food was very average.

Thank Ky83
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Taupo is quite an expensive town to dine out in general. But this is a great find for us, great authentic tasting food, good portion size and reasonably priced. Most meals comes with rice but you can easily share the dishes if you go with...More

Thank Yam76
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We got takeaway this evening - a Penang curry, a ginger chicken and a roti. The Penang curry was tasted strongly of peanuts and had noodles for bulk, the ginger chicken was ok but the roti was tough and at $7, very over priced. The...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

yes,it was fast and it was tasty...the service was with a smile and the food was soooo yummy! The place is clean and it's pretty much what it says;express food,but nevertheless a good feed.

Thank luisahelena1963
Reviewed 22 March 2017

First two selections, they had run out of (or never had), we arrived at 6pm. The wait was not bad, the crispy duck wasn't crispy, the won tons were good as was the rice. The prawns seemed to have been frozen. won't be in a...More

Thank granthackett
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My sister and I went there for dinner whilst staying at the Prince Motor Lodge. The decore was traditional as was the attire of the staff, the food was really nice, fresh and tasty and we enjoyed a couple of drinks there also. Would be...More

Thank Marie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 6610
Only been open since about mid 2012
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