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U 18 13- 23 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
+61 8 8373 3780
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch here on the spur of the moment with my wife. Ordered Green chicken curry and drunken seafood to share. Service is pleasant and quick but the food well below par. The drunken seafood had a couple of tiny prawns and mussles in it with the main ingredient being cabbage. Whilst it tasted nice it was definitely lacking seafood.... More 

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Thank John F
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Thai restaurant in Adelaide. Fresh good value for money. You must try Barramundi with green mango, Green curry and Stir fry Cashewnut.

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Thank Nat C
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went here on the recommendation of a friend. The food was extremely expensive for the quantity served and the taste was average. We had an entree plate - two skewers of satay chicken with two small pieces of chicken on each stick, two spring rolls and two tiny fish cakes for $18.90!!! The mains...The pandan chicken was reheated, not freshly... More 

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Thank Jane M
Adelaide, Australia
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have come to Pira Thai since 2007 and never, ever been disappointed by the dishes or service. It is a busy place so make sure you come there early! you wont' be disappointed.

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1 Thank Philclem61
Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A cosy place on a cool night. Reasonable selection of dishes and wine. Most small dishes came with three pieces but since we were sharing and there was four of us we ordered four pieces – fish cakes, chicken pieces etc. Mains very well cooked, presented and tasted great. This place is hidden in a suburban row of shops but... More 

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1 Thank Ian44866
Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Adelaide, being a little town always had passable Thai restaurants, and despite numerous TripAdvisor reviews, the top few are only so-so, but Pira Thai stood out amongst them. Firstly, let's start with drinks. Those who've been through South East Asia, and especially Thailand must be familiar with the Thai milk tea - Cha Yen (ชาเย็น) - the first thing that... More 

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1 Thank M L
Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The lunch time specials make great value for money and is well presented. The atmosphere is pleasant and food quality is good. Being on a low fodmaps diet, i found the staff was most helpful in accommodating my no garlic or onion and low salt request. The staff are consistently courteous and helpful and for my disabled mother, it is... More 

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1 Thank Helen P
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We have a few favourite Thai restaurants but felt the need to explore the neighbourhood a little more. The restaurant is small but we were able to get a table without booking but on busy nights I am sure a booking would be advised. The food was great...good and spicy without having to ask...yay! The food was a good serving... More 

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1 Thank Jane099_11
Nha Trang, Vietnam
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I ate at Pira on Saturday night. Seems there's been a change of ownership since we last dined there. The food presentation is the worst - just slapped onto a plate like a home cooked meal. Taste is OK, but the Pad Thai had a burned taste. Tom Ka Gai was a tiny bowl and the Lemongrass... More 

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Thank The-Asia-Traveler
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Just mind-blowing ! Discovered Pira Thai this week & was the best food & value for money we've experienced for a Thai restaurant. We had the #6 with pork ! (basil, chilli, veg, rice & pork) & the Laksa with Rice noodles - and it was absolutely Thai-licious ! Change from a $20 for these 2x dishes & the dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 18 13- 23 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide  >  Parkside
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8373 3780

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