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Tyler Street, Harlingen, TX
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant is in a old house, and I can't say that the atmosphere is anything other than okay. What I can say, having traveled and eaten out a lot, is that the Tom Kha Gai Coconut Chicken soup, is the best I have ever eaten and is the soup of this type standard to which all others will be... More 

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Thank Chloe T
Rancho Viejo, Texas
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I love this place!! Food is made fresh by Lita the owner of the restaurant plate by plate. The food comes out hot and tastey everytime. The place is always packed. They are only open for lunch. I recomend the Pad Won Sen with shrimp and the Tom kai gai coconut soup.

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Thank Zenia V
Louisiana
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80 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I needed to take a few days to collect my thoughts about this place. First, if you read my reviews, you know that I love Thai food, any Asian food is my favorite cuisine,. My wife and I both cook Thai, and I have eaten at literally hundreds of Thai restaurants from Bangkok to Mississippi. I consider myself pretty familiar... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Small house converted to restaurant. Decor shabby not quite chic. Plus: You can see the owner/cook preparing dishes. Good but expensive. Everything seems to have the same flavor base. Wait staff not very available.

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Thank gotta-have-f4ith
Lebanon, Ohio
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96 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This place has really good Thai food. The wait is kind of long for your food but that is because each item is made fresh from scratch. If you want authentic good Thai food in Harlingen, this is the place to eat. Down side is this place is only open for dinner on Fridays and during the week it is... More 

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Thank BobcatinTX
Harlingen, Texas
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

I'm disappointed about the food. This is no authentic Thai food, it was too pricey for the amount food. I order Pad Thai and it was dry no flavor n a soup too spicy with hardly no veggies. Never going back again!!!

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Thank Dalia306
Oklahoma City
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154 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I have visited Harlingen a few times for work travel and my coworkers always take me here for lunch. The first time I went I had their Pad Thai, which in my opinion isn't authentic. Traditional Pad Thai isn't served as dry noodles, it contains fish sauce with garlic or shallots. Anyways, I'm probably being a little harsh but I... More 

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Thank OkieJeannette
Port Isabel, Texas
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

I have eaten here for years ( moved away) so now it is the first place I want to go when I am here in the summers. Yes hours are weird, the wait can be long.... but so worth the wait. Everything is done from scratch as you order so its first come first serve. The best Thai food I... More 

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Thank haydensyaya
Medellin, Colombia
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I really do not know how this place stays in business since they are open around 20 a week, and their food preparation times are extremely slow only allowing them to process limited orders when they are open. Overall we were never impressed and have tried it 3 times and I think we are done giving them the befit of... More 

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Thank mbthom1971
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We have been eating here for years and always have been pleased. Service a bit slow but all dishes made from scratch. Only complaint would be the portions. You get an ice cream scoop of rice and if you want more there's an extra charge. Also Water is an extra. If you are looking for a cheap lunch this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tyler Street, Harlingen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
Description
Authentic Thai Food. Need to include in reviews as it is one of a kind choice to eat Thai food in Harlingen. Food is excellent. Worth a look.

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