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“Fresh and yummy ”
Review of Thai by the Sea

Thai by the Sea
Ranked #19 of 60 Restaurants in Oak Island
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Our selections were very good and very tasty. My Tom yum soup was amazing- flavorful but not too spicy. Quaint and cozy decor. Very clean and priced reasonably. We will be back.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Delicious and low price for the area
The owner explained honestly it would be a long wait (20-30) minutes but we got our appetizers right away and as we finished, our meals were ready and all were delicious (Pad Thai, Pepper steak, Pineapple curry and several other curry dishes). All meals were under $10 and the wine was $4.50 or a $16.00 for a 750L bottle. Before going we heard from locals there’s typically a long wait because only the couple that own the restaurant work there so they’re short staffed but while very busy they served us in a timely manner.Sometimes when they have too many customers they turn people away at the door. The second time we went at 5pm opening time which I recommend. There were three cars waiting. Our party of 8 was served quickly with appetizers and drinks and by the time we finished them 7 of 8 meals came and the 8th 5 minutes later. The wife cooks and the husband is the waiter. They said they had problems with the reliability of waiting staff so decided to do everything themselves. We found the food delicious without exception. As a tourist who visits Oak Island several times a year we've tried a couple dozen restaurants and this now is our favorite and feel it is the best value for our money.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I love this little restaurant. My husband and I frequent it often. The chef is absolutely amazing and from Thailand. I do not eat sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, or MSG and --she fixes me something amazing!

Thank Runnindeer
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Don't stop here if you are in hurry. Two or three harried staff serve a good but small meal.There is minimal service due to staffing.This was not even during the busy summer season.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had the pad Thai and cashew nut chicken! Both were very delicious. The place is ran by man and wife.

Thank Felicia E
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