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“Outstanding Thai Cuisine!”
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Royal Thai Restaurant
Cuisines: Thai
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

We've eaten in all sorts of restaurants in quite a few states and countries, but few as consistently excellent as Royal Thai. We live near it and consider it a blessing. Thai food is a creature unto itself, and if you partake, you know what I mean. There's no substitute for the real thing and that's what you'll find here. Very neat and clean with very fast service! The Maitre d' is a New Zealander fellow who is really a barrel of laughs! Don't let him fool you with his dry humor and heavy accent. He's giving you a little twist just to see how you'll react. Go with and have fun. Enjoy the food, too.

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Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Authentic Thai in quiet room atmosphere, so be ready to listen to your eating partners.
The food is excellent and the libations are great and a true value, with entry prices to match.
If you are looking for spacious feeling quaint food outing then give this venue a go. Oh the husband of the chef is from Australia and is crazy fun, as I love his attitude and accent. -Enjoy

Thank CarmineCampione
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and gotten take out. Yes, the owner can be a little short and doesn't have enough help, but he really is a nice guy. The food more than makes up for any lack of service, the Spicy Chicken Basil special on Saturday night is TO DIE FOR. It's the best restaurant in Polk county, we have lived here for 10 years and no other food comes close!

Thank Janica D
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

This restaurant is run by an Oz-NZ ex-pat and his Thai wife. The menu is wide-ranging and uniformly delicious. The portions are large enough that I always end up taking half of it home. The ambiance is a rather spare store-front in an historic Independence building, acoustically lively, with high ceilings, light colors, and small framed pictures on the wall. It's scrupulously clean. The drinks menu is a limited: a few beers and a few wines. The sidewalks roll up early in town: don't expect this place to be open beyond about 8:30.

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Thank Divot_Digger
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

We have been here twice, and the Australian owner has made us wish we hadn't. We aren't used to this since we are always polite customers, but the owner treated us so poorly (for no apparent reason) during our second visit that we took the food to go. The food is great, so this is a shame

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1  Thank Rojito555
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