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Mama Restaurant

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178 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100 , Thailand
+66 87 461 6355
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here last night service terrible. Waited ages for drinks. Then had forgotten them . Phangan curry was very nice delivered pinapple rice was nice but still waited for curry rice getting cold waiting . Pork dumpling was lovely . No plates given for food as I was sharing curry. So disappointed first time of not given a tip. My... More 

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Reading some of the negative reviews whilst waiting for our food was a bit of a worry. However no one in our party of four adults and a two year old was disappointed with their meal. I had the black pepper with chicken and Jasmin rice. Two shared a sea bass with vegetables and the final adult had stuffed squid.... More 

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Thank BarryD974
Leeds
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154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had 2 nice meals here. The fresh, barbecued Tilapia was one of the freshest, nicest fish that I have had. Simply pick it from the fresh selection. All the Thai food was tasty with good service. The free salad could be improved.

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Thank Charona3101
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I have much to add to the bad reviews i read so far. Bad and slow service, arrogance, salad bar was free but empty. Really don't bother. If you ask why I went there? We saw the fish in the front, we searched online and saw 4.5 stars and thought "it should be fine". We we sat... More 

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Thank Panagiotis P
Bucharest, Romania
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had different seafood platters, all ok but nothing special. Friendly staff and fast service but better places around.

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Thank PeterLivingston
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only average food , there are a lot better out there in Karon. staff were fine , beer was the same price as most others. Would go again .

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Thank mikeswallow01
London, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

One thing we discovered in Karon, was to avoid eating anywhere which is in sight of the sea front.The Mama was no exception. The fish with lemon & chilli was cooked out of existence & ended up a mush and the rest of the dishes were covered in various versions of Soya Sauces. Rubbish.

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1 Thank pcgrowler
Edinburgh
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Not particularly cheap. Smallish portions, not much flavour (though not unpleasant as such), and truly sullen service. Don't bother.

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1 Thank Grumpyknickers
Somerset England
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went here with a couple of friends and at first thought it looked great - however staff were not helpful and almost arrogant, service sacked,food disgusting and half of it didn't arrive because they were more interested in closing at 10.30pm Not helpful in discussing issues we all left very very dissatisfied and will not return

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1 Thank vertigobar
Belfast, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Mama was such a disappointment, but at least we can laugh. It's the only restaurant I've ever been in where we were presented with the bill before we had finished our starters! They told us they were closing so they wanted us to pay. When we told them that we hadn't received the food we had ordered, there was some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Thai, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Patak Road | Karon Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon
  • Phone Number: +66 87 461 6355

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