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Suwanna Restaurant & Inn

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325 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2L3, Canada
+1 506-637-9015
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Saint John, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Food was fantastic. Great place for sharing dishes. Green Thai curry with shrimp is my wife's favourite. Plenty to eat and some for take home after everyone was full.

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Thank manofliesure
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Started the meal off with an Erdinger Dunkell beer. Appetizer was Lemongrass Soup with Shrimp in a broth that had a tangy mix of herbs and spice, delicious! Daughter and I shared three mains, Matsaman Curry chicken breast in a sweet potato peanutty chunky rich broth that had ground shrimp and chillies. Next was Ginger Chicken with lots of fresh... More 

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Rothesay, Canada
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Some family and friends enjoyed a delicious meal of Thai food at Suwanna Restaurant. We had a good variety of dishes and they were all very tasty and made with fresh ingredients. The waiter was very friendly but we would have appreciated it if he would have been a little less "chatty " and let us have time to talk... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I have eaten in Thai restaurants throughout Canada and the United States, and I am comparing the food at this restaurant against those. I have eaten here several times and have tried a variety of dishes. They were nicely prepared and tasty, but were nothing out of the ordinary. Still, I recommend this as one of the best places to... More 

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Springfield NH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were traveling with a group and our Innkeeper (and fellow traveler) recommended Suwanna. We don't eat Thai food very often but this is among the best I've had. Our waiter was very attentive and managed to keep track of who ordered which meal - not easy when you are a party of 18!

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Thank rthomas57
Bangor, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Meal was tasty and portion was good except I ordered Spicy Pork and got a plate full of onions and peppers with a pile of white rice and not enough pork in there to even be able to distinguish it form the veggies. The appetizer was awesome in taste as well, it was the Satay Chicken, however I would be... More 

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Thank Fiftyone5162
Saint John, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great view by reversing falls. Went with my parents and the portion sizes were huge. Each dish had a different, unique taste. The green and red Thai curries were fantastic. Will definitely be back again.

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Thank Simran O
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for over a decade- the food is some of the best in NB- for starters the soups and Popia and for mains - the Green Curry with beef and the Massaman curry are super dishes. Also have to save room for the Eugenie. One drawback is the wine list- one suggestion would be a pile... More 

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Thank Steven L
Canada
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158 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I love Suwanna and it's easily my favourite restaurant in NB. We travel from Fredericton a couple times each year just to go. We order: massaman curry, red curry, dragon eggplant, cashew chicken, and pad Thai often. Other curries and dishes are great. This is a great place to go with a group, order a bunch of dishes, and share.... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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222 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I would rate this venue as one of the better Thai style restaurants in SJ. Their food is consistently good and the service is good as well, at least during our business meetings. Will happily go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, New Brunswick E2M 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-637-9015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?