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Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Temple

5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
+1 813-621-1669
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“noodle soup” (18 reviews)
“fried bananas” (17 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Arrive early - say 9:30AM - and park free on the grounds. It gets very crowded so be on the early side on Sunday morning. The atmosphere is calm, a bit bohemian mixed with families and all outdoors. Walk in past the temple to picnic...More

4  Thank TampaTrips
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We arrived about 10 a.m. and left about 1 p.m. when the food vendors closed up. This allowed time for standing in the long food lines, strolling along the Palm River and attending the lecture (Q&A) in the temple. The outing included good food, peaceful...More

1  Thank rhpstudio
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This was a wonderful and unexpected treat. If you would enjoy a huge selection of ethnic food at fair prices, this is your stop. My favorite experience was being allowed to respectfully enter their temple. I will eagerly return

2  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We arrived during a Buddhist holiday so there was beautiful Thai music being played and the grounds were decorated. It was crowded but the lines moved quickly. The food was so good! The picnic tables are waterfront and it was a beautiful day. All around...More

1  Thank Laura J
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Unique find taken to by a local, & had a very pleasant time. Intrigued by the different sorts of selections of homemade Thai food. Split the pad thai, pumpkin curry, & green curry, all over white rice. Full of rich flavors, especially the pumpkin with...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 10 February 2016

My wife and I went to Thailand a few years back, and we loved it. The markets were crowded, the food was delicious and cheap. That's how this place feels. A lot of people go for the soup when it's cool out. I'm on the...More

Thank Patrick Q
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Visited a couple of weeks ago on a very chilly morning. Situated on the Palm River, the view is lovely and would be nice to dine at the picnic tables along the river in nice weather. There is a large pavilion with covered porch where...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We didn't expect the fantastic day we enjoyed. The food was very authentic, and the atmosphere was great. Beautiful grounds. We felt like we were sitting near an Asian Thai temple while we ate next to the river. Go early. We arrived at 10:30 and...More

Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

What a great place, completely filled with culture and excellent food! It's a must must try! Great Sunday spot to eat and have an experience that will transport you to Thailand.

Thank georgiepol
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Lovely spot n the water lined with picnic tables. Food is served under a covered porch and there is a line so I recommend getting there by 10'ish. The fried banana/sweet potato line was lllooonnnggg but wrth it. Delicious noodle soup $6 reg $8 lg...More

1  Thank Edina B
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the temple is the first building you'll see as you enter the property. You won't miss it.
Abreeotta W
26 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so; they just sell Thai food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-621-1669
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