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“Ok but not amazing” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Thailand

Cafe Thailand
Ranked #101 of 592 Restaurants in Cairns
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Ok but not amazing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Café Thailand was an ok restaurant, here are my pros and cons:
PROS:
- good service
- soft drinks served in big glasses
- pd thai and fried rice quite good
- quite affordable
CONS:
- curry very chewy, beef very hard
- scallops not cooked enough
- prawns served with mayonnaise (in a thai restaurant you would expect better than mayonnaise)
- lots of fans spinning at the maximum, i was feeling cold and the environment windy with all those fans
- small restaurant, a lot of tables, = a lot of noise. Alright with your friends but not for a romantic date.

I think it was ok, i would qualify my meal as decent but you can find way better thai restaurants in Cairns.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food, reasonable price, fast service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious, good atmosphere and the service was quick despite the restaurant being full. Would recommend booking for large groups as it is popular. The menu had several gluten free options which was great also

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Bundaberg
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Fabulous Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

What fabulous authentic food. The service was impeccable and the prices were so reasonable, prawn dishes $19.90, they were large (8 king prawns plus all the vegetables etc). Very impressed and is fine out all the time.

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Westerville, Ohio
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pad Thai was good”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

I asked for water chestnuts rather than bamboo shoots, but they would not do it so I had it without bamboo shoots. The flat rice noodles were wonderfully thin.

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Good food-bad service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Visited with my boyfriend and borough my enjoyed the food. The service is poor- slow to take and deliver food and drink orders, mains came then rice and side dishes eventually came in dribs and drabs!

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