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Mama Noi'is

#148 of 305 Restaurants in Karon
Certificate of Excellence
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Moo 3 Th Patak, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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Switzerland
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206 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

My guesthouse was right next to it, so I had to try. Went there on 2 occasions. Once for breakfast (omelette), another day for lunch (thai curry). Both times the food was great, and the price right. I would definitely go back.

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Thank sascha411
San Francisco, California
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

They do BOTH Thai and Italian, mama noi was married to an Italian and lived there according to the lore. The lasagna was just OK, the BBQ prawns Thai style much better,. Reasonably priced, and in a lively little enclave on Patak Road just inland of Karon. .

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Thank NewWorldSurfer
Victoria, Austrlaia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We went here a couple if times, whilst in Karon, as it was not far from our Resort. The food was good, the service was good. If we stayed in Karon again we would return. Nice, easy place to eat.

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Thank binnstay
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I can only identify this restaurant by the photo but I am 100% sure I have the correct place! We have visited this place several times during 2015 and never had a poor meal. It's located on a corner in the main street and always has fresh fish on display. My favourite is the chilli prawns - "to die for!"... More 

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Thank Richard C
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We had a very good and relaxing experience in this place. So please visit it. It is really worth it. We had some lunch brake with the beer

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Thank msbulkina
Nairobi, Kenya
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309 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Mama Noi'is is a real hidden gem, offering up a huge variety of good food at local prices. My friend and I fell a little bit in love with their simple but delicious burgers, but their Thai fare is great as well. Try a lemon shake as well!

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Thank AussieOnTheRoadcom
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight , we had the chicken Larb and Massamum Chicken which were both incredible . All for under 400 Baht . Will be back here again , just Amazing

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1 Thank mono28
Oslo, Norway
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

I visit Karon every year, the last 13 year. Breakfast and lunch, i allways, if i can, eat at Mama Noi. The staff work hard, make very good food, allways. Fresh and good taste. Really recomand this Place.

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adelaide
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Came here for dinner last night after reading some blogs and reviews Slightly hard to find but with concierge help all good Not disappointed papaya salad morning glory fried pork and masaman curry outstanding Staff really lovely and attentive and arranged transport back to our hotel Will come again

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Thank mich2468
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

We returned here to see if their signature dish was still as good as it gets, Rick Stein came here and ask for the recipe for this dish but they would not let him have the secret one that makes it special. Sadly the day we went, they only had one serving, being the gallant person I am, I let... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moo 3 Th Patak, Karon, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon

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