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Nong Mai Rim Lay

Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
+66 84 308 8978
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
21 Aug 2016
“Amazing fresh authentic Thai food”
21 Aug 2016
“Best food ever”
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Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the Marriott which is 10 minutes walk away. Lovely walk along the beach. Nong Mai is a very simple local outdoor cafe located across the road from the seafront. We went for dinner on the first evening and loved...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I cannot stress enough just how good this place is. The food is light, fresh and tasty. The welcome is warm and genuine. The location is right by the sea in an idyllic setting, with food which would not be out of place in a...More

1  Thank Philip R
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon a string of local joints for lunch biking from our hotel, this place had the most patrons and we were not disappointed! We asked about the prawns and crab by weight and decided not to, but we were pleasantly surprised by the fixed...More

Reviewed 21 November 2015

This restaurant is found between the Marriott and Renaissance hotels on Mai Khao beach. There is a clutch of places to choose from, but in our opinion this was by far the best and without doubt the best Thai food we have ever tasted. The...More

Thank DCJP240776
Reviewed 3 May 2015

If staying in the Mai Khao area this outdoor restaurant is definitely worth seeking out. Like so many others we had tried Kin dee, Jj, and resort restaurants in the area. This was a delightful find. There are a row of restaurants to choose from...More

1  Thank Jaksal
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Visited the restaurant whilst staying nearby at the Anantara Resort. Food was superb dining under the stars near the beach and the staff very friendly. Cost was very reasonable and family enjoyed the night out

Thank BarryKeane301
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We found this local restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to try it out, having been to Kindee, JJ's as well as the resort dining options. This place is what eating out in Phuket is about if you want to have a taste of real Thai...More

4  Thank Patryc L
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This is our third visit to Mai Khao and we had heard from some other friends that Nong Mai Rim Lay had closed down. We decided to take a walk along the beach to the previous location to do our own research. Much to our...More

Thank Martinbq
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We thought this place being a shack, would have reasonable prices. Unfortunately not. One fish alone cost THB700. This place was the most expensive meal we had in Phuket! The food was so so. A good thing was the owner sent us back to the...More

Thank ShelleyTPL
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover... that is right! The food here is 10 times better than the surrounding restaurants. It is family run I believe and the food and service is lovely! Fresh food, even for a vegetarian this is good. If you...More

Thank Explorer_SH
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  • Address: Mai Khao, Phuket 83110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Thalang District  >  Mai Khao
  • Phone Number: +66 84 308 8978
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