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8 hours ago, ThaiBob said:

This Thai restaurant has probably been reviewed somewhere on this thread before but after dinner there last night with friends, I wanted to give it a two thumbs up recommendation. The restaurant is called Mayes (although some spell it May's) located on Theprasit a short walk from Thappraya (past Maggs). They promote themselves as urban Thai (whatever that means) but the food is more northern Thai. The atmosphere is pleasant and the service excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meal, both Thai and farang. The restaurant is small, air-conditioned, decorative plants, welcome refreshing towels and small pineapple juice, paper placemats but linen napkins. The large menu is well planned (even a vegetarian page). Prices are slightly upmarket for Thai food but beautifully presented and well worth the price. 

I went there once. Had the massaman, which was a big portion, but tasted a bit strange, like too much cinnamon or something. Place had a BKK food joint vibe. Never went back.

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I went there once. Had the massaman, which was a big portion, but tasted a bit strange, like too much cinnamon or something. Place had a BKK food joint vibe. Never went back.
Me too. One time. I enjoyed it well enough but found the food too frou frou and stylized for my taste and for me not worth it. They do try hard though and I understand why other people like it.

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2 hours ago, Jingthing said:

Yes, they closed.

Try Taco Taco. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/TacoTacoTexMex/

I dont have Facebook account.     Could you provide their location?   Thanks      How do they compare to Sunrise?

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8 minutes ago, Spaniel said:

I dont have Facebook account.     Could you provide their location?   Thanks      How do they compare to Sunrise?

Map here.

It's different.

Just try it. 

 

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g293919-d13229501-Reviews-Taco_Taco_Pattaya-Pattaya_Chonburi_Province.html

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On 3/18/2019 at 5:11 AM, dannywla said:

Dave's Mexican Restaurant what happen I see they closed at the beginning of 2019?

 

Another guy who was thinking that because he likes to eat Mexican food he can cook it and manage a restaurant... so funny... From the day he opened I already knew that we will quickly close.

 

 

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Mr. Nam the Vietnamese Pho restaurant on Pratumnak road near Residence Garden is closed until the 24th or 25th because of a family emergency according to a sign on the door I saw today.
 
I have eaten there twice. First I had the Pho--very nice, 60 baht for the small and 95 for the large which I had. Good value and that lovely Pho taste.
 
Next visit I had the rice noodle bowl with grilled pork (or beef, not sure) and small fried rolls for 115 baht. It was a special. It was excellent, really hit the spot.
 
This place is now officially on my short list of 'visit quite often' restaurants. Can't wait for them to open again.
The rice noodle grilled pork bowls are always on the menu.

I recommend the grilled minced shrimp on sugarcane served with fillings and rice paper wrap. Also on the menu.

Please support this place. Only real Pho in town!

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18 minutes ago, Jingthing said:

The rice noodle grilled pork bowls are always on the menu.

That's good to know, but the menu I was brought didn't have it. I asked for any specials 'mee menu piset mai?' and was brought two printed sheets of paper, one of which had the rice bowls, so anyone going who doesn't see it right away be sure to ask. The owner seems more on the ball about informing about the specials, but I had to ask the waitress I had on the second visit.

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20 minutes ago, Jingthing said:

Please support this place. Only real Pho in town!

I'll pay a visit next time I'm around there. Perhaps they could add themselves to Google Maps, can't find them there, are they on Residence Garden side or beach side of Thappraya?

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Just now, DrTuner said:

I'll pay a visit next time I'm around there. Perhaps they could add themselves to Google Maps, can't find them there, are they on Residence Garden side or beach side of Thappraya?

Just up the hill from Residence Garden on the same side, 20 meters or so. In the same building with Mr. Mac hotel I believe.

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