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Wat Mongkolrata Temple

5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
+1 813-621-1669
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Thai food is amazing

The food is second to none.. The best Thai food around.. The atmosphere is great and lively.. The... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Dan M
Extremely delicious food

Amazing Thai food for very cheap price. The atmosphere was great. lots of people. lots of options... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
Ca N
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“thai food” (35 reviews)
“noodle soup” (23 reviews)
“sunday market” (18 reviews)
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5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619-3746
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+1 813-621-1669
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food is second to none.. The best Thai food around.. The atmosphere is great and lively.. The staff is always happy with smiles on their faces.. They also have various beautiful flowers forsale.. It feels like you have left the us..

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Amazing Thai food for very cheap price. The atmosphere was great. lots of people. lots of options. You should come hungry. They also have very pretty flowers for sales.

Thank Ca N
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The temple is beautiful, peaceful, and very welcoming. I went on a Sunday when the market was going on. There was an amazing variety of food for sale. (Cash Only). All being freshly prepared on site. It was very crowded, which to to be expected....More

Thank Tangelene R
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This place is awesome, it's has a really peaceful atmosphere, the food is good and so is the flower market. You might want to arrive a little early though, parking can be difficult, but it's worth it!

Thank ifreakinloveyou
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a great way to spend a Sunday morning. The food is good, interesting and reasonably priced and the atmosphere is social and inviting. The seating is on picnic tables and the view of the river is great. And the deep fried sweet potatoes...More

Thank joyce h
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A great weekend trip for lunch. When the weather is nice, eat outside and enjoy the views. Great shopping and authentic food in many varieties. Good prices. Everyone should try if you like authentic settings and food.

Thank MikeyPenn
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Wat Mongkolrata Temple was a great surprise and a fun Sunday mid-morning to mid afternoon experience. We arrived around 10:30am and parking was hard to find; it was packed. The food is great, not spicy at all...you have to add your own spice that...More

Thank FLGIRL7
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

When in Tampa, visit the Wat Mongkolrata Temple to enjoy Thai food and see a temple! Come early as parking is abundant but may take patience to find. Also...the buying your food will make you fall in looooong lines in hoping that the dish you...More

Thank Nomadic_Thoughts
Reviewed 27 December 2016

You have to visit the Thai Temple! Not only is the food authentic and yummy, the scenery and location is gorgeous. Bring cash and check out the plants for sale. We bought a pitcher plant that eats flies over a year ago, and it's still...More

3  Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We lived in Japan for three years and traveled to SE Asia on a few occasions. This was just the trip if you miss your days in Thailand, Cambodia, or Vietnam. Great good and picnic area.

1  Thank Steena804
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krit99
Will the Sunday market run as scheduled on a special celebration day, 2/19/17?
31 January 2017|
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Response from KERRY M | Reviewed this property |
I did find this schedule. It appears that they do have a ceremony, so I don't think they are open as usual as this appears to be a ceremony for the monks. Perhaps you can call and check. I found this on their website. I hope... More
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Kathy H
What is the price of admissions
6 January 2017|
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Response from TravellingAph | Reviewed this property |
It's free! Obviously you pay for the food depending on what you get. You can respectfully enter the temple and little to a talk
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daisygirl40
Will they be open on December 25th?
19 December 2016|
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Response from KERRY M | Reviewed this property |
I looked it up, and it said they were closed Christmas day, but they were open New Years Day. The reason they were closed on Christmas day is because they have many volunteers that help and they want them to be able to enjoy... More
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