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Red Onion

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486 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read many reviews about this restaurant and Im pleased to say it really is as good as it sounds. It's not much to look at but the food was good, piping hot and served quickly. We went back a few times but also went exploring. Double check your bill, we were overcharged, this was sorted with no issue -... More 

Thank smcr2011
Hobart, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the wait . They put a lot of love into their local dishes . We had the deep fried prawn with garlic and it was fantastic. We had the same dish at other restaurants and no one could compete. Pity we didn't go there more often .

Thank Bianca C
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The queue outside says it all! Nothing flash but simply amazing Thai food, right beside the busy Patak Road , so worth the 15 minute wait, Beef dish chilli and basil, went for the spicy- not for the faint of heart! Super

Thank Stevie121
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning food very reasonable. Would recommend. Always try and get early to avoid disappointment !!!

Thank cath169
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent 2 weeks in Karon Beach Phuket, so had lots of time to explore the dining options. Red Onion came highly recommended, so we weren't surprised at the lines we usually saw on the street outside. So we were surprised when we finally dined there -- the food was fine, but nothing exceptional, and the... More 

Thank Maryann D
Winsford, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The red onion is only a small restaurant and buildings wise there are better but what they do do well is good quick food and very good prices

Thank JohnLindaF
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal at this small family run business. The value of the food is fantastic, very cheap and yet the food it of really good standard. Most days the restaurant it's qued out the door which shows how good it is.

Thank callumlit
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coukdnt fault the thai curries we had here they were one of thailands finest they got it right!! Delicious and fragrant Def would return again when we we next visit phuket

Thank Laceypops1
Co Durham
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recommended this restaurant by a local shopkeeper, the food is simply delicious, was definitely worth the short wait in the queue, friendly staff, affordable prices. Ate there several times on our recent visit.

Thank TheNunnster
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food here is excellent and it has a reputation that precedes it so very difficult to get in especially if there are a few of you but really worth the effort of going out a bit later!

Thank asero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 Patak Road, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Karon

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