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Absolutely Thai

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812 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V7, Canada
+1 604-886-9219
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Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Probably some of the best Thai food I have ever eaten outside Thailand. I ordered the basil beef stir fry. The food was delicious: vegetables were fresh and crunchy, the meat was tender, and you could smell the basil. The owner was honest enough to tell me that I had to wait at least an hour for my order. Initially... More 

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Thank Karim V
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Best Thai take away I have ever had Do phone well ahead cause the reviews are true you need to order ahead This isn't your chain Thai restaurant with pre made sauces I ordered Spring rolls crisp outside loaded with veg and flavor inside Hot sour coconut soup was a meal in itself so filled with chicken, veg and that... More 

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Thank quincytoo
Gibsons
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Amazing cuisine! The decor is a kitschy mix of old and odd, and you might call the place a shambles. But somehow that adds to its charm and shows visitors to Gibsons that they are truly in a small town with the ambiance of past generations. The proprietor (a funny guy who says his wife is the boss) explained to... More 

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Thank Publisher-Editor
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a very small place so not really great for a long dinner but would likely be a good lunch spot. We ordered by phone and went to pick up. Food was hot, very tasty, great price and the owner was very friendly and welcoming.

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Thank AsiaW50
Gibsons, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is the best take out food you can buy! SO fresh and delicous. Always consistent and never will you have a bad meal. The service is excellent and owners are so friendly.

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Thank sunnygirl219
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It took us nearly two hours to get our food. Don't get me wrong, the food was good and the portions were very generous. It was a Sunday night though and I think the restaurateur might just be a victim of his own success. He could use more help!

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Thank Ian F
Gibsons, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Order 30 - 60 minutes in advance. The most friendliest couple you will meet, always so happy. Everything is made so fresh. They won't put the finishing touches on until you are ready to pick up. Stir fried Thai basil on rice is the best. Green beans with it are always perfect. Very small space for eating in. Take out... More 

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Thank E3210NXkathyf
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

It was Mother's Day and we decided to get take out, after a late lunch. Not feeling like Chinese or Pizza, we decided to give Absolutely Thai a try for the first time. They were busy and we had to wait 1 1/2 hours before we could pick up our dinner. It is always freshly made and this is a... More 

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Thank Denise H
Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I wouldn't recommend this place if you like Thai food. It is bland and has little or no flavour. We've tried it twice to give it a fair shot and both times were disappointed. We cannot recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Russ C
Garden Bay, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Its a very small place run by a great couple with lots of info Delicious and fresh... always excellent. Take out orders allow a half hour on busy nights. wish they were open more hours ,,,

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Thank coastDeb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, British Columbia V0N 1V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Gibsons
  • Phone Number: +1 604-886-9219

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