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208 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 3923
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Love love love. Food was awesome. Staff were great. Loved the lights as you walk in. Set up is well done. Will be back

Thank Sarah H
Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

First time visit last night having been to every place in Cairns and if it is authentic you want you must visit here. Generous portions, very well priced, gracious and knowledgable hosts and a pristinely clean restaurant. We won't go anywhere else now. Off the beaten track a bit but worth it. Thanks for a great meal.

Thank Karl R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My partner and I enjoyed a delightful evening at 'In 2 Thai". The food was ,beautifully cooked , extremely flavousim, nicely garnished and at a very affordable price. The young man who served us was also extremely welcoming and obliging It's great to be able to uphold the traditions of BYO which in addition to cutting the cost factor provide... More 

Thank Aaddi
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting family in the city and they took me here with some friends. It is BYO with free corkage which helped make it excellent value. We had the mixed starter, special duck/lychee/pineapple red curry, coconut rice, Pad Thai, beef with rice noodles (for our gluten intolerant), plain rice, satay. All excellent. The place was very welcoming, service friendly and fast.... More 

Thank M S
Queensland, Australia
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129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

8 of us oldies were booked in for dinner & nothing was too much trouble for the wonderful waiter. We all had something different & once again the kind waiter worked out how much rice we would need to share rather than ordering one each. My prawn yellow jackfruit curry was divine as were the whole Barramundi dishes & satay... More 

Thank RozfromOz
Bentley Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've eaten there twice recently and have not been disappointed. The service is casual but efficient, the food is tasty and served in a timely manner. I will return.

Thank Shane D
Beamsville, Canada
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Hidden local Gem Everything is fresh and delicious Vegetarian Friendly Great Staff Fast service Affordable I will always be back

Thank DrM898
New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nothing wrong with our meal but it wasn't the best Thai we ever had . The other reviews made us think it was going to blow our mind and it did not . Staff and owner where great and friendly meals where good size . I think this Thai is more original flavour to Thailand than being cooked the way... More 

Thank Ed H
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thankyou for your wonderful comments. Yes our food is aimed more for original Thai than Australian-Thai as this seems to be what the majority like. Thanks for coming. Chris More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband and I went here for the first time last night. We met the owner on arrival and although he was very busy, he was so friendly and welcoming. We didn't have to wait long for our entree, which was delicious. Our main meals were soooo good, beautifully presented, fresh and cooked to perfection. The service was great all... More 

Thank thedeans85
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thankyou for the wonderful comments which is a complete opposite of a recent negative review "go figure lol" We are so happy to have had you and that you enjoyed your evening as this is our mission. Chris More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Excellent Thai restaurant out of town. Friendly service by the owners. The food is fresh, beautifully presented and authentic. This restaurant has evolved into a go to place for locals who want a fun good quality meal at a very reasonable price.

Thank Gertbysea
IN2THAI, Owner at In2thai, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your kind review on our little place. Tan and I are very happy you enjoyed your evening. Chris More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 3923
For your Authentic Thai experience, you cannot go past IN 2 THAI, located just outside the busy Cairns CBD with plenty of parking nearby. No matter which dish you choose from the extensive menu you will experience Thai Cuisine at it's best. The chef, Tan, Bangkok born and taught the art of Traditional Thai Style Cooking handed down from generations within his family. He uses traditional techniques, and of course, original ingredients, to serve the proper balance of the bold flavours under the layered complexities of Thai cuisine. You will think you are in Thailand when you dine in at IN 2 THAI Cairns. ++++++++PLEASE NOTE IN2THAI IS A BYO ESTABLISHMENT WITH NO SURCHARGE ++++++++++

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