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Rusty Pelican

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67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach Road | Kheuk Khak, Takuapa District, Khao Lak 82220, Thailand
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+66 87 192 1085
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13:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this restaurant from other reviews and loved this place, ordered burgers and the taste was very good! Until you waiting for your order you can play pool.

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Thank Leonid O
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Enjot the rest of your stay in Khao Lak and come and see us again. Big smiles from the staff!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my partner went here for dinner tonight as we have been in Thailand 2 weeks now and wanted a change in the food department. We shared tortilla chips with salsa and guacamole which was delicious; the guacamole and salsa were the best we've ever tasted. We each had fajitas which again were wonderful, as were our strawberry margaritas.... More 

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Thank dundeetravellers92
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It was lovely to meet you and we are happy you enjoyed your meals. Come back and see us again. Don't forget the Scottishflag! LOL! Big smiles from the staff too! More 

Southern Norway, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Amazing Mexican food. Everything is homemade and the vibe and food are so good! The drinks could have been better, but it doesn't matter because this place is worth a visit.

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Thank Susannerg
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. Next time let us know what we can do to make our drinks better. Smiles from the staff! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Were here after two weeks of Thai food. Was a good idea, food was good, staff fast and we had a good time. Free "no-bite" was also a good deal ;-)

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Thank Jonathan K
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Mosquito repellant is an important item to carry here in thailand. we are happy to supply you with a quick spray anytime. Smiles from the staff! More 

Annecy, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the positive reviews, we expected better. We ordered: - quesadilla - it came out if the kitchen a couple of minutes after ordering and was a really soft tortilla (warmed in microwave?). Had kraft style cheese slices inside like you get in a burger that were not melted - Tortilla chips with salsa - best part, both seemed... More 

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Thank we_love_two_travel
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Sorry you felt that way. FYI you can't freeze and defrost cilantro leaves. This time of year is full of package holiday tourists of which you are as well I suspect. If you think that restaurant in Koh Chang is better good for you. Maybe they are your friends too? Our cheese is imported from Denmark and not processed as... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As for me, menu is boring, but if you are missing French fries and burrito, the place is perfect. Light jazz was playing, the waiter was bare foot, so the atmosphere was nice. But they don't have fresh juices, only bottled, and they cost more than fresh. So for these money you can find more complicated and healthy lunch.

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Thank Мария К
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

For me you are boring as well. Our servers wear sandals by the way. Thanks for spending youe hard earned money with us. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had 2 meals at rusty pelican both times excellent food and service there home made guacamole is amazing!! While we were staying in Khao lak Mo kindly renewed our wedding vows for us on the beach. Thank you Mo we had a lovely day at Ao Thang beach that day just want we wanted. Will definitely return to Khao lak... More 

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Thank Caroline L
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you Caroline. Please do come and see us again soon. Big smiles from the staff!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't eat here, but we we did have truly great cocktails! Named, major brand spirits, in generous quantities, and mixed to perfection. So if you want a proper cocktail, using proper ingredients, in a bar run by a laid back american, then this is your place. Alternatively, if you really do prefer your cocktails not too strong and made... More 

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Thank Chris M
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you Chris. I tell everyone that cocktails sold for 100 Baht or less are made with fake or low quality alcohol. The ones that ignore my warnings either wake up with massive hangovers or don't care cause they are alcoholics. Our drinks are a little more expensive but if you can't afford the extra the extra half euro of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As many note on here it's strange that when we go to visit a country, every now and then you fancy trying something a little bit different. .. Cue Mo and the Pelican crew - great Mexican food and frozen margaritas - a real break from the norm of thai food.

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Thank Grimmerslaneside
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for the support. We are here for folks like yourself. After a few days of weeks of Thai food and mediocre pizza, you need a change. Do come and see us again next time you are in town. Have a lovely Christmas and New Year. Smiles from the staff! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and knowledgeable owner, attentive staff. Now for the food, honestly can say the Best Mexican I have ever had, so tasty from first to last mouthful. We will be back for more, thank you A&D

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Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for making our 500th review a good one. Big Smiles from the Staff! More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
13:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach Road | Kheuk Khak, Takuapa District, Khao Lak 82220, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Khao Lak
  • Phone Number: +66 87 192 1085
Description
The world famous Rusty Pelican is located in the Heart of Bang Niang Beach Road. We serve high quality cuisine in a clean and friendly environment. Our kitchen is open from 1pm-10pm 7 days a week. The Rusty Pelican proudly pours the strongest drinks in town and our beer is ice cold. We offer free WIFI, free billiards and good music.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?