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Isan Thai Restaurant

5758 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4143
+1 941-923-1232
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (47 reviews)
“crispy duck” (19 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5758 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4143
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch while on the way out of town. Service is fast with friendly waitresses. We ordered an appetizer of veggie spring rolls to start which were very good. Then ordered Pad Thai with chicken to share. Also very good...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very simple and acceptable. Excellent rice, over pungent fish paste aroma, which can be offputting for some. Not awful

Thank TrevorGillott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and really helpful service. They were really flexible with the kids who thoroughly enjoyed their visit.

Thank filhart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here twice and have not been disappointed. Yes, the restaurant is in a strip mall on The Trail, but we thought it was as good as other Thai restaurants in a similar setting in places we have dined in NE US. I...More

Thank CricketNut91
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A bad, bad meal in every way. We were asked 3 times in first 5 minutes if we were ready to order - big rush. Then the food was largely inedible. Papaya salad tasted off and the 'Isan Amazing' curry with peanut sauce consisted of...More

Thank marcm50
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Khun Koong and are staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgable in your quest to experience Thai food. I asked K. Koong for some special dishes and her suggestions were spot on. The Chu Chi Plah (spelling) was excellent, a whole fish prepared in a very...More

Thank tennisgirl15love
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We have been to this restaurant a few times, the food has always been very good and the service excellent. A good selection of reasonably priced soups and appetizers, loved the spring rolls and pork dumplings. Can’t beat a Singha beer for $3.95, but the...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We ate at Isan Thai twice during our visit to the area this winter and both times the food was excellent and the service also very good. Drinks are reasonably priced ($3.95 for Thai beer). Place is clean and they kept our reservation for us...More

Thank nhdoc
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We discovered this restauant when my son and his wife were in town to visit his dad. It was great, I have been back for lunch and dinner and have always had great food.

Thank sandrapelto
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We took the recommendation of someone and decided to try this restaurant for dinner. It was not the best choice we could have made. The shrimp spring rolls were pretty good but the crispy duck and pad thai were both just so so. Service was...More

Thank Anthony L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5758 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4143
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-1232
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Isan Thai Restaurant features authentic cuisine from the Northeast region of Thailand bordering Laos and Cambodia known as Isan. Owner Koong brings her home recipes to Isan Thai Restaurant, featuring items like Nham Clook that you will not find elsewhere. Isan Thai Restaurant celebrates the culture and tradition of Isan, with its delicious food, captivating folk dances, and the beautiful sounds of Thai country music. We have a separate lounge featuring quality beer and wine, an Isan/Thai-themed dining area, and outdoor dining.
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