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Hot Spot Thai Cafe

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50440 US Highway 93, Polson, MT 59860-7054
+1 406-883-4444
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Polson, Montana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love Thai food and Hot Spot is. One of the best I've ever eaten in. I've eaten at many Thai restaurants. I would have given it four stars but sometimes the meal is not as good (it's still good but not as good as other times) so consistency is an issue. I hope you visit on one of the... More 

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Thank lordticklish
Montana
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I try to eat here several times each summer when we are in the area working. There is a good variety on the menu although I almost always order Pad Thai and food can be as mild or as spicy as you'd like. They bill the restaurant as having a lake view but the only lake view you'll get is... More 

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Thank Grandmaof2
Montana
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Everything is prepared individually to order. So it takes awhile if there are lots of people in the restaurant. It is usually very worthwhile to wait. Sometimes it's not as spicy as ordered, but that's easily remedied. The food is always very good. Some say it's authentic Thai, but I have no way to gauge that. I just know it... More 

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Thank TootsTravels
Polson, Montana
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's easy to find the Hot Spot, located adjacent to the highway that runs through town. The building is modest and unassuming. Skip the tiny booths downstairs and climb the stairs for a view of beautiful Flathead Lake. Deck seating is available but I have never seen it used.The owner is of Thai descent but does speak limited English. Recipes... More 

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Thank Garth2657
Scottsdale, Arizona
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed dinner at this unassuming Thai restaurant. No frills, reasonable prices, very quick service. Heat of spices not as hot as we are used to--if you like it hot, go ahead and say so. Also, they don't serve alcohol, but allow you to bring in your own, so be forewarned.

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Thank Mary G
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Small down stairs but a nice room upstairs with excellent views. They do not serve drinks but they let us bring our own wine. The food is not fabulous but it is tasty and nice for a different change of pace from American food.

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Thank Irene M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great food, but I don't know what authentic Thai food is. I just know that I really like Hot Spot Thai

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Thank Deb D
Arlington, Virginia
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stopped at this restaurant while visiting Polson on vacation. I love Thai food and this place is OK, but nothing spectacular. I ordered the panang curry with tofu and it was OK. Another person had massaman curry also ok and the other person drunken noodles. If you need a Thai fix, this will do. Service was rather slow and... More 

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Polson, Montana
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Having lived much of my life here in Montana I haven't been exposed to a lot of Thai food. While I cannot speak to the authenticity of their food I can say that The Hot Spot has some delicious food. The Pad Thai and the Panaeng Curry are my favorites. My only complaint is they do spice level on a... More 

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Thank notthefaketzb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome. food and service. The Thai iced tea was amazingly refreshing. Service was very fast and I plan to eat here once a week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50440 US Highway 93, Polson, MT 59860-7054
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Polson
  • Phone Number: +1 406-883-4444

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