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Kortesuonkatu 26, Jyvaskyla, Finland
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri 10:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I gave this place a chance three times and I was not happy with food on any of the occasions. It looks chabby and dirty, soup to be combined with lunch offer smelled so terrible, that I was considering skipping entire meal. All together, I would say - avoid if possible!

Thank Dalial F
Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

Overall, good experience. I would give it a solid 4 out of 5, after considering the location and comparative options in Jyvaskyla, and also considering the fact that generally cultural dining experiences must adapt to each culture's taste palates. I am therefore giving a little bit of a pass trying to compare it strictly with traditional Thai or American Thai... More 

Thank John_Gaudy
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

I regularly visit this nice Thai restaurant: authentic thai food at a reasonable price (during lunch time less than 10 euros). Normal lunch menu includes three options (at least on is spicy, others not so spicy). Restaurant is located slightly outside the city center (only two kilometers). I surely recommend this for all Thai food lovers!

Thank kariv7
Dartmouth, Canada
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232 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2012

I was taken to this restaurant by a friend of mine, otherwise I would never have found it on my own. What a great surprise to find such authentic Thai food in the outskirts of the city! The restaurant has an extensive menu and the two chicken dishes we ordered were delicious and the prices were reasonable. I believe that,... More 

Thank Katchapuri
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012 via mobile

For 12€ you have the buffet.. Nothing special.. Not very good but it's still ok. The area is beautiful; the only thing that you can remember.. Look like Disney's park! I don't think that people are going to a restaurant just for a nice design ..

Thank babouloulou
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

Ethnic food in Jyväskylä is limited in choice and appeal. Banthai serves the best Thai food in Jyväskylä, even though in an environment that is quite modest. But if you feel like having Thai, this is the place to go. Location is slightly outside downtown, but not too far away.

Thank Antti A
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

They have two Banthai restaurants, one is in the city centre and the first one is in Mäki-Matti, quite hard to find for non-local people (easy to reach by car, not with the bus). I visited restaurant located in Mäki-Matti and enjoyed good meal served with smile. Reasonable place, feels at first too much for thai food (which you can... More 

1 Thank Avo C
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

Go outside from the city to original Banthai restaurant in Mäki-Matti area. See the map for directions. Very nice Tom-Yam soup and spicy chicken curries. Average price level, starter and main + beer app. 25 euros. Thai-style decoration in the restaurant but not for fine-dine evening. Nice place with friends and casual evenings.

1 Thank Ville M
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

There's actually two Banthai's in Jyväskylä, one in the center, and the original outside the immediate center, behind the Harju-ridge in Mäki-Matti. The original is a bit cheaper, while the one in the center has a bit wider selection. This is really among the best restaurants in Jyväskylä - it's not a fine dining place, but cooks sure know what... More 

1 Thank Norrmann
Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2012

Lunch-buffet is the best thing in here! When you go here, it is like travelling to Thailand.

Thank Saana L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kortesuonkatu 26, Jyvaskyla, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Central Finland  >  Jyvaskyla

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?