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Pimienta Tapas Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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23 Trok Rongnamkang, Yota Road | River City Shopping Complex, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Name/address in local language
+66 2 639 1865
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Bangkok for three nights and this restaurant in River City was right next to our hotel. We ate here all three nights because the quality of the food was excellent and the service very good. A great position to sit and watch the boats on the river and people watch.

Thank Sue S
Lyon, France
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Located by the Chao Praya river, it's so nice to chill out, at their beautiful terrace! Good food and great wine,in an enjoyable atmosphere. The boss by himself, will make you feel like you want to come back. warm welcoming, charming staff, easy going vibrations. Thai bands are playing every night of the week. You can sing a song if... More 

Thank alain m
Vero Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Ok tasting food - at best. Nice staff. But way too expensive. There is nothing terribly wrong with this place. But there is nothing very good about it either. And did I mention it was overpriced?

Thank Chris D
san francisco
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111 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

As they are putting the finishing touches on this big new complex, The River City Shopping Complex, next to The Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, we decided to check out a new restaurant, at that location, with views of the River. We had a lovely table on the outside deck to watch the boats go by and enjoy the warm evening... More 

Thank fcoya
Brussels, Belgium
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

A good place to escape the noise of the city and have a relaxing drink. Has a nice terrace right next to the river. Service was attentive and the prices, while higher than most places, still reasonable. Pity we only discovered it on our last night.

Thank RonanVennard
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Decided on tapas after riding the boat, noticed this place, glad i did. My sister and I sat on the patio and enjoyed the river scenes and the great tapas. The drinks were excellant, too. The staff very informative, friendly, service was prompt. Close to shopping.

Thank farkel51
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is another great bar and restaurant on the river, although it does not serve draft beer - which apparently some European men like. It is a nice comfortable bar with a good selection of food and drinks.

Thank TRAVELwithTrish
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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312 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

The location is great, right on the river and close to shopping and the Sky Train. It's a good place for food and/or drinks. You can wait and relax while waiting to take one of the several evening dinner cruises that launch a few feet away.

Thank Robert M
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Had lunch here. The menu is really good, something for everyone. The staff were really nice and you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Chao Praya river. Will definitely be back

Thank Alibaba1
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Poor restaurant service and food not Bangkok standard shame expected more , when asked to see the manager the staffers said they don't have one ?? Obviously the owners don't care beautiful place with zero customer service and inept food would strongly advise anybody to stay away from this establishment on our second day we we ate next door at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Trok Rongnamkang, Yota Road | River City Shopping Complex, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Phone Number: +66 2 639 1865

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

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.
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