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Rusty Pelican

67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach Road | Kheuk Khak, Takuapa District, Khao Lak 82220, Thailand
+66 87 192 1085
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (53 reviews)
“nachos” (79 reviews)
“black beans” (13 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
67/139 Moo 5, Bang Niang Beach Road | Kheuk Khak, Takuapa District, Khao Lak 82220, Thailand
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last night after walking down from our hotel. Food was great, drinks were great, all reasonably priced. Had a good chat with the owner and will definitely be coming back before we leave!

Thank mccma560
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your support. Big smiles from the staff too!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading reviews we decided to pop in for lunch and it did not disappoint! This is a great place to eat if your after a break from thai food. Lots of Mexican dishes to choose from! We had the tostida salad bowl which was...More

Thank Laura C
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and we will see you soon. Smiles from my wife and staff!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner here. Food was mediocre at best. Service seemed to be uninterested, the boss was nice though. Never again for us.

1  Thank Thierry H
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Zzzzzzz...boring people! Please try harder.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to eat something different for my birthday so I opened TripAdvisor and saw the good reviews of this place. I can confirm you now that it is indeed very good food and the boss (Mo) is really a cool guy that cares about...More

Thank Robby333333
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Robby! We are happy you picked our humble establishment to celebrate your birthday. Big smiles from the staff!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly American owner, very welcoming. Beer and food all at a good reasonable price and empty plates said it all after Burritos, fajitas, nachos, steak sandwich and American classic cheeseburger. Needed a break after Thai food all week and only earlier for lunch. Chilled...More

Thank Jaseandvicky
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by. I noticed that you got my best side in the photos...LOL! Smiles from the staff!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited early May after a visit to the markets(which are worth visiting) the food was good nice change from Thai. The staff were friendly, it wasn't busy when we went so service was fast! There was a lightning storm as we were eating and...More

1  Thank taralovesshopping
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Big Smiles from the staff!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Have eaten at the Rusty Pelican a few times, always enjoyed but to be honest it needs some TLC its looking tired even bathrooms need some attention and one wouldn't know it was a Mexican restaurant just walking along the street. The street itself isn't...More

1  Thank kellstravels
Reviewed 1 May 2017

As a party of 9 finding a restaurant that caters for all the different tastes can be a challenge ! which we concurred when we found the Rusty Pelican. Great choice of food, drink & good advice from the owner,,,,,the one and only Modell Bleu....More

1  Thank rokeldonstud
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for the review. The Pulled Pork special seemed to be a hit. I might have to do it again when my next chili delivery comes in. Big smiles from the staff!

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Went here after good review...food was good but very small portions ..staff nice .nice setting..portion size let's it down..be aware the place next door Joe's kitchen is absolutely terrible and doesn't even make ratings

Thank sm142
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We ate here last year and visited when we were ready for a change in diet. Once again the Fajita's were gorgeous and the service was amazing. Love this place and will return

Thank Stewart P
Modell B, Owner at Rusty Pelican, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you Stewart. It's always nice to see our returning customers. Big smiles from the staff!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
daniellam2519
Does it take credit cards
14 January 2017|
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Response from Modell B | Property representative |
Cash only
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Benge285
How far is the Rusty Pelican from the Mai Khao Lak Resort and can you walk to it from the resort?
24 March 2016|
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Response from kaide L | Reviewed this property |
About 7km,
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Emma G
How far is it from Apsara hotel please
30 November 2015|
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Response from Denisedutton10 | Reviewed this property |
You can take a taxi and it'll cost 300THB, it's not walking distance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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