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Tropica Restaurant & Beer Garden

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Bar, Pub
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132 Thaweewong Rd, Patong Beach | Tropica Bungalow Hotel, Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Altona, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excelent place for breakfast, plenty of food, help yourself, prices are reasonable and the food is really good.

Thank Bruce H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Total ripoff!!! Fake tax and force to pay tip on absolutely terrible service! Took forever to to get food and it wasn't warm. Ok food. Would not suggest!!

Thank Mark J
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372 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had nothing to complain about. The restaurant is located near the beach and Bangla Road. We just had a normal meal with normal service. I'm very suprised about the reviews here. We had nothing to complain about.

Thank normandic
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food great but very unfriendly service, probably not returning. It's shouldn't be too hard to smile at least ones to your customers and look like you enjoy working in hospitality. Hard to catch waiters to pay your bill!

Thank Rainer G
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable price, nice food. Nothing to complain about after reading other reviews. Nothing glam but a nice meal in all. Food served prompt and warm.

Thank wroey82
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The food was not cooked well at all. Everyone's food came to the table cold and terrible table service! Never again, disgusting.

Thank Madeline F
Winchester, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is one of many Patong seafood restaurants (this one half-way along the Beach Road) where you can choose from a selection of seafood, displayed on ice. You can then choose how you would like it cooked and you pay only for the seafood itself. The Tropica prices are reasonable, around 70 baht per 100 gms for red snapper, for... More 

Thank BroLucius
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tropica aka Creepy Green Chef's out of nightmares. First off the location that this restaurant is situated in is superb and vibrant, however lacking any sort of character beyond that. Food was that of the quality you find at 3am when your walking home from a night out on Bangla, wait staff were non-existant, overly expensive prices and this is... More 

Thank Val V
Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The Tropica is across from the beach near Bangla Rd. The restaurant has a wide range of meals covering many tastes including Western, European, Thai and seafood. Meals are not 'superb' and that's probably because it tries to cater for all tastes. Still, the meas are okay and inexpensive and the service was pretty good. The bar has the expected... More 

Thank StevefromNorthLakes
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great choice of western food including French , Italian and Seafood along with a large and varied selection of Asian dishes. I was fortunate to spend Xmas and New Year staying at Tropica and got to enjoy the New Years Gala Buffet.... Sensational!!! Also great to kick back with a few beers and take in the views of Patong Bay.

Thank Bill R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Thaweewong Rd, Patong Beach | Tropica Bungalow Hotel, Patong, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Kathu  >  Patong

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