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Nam Thai

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Leblon
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Rua Rainha Guilhermina 95B | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441120, Brazil
+55 21 2259-2962
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12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon 07:00 - 11:30
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on a Friday night at 9 PM. People were extremely welcoming. Drinks came fast and the caipirinhas were delicious and well prepared. We ordered food to be prepared in different degrees of hotness and the dishes were delivered to perfection and were delicious. Wonderful experience.

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Thank Monteco
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nam Thai was highly recommended by our hotel staff as the only place to eat sushi in Key Largo, and she was right. We had for sushi rolls and they were all outstanding. The special TNT till was very refreshing, even though it was spicy. The shrimp Damaging Curry was fresh and just spicy enough and the three different fried... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great thai food, with attention and care to details. The food is executed and served to perfection. The service is friendly and the waiters are very helpful with the menu information. The ambiance is beautiful, although the tables are a little crammed to my taste. It's not a cheap restaurant but the food and the service worth every penny. You... More 

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Thank Soralina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but not really thai. The Tom Yam soup was clear and not very tasty. But that was not the worst thing! When the waiter brought us the food he did not pay any attention and broke the glass of juice on my t-shirt and jeans! I was completely wet and sticky and with glass on me.... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It is more of an authentic Thai restaurant. Porc dumpling as a starter os the best followed by the shrimp. My Pad Thai was too hot. Couldnt finish eating it. However they were kind enough to ask me if I wanted a New one with no pepper at all. My sister had the jantoon with meat and it was delicious.... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Visited a couple of times and although staff are very friendly and attentive, the food is ok but does not have the spicy heat that Thai food normally has. I did ask for dishes to be "very spicy" but guess they cater for the Rio palette.

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Thank Gary K
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We went few times and always been disapointed. We always go back for the duck rolls starters that are just amazing with the pineapple shutney.

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Thank yancro
Christchurch, New Zealand
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659 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Nice people and comfortable restaurant but the prices are too high and the pad Thai too dry. Excellent gluten free choices and good English spoken by the waitress.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I have not travelled to Thailiand but since I went to the restaurant Marakuthai in Ilhabela I never stopped searching new Thai experiences. Well this time I checked in Rio. According to trip advisor this is the most chosen Thai restaurant in Rio. The architecture is nice, different; the environment is a bit dark for my taste but the candles... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

A mix of different flavours of Asia. Consider asking for the 2 mixes, they are like small portions of different things, perfect for a couple to try different flavours. Also for desert try the Gourmet Cafe, you'll get 4 mini deserts and 2 coffees in the end. The price is steep compared to other restaurants in Rio, but the quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 11:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rainha Guilhermina 95B | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22441120, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2259-2962

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

Staying in Leblon

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Leblon
In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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