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Tropical Thai Restaurant

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1535 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5802
+1 941-364-5775
11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Baltimore, Maryland
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126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was bland as was the ambiance. The place was dark and looked dirty. The food was not flavorful.

Thank paulhollinger
Longboat Key, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A friendly, family owned restaurant that has been in Sarasota for many years. There is a reason for that. The food is exceptional and the owner genuinely cares about her customers. It is a small place on busy Main Street, but well worth the visit! Thanks for reading!

Thank Ed V
Verona, New Jersey
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285 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I had dinner here with an old friend; the food was good and the service was great. There were not many people in the place - a dive-y storefront-type of location - but that was a good thing, as it meant a more quiet atmosphere and better service.

Thank BenVerona
Tallahassee, FL
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I had the red curry with pork and Julia had the Pad Thai. Both were excellent. The curry was thick and peanutty with big chunks of pork and red and green peppers. Both were very generous servings.

1 Thank SalesLegend
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Party of 7 to celebrate a birthday. The service is top notch and the food was awesome. I look forward to returning and trying other dishes!

Thank hapyhapyfl
Sarasota, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The food was good. Staff was very friendly. Lunch special had an egg roll and soup included. Large portions

Thank Marcia D
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We love Thai and weren't sure what to expect being British as this was our first Thai in US but it didn't disappoint . Shared a spicy beef salad , with very hot dressing , then a red and green curry , My red curry was much hotter than the green but we shared , again delicious . Really enjoyed... More 

Thank HDH
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I have been on a Thai kick and this place is one of my top 3 in town. They nail the spice level just right, and each level seems proper to the name. The portions here are a perfect size leaving you very full but thanks to being well made not feel bad. The people are nice and service is... More 

Thank Nick B
Concord, New Hampshire
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

I used to ordered Pad Thai just about everywhere its offered, but have been disappointed so many times I finally limited myself to ordering it ONLY at a restaurant that serves only Thai food. Tropical Thai Restaurant is one of two restaurants I've found that serves the kind of Pad Thai that's so delicious it's hard to stop eating it,... More 

Thank robinstamm
Concord, New Hampshire
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Look no further: this is the real deal. Fabulous Thai food. Yum! I've liked it so much, I've never varied in what I've ordered. Hubby's been good enough to branch out. So far, everything we've eaten here has been spot on.

Thank robinstamm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1535 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5802
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-364-5775

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