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Rice Paddy

50/4 Moo 5, Ko Yao Noi 82160, Thailand
+66 76 454 255
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (22 reviews)
“hummus” (6 reviews)
“tempura” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50/4 Moo 5, Ko Yao Noi 82160, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Frank's Rice Paddy, is by far one of the best places to have a great dining experience! The Thai food is fabulous, and so is the whole experience! Frank, the owner is personally serving, discussing, and suggesting what to eat based on your preferences and...More

Thank priyasonni
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant and both got the massaman curry and the fried banana for dessert. The curry was creamy and thick and full of delicious spices and flavor. Every bite was amazing! The friend banana had a cotton candy type...More

Thank beckzzz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best Thai food on the island. Must visit. Frank, the owner is a very nice host and is a great GM. The best madsamand curry in town. Great place to go and eat.

Thank Gopal A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Ko Yao Noi for 2 weeks and had time to experience a few restaurants. The best experience we had in terms of taste and authenticity was in Rice Paddy.In fact, we even stopped going anywhere else knowing that we would always enjoy...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys are bringing through traditional thai methods to the menu which are simply delightful. The owner is a pleasant chap who spent time telling us about his journey and we had a fab night. Decent wine list at a reasonable price considering location and...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience. The food was very unique, classic Thai dishes but with special touches. The restaurant was full so we had to wait a bit for the meal to arrive but we were warned in advance so it wasn't a problem and we...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we would try this place as its top on trip advisor. We are staying on the island in peak of LOW season and the place is so empty we have been sat in most restaurants completely alone. We get there and it's a tiny...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning how many positive reviews this restaurant has. The starters were unrecognizable, the curry was way to fat and the chicken cashew nuts had limited chicken. Maybe I have trouble enjoying this EU/Thai fusion kitchen. I have eaten much better on this fantastic island.

1  Thank Maarten K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What Frank does in his small Restaurant ist not Just serving excellent Drinks and dishes. He ist celebrating real Dinner Culture. He is a passionate Host and serves every great looking dish with a mouthwatering explanation about what you See on your Plate. My recommendation,...More

1  Thank TravMarc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we went for a late dinner at rice paddy. The food was super quick and delicious local thai food! loved the spicy papayasalad and the main dishes, as spicy as it should be. Even though we were totally stuffed, we decided to take the...More

1  Thank judithreijnders
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Jodie H
22 June 2017|
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Response from Frank B | Property representative |
I am sorry to say that it is quite far from the paradise resort. The position of the restaurant is very central near one of the most popular beaches. The paradise is very secluded on the north tip of the island, far from... More
Fred M
28 May 2017|
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Response from CountryGourmetTravel | Reviewed this property |
It is closed till July 20
18 April 2016|
Response from Frank B | Property representative |
Trip advisor, why is the answer function not working? Answered several times already but never show up here?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50/4 Moo 5, Ko Yao Noi 82160, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phang Nga Province  >  Ko Yao Noi
  • Phone Number: +66 76 454 255
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International classic dishes & genuine thai food Steaks, Pasta, Salads, Hummus & Falafel, Italian Ice cream. Large choice of vegetarian dishes. Rediscovered ancient Thai recipes, all Thai dishes authentic taste and kick!

In Season (November-April) open 13:00 t to 22:00
Off Season (May-October) 16:00 to 22:00
Above are kitchen hours, bar closes later.
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