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SARASOTA Isan Thai Restaurant

bobinken Mar 18, 2012 03:00 PM

Has anyone tried this restaurant and if so, please comment.

Isan Thai is quite close to where we live and we wondered if it is worth trying... if there is anything unique about the Thai food this place serves ... is it different than most of the other Thai restaurants around or is it same old same old.


Isan Thai Restaurant
5758 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL

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    Mother of four RE: bobinken Mar 19, 2012 07:44 AM

    Funny you should ask! Just went there last night after noticing this week that it was there. Give it a try, we enjoyed it. Nothing different food wise from other Thai restaurants, but boy has the decor changed from the previous restaurant! Nice to have a decent Thai restaurant close by.

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    1. re: Mother of four
      bobinken RE: Mother of four Mar 19, 2012 08:31 AM

      Thanks Mother of four...we will give it a try. :)

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        steverino4 RE: bobinken Mar 24, 2012 10:57 AM

        We have eaten twice at Isan within the last two weeks First time the satay was good and seafood soup was spicy and very good. Chicken entree was fine but nothing special. Second time we had to send back the satay because the chicken was stringy, plus it appeared to have been fried!! The soup was also a big disappointment. Like you, we went there with high hopes. We were told there are two different cooks so don't know if that is a good enough excuse. May give it another try after it settles down.

      2. re: OH2FL
        bobinken RE: OH2FL Mar 22, 2012 04:22 PM

        We dined at Isan Thai this evening....food was DELICIOUS!!!!

        The crispy duck was perfect....ultra crisp skin and moist on the inside.

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          OH2FL RE: bobinken Mar 23, 2012 03:43 AM

          Hey, thanks for the report back! Looking forward to going there... Love duck but I rarely get it because it seems like it a toughie for alot of restaurants, but it looks like this might be my place for duck! Yay!

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            OH2FL RE: bobinken Mar 23, 2012 03:46 AM

            Oh, BTW to anyone thinking of going... They do have their menu online and you'll be pleasantly surprised to see that they are different than many of the rest! Check it out for yourself ;-)

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              suzigirl RE: OH2FL Mar 24, 2012 12:30 PM

              I love love love Thai but can't seem to pull up the website on my tablet. Can you provide a website when you get a chance. Thanks.

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                OH2FL RE: suzigirl Mar 24, 2012 02:04 PM

                Here you go...


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