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$2 - $30
Asian, Thai
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Reviewed March 16, 2020

Place was packed when we came in so we had to wait a little. Definitely worth a wait. Food was amazing, my boyfriend had a Massaman Curry Chicken I had a Pad Thai with tofu, both very satisfying and delicious. Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 16, 2020

Been here about a month ago, great spot. Traveling around the Philippines for over 2 months, have tried many restaurants and food shacks, this place goes to my top 10. Tried their several options during my visit, my favourites are Yellow Curry and Fish Cakes.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 16, 2020

Stunning views from their balcony, tasty cocktails and most delicious Thai dishes out here. El Nido was pretty empty during this time, there were the only ones open. Now i know why. What more can you ask for.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

My boyfriend and I saw this restaurant and the atmosphere is really great. We ordered pad krapow and fried rice for me with shrimp. It was so good we both got so full since it's a big quantity for one which is great. If you're...not that good with spicy food you can ask for the level of spicyness that you want. All in all this is a great restaurant family friendly and great atmosphere. We'll definitely come back again!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Really nice Thai with a fab view of the beach. Highly recommend. The green and red curry is gorgeous. Service also really good. 5 stars!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020

This place is a great Thai restaurant with lots of gluten free options. You can have pad Thai or any of the curries. We went for the green curry (the least spicy) and the red curry (the next least spicy). The flavour of these curries...were amazing, but they were just far too spicy for our tastes and our mouths were on fire! Went for the fried banana with ice cream for desert which is fried in rice flour and it was incredible. Staff were also lovely too.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

I had the pad thai with chicken and it was soo tasty. Had a banana daiquiri which was great, not too sweet as you might think. Also tried the fried banana with ice cream and that was absolutely delicious. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

I was recently backpacking around the Philippines 🇵🇭. I spent 5nights in El Nido. Me and some friends went for a meal in the Big Bad Thai. I found the food very tasty and so did my friends. We had a wide selection of dishes...and we tasted each other dishes and I was very impressed. The only disappointment I found was, the staff wore very pushy for us to order and to leave. I like to enjoy my food and drinks and chat away for the evening. Very unlike Philippines people to be like this because there usually very warm and love your hospitality.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Excellent and super tasty food. One of my favorite is there Authentic Pad thai Pork its was so tasty and delicious. I highly recommend this..

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a yummy lunch here. We had the Laab Gai and the Green curry. The green curry was better but both were very tasty.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Big Bad Thai is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5