Ubon Thai Cuisine

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$30 and under
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Thai

Over 25 years of tradition and family have been poured into Ubon Thai Cuisine in Wilmington. Bar, dining and outdoor seating options incorporate Thailand at every turn with beautiful artwork, sculptures and a bamboo wall. Multiple dining areas are open for lunch and dinner, but feel free to call for corporate event or party reservations. Whether a veteran of Thai spice or a rookie, Ubon Thai Cuisine has a dish to please, and will scale the spice level to suit.

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MichelleW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our second time at Ubon Thai kitchen and they did not disappoint. I had the red snapper, my husband had the duck and we ordered chicken wings to go. Everything was absolutely amazing and very flavorful! We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great vegan options.

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JoeTNY
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was great! Walking the restaurant, there was only ONE couple sitting down in the whole place -(close to closing)- They brought us over to the ONE table that had food on the floor & the wife started to wipe food off the booth bench before sitting- this annoyed me obviously which at that point, I had to ask for another table. The food was very tasty BUT we ordered a steak dinner but it arrived with chicken- I didn’t mind and ate it as served but let them know-A few mins later, I assume the Mngr had to come to the table to double check the steak situation like she didn’t believe the waitress. The food again was tasty. Nice spot & ambience was good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious as expected. I eat at Kapow so I knew what to expect.

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LauraR
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and a great ambience. Can’t wait to go back once the weather warms up to enjoy the river view!

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OnTheWater
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This was our first visit to Ubon. Our server was extremely friendly and helpful in selecting our meal. She knew the menu and was able to give good advice on the spice level of the dishes. Our meals were very good. We will go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great service from our waitress Janine.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The drunken noodles were good, but really spicy. We’ll go back.

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DelawareDebbie
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Ubon was wonderful! For New Year's Eve they had a 5 piece soft Jazz band. The perfect touch. By 8:00PM all the tables were full (including the bar seats), but the noise level was very comfortable. I recommend Ubon any day of the week.

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KerrieW
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ubon never disappoints great food, staff and atmosphere loved the live band that provided great music on Nee Years eve evening. But live music is also UBON norm on certain nights.

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Robb
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Waited over 20 minutes for luke warm soup. Entrees were both great!....albeit SLIGHTLY overpriced. Would try again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Our server was super friendly too

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vipDianeH
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Ok gluten free friendly staff will make food as spicy or bland as you wish interesting menu

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MichaelJ
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always classy. The food is so good that I wish the portions were bigger. Not their problem. The staff is always friendly and engaging. Ambience is great, especially when there's live music.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Food was good, but it took us over an hour to get our food for lunch

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vipMacbest
London
53 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Hidden away gem near the Westin. Even when it is cold out it is only a 5 min walk. Highly recommended. Pad Thai, green curry and pad see ew are all excellent. Nice bears on tap also. Have been here twice with consistent results.

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Vernay
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came from Sicklerville, New Jersey in traffic on a Saturday night just to eat there and literally went right back home. It’s good enough for the drive!! We love the Ubon rice, spring rolls. and wings! Great food, great place, great service. I’m only a spice level one though. Gotta work my way up.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, service, seating, ambiance, food ,and drinks. Never disappointed and we’re happy to have had an opportunity to revisit. Love the hotness scale. Very accurate.

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was okay for a first time Thai experience.

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Tomspom
Philadelphia
26 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We had forgotten about this place. It’s kinda hidden in the back of the complex. Food was tasty.

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PhilC
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and service was great! I have recommended Ubon’s to several of my friends. My brother, classmate and friend for a lifetime (Norris) will be missed.

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TimothyC
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

In the past 5 years I have spent a fair amount of time in Thailand. During that time I came to appreciate their wide selection of wonderful cuisines. I had anticipated better food with a stronger reflection of thai dishes that i have come to know and appreciate. The food i received was almost like a "watered down" version of the real thing. We were disappointed.

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MaryB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My niece and her family took me out to celebrate my birthday. I chose Ubon since i like Thai and now that my niece and her family really like Thai too. I was nervous recommending a restaurant I had never been too, but all of us loved it. My niece and her family said it was the best Thai they have had, and trust me, they know good Thai. Service was good, food came out hot and with no wait.
I have already recommended Ubon to a friend and will be returning again in the near future.

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vipElyseUU
Philadelphia
59 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Pretty consistent Thai food. They have added a few new dishes. Great wine specials.

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vipDonD
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We visit Ubon regularly. The food is always on point and the service is great. On this visit, they were having issues with the AC due to the oppressive heat in Delaware, but our server made sure we were comfortable by moving a portable fan toward our table. Get the Pad Thai - it is all that!

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RajN
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Good food, but be ready for the long wait once food is ordered.

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kathwilley
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always great food and great service! We go at least 3x a month or more.

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MartinF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The only down-side was the time it took for the food to arrive at our table after we ordered. We weren't in a rush luckily. With the overall restaurant setting being very nice we didn't mind - this time. The wait service was excellent - we were kept up-to-date regarding our dinner being prepared.

Hopefully, this was a one-time issue. We will definitely go back again.

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vipAdrienneR
Philadelphia
52 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great meal outside on the patio. Four of us shared the Floating Market appetizer, which had a nice selection and enough food for all of us. Everything was freshly made, and we enjoyed the Pad Thai, Pad See Ew, and Panang Curry. Our servers and bartender - everyone was very attentive and pleasant.

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vipdlbm
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience2

It seems the quality of the food mainly has really declined. I first noticed this decline about a year ago, but now it is even more noticeable. Eg it seems they are using frozen or bagged veggies and not fresh cut veggies. I did not get the tom yum this time because the last several times it was very, very bland. The style of the menus and music selection do not fit the established vibe of the restaurant. I really had grown to love this restaurant and do hope they soon return to the establishment they had been with quality ingredients and environment.

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BobR
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience once again! Even on a rainy Friday, the place was packed.

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Mysteriousile
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food. Try the salmom or red snapper. Service was great also

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frogpond
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Ubon recently updated their restaurant interior. We liked that they kept the Asian theme and thought dividing the bar and restaurant was a great idea. The restaurant had a nice crowd for a Tuesday night. We liked the menu options and the ability to choose a protein if you wanted, as well as the heat/spice index. Both dishes were cooked well and they were quite tasty. We would recommend you give Ubon a try if you're in the area.

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Carkru
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I have always enjoyed Ubon Thai Cuisine. The happy hour is great and the bartender is as well.

This was my first time my husband and I were there with another couple for dinner.
Food was good and there was plenty of it.
We all did think; however, that our server was slightly disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The food was fantastic but the service for drinks was very slow. And the server forgot our box for dessert and I had to ask another server to get us one.

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MarkJ
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good food, good atmosphere, good service, delicious and authentic Thai cuisine.

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Talula
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience3

We went to Ubon Thai about 6 months ago. That experience was excellent. The menu was quite extensive and the food was exceptional.
We returned with the anticipation of having another wonderful meal. The menu changed two months ago (this from our server).
OK. I get that. The menu of food choices is one side of a laminate page. The choices were very limited.
We chose the Drunkin Noodles so as to have a non-spicy item and a green curry dish with extra spice. They were OK.
The Drunkin Noodles was was very spicy. So much so that the spice overpowered the other tastes.
The green curry had much coconut flavor and very little kick to it.
It seems as though the selling point now is the “spicy scale”.
We were disappointed. Maybe our expectations were too high based on previous experiences.
I have since read that the owner is new.

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Ubon Thai Cuisine does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Ubon Thai Cuisine also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (302) 656-1706.

Ubon Thai Cuisine is rated 4.4 stars by 37 OpenTable diners.

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