Nui Nui Kitchen

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74 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Fusion / Eclectic
For the past decade, Chef/Restaurateur Nui Kullanna has been serving the greater Phoenixville area the most authentic Thai cuisine around. From the moment Nui emigrated to Southeastern Pennsylvania from her home in Thailand she longed to find flavors resembling the ones she grew up enjoying, but with some style and elegance. After a few years the opportunity presented itself for Nui to grow this longing into a full fledged restaurant and Phoenixville gave birth to her vision, Thai L’elephant. Combining a higher level of service and a heightened dining experience, Nui took to the kitchen to craft some of the finest Thai cuisine to grace plates of diners, and her community took form around her for ten strong years.
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Philadelphia
183 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great Thai food at Nui Nui. Love that it is a BYO. Food is the right amount of spicy. Serving team is flawless. Get into Phoenixville as parking can be scarce the later you wait.

RK
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome service and we love the new menu. We always have a fabulous experience at NUI NUI Kitchen!

OT
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service, atmosphere. A bit noisy but not too bad. Overall, great experience!

MF
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new favorite restaurant! The place is super cool inside and on the main strip of phoenixville. Food was absolutely incredible for a good price! Service was excellent as well even when they were at full capacity. Wide variety on the menu for people who may have food preferences like vegan/ vegetarian or allergies. Highly recommend Nui Nui and I will be coming back!

OT
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Really good! Service was prompt and the food was really good. Asian Street fries, lemongrass pot stickers, shrimp and scallop specials were all delish!

OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here and will definitely be going back. Food was excellent.

OT
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely loved this place! The food was amazing!!

KS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome service and food

CP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I thought the previous restaurant, Thai elephant, had better food but the remodel looks really great inside.

MM
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We recently made our first visit to Nui Nui Kitchen and were pleasantly surprised. The staff was pleasant and efficient. Our reserved table was by the side window, which was so nice. We could "people watch" folks as we dined. The food choices were pretty good; if I had just one critique, it would be to increase the number of menu selection. Everything was delicious and pleasant. We are planning our next visit.

OT
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They were absolutely accommodating to my seat request. And the food was second to none. Just enough check ins to keep our meal private but taken care of.

W
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Dinner was very well executed.

We ordered spring roll and dumplings. They were fine.

I may have ordered something that was not exactly to my taste. I ordered duck with a tamarind sauce. Tamarind is a little too sour and I wish the sauce was a tad sweeter. The duck was cooked just right.

So my problem was that I ordered the wrong thing.

OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic all the way around. Katie takes the best care of us!

g
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and service

OT
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff

T
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had another delicious meal T Nui Nui! It was yummy!

S
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Appetizer were very good. Entres were well prepared and tasty. Overall, comfy environment and a good value.

SF
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The appetizers were great. The entree's were very good as well. I'll def be back to try the Duck. Luckily because of Birchrunville Store and Cafe I found out about this awesome little spot!

PJ
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The bar isn’t open yet so it’s BYOB right now, but we were able to walk to the Foodery and pick something up. We enjoyed the food and great service. The new decor looks great!

JT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All four of us loved our entrees...can't wait to go back to try other items on the menu

T
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We had an amazing dinner. The Satay Spiced Chicken Wings are delicious!

d
Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant, and are considering booking a private party here in the Winter.

ML
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent cuisine and service a great spot. Kudos to Nui and staff.

AS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We ate here often before the name change and it was one of our favorites! Still is! They have new items on the menu as well as many of the old favorites. Everything is delicious and we love trying some of the new food while still enjoying the old. They've updated the restaurant a bit, and it was just enough! If you haven't been - definitely give it a try!

EW
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were early (5:30) and snagged a great window seat. The place is chic-cool with a few great asian-inspired wall murals and art. Service was impeccable with server recommendations on point. Appetizers of tuna tartare and Asian street fries were fresh and amazing. Entrees of Tamarind duck and shrimp dish were delicious. Desserts looked real awesome but we passed (trying to be good). Great byob in Phoenixville. Recommend!

AW
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dinner and experience as usual! Love Nui Nui

OT
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food! We brought a bottle of wine and enjoyed wonderful service.

SB
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Good service. I would rate this as one of the best Thai food in area.

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing! Every bite was more delicious than the first!
A complete wow from first course to dessert! The staff is always very attentive and the atmosphere is beautiful! I can’t wait to go back!

ML
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good service and cuisine served in great location.
Congrats to Nui and staff.

GB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent dinner Sunday evening. Depth and complexity of flavors was exciting. Our server was lovely and attentive, but not obtrusive. Our first time back since the change from Thai Elephant and we will return many more times.

x
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Second trip to Nui Nui, first for dinner, and the kitchen did not disappoint. Very creative dishes - everything is well executed and clearly done with a great deal of care. The softshell crab special with Penang Curry was exceptional. I also highly recommend the Duck Spring Rolls appetizer. One tip - while the long communal table in the back is stunningly beautiful, if that table fills up and your table is nearby, be prepared for an onslaught of noise. The lower ceiling also makes things warmer back there and casual conversation with one's dining partner becomes difficult if not impossible. Thankfully for us, the wait staff and hostess were very accomodating. The restaurant has a main area with a higher ceiling that is a bit more quiet but the "secret" is the third section of the restaurant - off to the left as you enter - very quiet, intimate and comfortable. We will be back!

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious, the service was amazing along with the atmosphere

M
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly and attentive staff. Food was delicious and beautifully presented. Would definitely go back.

SP
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is not your regular Indian type food. This is food with a new twist on flavors and presentation. All items we ordered were prepared very well. Presentation done beautifully. The best part of our meal was our server. She answered all questions with full answers that helped us to order. Will go back.

Y
Philadelphia
184 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great meal at Nui Nui. Love the Vegetarian/Vegan options and the fact that it is BYO.

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service at a reasonable price!
We will be back again !

HS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food. Portion sizes could be bigger. Seemed as if the Thai dishes had more food than the others

DL
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Great Thai food, great staff, great out door seating and great happy hour value

LN
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Our appetizer (special for the night) did not come out as expected. There was caviar on top...I cannot have this as I have a fin fish allergy. I ended up ordering something from the regular menu.

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