Tien Yarn Vegetarian Food

Overall rating: 4.5 stars 11 Reviews
Provides Chinese and Thai vegan food with some mock meat dishes. Located in the M.S.I. Tower building since Jan 2013, a few blocks down Soi 36 from Sukhumvit; previously at Sathupradit Road, Central Praram 3, Yannawa. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Chinese, Thai
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Reviews

First Review by Mdk
Durianrider
Durianrider
  • vegan
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+33

Still pumping out food early March 2014.

5 Posted on 03 / 01 / 2014

Friendly older lady behind the bar enjoyed serving me up plates of rice and enjoyed watching some Thai singing comp on the massive TV they had in the cafe.

Will be back. Quality rice served here. Stupidly cheap.

Its facing the soi 36 at ground level of the MSI building. Big english 'vegetarian food' sign on the windows. You walk down the soi thinking 'no way there is a veg cafe out here...' then you find it!

Pros: friendly, clean, big range
Cons: limited engrish
earthville
earthville
  • vegan
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+748

Tasty

4 Posted on 02 / 21 / 2014

On two visits to Tien Yarn, i got to sample 5 or 6 different dishes and enjoyed everything.

At lunch there was a buffet offering a fairly even mix of mock meats and vegetable-oriented dishes. I got three items over brown rice for 60 Baht.

An dinner, i ordered a la carte from the menu and received a flavorful curry and nicely prepared greens.

Very little English was spoken, but we managed.

If you're a big fan of mock meats (which they do well), you might find Tien Yarn to be worth a special trip. Otherwise, there isn't too much to recommend this place over any of the other veg*n places in central Bangkok, but if you're in the neighborhood, it's a good option.


tiptopcat
tiptopcat
  • vegetarian
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+21

Great stuff!

4 Posted on 10 / 26 / 2013

Really nice and friendly place... will be back for sure.

Pros: Friendly, Good food, Good value

AmericanPhil
AmericanPhil
  • vegan
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+72

perfect

5 Posted on 04 / 11 / 2013

King! Very cheap and great food!!!
Updated from previous review on Thursday December 27, 2012

Pros: mmm, good, food
jre8995
jre8995
  • vegetarian
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+102

Good food and service

4 Posted on 01 / 24 / 2013

Clean, friendly place with good food. Will go back before updating to great.


FunFuji
FunFuji
  • mostly-vegetarian
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+15

one of the best places in town

5 Posted on 10 / 12 / 2012

Food is excellent, I go at least once a week. Try the gai saap (mock fried chicken in spicy isaan salad), kao pad pla kem (fried rice with mock salty fish), goy see mee (noodles over gravy), tom yum pla hee ma (tom yum soup with mock snow fish). Restau is very clean but with simple decor. Prices are very cheap considering the quality.


Supakorn
Supakorn
  • mostly-vegetarian
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+9

We Will Be Back!

4 Posted on 07 / 03 / 2012

I liked eating here so much that I joined Happy Cow in order to write this review! I found out about this place just a few days ago while browsing Happy Cow, and we ran right over to eat here. It was really great. We had a variety of dishes, including Tom Yam Het Naaam Khon, Khao Pad Naam Liap, Khanom Jin, Gai Ning Manao, Het Hom and a few others. Each dish was well prepared with fresh ingredients and had sharp and distinctive flavors. You'll be better off if you can communicate in Thai, but there is an english menu and they do speak some food english. Most importantly, they're friendly and eager to help. I hope they'll do well because they're definitely the best veggie place in this area (sorry, Gwan Imm Jae). This is definitely the place to get veggie thai in Upper Sukhumvit. Bear in mind that this is not a fancy place; it's a simple place where you can get great food.
Soi 36 is just west of the Thonglor BTS station (not underneath the station), and you go about 300 meters down the soi, and Tein yarn is on your right)

Pros: Great location for Upper Sukhumvit, Great Veggie Thai Food, Friendly and Healpful
stantheman
stantheman
  • vegan
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+31

clean and delicious

4 Posted on 06 / 08 / 2012

Thai style veggie food is clean and delicious with Thai flavors . . . small family owned. Exit Thong Lo station and walk about two blocks to MSI Building.
They have mock meats in their freezer to take back home with you, if your in the mood for a veggie dog.


Veggisaurus
Veggisaurus
  • vegetarian
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+22

Excellent, authentic Thai vegetarian food

5 Posted on 10 / 19 / 2011

I have been twice to this restaurant and on both occasions the food was very good. The reasonably-priced menu (in English and Thai)covers a wide range of Thai favorites, including mock-meat versions, as well as tofu-based and purely vegetable dishes. The owners are very friendly and speak English well. The surroundings are typical of a local Thai eatery (including air-con)and make the place an ideal venue if you are a vegetarian seeking a genuine Thai experience without the hassle (or any risk of fish sauce etc). Recommended.

Pros: Good food, Authentic Thai food, Pleasant, clean surroundings
Mdk
Mdk
  • non-vegetarian
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+4

Very good and cheap new place!

5 Posted on 08 / 28 / 2011

I live around Sukhumvit soi 24 and just feel like sharing how happy I am this place opened up in my area. This has become my favorite lunch spot over the last couple of weeks.
Dishes range from 40-70 baht, servings are quite large, service is friendly and the staff take pride in the food they serve.

Pros: Good value

 

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Last updated: 2013/03/05

 

Added: 2011/07/24

 

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