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Tag: Ayothaya Puyallup


Dining alert for Frederickson – two restaurants are on the way

Farrelli's Frederickson exteriorEast Pierce residents in the restaurant desert between Spanaway and South Hill will want to hear this news – two locally-owned restaurants are slated for the Canyon Crossing shopping center in Frederickson. Read more »


Puyallup dining news: Ayothaya duplicating itself, sushi restaurant on the way

Fans of Ayothaya will have another outpost to visit in the Puyallup area. The South Hill Thai restaurant intends to duplicate itself in the Canyon Crossing Center in Frederickson. The restaurant expects an opening sometime in the spring of 2014.

Ayothaya has operated for more than a decade in South Hill. Read more »


First bite: Pho The Best in Puyallup

Pho The Best opened in Puyallup’s South Hill in January.

I applaud when I see a new restaurant that does not come with an attached enormous corporate entity in South Hill, the land of chains. But just because a restaurant is not a chain does not guarantee it is worthy of your dining dollars.

I liked the sharp and stylish decor of Pho The Best, a combination Vietnamese-Thai restaurant that opened in January a few doors down from the Rock Wood Fired Pizza in Puyallup’s South Hill. However, the food and pricing at Pho The Best has stiff competition from nearby Ayothaya, a longtime South Hill Thai institution across Meridian, and Pho Tai, an inexpensive and consistently excellent Vietnamese restaurant a short distance away. Read more »