Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana

Aroma Thai, the name alone got me thinking of some aromatic nice tasting Thai food. The other day, together with a couple of other bloggers, we were invited for a dinner at Aroma Thai in Damansara Perdana by Iris from ILoveDiscount.my. Aroma Thai showcased some "homecooked" Thai, as the owner Julius Khoo mentioned that their cooks are employed from Thai to prepare "homecooked" styled dishes.

Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
Aroma Thai Restaurant

Aroma Thai Restaurant
No.11-1, Jalan PJU 8/5i,
Bandar Damansara Perdana,
47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
03-7731 2089
016-72 3093

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So there we were, all 6 of us (Iris, Carmen, Edwin, Janice, Jayren and I) getting all ready to chow down on some good Thai food. The owner, Julius Khoo actually came out to welcome us, and gave us a brief explanation on his menu, food and cooking style. The ambience for Aroma Thai was pretty homely, but I thought it needed a bit more Thai deco.

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Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
It was a simple Thai decorated restaurant, but the crowd was good.
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
The decor, all the paintings are for sale.
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
The menu
Be forewarned this will be a graphic intensive post as I have decided to put up all the dishes that we had that evening. Even though there were six of us, by the end of the night we were all stuffed to the brim. Check out the "om nom noms" that we had below.

Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#1 Clear Thai Tomyam Soup
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#2 Thai Tomyam Soup
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#3 Mixed Vegetable Fried with Meat
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#4 Thai Otak Otak
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#5 Thai styled chilli kangkung
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#6 Thai Long Beans
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#7 Cuttlefish fried with Salted Egg
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#8 Mango Kerabu
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#9 Fresh steamed fish
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#10 Thai Salted Fish Fried rice
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
#11 A different variation of Thai Fried Rice, Tom Yam Fried Rice
So what was my take on all these good Thai food? For one, it is very much different from what I had at other more luxurious Thai restaurants (such as Wan Thai Langkawi, or Sri Ayutthaya Thai) as the dishes served here were simpler in their garnishing and spicier. Everything was so spicy that I was dripping from my forehead halfway through the meal. I guess homecooked Thai food are meant to be extra spicy!

The taste was pretty good, except for some dishes such as the vegetables and mixed vegetables with meat which were on the saltier side. I loved the Otak-Otak though, it had the right amount of ingredients in it to make it both filling, soft and tasty. The same cannot be said with the tom yam soup, as it was too sour for my liking. The prices for each of the dishes weren't really cheap, but I guess this is what's expected from any Thai restaurant. Small sized servings go for a minimum of RM12 per dish up to RM19 for a large portion serving.

Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
Water Chestnut Drink
Aroma Thai Restaurant Damansara Perdana
Mango Sticky Rice
We ended the session with 2 desserts, the water chestnut drink and the mango sticky rice. This was my first time having the mango sticky rice so I couldn't actually compare it with any others. However, a fellow blogger did commented the rice wasn't sticky enough, and the mango was not cold.

Overall, it was a good meal indeed. If you happen to be near by Damansara Perdana, don't hesitate to drop by Aroma Thai Restaurant. Currently, there is an on-going deal by Ilovediscounts, do check out the link below.






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44 comments :

  1. Thai food,love the spice. had it @ Flying Chillies few days ago, yum yum

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  2. The setting of this restaurant looks simple and comfortable. Interesting :D

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  3. woo..
    nice place N menu..
    i wonder if it's got halal certificate..=)

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  4. Positive and constructive comments.. the owner wont mind, will he? The first dish is something different though..

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  5. Joeanney: Wow, you had a nice thai food as well ya. Sweet!

    Metselder: Thanks for dropping by and commenting! much appreciated! :)

    Nebulous: let me check on the halal cert. Hehe

    Claire: Yup, he mentioned its ok to give constructive comments :) Nice person really. Hehe

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  6. i heard its pretty damn spicy. fortunately i didnt go hahaha (was invited by iris initially)

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  7. it's super near by place! lol..

    got the invitation too but replied late :P

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  8. i like the mango sticky rice!

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  9. food looks great. I love kerabu mango

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  10. Ooooo....I like! I love Thai, I love ASEAN...I would prefer this over those expensive western food anytime. Wei...why no camwhoring this time? Ate so much till could not move kah? LOL!!!

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  11. So spicy? I love Thaiiii....but cant take it if its wayy too spicy. U had damn alot of food! Niceeeee! Thai food rox!

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  12. You are right about the home feel it brings. It does look like you are eating dinner at someone's house. I never tried the Thai Otak Otak before? Is it only of fish fillings?

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  13. Wah, so much nice food.

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  14. Not bad, near my place.. can go :D

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  15. awww...the mango sticky rice and water chestnut drink looks good! Feel like eating that now. >.<

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  16. nice little restaurant, i love the deco, so colorful and vibrant.. and the food looks good too, especially love the squid with salted eggs, wow, exotic~~ :p

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  17. Wow...the paintings are for sale? They look gorgeous. :)

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  18. The otak-otak looks delicious. This is the first time I have seen otak-otak wrapped in aluminium foil. :p

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  19. You bet, I will try it soon. I have been eating Thai food all my life so I would love to see whether they are different and better. I think their decor looks Thai enough for that size. Perhaps you might expect the decor to look like Sri Ayutthaya's.. I went there twice and not again.

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  20. so cheap...and I love Thai food so much...

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  21. Love Thai cuisine, Perhaps I should drop by to give it a try. Thanks for the recommendation!

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  22. it's a must try. I love spicy food.

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  23. how come the tom yam soup look kinda pale one?? but other foods looks sooo great especially my fav mango sticky rice!! :D:D:D

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  24. Caroline Ng, there are many types of Thai Tom Yam from different provinces and this restaurant's varieties are correct. The clear or reddish type. The other common one is coconut milky type which is popular with Southern Thais. The Tom Yam from Chiengmai and Upper Northern provinces are very messy looking like 'Kiam Chai Boey'... Just my 2 cents.

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  25. Congratulation Isaac! Heard frm Eugene you are getting married soon, here by wishing you a rainbow, for sunlight after showers; Miles and miles of smiles, for golden happy hours; Shamrocks at your doorway, for luck and laughter too; And a host of friends that never ends; Each day your whole life through!^^

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  26. Yummy Thai food! Maybe I should give this a try! But the best Thai food I tasted is at Erawan in Dataran Sunway. Yummylicious but quite expensive lah : )

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  27. I hear bells ringing soon? Ding Dong Ding Dong...!

    Congratulations Isaac!

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  28. how come the tom yam soup look kinda pale one?? but other foods looks sooo great especially my fav mango sticky rice!! :D:D:D

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  29. Congratulation Isaac! Heard frm Eugene you are getting married soon, here by wishing you a rainbow, for sunlight after showers; Miles and miles of smiles, for golden happy hours; Shamrocks at your doorway, for luck and laughter too; And a host of friends that never ends; Each day your whole life through!^^

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  30. You bet, I will try it soon. I have been eating Thai food all my life so I would love to see whether they are different and better. I think their decor looks Thai enough for that size. Perhaps you might expect the decor to look like Sri Ayutthaya's.. I went there twice and not again.

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  31. Wah, so much nice food.

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  32. You are right about the home feel it brings. It does look like you are eating dinner at someone's house. I never tried the Thai Otak Otak before? Is it only of fish fillings?

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  33. So spicy? I love Thaiiii....but cant take it if its wayy too spicy. U had damn alot of food! Niceeeee! Thai food rox!

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  34. Ooooo....I like! I love Thai, I love ASEAN...I would prefer this over those expensive western food anytime. Wei...why no camwhoring this time? Ate so much till could not move kah? LOL!!!

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  35. i like the mango sticky rice!

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  36. woo..
    nice place N menu..
    i wonder if it's got halal certificate..=)

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  37. The setting of this restaurant looks simple and comfortable. Interesting :D

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  38. Thai food,love the spice. had it @ Flying Chillies few days ago, yum yum

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  40. Anonymous12:13 PM

    could anyone tell me how to contact the restaurant cox i try to call 77312089 hudred and one time but no body pick up ????

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  41. Anonymous4:25 PM

    Hi i have tired calling to Thai Aroma Reataurant 03-77312089 so many times... No 1 answer the call... hw do i contact them...

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  42. let me try to get for you the handphone number of the owner. I'm not sure why you cannot get through the number

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