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The Elephant Trail

39 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001
(860) 677-0065
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Ranked #2 of 52 restaurants in Avon
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Excellent Thai food and great service. The parking lot was over-flowing which told us this was a popular local restaurant. We were not disappointed. Would highly recommend.

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Bethel, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We absolutely loved this restaurant. We loved it enough to make a special trip to the area again. The staff was wonderful and the food was fantastic! We'll be back for sure!

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Avon, Connecticut
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

First of all, I love their chicken sate. I never even knew what that was until I had Indonesian food in The Netherlands several decades ago. This is the only place you can get sate in the Farmington Valley area. As I said, they have moved to a bigger place (their previous space had only a dozen tables or so).... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The best, most authentic Thai you will find for eons! You absolutely must try it! It is a beautiful space and the service is kind!

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Burlington, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Located on Rte 44, this restaurant is tucked away just a bit and a little tricky to spot the first time out...but well worth finding! Good food, one of the nicer Thai restaurants in the area and a very reasonably priced lunch menu.

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Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We really like the Elephant Trail for many reasons! We tend to go before the dinner rush - around 4:30 - and enjoy great service and great food without the crowds. Our Book Club has met here and shared many dishes family style...and it's also a great spot to get together to catch up with an old friend and talk.... More

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Avon, Connecticut
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163 reviews 163 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Excellent food. new location is spacious and inviting. old plce was cramped. food is much better when eaten on site-take out gets soggy and doesn't travel well.

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Avon, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A family favorite for take out. Papaya salad, Tom Yum soup, Ginger duck are favorites. The only improvement is to have larger portions or more food to sauce ratio. We love the eggplant dishes, but, there are so few eggplant pieces that it's always disappointing.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My mother, brother and I went here after years of anticipation. It was so worth the visit and we will be back again soon! My brother went to Thailand and said the food was about as close as one could get to the real deal. Everything is absolutely fantastic and the servers are very nice. Be sure to stop by!!

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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119 reviews 119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Lunchtime is a great way to avoid the long lines normally associated with this restaurant. The Pad Thai had just the right amount of spice and lots of chicken. All in all a very enjoyable lunch.

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