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The Elephant Trail

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85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001
(860) 677-0065
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 43
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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The first thing, I am surprised that neither the restaurant nor TripAdvisor have corrected the address! They have been at 85 East Main Street for some time, according to our waitress. We stopped here for an early in the week, but fairly late lunch. For that reason, I was not too concerned that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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387 reviews 387 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The first thing, I am surprised that neither the restaurant nor TripAdvisor have corrected the address! They have been at 85 East Main Street for some time, according to our waitress. We stopped here for an early in the week, but fairly late lunch. For that reason, I was not too concerned that there were only a few other customers.... More 

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Simsbury, CT
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

When my children come home from college this is the first place (besides my kitchen)where they want to go! The service is great and the food is even better. Very fresh tasting and fun to try new things. The traditional standbys of Thai food are done well and the Sticky Rice with Mango for dessert is awesome!

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Avon, Connecticut
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76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Elephant trail has always been consistently great. We always get a great a fabulous meal and love going back.

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Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It may not be fair because I was only there once for a buffet lunch party. Pad Thai was not good, nothing was impressive but the private room was nice

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Avon, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing. Nothing memorable. Not sure what keeps this going. Pad Thai very ordinary. The service was fine.

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East Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very nice family run restaurant. Tasty food and good sized portions. There is something for everyone on the menu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with this place right away. Food was great, service was good and the overall experience was delightful. I really didn't know what to expect and I'm not too firmiliar with Thai food but I really enjoyed this place and I can't wait to eat there again. I also really liked that you can bring your own... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have gone to this restaurant twice now. The food was good, however the portions were somewhat small relative to the price. The larger problem was service, which was slow and unimpressive - for me at least. Maybe I was there on "bad days", however I have to rate my overall experience as "average" for now.

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They have $8.95 lunch specials that are still very generous portions. service is always friendly and you can be in & out in under an hour for lunch time. It is nicely decorated inside and very clean. food is really good. I suggest the pineapple fried rice with chicken.. and dont forget to ask for the spice rack! They also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I've been going here for a couple of years and I've never had a bad meal. We go in at lunch time a lot and they have a lot to choose from, the service is always great and they're always willing to give you recommendations on new stuff to try. You can't go wrong here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 85 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: (860) 677-0065

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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