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40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-797-8442
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 15
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  • 10
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Varied Menu - Superb Service

We recently visited altThai, one of our favorite restaurants in Arlington Heights. We decided to "branch out" and order something different from our typical selections. We found the wait staff particularly attentive and very knowledgeable of their menu. She provided us with extensive details... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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English first
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We recently visited altThai, one of our favorite restaurants in Arlington Heights. We decided to "branch out" and order something different from our typical selections. We found the wait staff particularly attentive and very knowledgeable of their menu. She provided us with extensive details about their various curries, a favorite for my husband. She also recommended Spicy Seafood Noodles dish... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Friendly staff and good service. We had the vegetarian pot stickers that were pretty oily with not much filling The food was a little salty. Portion size was good but average in taste

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near Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We went out with a group of friends recently, and some of them had been to altThai before. They made reservations ahead of time, since a group of 8 people on a Saturday night would otherwise be hard to accommodate. The restaurant has a clean, albeit plain decor, and the night we were there it seemed like their carry-out counter... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

AltThai is excellent because they use very fresh ingredients, and the dishes are very well thought-out. Because of this, the flavors of their dishes really shine. My personal favorite is their Ginger Dish, however many locals have different favorites. You can choose between chicken, shrimp, tofu, beef, pork, or extra vegetables, as you can with many of their dishes. What... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We stopped at this restaurant for lunch. It was not busy, so the service was very fast. The food was great too. I always get the same thing at Thai restaurants, so the dish met my standards and expectations. I would highly recommend, if you are in the area.

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Barrington, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is a small restaurant in Arlington Heights IL close to the Metra Station. The food is good and their menu extensive. They have an average wine selection with low cost bottles, half bottles and glasses available. There is no sake but they do have plum wine. My husband and I would meet there for lunch at least once a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Authentic and good Thai food. Price range is excellent. Simple but nice decor. Service was very good and friendly. We will definitely go back!

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Springboro, Ohio
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I can't say enough good things about this place. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. We ordered crab rangoon as an appetizer and they were not the greasy, soggy version that you get in most Asian restaurants. Even the presentation was exceptional. Our main dishes consisted of massaman curry, Thai soup, fried rice, and a stir fry... More 

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Schaumburg
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

altThai would have you believe that trendy is definitely the way to go when stepping into the small eatery, but boutique prices and less than ultra-fashionable quality stumble trying to satiate expectations. As is an inherent risk of aiming for suburban chic, altThai dispenses with the typical Oriental Atmosphere many places struggle with in favor of a small, cohesive locale... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Authentic with a great menu. We had curry and it was off the charts. The service was great and the setting was very comfortable. We will definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-797-8442

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?