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altThai

40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-797-8442
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Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Thai
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English first
near Chicago, IL
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
2 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
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

I'm glad I went with TA's recommendation. The restaurant is on a corner so parking isn't the greatest but once inside, the atmosphere is contemporary, the dining room clean and service was great. I had the Kha soup and it was really good. The green curry was exceptional. My only advice is to go a little lighter on your usual... More

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Hewitt, Wisconsin 54441
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I have dined here several times and simply love their food! Their potstickers are great and their main courses extremely flavorful and beautifully presented.

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