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40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-797-8442
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11:30 am - 10:00 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, Reservations

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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
Creative Food at a fair price

en going to this restaurant since they opened. It hs always been well prepared and fairly priced. The presentation is exceptional and the menu quite varied. Depending on the volume of business service can suffer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

en going to this restaurant since they opened. It hs always been well prepared and fairly priced. The presentation is exceptional and the menu quite varied. Depending on the volume of business service can suffer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We ordered the crab Rangoon for starters and it was crispy and delicious. Entrees we ordered (Pad Thai and Green Curry) came exactly as we ordered and were fabulous. Portions were adequate, but not generous. Warning: when they say spicy, they mean SPICY.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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352 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

For under $10, you get a cup of soup, an egg roll or pot sticker, and an entree. They have two soup choices, a cucumber salad option, and probably 5-10 lunch options. You choose your protein to add to the combined vegetables with some great spices, and a nice helping of rice. You can replace the white rice with brown... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Seriously, I love this place! The food is incredible good and always very very tasty. Also the portions are perfect (sometimes a little too big). Even my boyfriend who hates Asian food loves this place because it sticks out from the crowd of Asian low quality food.

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London
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We are here on a Friday night and hadn't made a reservation, the restaurant was busy but they managed to get us a table. We had the lettuce wraps to start which are served with shrimps, the shrimps weren't as I imagined they would be so I think in future I would prefer to have them with another meat. The... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

AltThai is located in downtown Arlington Hts, IL. I love Thai food and have been in Thai restaurants all over this country and rate this the best. In addition , it's really cheap as to price. I live the summer/fall in Arlington Hts and we get there every week. The food is fresh, presented nicely, and a very nice, clean... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

If you're out for a night, catching a movie, doing some shopping or just enjoy a night with friends, you should definitely consider altThai as part of your plans. Even though the number of people who wanted to get in resulted in a slight waiting time, the staff was thoughtful, considerate and attentive. The presentation of each dish suggested that... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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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
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14 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about altThai

Address: 40 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone Number: 847-797-8442
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
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
Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
Cuisine: Thai

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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 to $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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?