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330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8216
828-654-0988
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Really, really good!

I ad the Penang Curry and it was the best Thai food I have ever had. My friends all ordered different entrees and they all said it was fantastic. This was the first time I had been to Tamarind but it definitely will not be my last.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I ad the Penang Curry and it was the best Thai food I have ever had. My friends all ordered different entrees and they all said it was fantastic. This was the first time I had been to Tamarind but it definitely will not be my last.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went to Tamarind based on reading the reviews. We had a spicy tuna roll as an appetizer... four pieces each for a very reasonable price. Our meals were excellent and the service was very good. If you enjoy Thai food, I highly recommend this place. You won't be disappointed.

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Arden, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great service and quality of food! We live nearby and often enjoy Tamarind. We like the fact that each dish is made for you individually, and you can request the amount of spiciness that you prefer (ie. mild, moderate, spicy).

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Arden, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place, nice staff, good food. I have been to Tamarind many times, but on my first visit I was struck by how friendly the staff were. The menu is large with all of the usual things I expect to find in a Thai restaurant. My favorite was the special, soft shell crabs in green curry! Excellent!

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Etowah, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Well, after reading all of the reviews for this restaurant, I had to try it. My wife and I decided to make the trek from Hendersonville to Arden to see if this place did live up to the hype. I love Thai, especially Pad Thai, and am always in search for great pad thai.... and if they have good sushi,... More 

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Arden, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great Thai food.. and very authentic. We eat here once a month at least. I had friends visiting from Chicago where the food is the best in the US ( my own opinion..) and they were impressed with this restaurant. Truly good food.

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I really enjoyed the Wonton Soup and the Pad Thai. Service was very efficient. Very convenient to work in Fletcher area.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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210 reviews 210 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Seriously, it's that good. Tamarind proves me wrong when I say you can't get great Thai in a place that also serves sushi, or when the staff isn't Thai (that's usually true). For locals it's out of the way, down by the airport (and 5 other Thai restaurants in/near downtown). But Tamarind is consistently better. Pad Thai for dinner was... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I always use Pad Thai as my base when eating at Thai restaurants. Theirs is very good. The other dishes are as well. However, the sushi isn't th ebest.

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Asheville
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We eat here a few times a year and it is consistently good Thai food. I think the prices are a little high if you go after lunch time. For lunch the meal includes soup and salad and is less expensive than the meal costs at supper time without the soup and salad. Beware of the spice level you ask... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8216
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: 828-654-0988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?