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Tamarind Thai Cuisine

330 Rockwood Rd, Ste 112, Arden, NC 28704-8216
828-654-0988
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Ranked #2 of 53 restaurants in Arden
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 14, 2014
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Fletcher, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I'm a local, but if you are traveling, Tamarind is close to the Asheville airport. I loved this place when it first opened, but then I had some not so good experiences there. For example, once I ordered Spicy Basil and it had neither spice nor basil and was very different from what I had remembered. I hadn't been in... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We are locals & enjoy this restaurant very much. The service & food are consistently very good and the atmosphere much better than you would expect for a strip mall. We usually go for lunch, when you can get a wonderful meal for about $10.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Tamarind is a really nice place in a shopping mall. The Thai fried rice and the Pad Thai are very good. When asked how spicy, be careful, if you ask for 3, it is a Thai 3, which clears your nasal passages for about 2 hours. The soup is always good and the sushi rolls are made fresh. They are... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tamarind Thai Cuisine is a little hard to find in south Asheville but once you find it, you'll go back again and again! The chicken satay is to die for and the soups are terrific. It took us over 2 years to find a good Thai restaurant in Asheville and this is the place.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Food here is really high quality and the pricing is very good. I always eat here when I visit Fletcher. Genuine Thai with lots of different options for a vegetarian or meat eater.

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39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Awesome Thai food. Service was quick. Server was very attentive. Many different choices to make everyone happy. Wish it was a stand alone restaurant instead of in a strip mall but it's still a great place to go grab dinner!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Girls night out decided to try Thai and it was wonderful. Nothing fancy from the outside but the inside was nicely decorated. It is small but well laid out. The food tasted very fresh and we had great service. It being almost everyone's first time trying Thai our server made great recommendations, and was very kind. You can get anything... More

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Camping at mills river but didn't want to cook supper the evening we arrived. Decided to try this. Happy with our choice....basic Thai vegetable medley and garlic chicken were our entrees. Spring roll appetizers very good! About $40 total with tip.

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