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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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  • 35
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
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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
Great Thai Food in Arden, NC

Excellent food and service. We had an early dinner before heading to the Agricultural Center for a horse show. I had a chicken peanut curry and my husband had a pork Thai dish. I preferred his over mine...but both excellent! We had wine by the glass with a good selection. Service was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Diablo27
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St. Louis, Missouri
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St. Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service. We had an early dinner before heading to the Agricultural Center for a horse show. I had a chicken peanut curry and my husband had a pork Thai dish. I preferred his over mine...but both excellent! We had wine by the glass with a good selection. Service was fast...fortunately it was a night we wanted it... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

DH and I stopped here before a long car ride home. Overall, we were very pleased with our meal. We shared a Tom Yum that was good, but not the best I've had. DH ordered a stir fry dish that he thought was good, but not great. I ordered a dish of spicy noodles that were delicious. The flavors really... More 

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Asheville, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Some friends had recommended Tamarind Thai in Arden, near the Asheville Regional Airport, so we decided to try it. After we got there, we realized we already had eaten here some years ago, but for some reason never went back. Our reaction to Tamarind Thai this time was that it is a pleasant little restaurant in a strip mall, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Tamarind had done if the best Thai food that I have eaten. The Phad Thai noodles have great flavor. Slightly expensive for lunch, but worth it!

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

What a great little restaurant in a nondescript strip mall! Once inside, the atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable -- almost elegant. The food lived up to all of the great reviews here. The satay chicken appetizer was tender, moist and delicious. The salmon appeared in a bowl with a tasty sauce on a bed of vegetables and was very good.... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband, 16 month old son, and I absolutely adore this lovely place! From sushi, to satay, amazing curries, delicious thai dishes, reasonably priced. We order at least once a week, pick up is just as delicious and a better option for us with our lil one sometimes. The staff are SUPER friendly and welcoming. The inside is a comfortable... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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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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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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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 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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Additional Information about Tamarind Thai Cuisine

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

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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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