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Thai Taste

1151 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511-4819
(203) 776-9802
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Ranked #118 of 497 Restaurants in New Haven
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We read all the reviews for Thai restaurants in New Haven so expected this place to be good (we weren't expecting fireworks). It was average... We got a table, made our order, we were moved to accommodate a larger group, then our starter came, well before our drinks. Drinks arrived after asking two more times, and starter was ok. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

I went there today with high hopes. Thee were several dishes I wanted to try but as this was a first visit at lunch I just ordered chicken pud Thai. Sadly this was very blah. Sweet, no heat, not punch in the flavor. it was OK but I will not be back to try the rest of the menu as... More

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40 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My boyfriend found this place for dinner. We both love Thai food and were excited about trying a new place. You walk down stairs to a basement restaurant and a giant sign saying New York Times claims best Thai food ...year 1998. As you walk in, the place is old and falling apart. Had to wait a couple minutes to... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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98 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a very understated Thai restaurant in the heart of the neighborhood around Yale. It was very good. I went with a group. I ordered the Yum Nao. It was very good. The beef and the salad were flavorful. Others in my group had the Drunken Noodles, Pad Thai and Duck. They were all very pleased.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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91 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Food is good, the environment is nice, but some time the staff lacks of hospitality and timeliness. My favorite dish here is the Pad Thai, and the hot basil. You are going to be happy here if you love spicy foods (like I do). I go here once every month or two. It's affordable and it has a good location... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Was in New Haven on business recently and our hotel (the Omni) recommended Thai Taste as their "best Thai in town." Can't disagree - it was really good! We enjoyed the Pad Thai and Prih Khing - and both were awesome. The Prih Khing had a bit more coconut milk than we were accustomed to, but it was a great... More

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Hamden, Connecticut, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I have been to Thai Taste many times and I always get good service, good food, and good atmosphere. My favorite dish is the Chicken Massaman Curry. It's always served hot and the portion is more that enough. I really enjoy their cocktails as well. They don't skimp on the alcohol when mixing their drinks. The presentation of food and... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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41 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

There are 6 Thai restaurants within a block but we went here on our concierge's recommendation. Endless wait for table even though we could see empty tables on arrival. Food was just average and bland. Pad Thai was particularly tasteless.

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Milford, Connecticut
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61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Thai dinner food served in five minutes. Large restaurant filled with college students. Filthy bathrooms. Not recommended for a nice evening out on the town.

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Perugia, Italy
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51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

After a reception at the Yale Art Gallery, my wife and I decided to try Thai Taste for the first time. This turned out to be a very positive experience and I will look forward to a return visit. When we entered the restaurant on a Thursday evening, about 75% of the tables were occupied and many by orientals- I... More

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