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Thai Taste

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Chinese, Thai, Chicken Wings
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100 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901
+1 618-457-6900
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5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Thai Taste has been proudly serving authentic Thai food alongside...
Thai Taste has been proudly serving authentic Thai food alongside contemporary American and Chinese-inspired dishes since 2004! We offer an intimate and comfortable dining experience in the historic New Brush Building in downtown Carbondale and convenient takeout options for customers on the go. Each dish on our menu is a unique family recipe, including our famous Pad Thai and our "Voted #1 in Southern Illinois" chicken wings! We're happy to accommodate all diners, with many dishes having vegetarian and vegan options available. During lunch hours we offer a select menu of our most popular dishes to ensure quick and accurate service. During dinner hours we expand our menu to include all available appetizers, entrees, and desserts. For those 21 and up, don't forget to pair your favorite dish with your favorite drink! We offer both local and craft beers, along with a selection of local wines that are sure to complement your tastes. Thank you for reading a little bit about our restaurant. We hope to serve you soon!
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best Restaurants in C-Dale

This is one of my favorite restaurants in southern Illinois. You cant go wrong with any kind of curry and the the chicken wing appetizers are delicious. I haven't had anything there that I didn't enjoy. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, and a nice little bar to wait at if there is a wait for your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite restaurants in southern Illinois. You cant go wrong with any kind of curry and the the chicken wing appetizers are delicious. I haven't had anything there that I didn't enjoy. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, and a nice little bar to wait at if there is a wait for your table. The restaurant is small... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Thai Taste is our favorite place to eat! Wonderful friendly staff. Delicious food. Don't miss the chicken satay!!! Yum!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Me and my husband went to this restaurant last night for the very first time for 8 year wedding anniversary sweetheart great thing so please I will try it out. Water appetizer that was good then my husband ordered a rice dish and he got a beef salad my food was very very salty and gave me a terrible stomach... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stopped in for lunch. Started with the non-fried spring rolls. Excellent. Main course was the red curry with chicken and pad tai. Again, excellent. We'll definitely be back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great place to eat near town square. Food is amazing and you get to choose your spice rating and intensify the flavor based on your liking.

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Carbondale, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This restaurant is awful. I ordered carry out and got pad thai, egg rolls and white rice. The pad thai was good if you've never had some really good pad thai. The egg rolls were basically empty and burned. The rice was the worst rice I've ever tried to eat in my entire life. It was dense, dry, chewy and... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Thai Taste is a local hotspot -- everyone knows it and loves it. The food and service are excellent. The lunch portions are generous and are accompanied by soup and a spring roll. The atmosphere is nice, but space is a bit small and crowded. While their corner location provides great visibility from two major highways, I'd love if they... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I love Thai food and have dined on Thai cuisine nationally and abroad. Thai taste's food is average but will do in a pinch. The issues I have are: the spice/heat levels frequently are wildly erratic, the shrimp are small and of low quality. My last carry out, the shrimp were past serving date and inedible. I know it is... More 

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Tam R, Guest Relations Manager at Thai Taste, responded to this review

Hey Jennifer, Thanks for the feedback. Sorry about the less-than-favorable experience with the last dish you received. Please feel comfortable letting us know if any part of a dish is not up to par when you get it. We'll make good on that for you. Knowing that we're being compared with Thai food all over the world, we can definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've had Pad Thai many places and nothing beats the dish at Thai Taste! It's authentic flavor and quality of ingredients is the best!

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Tam R, Guest Relations Manager at Thai Taste, responded to this review

So happy that we can provide awesome food for you, Cathi! You're a great customer, and we greatly appreciate the awesome review you provided here on TripAdvisor! Hope to see you soon :) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Service was excellent. Drinks kept coming. For the price I believe the food was pretty good. Made a reservation on a Friday night and didn't have to wait. 😄

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Tam R, Guest Relations Manager at Thai Taste, responded to this review

Happy to hear you had great service, drinks, and food. Also great to hear you were able to get in without too much trouble, Nevin. Hopefully we've earned your business for many meals to come! :) More 

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Additional Information about Thai Taste

Address: 100 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone Number: +1 618-457-6900
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm  11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm  11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm  11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm  11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:45 pm  5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Average Prices: USD $8 to $15
Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Chicken Wings

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-457-6900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8 to $15
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Chicken Wings

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Thai Taste has been proudly serving authentic Thai food alongside contemporary American and Chinese-inspired dishes since 2004! We offer an intimate and comfortable dining experience in the historic New Brush Building in downtown Carbondale and convenient takeout options for customers on the go. Each dish on our menu is a unique family recipe, including our famous Pad Thai and our "Voted #1 in Southern Illinois" chicken wings! We're happy to accommodate all diners, with many dishes having vegetarian and vegan options available. During lunch hours we offer a select menu of our most popular dishes to ensure quick and accurate service. During dinner hours we expand our menu to include all available appetizers, entrees, and desserts. For those 21 and up, don't forget to pair your favorite dish with your favorite drink! We offer both local and craft beers, along with a selection of local wines that are sure to complement your tastes. Thank you for reading a little bit about our restaurant. We hope to serve you soon!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm

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