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Tub Tim Thai Restaurant

4927 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077
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Ranked #36 of 154 Restaurants in Skokie
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Price range: $8 - $15
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Street Food
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: niles ave.
Transit: yellow line will be done soon and stop at oakton st. or take 97 to the front of restaurant
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Jerusalem, Israel
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Little pricey for Thai, but the cooking was spot on. Ingredients fresh, flavors exact. Meal wwll-plated, without being kitchey. Might have liked a little more lime and lemongrass.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Overpriced for the portions compared to other restaurants I've been to. Flavors weren't as authentic as I had expected. Other than that, the atmosphere was great, the location was easy to find.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great service and delicious food. Pad Thai is a favorite and pineapple fried rice. The kids love it too!

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Juno Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I consider myself a "thai lover". this is by far one of the nest in south florida. the beef salad is simply unparalleled. service is always good. kind of a low key place for the locals - not fancy but fresh and good every time. service is great. staff are welcoming and on point.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Some of the dishes they kept from the old owners (when they got their good Michelin rating) were ok, but nothing beyond a local lunch joint now.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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640 reviews 640 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
818 helpful votes 818 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Food was nothing special. Tried Crab Rangoon, crunchy shrimp and pineapple fried rice with chicken. Did not like the tofu in the fried rice. Barely any crab in the Rangoon. Service was slow. Only one server for the whole place. Wasn't very busy, but she was very slow.

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Top Contributor
295 reviews 295 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The lunch special appeared VERY quickly and actually tasted like it had been sitting around waiting to be served....it was dry and gummy. I'm willing to give this restaurant another chance because my friends LOVE it, and I've read a number of positive reviews -- but I was disappointed.

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kraiji, Manager at Tub Tim Thai Restaurant, responded to this review

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMMENT, We already informed our teams to improve the problem that happened to you. We very appreciate your help by commenting. We take every comments seriously and we truly apologize for issue that happen to you. Please let us know next time if you visit us. I will take best care of you. Hope see you... More

Evanston, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Adventuresome cuisine- not your ordinary Thai restaurant. Service is excellent. It's not fancy but it's very good.

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Skokie, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Very high-quality Thai food, with portion sizes that are more like people should eat - filling, not bloating. Flavors very well balanced, simple and clean atmosphere, and friendly staff. Great lunch specials. Try the authentic appetizers!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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279 reviews 279 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I've been to Tub Tim Thai several times on visits to the Chicago area, and I have never been disappointed. Their food is fresh and inventively prepared. It's also typical of a Chicago storefront restaurant - relaxed and friendly.

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