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Tantra

589 E 53rd St, Davenport, IA
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Ranked #4 of 243 restaurants in Davenport
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Hard to believe I found a place like this Iowa. Eveything was handcrafted and delicious. Will eat here again when in the area

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Napa, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Owner Kevin and his team give you great service with amazing Asian cuisine. All dishes were great especially the seafood hot and sour soup. Great atmosphere as well with good wine list etc. Locals love this place as well.

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Louisville, KY
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Tantra is the one thing I miss most about Iowa. This small, upscale little restaurant on 53rd St in Davenport is my favorite place to eat ANYWHERE. Their calamari is flash friend with a tempora batter and served hot with sweet chili sauce. I have had fresh calamari from all over the World and you will never taste a finer... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My wife and I visit the restaurant one Friday evening , we had try other Thai restaurant in the area that are excellent, however this one is close to our home so we decided to give it a try, what a mistake!,. We came in and about 10 people were in the place, the whole place was almost empty, the... More

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Bountiful, Utah
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

After discovering Tantra, it has become my family's favorite restaurant. Every single menu item we have tried is incredible, the prices are very reasonable, and the atmosphere is top notch. It is a restaurant that everyone in the QC area must try!

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

In Davenport for work and found Tantra on Trip Advisor...so glad we did! Food was fresh and delicious, with a good variety to choose from, including Udon Noodles, Korean ribs, various curries, fried rice, and seafood dishes. I had the chile fried rice with extra veggies, which was delicious and just a bit spicy. Colleagues had the green curry, salmon... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I took my bestie to Tantra for her birthday this past September. She suggested it and it was wonderful. Upscale Asian food, best quality ingredients, attentive service, great drinks. Will definitely be back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

Went here for lunch on Saturday. I had the Asian pear martini that was advertised on the sign outside. It was really tasty and garnished with a slice of fresh pear. They had a nice drink menu and a good selection of beer. The food was overall pretty good. We had the spicy Thai lettuce cup appetizer and the coconut... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We are regulars here and it has always been amazing! Recently had a party and the cartered food ordered was no different. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking to eat fresh delicious Thai food!!

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Rural Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Excellent food. Intimate, dimly-lit, relaxing and romantic ambience. My wife and I have come back several times. Tonight we had the chicken satay appetizer, the spicy seafood soup, and the Kung Pao chicken and it was all superb. So, why just two stars? Because were seated at 9 and ordered right away, but since they close at 9:30 on Sundays,... More

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