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Tantra

589 E 53rd St, Davenport, IA
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Ranked #8 of 249 Restaurants in Davenport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've eaten at other tantra locations before and I will have to say that the service is courteous and they checked up every 5 minutes which I thought was great. And the yellow curry was even better. The sauce wasn't runny but it wasn't too thick, and the flavor wasn't too strong so you can taste the potatoes and carrots... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This restaurant is much larger than it appears from outside. There is also an outdoor seating area, but we chose to sit inside because it was a hot, humid day. I had the Panang Curry. Delicious flavor with a bit of a kick. Our server was polite and prompt. The menu has a lot of items I'd like to try.... More

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Moline, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is in a building located in a industrial park. Despite that, atmosphere was above average. Food is very good, nice selection, priced right. Service is slow, very slow. There are too few people working requiring the few employees to take on multiple roles. Example, ordered martinis and beer. Beer came quick, martini came much later due to no... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Me and a friend stopped in for lunch. Their lunch menu was surprisingly inexpensive for a more upscale place. Serving size was big. Two people ate for less than twenty dollars. I had kung pao chicken. The waiter even brought out two homemade hot sauces when I said I liked it spicy. Will definitely be back for dinner.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very nice menu with many selections. Black Pepper Garlic with chicken was tasty but a bit bland. The Pad Thai was nice as was the chicken satay. Friendly wait staff. Clean restaurant inside and outside. Clean restrooms. Comfortable atmosphere. Friendly prices. Ample parking. While my dining experience was not bad, it was simply average, I will not go out of... More

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Geneseo, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Good food and excellent service!!! Menu is quite varied with Chinese, Thai, and Korean dishes. We really enjoyed the chicken dumpling appetizer. Very tasty!!!

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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