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503 North Meadow Street, Ithaca, NY
607-277-2220
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Ranked #43 of 241 Restaurants in Ithaca
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Belmar, New Jersey
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162 reviews 162 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've never been here to eat, only gotten take-out. I've been here a few times while I'm working in Ithaca. Every time I go with my tried-and-true Orange Chicken. I like it when it's prepared kind of crunchy and that's exactly how Tamarind makes it. I love it. Little disappointed they don't toss in a few flowers of broccoli but... More 

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ithaca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have been here about 30 times. We've loved it every time. It can be quite spicy but they are very good at accommodating any level of spice. For the price, I think it may be the best restaurant in Ithaca.

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food was delicious and fresh. I enjoyed the spicy eggplant with tofu. My dinner guest enjoyed the pad thai and we both had the house salads with peanut dressing. Very crowded. The restaurant definitely needs to wash and IRON the window treatments. The staff was VERY friendly and accommodating.

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Seneca Falls, New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a friend in from out of town. We always get Thai. Drove the 45 minutes to Ithaca. It was so worth the drive. Great food, nice place and good service.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Have lived in Thailand, we have fairly high standards for Thai cuisine and lament the dumbed- down-for-farangs-flavors found in some U.S. Thai eateries. But Tamarind is really authentic and really good! Their Panang curries are outstanding (Yes, they have a certain consistency that comes from the deliberately not-so-finely-ground peanuts on which the sauce is based.) The red curry tasted of... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Have either of their soups as carry-out and skip the rest. The panang curry had an overabundance of grainy textured sauce, few vegetables and little chicken. The Thai Spicy Noodles were OK, but again, just a token amount of pork and vegetables. There are many Thai and Asian inspired eateries in Ithaca. One can pick and choose which dishes are... More 

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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96 reviews 96 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Confusion over our reservation for 6 people, a dated interior needing a serious decorating overhaul, a sign explaining in detail how they removed the mandatory 18% tip for parties of 6 or more but asking customers to remember to be fair to the waiters, Thai food that was okay, not memorable and consequently a lot of uneaten food (no we... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hadn't tried Thai food in awhile after an experience somewhere else... But my husband wanted to try this place! So glad we went, beautifully displayed food that was so delicious. Nice staff too! Judging by the outside, we weren't even sure it was open... It's very plain and shades drawn. Don't let that fool you!

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Dryden, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Excellent Thai food. The service is very good. They serve the food quickly. Order the spiciness to taste. Well worth a visit. I eat here regularly for lunch and dinner.

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Erie
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We pulled in the parking lot and by the looks of the exterior, we immediately were going to leave. I decided to run in real quick to check the interior out. Good thing I did! The atmosphere and food was AWESOME. The coconut soup was the best I've ever had. Everything was DELICIOUS! The service was great. I highly recommend... More 

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Additional Information about Tamarind

Address: 503 North Meadow Street, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 607-277-2220
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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