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Wilcox Emporium, 173 Howard st, Boone, NC 28607
828.268.0434
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Massaman Curry is great

Service attentive, curry spice just right, salad fresh and tasty. Went on a Wednesday afternoon and it was quite crowded

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
Michelle B
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Asheville, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I ate in here for dinner while visiting Boone, and loved it. The decor is very cute and friendly. The staff was great. The food was full of flavor and reasonably priced. We will be back!

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Radford, Virginia
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270 reviews 270 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A group of five of us tried the lunch. We tried different lunch specials. The salad was too spicy for everyone at the table and nearly everyone left their salad. The soup was quite tasty. Massaman curry (very good), panang curry (very watery and fairly good), sesame chicken (looked good but chicken chunks were so big and we had no... More 

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Miami, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We arrived at the restaurant (6 of us) to eat prior to seeing a play at App State. We arrived 65 minutes prior to needing to leave and informed the restaurant of that. The restaurant was not at all full when we arrived. This would typically be enough time to order and eat in 99.999% of thai restaurants with no... More 

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Atlanta, GA USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We love Thai food and this one was OK. We had Masaman Chicken curry which needed to have more flavor, and I had the Tom Yum soup which was too sweet. The service was good and reasonably fast.

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Marietta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This place is ok if you are not that into Thai food. But if you are a Thai food lover then better try elsewhere. We had several curries, but all very blend, the flavor hadn't gotten into the meat and vegetables. The Tom Yam soup was overly sweet, so couldn't even finish it.

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Cameron, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Went out with a few of my girlfriends there for lunch and had a wonderful time. The place and people are nice and the food was great! After leaving, we were already talking about when we should get together and do that again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Service attentive, curry spice just right, salad fresh and tasty. Went on a Wednesday afternoon and it was quite crowded

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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We were visiting Boone on vacation, and this family-owned restaurant was recommended to us. Ever since my favorite local Thai place closed, I have been craving good, authentic panang. I found it here. And it was SO. GOOD. There are no frills here. I ordered panang, and I got panang and a side of rice. No appetizer salad, nothing on... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Have been multiple times and the food is always great. Always fresh vegetables, spicing is just right. Great Pad Thai. The hot pot soups are great, plenty for 2-3 people. Nice Wine and Beer selection. Service is pleasant, Will be back each time in the high country.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had high hopes and had heard good things, but this place was a dud. We had three meals - duck, fish & chicken dishes - and none were worth taking the leftovers home. The fish tasted freezer burned, the duck was chewy and the chicken arrived with the ubiquitous brown sauce you might expect to find at a strip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wilcox Emporium, 173 Howard st, Boone, NC 28607
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 828.268.0434

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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